Ocean J. Lofgren is a photographer and video artist living in Rosendale, New York and a life long resident of the Hudson Valley. He is an alumnus of the 2016 O+ Festival. His work has shown nationally and internationally in Queer Prophecies: Future Visions with Coral Short, In New York at Judson Memorial Church, the SOHO 20 Gallery, Manhattan Theater Source, Islip Art Museum, and The Gallery at Hummingbird; and in Dublin, Ireland at the Out House Gallery. His work has also been published in Source Magazine, Ireland’s Photographic Review. Ocean has a BFA from Purchase College (1997) and a Masters Degree in Special Education from Hunter College (2005.) Ocean currently works as a special education teacher and a dyslexia therapist.