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Lauri Lyons

Lauri Lyons
A Kinder Gentler Nation Series © 1995

Lauri Lyons, Preacher

Lauri Lyons, Preacher, 1995
C-print, 14x11"
Available for purchase in our Print Collectors Program

Lauri Lyons, Untitled, 2007
Flag International series

Lauri Lyons
Born: 1971, Bronx, NY, USA
Resides: New York, NY

African American

Selected Exhibitions:
FLAG, En Foco at Umbrella Arts Gallery, New York, NY 2008
Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2008
En Foco at Calumet Photo, New York, NY 2007
Cooper Union Great Hall, New York, NY 2007
En Foco at University Place Chiropractic, New York, NY 2006-07
En Foco at John Jay College Art Gallery, New York, NY 2006
Latin Collector Gallery, New York, NY 2005
Triple Crown Gallery New York, NY 2005
Young Photographer's Biennial, Office Ops Gallery, New York, NY 2004
Time & Life Gallery, New York, NY 2004
America 24/7, Touring Exhibition 2003-2004
Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts, 2002
Civil Rights Museum, Birmingham, Alabama, 2002
International Center of Photography, New York City, 2002
Proud Galleries, London, England, 2001
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York, 2000
En Foco Touring Gallery at 7th and 2nd Photo Gallery, NY, NY 1995

Magazine Publishing Certificate Candidate, New York University
BA, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1993

Sacatar Foundation, Brazil, 2008

Nomads Magazine, Founder & Editor in Chief
INSPIRATION: Profiles of Black Women Changing Our World (Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2012)
Flag International, 2008
Flag: An American Story (Vision On Publishing, 2001)
Nueva Luz Commemorative Issue Vol 7#2

For many years Lauri worked as a Photo Editor for several national magazines and organizations, including the prestigious Magnum Photos agency, giving her insight and experience needed to become a successful photographer. Lauri's photographic range has enabled her to shoot celebrity portraits, ad campaigns and documentaries. She has worked in Africa, Australia, Brazil, Europe, Mexico and the United States. Her photographs have appeared in such publications as The London Observer, Stern, The Fader and Art Forum. She is the first Black woman to shoot the cover of Fortune magazine.




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