Peter Steinhauer is an artist photographer who has been living and working in Asia since 1993. His photography focuses on architecture within urban landscape, natural landscape, Asian faces and man made structures. His prints are in the collections of the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum and a growing number of private and corporate collections worldwide.
He is a recipient of numerous international photography awards including a finalist for the 2014 Lucie Awards, Ford Foundation grant for his multi year work in Vietnam, Black and White Spider Award for Architecture and PX3 Paris awards among others.
Steinhauer’s first artist monograph, Vietnam: Portraits and Landscapes, was published by Edition Stemmle in 2002. Enduring Spirit of Vietnam, his second artist monograph was awarded Best Photography Book of the Year 2007 by Photo District News. Other book projects include Hong Kong, Bali, Asian Markets and a third on Vietnam.
Born and raised in Boulder, Colorado, Steinhauer developed an early fascination and appreciation of cultures from his parents who brought him and his siblings on annual travels. This experience has led him to live in numerous cities throughout the US, Stockholm, Sweden, Hanoi and Saigon, Vietnam, Hong Kong and Singapore.
In January 2014, after 20 years living in Asia, Steinhauer, his wife and three children relocated back to San Francisco, USA.