Tod Seelie has photographed in over 25 countries on five different continents. Originally from Cleveland, he relocated to Brooklyn in 1997. Tod was a founding member of The Miss Rockaway Armada, and continued on to travel by raft with both manifestations of the Swimming Cities.
His work has appeared in publications such as The New York Times, TIME Magazine, New York Magazine, Rolling Stone, Spin, Juxtapoz, Thrasher, Vice,Der Speigel and Art News among others. His images also appear in the feature films Perfect Sense (2011) and Empire Me (2011).
Select clients include Lexus, Red Bull, Deitch Projects, Vice Media, New York City Opera, Cornerstone Promotion, Chrome Industries, Flavorpill, various record labels, as well as fashion labels Vans, Rogan, Loomstate, and Anon Optics.
Tod has exhibited work in solo and group shows around the world and at Mass MoCA and the Philadelphia Art Alliance. His work has also appeared in photography and art books, such as The Vice Photo Book, Hijacked, Swoon,Street World and Backyard Shakedown.
“His images at times elevate mere weirdness to a more striking realm of visual intrigue… Strange, vivid, baffling and relentlessly unexplained, they leave their viewers transfixed.” —New York Times