June Tay Sanders is an artist & photographer based out of Washington State. They are an MFA candidate in Photography at Washington State University and hold a BA in Media Disparity from Fairhaven College. Their work explores the intersections of gender, place, and the American landscape — looking at how we form our homes, our bodies, and our communities. 


M.F.A. Candidate at Washington State University, Pullman, WA 

B.A. in Media Disparity at Fairhaven College, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA


First Year MFA Exhibition, Gallery II, Pullman, WA  (upcoming, April 1st)

New Terrain, VU Gallery, Bellingham, WA 

Collision, Stray Galleries, Moscow, ID

Lovesome, Pankow, Berlin

MFA Exchange Show, Ridenbaugh Gallery, Moscow, ID

Motherhood Unveiled, Stiches & Pics, Sackets Harbor, NY 

Mememto Mentori, Gallery II, Pullman, WA

Terrain 10 Showcase, Spokane, WA 

Portraiture: Looking at Photography, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR

Barnstorm, Punch Gallery, Ellensburg, WA

Liminal, EWU Women’s Center Gallery, Cheney, WA 


Anderson Ranch Fellowship  - 2018 (upcoming)

Rockland Residency - 2018 (upcoming) 

Guest House Cultural Capitol Residency - 2017

Grants for Artists Projects (GAP), Artist Trust - 2017

Mark of Excellence Award, Society of Professional Journalists - 2015


Speaker for the Inner-mountain Gender & Sexuality Conference, ISU, Pocatello, ID

Visiting Artist, WSU Tri-Cities, Richland, WA 

Instructor, Visual Concepts 1, Department of Fine Arts, WSU, Pullman, WA 

Speaker for ‘New Media & Community Engagement’ group panel, EWU, Cheney, WA

Speaker for 'Transgender inclusion in the classroom' web conference, Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Resource Center


Revolv - 2018 

Light Leaked - 2018

Incandescent Issue #13 - 2018

Dont Smile - 2018

CVA Magazine Issue #5 - 2017

Don't Take Pictures - 2017

Black Box Gallery - 2017

Nope Fun - 2016

Mull it Over - 2016

Kiwi Magazine - 2016

This is Wander - 2016

Life Behind a Lens - 2016


Curator for LUV exhibition at the Stray Galleries, Pullman, WA 2017

Volunteer & Community Engagement Coordinator at KYRS Community Radio, Spokane, WA - 2016-2017

News & Public Affairs Director at KUGS Community Radio, Bellingham, WA 2014-2016

Editor in Chief of From Bellingham With Love, Bellingham, WA 2014 - 2016

Editor & Designer for Klipsun Magazine, Bellingham, WA 2013 - 2014