Alec Kaus is an artist based in Athens, Georgia. He is an MFA candidate in Studio Art at the University of Georgia (graduating in 2020) where he is a Whitehead Graduate Art Fellow, and holds a BA in Studio Art from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Alec's work moves between the fields of art history, art criticism, curation, and photography. He has exhibited his photographs throughout the US, and in 2018 was awarded the SPE Student Award for Innovations in Imaging.
Alec co-founded PHOTO-EMPHASIS, a platform for showcasing current and diverse photography made by established and emerging artists, with Rana Young in June 2017.