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Yvonne Lu is a Taiwanese artist based in New York City. Born in 1986, she graduated with a MFA in photography from Savannah College of Art and Design, and began working as a fine art artist, photographer and writer. She started her career working as a freelancer for Magnum Photos and published her first photo book in 2016.

Through her career in photography, Yvonne has received awards from International Photography Awards (USA), IPPAwards (USA), Nikon Photography Award (Japan) and Prix de la Photographic Paris (France). Her work has also made appearances in TIME Lightbox, CNN and numerous publications internationally in the United States, France, China, Taiwan, Korea, Russia and Canada.

Experience

2015~2017 Magnum Photos 
Freelance Assistant

2014~2015 Kahn and Selesnick
Assistant

2011~present Freelance Photographer

Representation

2017~present Vintage Gallery, Taipei Taiwan

2016 Agora Gallery, New York City

Education

Master of Arts in Photography
 Savannah College of Art and Design  Savannah, GA

Exhibition

2017

Mind Gates” – Solo Exhibition, Taipei Taiwan
Young Art Taipei“, Taipei Taiwan
ART021 SHANGHAI, Shangai China
Guardian Fine Art Asia (GFAA) Beijing, Beijing China

2016

“Zero” – Solo Exhibition, Taipei Taiwan
“Creative Expo Taiwan” – Selected Exhibition, Taipei Taiwan

2014
City Illusion” – Selected show, Memorial Hospital, Savannah, GA
Talking Eye 2 Juried Photography Exhibition, Castro Valley CA
Silver and Ink Juried Exhibition – “Venice“, Savannah GA

2013
Alliance Francaise D’Atlanta “It’s a Beautiful Moment,When the Day is Born: Photographs from the South of France”, Atlanta GA
Talking Eye Juried Photography Exhibition, Castro Valley CA
The Big Picture Show – “Barcelona”, Savannah GA
Silver and Ink Juried Exhibition – Savannah GA
We Don’t Talk Shit, Taipei Taiwan

2012
“France and Provence” Exposition des Etudiant de SCAD Lacoste, Lacoste France

Achievement

2017

Young Art Award (Young Art Taipei 2017) – Winner
International Photography Awards – Honorable Mention in People – Self
International Photography Awards – Honorable Mention in Fine Art – Portrait 

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

Jury

2018

Photo Shoot Awards NUDE 2018, Canada

2017

Photo Shoot Awards NUDE 2017, Canada
ASUS Global mobile photography Award, Global

2016

ASUS Global mobile photography Award, Global
First Commercial Bank mobile photography Award, Taiwan

Publication

Still Out” – First Edition, April, Taiwan
ISBN: 978-986-92966-1-8

Lecture

2017

Artist Talk – Cornell University / New York University, New York, USA
Artist Talk – National Taiwan University, Taipei Taiwan

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

Commission

2018

IPSA, Japan

2017

ASUS, Global

2016

Clarins, Taiwan
Wu-Bai
Music Album, Taiwan
ASUS, Global
Trippen, Germany

Selected Press

2017

Art Investment Magazine interview, June, Taiwan
Art Investment Magazine interview, May, Taiwan

2016

Fliper Magazine interview, December, Taiwan
Global Views Monthly 30 Magazine, May, Taiwan
UFO Radio interview, April, Taiwan
TVBS News interview, April, Taiwan
Apple News interview, Taipei Taiwan

2015

DESIGN Magazine No.185, October, Taiwan
LUEL Magazine, Aug, Korea
Art Trade Journal Magazine, Aug, China
Milu Online Magazine, China
TIME  Magazine Lightbox, USA
Photo Shoot Awards NUDE 2015 Catalog

2014
Flawless Magazine – Born To Be Together

2013
Best of Photography 2013 Book – Photographer’s Forum Magazine, USA
The Little Prince – Cacao Magazine, Taipei Taiwan
Prix de la Photographie, Paris – Annual Book No.7