Lauren Semivan (b. 1981) was born in Detroit, Michigan. She received a BA in studio art from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, and an MFA in photography from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally at many galleries and museums such as the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography, The Griffin Museum of Photography, The Hunterdon Art Museum, Cranbrook Art Museum, Paris Photo, and TheAIPAD Photography Show. She has photography at Missouri State University, College for Creative Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, and The Ohio State University.
Semivan has received numerous awards for her work including Photolucida Critical Mass Top 50, and The Griffin Museum of Photography’s Griffin Award. In 2014, she was a finalist for The John Gutmann Photography Fellowship, and SF Camerawork’s Baum Award for Emerging Photographers. Her work was recently published in Black Forest: Four Visual Poems (Candela Books, 2014) and has appeared in The New Yorker, Artforum, and Photograph magazines. Semivan’s work is part of permanent collections at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Cranbrook Art Museum, The Wriston Art Galleries at Lawrence University, and The Elton John Collection. She lives and works in Hamtramck, MI, and is represented by Benrubi Gallery in New York, and David Klein Gallery in Detroit, Michigan.
© Portrait by Jeff Cancelosi (2016).
Learn more about Lauren ‘s photographic practice & connect with her below: Website: http://www.laurensemivan.com Instagram: @lsemivan FotoFilmic FILM TALKS interview
Congrats to all 3 photographers for each winning a complimentary entry to FotoFilmic’s 5th International Juried Competition & Traveling Exhibition FOTOFILMIC17!
Below from left to right are the mated exhibition prints from: Giselle Brewton | Andrew Janjigian | Kerry Weinrauch
These 3 original signed artist prints are also available for sale as part of the PULP Collection.
Giselle Brewton (Grass Valey, CA, United States) Untitled, 2016 35mm Black-and-White Negative, In-Camera Double Exposure
Andrew Janjigian (Cambridge, MA, United States) Untitled, 2016 6×7 Medium Format Black-and-White Negative
Kerry Weinrauch (Vancouver, BC, Canada) Secret Beach, 2016 35mm Black-and-White Negative