Biography

Lisa Saltzman is a New York born-and-raised photographer, whose primary inspiration stems from the quotidian of passersby in New York and her diverse surroundings. Her parents are collectors and passionate art patrons, and she has been strongly influenced by their collection and love of art. Her artistic influences include impressionist painting, abstract art, and figureatures. Earlier in Saltzman’s career, she ran an advertising and promotional merchandise company where she designed and created work for clients such as the Guggenheim Museum, Estee Lauder, MAC Cosmetic and HBO. Saltzman has studied and been certified at Christie’s and the International Center of Photography. She is known for her street photography style, which has garnered multiple awards and along with other works, has been hand-picked for exhibitions across the globe. Her photographs can be seen in many important corporate collections including The Cleveland Clinics permanent collection and she has sold her work to numerous high profile collectors.  She is a member of the Board of Directors of American Photographic Artists (APA) New York Chapter and is the producer for the 2018 film, Green Olds.

CV

GROUP SHOWS
2017 – Group Show, LemoArt Gallery, Berlin
2017 – Photography Now, Brick Lane Gallery, London
2017 – ArtExpo 2017, Pier 94, NYC
2016 – Shadow & Light, Darkroom Gallery, Vermont
2016 – Black + White 2016, Center for Fine Art Photography, Colorado

AWARDS
2018 – Competition Shortlist – Communication Arts 2018 Photography Competition
2017 – Honorable Mention – Tokyo International Foto Awards, Fine Art Professional
2017 – Honorable Mention – Tokyo International Foto Awards, Fine Art Professional
2017 – Finalist – One Eyeland Awards, Professional (Fine Art, Abstract)
2017 – Honorable Mention – International Photography Awards, Advertising (Fashion & Product) Professional
2017 – Honorable Mention – Prix de la Photographie Px3, Fine Art Professional
2017 – Honorable Mention – Neutral Density Photography Awards, Fine Art Abstract Professional
2016 – Honor of Distinction (3rd place) – 12th B&W Spider Awards, Fine Art Professional
2016 – Honorable Mention – 12th B&W Spider Awards, Fine Art Professional
2016 – Nominee – 12th B&W Spider Awards, Fine Art Professional
2016 – Nominee – 12th B&W Spider Awards, Fashion Professional
2016 – Honorable Mention – Monochrome Photography Awards, Fine Art Professional

PRESS & PUBLICATIONS
2018 – Solitary Figures: Artist Lisa Saltzman’s Transmuted & Transitory Take on Street Photography, Bellus Magazine, USA
2018 – Lisa Saltzman's Decisive Moment, Art of the Times, USA
2018 – Artist Lisa Saltzman Captures A 'Memory Never Fully Known' with Her Street Photography, JustLuxe, USA
2018 – Lisa Saltzman’s unfamiliar and anonymous people, L’Oeil de la Photographie, FR
2017 – Photo Annual 2017, American Society of Media Photographers New York, USA
2016 – Proof Sheet Fall 2016, American Photographic Artists New York, USA

DISTINCTIONS
Member, Board of Directors – American Photographic Artists, NY Chapter
Portfolio Reviewer – Fashion Institute of Technology Graduate Review