LAURENT GIRARD

Born 1966, Clermont-Ferrand, France

EDUCATION

Lycée Blaise Pascal, Ambert, France

Shorewood High School, Seattle, WA

BFA Photography (Honors) School of Visual Arts, New York, 1990

SELECTED GROUP SHOW

2016   The Peter Urban Legacy Exhibition, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA

2015   Alternative Process, Soho Photo Gallery, New York

           Landscapes, Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece

2013   Group Show, Leica Gallery, New York

2012   A Group Portrait of Central Park, Leica Gallery, New York

2001   (t)here Benefit Auction for Amnesty Int., Industria Studios, New York

1999   Parson's Annual Fund-Raising Group Show, New York

1998   Blind Spot Issue 10, Soho Triad Fine Art, New York

           Parson's Annual Fund-Raising Group Show, New York

1996   West Side Coalition Group Show, New York

1995   5th Annual Group show, Gallery Taranto, New York

1994   Statues of Central Park, Bel Air Designer Showcase, New Jersey

1992   International Miniature Group Show, Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1989   Miniature Group Show, Atwood Gallery, Worcester, MA

           International Miniature Group Show, Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada

SELECTED SOLO SHOWS

1995   Hidden Portraits and Lost Objects, Gallery 39, New York

1994   Portraits, Gallery 39, New York

1993   Ellis Island Today - Ellis Island Stories, The Greenwich House Theater, New York

1990   Photostructures - An Installation, SVA Gallery, New York

1992   Le Théâtre de l'Absurde - An Installation, Galerie Bain d'Huile, Clermont-Fd, France

1989   Photostructures, Club Downtown, New York

           Photostructures, Caffe Della Pace, New York

           Urban Roses - A Photo Installation, Bateau Lavoir Gallery, New York

1988   Le Bal - Largescalephotopoems, SVA gallery, New York

1987   Self-Portraits, SVA gallery, new york

AWARDS

2013   Black and White Spider Awards, Abstract Award

2001   Communication Arts, Photography Annual, Editorial Fashion Award

2000   Life Magazine Eisie Awards, Finalist Cover of the Year, (t)here Issue One

TEACHING

2005-06   The Maine Photographic Workshops, B+W Darkroom Interpretive Printing

2004-08   School of Visual Arts, Portfolio Critic Class, Guest

OTHER

2008-Current   B+W Master Printer, Griffin Editions, New York

2012-Current   Blog, A Printer's Life - Life Through a Darkroom Printer's Point of View

1996-2008   Owner-Operator, Lexington Photo Labs, New York

1999-2005   Co-Founder + Publisher, (t)here Magazine

PUBLISHED WORK - PRINTED

Paper Magazine  1991-95 - Portraits of Artists and Chefs

Blind Spot - Issue 10

(t)here Magazine - Issues 1,2,3,5

AdBusters  May-June 2005

Food Management, Covers and Stories  1992-96

Photo Lab Management  July 1998

Communication Arts  2001

BFIA - Body Fashion Intimate Apparel  1992-96

Ilford Products, Images for Advertising  1998

Patti Smith Complete 1975-2006, Patti Smith in Concert

The Oligarchs, Davis E. Hoffman, Book Cover

Going Nucular, Geoffrey Nunberg, Book Cover

Ten Thousand Saints, Eleanor Henderson, Book Cover

Our Grandmothers, Book, Portrait of Susan Lipper

Kovalam Beach, Novel, Chrystel Egal, Portrait of the Artist

PUBLISHED WORK - ONLINE

Elizabeth Avedon Blog - About the Statues of Central Park

591 Photography Blog - Half Frame Series

Photographic Museum for Humanity - Royan, France

Gallery25N.com - Lumen Prints

99% Invisible Blog - The Old DeYoung Museum

REPRESENTATION

Renée Rhyner and Co. selected images