Alex Potter

Head shot of Alex Potter
Alex Potter (b. 1989) is a documentary photographer from the Midwest living in the Middle East.

Since 2012, she has focused on the effect of mutual mistrust on communities, the conflict it creates, and effect on future generations. In her work, Alex aims to bridge the gap between the foreign and familiar by creating thought-provoking and emotional images.

Alex has been selected for the LOOKBetween Fellowship, the NYTimes Portfolio Review, the Eddie Adams Workshop and was a recipient of the Chris Hondros Student Fellowship. She spent a year in Lebanon as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar and her work has been recognized by American Photography, the Lucie Foundation, PX3, and the Oscar Barnack Foundation.

Alex is a founding member of the Koan Collective of photographers.