Ralph Hassenpflug studied European literature in Germany and France. He was born in West Germany and emigrated to the United States in 2002. He is a self taught photographer and regularly presents his work in national and international shows:

  • selected for the Italian VOGUE portfolio
  • featured artist in Stone Voices Magazine and Still Point Arts Quarterly
  • published by Maine Art Scene Magazine
  • accepted into the prestigious Visual Narrative exhibition
  • Mobile Photography show at the Minneapolis Photo Center
  • Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO, alternative processes show
  • Lightbox Gallery in Astoria, OR
  • The Big Picture, Denver, CO
  • Kiernan Gallery in VA
  • PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, VT
  • Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock, TX
  • New York Center for Photography, NY, NY
  • New Century Artists Gallery in NY, NY
  • ViewPoint Gallery in Halifax, Canada
  • PH21 Gallery in Budapest, Hungary
  • Southeast Center for Photography
  • featured by LensCulture
  • finalist of Critical Mass 2015 by PhotoLucida
  • International Moscow Photo Awards 2015
  • Open Shutter Gallery in Durango, CO
  • Seities and Selves, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, Vermont
  • finalist in two categories of the International Pollux Awards
  • International Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography, Berlin, Germany
  • 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA - The Man Show - "Dudes, Bros and Gentlemen"
  • Southeast Center for Photography, Greenville, SC - The Contemporary Nude
  • Lightbox Gallery, Astoria, OR - The Photographic Nude
  • Plates to Pixels Gallery, Portland OR - Intimate Alchemy
  • Darkroom Gallery, VT, Haunted exhibit, jurors choice
  • Amanda Smith Gallery, TX, LIGHT show
  • PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, show STORIES, honorable mention
  • Photo Place Gallery, VT, juror Susan Burnstine, honorable mention

Hassenpflug's book "Doorway to the Temple", on sacred places of Brittany, France, was published by Shanti Arts in 2014.

Ralph is a creator of dreamlike images. He offers workshops in Maine and in Europe for the individual development of photographic vision