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Yvonne Lu is a Taiwanese artist based in New York City. Born in 1986 and later graduated with MFA in photography from Savannah College of Art and Design, she began working as a fine art artist, photographer and writer. She currently working as a freelance assistant for Magnum Photos, at the same time she is also a well-known blogger in Asia for her art and writing. Through her career in photography, she had received many awards such as International Photography Awards (USA), IPPAwards (USA), Nikon Photography Award (Japan) and Prix de la Photographic Paris (France). Her works also made appearance in many publications such as TIME Lightbox, CNN and other publications in the United States, France, China, Taiwan, Korea, Russia and Canada.

Education

2014 Master of Fine Art in Photography – Savannah College of Art and Design /SCAD/, Savannah GA

Experience

2015~present Magnum Photos 
Freelance Assistant

2014~present Kahn and Selesnick
Assistant

2014~present Fliper Magazine Taiwan
Writer / Blogger

2011~present Freelance Photographer

Representation

2016 Agora Gallery, New York City

Collection

2015 Collaborate Collection – City Illusion
Private Collector, Savannah GA
2015 Collaborate Collection – City Illusion
Private Collector, Taiwan
2014 Collaborate Collection – City Illusion
Savannah College of Art and Design, United States

Honors & Awards

2015

2014

International Photography Awards IPA – Honorable Mention in Special Digitally Enhance
ND Awards Neutral Density Photography Awards – Honorable Mention in Fine Art Abstract
ND Awards Neutral Density Photography Awards – Honorable Mention in Advertising Fashion
7th Annual IPPAwards – Honorable Mention in Lifestyle Category
7th Annual IPPAwards – Honorable Mention in Architecture Category
LensCulture Emerging Talent – Editor’s Selection

2013

Photographer’s FORUM 2013 Best of Photography Contest – Honorable Mention
Prix de la Photographic, Paris (PX3) – Third Prize in Self Portrait Category
6th Annual IPPAwards – 2nd Place in Animal Category
6th Annual IPPAwards – Honorable Mention in Tree Category

2012

Prix de la Photographic, Paris (PX3) – Altered Images Honorable Mention
Prix de la Photographic, Paris (PX3) – SELF PORTRAIT COMPETITION Honorable Mention

2011

2011 – 2013 Savannah College of Art and Design /Honors Graduate Scholarship/
2011 Prix de la Photographic, Paris (PX3) – Official Selection
2011 Prix de la Photographic, Paris (PX3) – Second Prize

Lecture

2016

Artist Talk – Apple Inc. Fifth Ave, New York City
Artist Talk – <Zero> Solo Exhibition, Taipei Taiwan
Artist Talk – National Chengchi University, Taipei Taiwan
Artist Talk – Shih Chien University, Taipei Taiwan
Artist Talk – Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei Taiwan
Artist Talk – Soochow University, Taipei Taiwan

2013 
Artist Talk – Alliance Francaise D’Atlanta
“It’s a Beautiful Moment,When the Day is Born: Photographs from the South of France”, Atlanta GA