Shane Lavalette

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Shane Lavalette
Born 1987 (age 26–27)
Burlington, Vermont, USA
Nationality American
Occupation Photographer, Artist, Publisher
Website
www.shanelavalette.com

Shane Lavalette (born 1987 in Burlington, Vermont) is an American photographer.

Education and career[edit]

Shane Lavalette studied photography at Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where he received a BFA in 2009.[1]

In 2010, Lavalette was commissioned by the High Museum of Art in Atlanta to contribute to their Picturing the South series,[2] His work was exhibited there in 2012 and received media coverage from CNN,[3] TIME,[4] NPR,[5] and The New York Times.[6]

Lavalette established the independent photographic imprint Lavalette in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 2009, and the journal Lay Flat.[7] In 2011, Lavalette was hired as the associate director of Light Work, a non-profit photography organization in Syracuse, New York. He was appointed director two years later, in 2013.[8] At Light Work, Lavalette oversees the organization's Artist-in-Residence Program, exhibitions, and publication of Contact Sheet, a photography journal.[9]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SMFA Boston". Smfa.edu. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  2. ^ "High Commissions Three New Photographers for "Picturing the South" Series". High.org. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  3. ^ "Photographer captures sounds of the South – CNN Photos - CNN.com Blogs". Cnnphotos.blogs.cnn.com. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  4. ^ iPad iPhone Android TIME TV Populist The Page (2012-06-08). "Shane Lavalette: Musical Heritage in the New South - LightBox". Lightbox.time.com. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  5. ^ O'Neill, Claire (2012-06-22). "How Would You 'Picture The South'? : The Picture Show". NPR. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  6. ^ Kino, Carol (June 21, 2012). "The South From Many Angles". The New York Times. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "Lavalette / An independent imprint for photography". Lavalette.com. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  8. ^ "Light Work Moves Forward". Light Work. 16 May 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2013. 
  9. ^ Gregory Eddi Jones · Jun 06, 2013 (2013-06-06). "Interview with Shane Lavalette, The New Director of Light Work". Petapixel.com. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  10. ^ "2009 Karsh Prize Winners Announced". Smfa.edu. 2009-02-17. Retrieved 2013-12-14. 
  11. ^ "Griffin Museum 8th Annual Focus Awards 10-19-2013". Griffinmuseum.org. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 

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