Osceola Refetoff

Osceola Refetoff, a renowned Canadian/American visual artist and photojournalist, is celebrated for his groundbreaking techniques in infrared and pinhole photography, which he employs to explore humanity's intricate connection to the physical realm. Balancing dual careers in editorial and fine art photography, Refetoff's portfolio showcases a hyper-realistic approach infused with nuanced storytelling, often resulting in surreal and ethereal imagery. His unique process unfolds spontaneously "in camera," capturing moments that undergo an alchemical transformation, rendering the ordinary extraordinary and the real magical.
Refetoff's impactful environmental photojournalism is prominently featured on PBS SoCal's acclaimed Artbound series, as well as in prestigious publications such as The Guardian, The New York Times, and The New Republic. A recipient of multiple awards, including the Los Angeles Press Club's esteemed Photojournalist of the Year title in 2018 and 2023, Refetoff has also earned top honors for Best Feature Photo and Photo Essay. His recent artist residencies in Svalbard, near the North Pole, and at Building Bridges Art Exchange, in collaboration with Dr. Eric Larour of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, have delved into global sea level change, with highlights featured in the captivating 8-minute video, "Sea of Change." Notably, his desert window series, "It's a Mess Without You," claimed the title of Outstanding Series Winner in the 2020 OpenWalls Arles competition by the British Journal of Photography.
Represented by esteemed galleries such as Von Lintel Gallery in Los Angeles and Melissa Morgan Fine Art in Palm Desert, California, Refetoff continues to push boundaries and inspire audiences worldwide with his unparalleled vision and artistic prowess.
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