Solo Exhibitions
• Promised Land / Tierra Prometida, Tremaine Gallery at the Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT

• Promised Land / Tierra Prometida, Museo de Arte de Nogales, Nogales, Sonora, México

• American Folk: West Virginia Musicians, Glenville State University, Glenville, WV

• American Folk, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA
• Between the Divides, KMR Arts, Washington Depot, CT

• The Lightness and the Dark, College of Southern Maryland, La Plata, MD
• Sweet Home, The River House, Capon Bridge, WV

• American Folk, Salem College, Winston Salem, NC
• The Lightness and the Dark/American Folk, The Barns of Rose Hill, Berryville, VA

• The Lightness and the Dark, White Room Gallery, Thomas, WV

• Kentucky Musicians, Seedtime on the Cumberland, Appalshop, Whitesburg, KY
• Everglades, 251 Dekalb, King of Prussia, PA

• Modern Tintypes of Folk Musicians, Loyal Jones Appalachian Center Gallery, Berea College, Berea, KY

• American Folk, KMR Arts, Washington Depot, CT
• American Folk, Foley Gallery, New York, NY
• American Folk, Candela Books + Gallery, Richmond, VA

• The American Ethos: Revisited, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ

• A Lonesome Sound, Nashville Airport, Nashville, TN

• Everglades, KMR Arts, Washington Depot, CT

• Rooted, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY

Select Group Exhibitions
• Southland, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

• Beyond The Horizon, Cassilhaus, Chapel Hill, NC

• Promised Land, Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture, Griffin
Museum, Winchester, MA

• Revelations: Recent Photography Acquisitions, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

• American Truth, Visual Arts Gallery, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

• Southbound, The Halsey Institute, Charleston, SC
• A Knowing Intimacy: A Photography Exhibit by West Virginia Women, West Virginia
University, Morgantown, WV                                    

• The Photography Show Presented by Aipad, Candela Gallery, New York, NY
• Of Metal And Light, The Halide Project, Philadelphia, PA

• Imaging Eden: Photographers Discover the Everglades, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
• PDN’s 30 Emerging Photographers, Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, CA
• Dear Dave, Foley Gallery, New York, NY

• The Suitcase Show: Art in the Endangered Everglades, Galleri Schaeffers Gate 5, Oslo, Norway
• Flight: Aloft in the Everglades, ArtCenter South Florida, Miami, FL

• The Mythology of Florida, Ogden Museum of Southern Art. New Orleans, LA
• Dear Dave Magazine, Photoville. Brooklyn, NY
• Tierney Fellowship, Photoville. Brooklyn, NY
• Unbound!, Candela Books + Gallery, Richmond, VA
• Bronx Museum Biennial, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY

• Art Edition, Gallery Blume, Seoul, Korea
• New Caledonia Art Festival, Gallery Blume, New Caledonia
• Spoon Art Fair, Gallery Blume, Hong Kong
• Photolust Benefit Auction, Photo Center NW, Seattle, WA.

• Athens Photo Festival, Athens, Greece
• The AIRIE Collection, Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, FL
• Identity Blueprint, Camera Club of New York, New York, NY
• Developed Work, Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS
• Salon Photo Show, Matt Roberts Arts, London, England
• Four On The Verge, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
• Promises of Greatness, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA

• In leaves no step had trodden black, Visual Arts Museum, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
• New Photography Selections from the 2008 – 2009 CCNY Darkroom Residency Program, Camera Club of New York, New York, NY
• New York Photofest, Powerhouse, Brooklyn, NY

• Linked: New Yorkers Meet Londoners, Keumsan Gallery, Heyri Art Valley, South Korea
• Landscape: Voyage, KMR Arts, Washington Depot, CT
• Arbor, Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, NY
• Tektonic, Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ, Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, NJ, and Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

• New England/New York/New Talent 2008, Hampden Gallery, Amherst, MA
• New York Photofest, Powerhouse, Brooklyn, NY

• Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture, 2022
• Puffin Foundation Grant, Puffin Foundation, 2022
• Puffin Foundation Grant, Puffin Foundation, 2015
• Assets for Artists, MASS MoCA, 2014
• PDN’s 30 2013, Photo District News, 2013
• Artist in the Marketplace, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY, 2013
• Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation Grant, Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation, 2012
• IPF Grant, Aaron Siskind Foundation, 2011
• Everglades National Park Artist in Residence (AIRIE), Everglades National Park, FL, 2010
• Goldwell Open Air Museum Residency, Goldwell Open Air Museum, Beatty, NV, 2010
• Puffin Foundation Grant, Puffin Foundation, 2010
• Darkroom Residency, The Camera Club of New York, 2008
• Tierney Fellowship, Tierney Family Foundation, 2007
• Alumni Scholarship, The School of Visual Arts, 2007

• Harper’s Magazine.  The Last Frontier: Homesteaders on the Margins of America. August 2019
• New York Times Lens Blog. Tintype Portraits of Old-Time Musicians in Appalachia.  March 2019
• Smithsonian Magazine.  Robert Smalls. Select images from Beaufort, South Carolina. September 2018
• Harper's Magazine, All Over This Land: Local Politics in the Age of Trump, Berkeley Springs, West Virginia.  October 2017
• The Oxford American, The Book of the Dead by Catherine Venable Moore. Select images from Hawk's Nest and Surroundings, WV. December 2016
• Modern Day Musicians, Old-Time Feel. January 2016
• Goldenseal. Lisa Elmaleh and the Modern Art of Tintype by John Lilly. Summer 2015
• Garden and Gun. Lyrical Portraits by Steve Russell. December 2014
• The Oxford American, American Folk: Photographs by Lisa Elmaleh. Summer 2014
• Photo District News, Studio Visit by Holly Hughes. February 2014
• Harper’s Magazine. The Separating Sickness by Rebecca Solnit. Select images from Carville, LA. June 2013
• Rangefinder, In The Everglades by David Carol, June 2013
• Photo District News, PDN’s 30 2013, interview by Dzana Tsomondo, April 2013
• Photo District News, Context Is Everything, by Conor Risch, October 2012
• Rangefinder, What's In Your Bag? by David Carol, November 2012
• Harper’s Magazine. Old Mrs. J by Yoko Ogawa. Untitled, Pine Roots. February 2012
• Harper’s Magazine. Portfolio. Into the Shadow of These Trees. Images from the Everglades series. May 2011
• New York Photo Festival Blog. Various journal entries. April 2011
• Wall Done Magazine. May 2010
• NPR: The Picture Show: 100 Words, January 2010
• Harper’s Magazine. Readings section. Overgrowth. December 2009
• Dear Dave, no. 4. A Pilgrim Among Us: the Photographic Works of Lisa Elmaleh. Essay by Anna Blume. Winter 2008-2009

• Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Photography, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, May 2007

Teaching Experience
• Independent Workshop Instructor, Paw Paw, WV.  2021, 2022, 2023
• Visiting instructor, Dallas Center for Photography, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
• Visiting instructor, Duke MFA EDA, February 2022
• Visiting instructor, William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA. 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
• Visiting instructor, Freed Hardeman University, Henderson, TN. April 2021
• Visiting instructor, Columbus State, Columbus, GA. 2019, 2021
• Adjunct Professor, The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY. 2011 – 2020
• Instructor, Penumbra Foundation, New York, NY. 2009 – 2020
• Visiting instructor, Norton Museum, Fort Lauderdale, FL. 2019
• Adjunct Professor, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Lancaster, PA.  2016-2017
• Adjunct Professor, The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY. 2014 – 2015
• Visiting instructor, Watkins College of Art, Design, and Film, Nashville, TN. 2013, 2014
• Instructor, Summer Arts, Brooklyn Friends School, Brooklyn, NY. 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
• Photography Instructor, Identity Blueprint, Gallery Aferro, Newark NJ, February 2011, March 2012

Lisa Elmaleh Photography

Lisa Elmaleh, 1984, USA, lives in West Virginia and photographs with an 8x10 camera across the United States and at the Mexico Border.
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