Chris Mottalini (b. 1978) grew up in Buffalo, New York and has been living in New York City since 2000. He graduated with a B.S. in journalism from the University of Colorado, Boulder (2000) and also attended Uppsala University in Sweden. Mottalini’s architecturally themed photographs have been international exhibited and widely published. His book, After You Left, They Took it Apart, which was published in 2013, was reviewed favorably in the LA Times.