Tony Hawk, 1983
J. Grant Brittain has photographed the skate community for almost 40 years, helping to define the careers of many pivotal figures in the history of skateboarding. Based in southern California, his photographs have had a global reach and influenced generations of photographers.
In his lecture, J. Grant Brittain will share the development of his career and how he has remained engaged with generations of artists leading up to this day. After the lecture, Medium will celebrate an exhibition and pop up event for the artist at Gym Standard and the Coffee & Tea Collective.