Alex Mctigue received his MFA in Visual Arts from Columbia University and a BFA in Photography from SVA. His practice often puts pressure on the overlap between photography and language. In 2017 he was a participant of the SOMA summer residency program in Mexico City. His recently published book, Of the night, by the city, was made in conjunction with Penumbra Foundation during the risograph print residency program in the summer of 2021.
He has previously taught at The Cooper Union, and currently teaches in the photography department at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.