Justin Plakas is a Maryland based artist and designer. He works in photography, video, animation and sound with a focus on constructed environments and realities. Justin is also half of PLAKOOKEE – a creative collaboration with artist Rachel Debuque.
He received his MFA in Photography from The Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia. He has been awarded fellowships and residencies at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art and Hub-Bub. In 2018, he received an Individual Artist Grant from the Maryland State Arts Council for his photographic work.
His work has been screened and exhibited at festivals and galleries across the United States and Internationally.