About the Book
Michael Knapstein (b.1956) is a fine-art photographer who has earned worldwide recognition for his insightful and nuanced exploration of the American Midwest. He was named the International Landscape Photographer of the Year at the Barcelona Foto Biennale, International Portfolio Photographer of the Year at the Moscow International Foto Awards and International Landscape and Seascape Photographer of the Year by England’s Pollux Awards. His work has received more than 300 national and international awards, and has been widely exhibited around the globe through a variety of solo, juried and group exhibitions. His work has recently been exhibited in galleries and museums in New York, Albuquerque, San Diego, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Barcelona, Malaga, Moscow, Tokyo, Athens, Berlin and Sydney. Michael and his wife, Annette, live in Middleton, Wisconsin, a small town in the Midwestern United States.