Caleb Stein (b. 1994, UK)  is a multimedia artist currently based in the U.S. His work has been exhibited internationally, often as an artist duo with Andrea Orejarena (b. 1994, Colombia).
Stein’s work can be found in a number of public & private collections, including The J. Paul Getty Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Nguyen Art Foundation (with Orejarena), The New York State Museum, and the Ann Tenenbaum & Thomas H. Lee Family Collection (with Orejarena).

Stein has been nominated for major photographic awards, including a recent nomination for The Anne Wilkes Tucker Young Photographer Award at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and a LensCulture nomination by Legacy Russell (Senior Director, The Kitchen). 


As an artist duo, Orejarena & Stein are the recipient of the 2024 FOAM Talent Award and The Center for Photographic Art Artist Grant. Orejarena & Stein have been nominated for a number of major photographic awards, including the Hariban/Benrido Award (chosen by Yasufumi Nakamori, Senior Curator of Photography at Tate Modern), and a nomination for the Images Vevey Book Award. 


Stein’s work has been published in The New York Times, The British Journal of Photography, Creative Review, The Guardian, i-D Vice, Vogue Italia, Wallpaper*, Photograph Magazine, Juxtapoz Magazine, It’s Nice That, WePresent, Hamburger Eyes, and Paper Journal Magazine, among many other places. In 2020, a short documentary about ‘Down by the Hudson’ was commissioned by Somewhere Magazine (directed by Orejarena).


In 2022, Orejarena & Stein published ‘Long Time No See’ with Jiazazhi Press, with texts by Đỗ Tường Linh and Forensic Architecture, designed in collaboration with Brian Paul Lamotte. Their second book ‘American Glitch’, will be published in early 2024 by Gnomic Book with an introduction by David Campany and a booklet of texts reflecting on conceptions of glitch in contemporary society with contributions from 35 renowned writers, artists, and curators. Orejarena & Stein’s first museum solo show, ‘Tactics & Mythologies: Andrea Orejarena & Caleb Stein’ will open at the Deichtorhallen, Hamburg in the fall of 2024, curated by Nadine Isabelle Heinrich. A forthcoming book of Stein’s work on robots carving marble in Carrara, entitled ‘How to Move a Mountain’ is forthcoming with Luhz Press with an introduction by David Campany.