Peter Steinhauer (b. 1966, USA) is a photographer who has been living and working in Asia since 1993. His photography focuses on architecture within urban landscape, manmade structure, natural landscape and early in his career, portraiture. His prints are in the collections of the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum and a growing number of private and corporate collections worldwide. He is a recipient of numerous international photography awards, including a finalist for the Lucie Award for International Photographer of the Year 2014, a Lucie Award for his Cocoons publication in 2017, a Ford Foundation grant for his multiyear work in Vietnam, Black and White Spider Award for Architecture, IPA and PX3 Paris awards, among others. Steinhauer is also a member of the elite Explorers Club in New York and the Foreign Correspondence Club (FCC) in Hong Kong.
Steinhauer’s first artist monograph, Vietnam: Portraits and Landscapes, was published by Edition Stemmle in 2001. Enduring Spirit of Vietnam, his second artist monograph was awarded Best Photography Book of the Year 2007 by PDN. Cocoons, Steinhauer’s third monograph was published by Powerhouse Books in 2019.