HARVEY STEIN is a well-known photographer, teacher, lecturer, author and curator based in New York City.

As Director of Photography at Umbrella Arts Gallery, shows he has curated include DINNER, BED and BED TWO (both exhibits were international surveys of the bed as subject matter in contemporary photography); SEX/LOVEIN A DIFFERENT LIGHT featuring four of the most well known photographers of infrared photography; FAMILIAR STRANGERS, a one-person exhibit  by Josephine Dvorken (medium format digital portraits of  people in the streets of her town of Ridgewood, NJ); HOLGA INSPIRE, an international exhibit of ten Holga Masters; and co-curator of UNTITLED, experimental portraits by Thomas Mezzanotte and  recent one person exhibits by David Lykes Keenan, Karen Robbins, Paul Kessel, and Lynne Savarese.

Harvey currently teaches at the International Center of Photography and and runs workshops throughout the world: he has taught in the Masters of Professional Studies in Digital Photography Program at the School of Visual Arts, the New School University and the Parsons School of Design in New York City, Drew University in Madison, NJ, and the Rochester Institute of Technology.