GRAIN is an American photography collective.

Mission Statement

GRAIN is a collective of photographers joined in a shared commitment to documentary projects of social, environmental and cultural consequence. The members of GRAIN embrace common goals of collaboration, critical and creative dialogue, and the improvement of artistry and concept. By working with existing editorial outlets, museums, galleries and other institutions, as well as creating their own platforms, the members of GRAIN strive to inform and challenge their audience, clients and each other with their work.

Clients and partnerships include

AARP, American Express, Audubon, The Atlantic, Bloomberg Businessweek, Chicago Tribune, The Chronicle of Higher Education,, Education Week, ESPN, The Financial Times, Fortune, FRONTLINE/World, The Guardian, Inc. Magazine, Libération, Monocle, Mother Jones, MSNBC, National Geographic, Newsweek, The New York Times, Nike, NPR, Oxford American, PBS Newshour, POLITICO Magazine, Rolling Stone, San Francisco Chronicle, Science, Smithsonian, stern, The Atlantic, TIME Magazine, USAID, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post Magazine, Washingtonian Magazine, The Weather Channel, Wired