Stephen Lipuma is a native New Yorker with a deep devotion to his photography and cinematography. Upon graduating from the School of Visual Arts in 1998 he has worn many hats. He has worked as both producer and photographer for a variety of publications and media outlets. He has also written music under the monikers Snob Hill, The Kindly Ones and The Exeter Popes. The Exeter Popes were featured on MTV in 2009 representing the year's top band in New York City. Although only recently showing his photography to the public he has had solo shows in both Brooklyn (2010) and in Spain (2012). In (2013) he co-founded the artist collective and event space Court Tree Collective. Court Tree Collective is a group of artists and chefs with a shared aim of bringing art and cultural events to their unique gallery/event space in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. He currently lives in Sunset Park with his wife Amy and daughter Rose.