SPENCER LADD: Biography
Thomas Spencer Ladd is a photographer and designer who lives near Boston, Massachusetts. He is pursuing five ongoing photographic projects. Two document places in the Northern Andeas where poverty, culture and the environment are in conflict. Three are near his home, where he is making pictures of a community vegetable garden, winter landscapes and random observations while taking long walks. In addition to his photographic practice Mr. Ladd is a freelance graphic designer creating identity, information, web, poster, periodical and book design. Thomas Ladd has received advanced degrees from Cranbrook Academy of Art and Rhode Island School of Design. He is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth where he teaches graphic design and photography.