(USA, 1946) began his career in the late 1960s. He made his name with his morgue portraits, of which The Woman Who Died In Her Sleep
is the best known. Silverthorne is one of the leading exponents of the 70’ American photography.
Since then he focus in a very personal kind of photography that explores topics such as sexuality and death, with special interest in outsiders.
In 2009 he published his book: Boystown, The Scent of Desire, a essay on the US-Mexico border.
Currently, he combines the development of his personal work with teaching in the Roger Williams University in Rhode Island, USA.
He is a member of Gallerie VU.