In the spring of 2013 he graduated from the International Center of Photography. He attended York Preparatory School on the Upper West Side from 7th through 12th grade. Subsequently he transferred to the International Center of Photography where he studied for an additional two years, graduating in the spring of 2013.
Avedon began experimenting with photography in 2006, and in 2012 was named in Forbes Magazine"s 30 Under 30 list of up-and-coming artists. Avedon"s commercial work consists primarily of fashion photography, including work for Louis Vuitton, Calvin Klein, Harper"s Bazaar, Czech Republic Fashion Book, and Dazed & Confused. His personal work is predominantly portrait photography - including an ongoing series of portraits of artists in their studios.
From a young age he was influenced by and participated in counter-culture movements such as skateboarding, surfing, and punk rock music
After graduating high school Avedon spent two years studying at the School of Visual Arts in downtown Manhattan. Avedon"s personal work has predominantly taken the form of portrait photography.
His ongoing portrait project of artist have been intimate, close-up sittings, typically conducted in the artist"s studio. Artists he has photographed for the project thus far include: Chuck Close, Richard Serra, Francesco Clemente, Peter Beard, Julian Schnabel, and Terence Koh.
Avedon describes his work as "a mix of movement and energy".