Entries by Shane Lavalette

Announcing the 2019 Light Work Artists-in-Residence

Every year Light Work invites between twelve and fifteen artists to come to Syracuse to devote one month to creative projects. Over 400 artists have participated in Light Work’s Artist-in-Residence Program, and many of them have gone on to achieve international acclaim. The residency includes a $5,000 stipend, a furnished artist apartment, 24-hour access to […]

Announcing the Light Work Photobook Award 2018

We are pleased to announce that the Light Work Photobook Award 2018 has been given to Rose Marie Cromwell, for her monograph El Libro Supremo de la Suerte, which will be co-published this year by TIS Books and Light Work. The Light Work Photobook Award is given each year to an artistic project that deserves […]

Collector Spotlight: Kenneth Montague of The Wedge Collection

One of the wonderful things about Light Work’s Fine Print Program is the affordability our limited-edition prints by artists. This has allowed for photography lovers of all kinds, from around the globe, to begin or grow their collections and support a good cause at the same time. Many serious collectors and institutions are regular subscribers to Contact Sheet, […]

Light Work at The Photography Show 2018, Presented by AIPAD

Light Work is proud to exhibit at the longest-running exhibition dedicated to the photographic medium, The Photography Show presented by AIPAD, April 5-8, 2018 at Pier 94 in New York City. Find us at The Photography Show to view and purchase limited-edition prints from our Fine Print Program, as well as a selection of signed […]

Announcing the 2018 Light Work Artists-in-Residence

Every year Light Work invites between twelve and fifteen artists to come to Syracuse to devote one month to creative projects. Over 400 artists have participated in Light Work’s Artist-in-Residence Program, and many of them have gone on to achieve international acclaim. The residency includes a $5,000 stipend, a furnished artist apartment, 24-hour access to […]

The Inaugural Light Work Photobook Award

Light Work is pleased to announce a new partnership with publisher MACK to honor an artist with the Light Work Photobook Award. The inaugural recipient is a photographer Mahtab Hussain, for his monograph You Get Me?. Hussain previously participated in Light Work’s Artist-in-Residence Program in March 2015 as part of a yearly partnership Autograph ABP […]

Light Work at The Photography Show 2017, Presented by AIPAD

Light Work is proud to exhibit at the longest-running exhibition dedicated to the photographic medium, The Photography Show presented by AIPAD, March 30 – April 2, 2017 at Pier 94 in New York City. Find us at The Photography Show to view and purchase limited-edition prints from our Fine Print Program, as well as a […]

Gallery Talk: Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa

Join our current exhibiting artist Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa for an informal gallery talk about his exhibition One Wall a Web and his role in curating and jurying The Trouble with Flesh: New Work by MFA Candidates. Stanley will speak Friday, December 2 at 5pm and there will be time for questions and conversation following. RSVP on […]

A Conversation with Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa

Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa’s One Wall a Web is an exhibition that gathers work from two discrete photographic series that he made in the United States, Our Present Invention (2012-2014) and All My Gone Life (2014-2016). The resulting show at Light Work and accompanying issue of Contact Sheet comprise two distinct strands of photographs: the first, a […]

Nathan Lyons (1930-2016)

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of Nathan Lyons. Nathan passed away last night in Rochester, NY at the age of 86. It’s difficult to sum up the life and contributions of a visionary like Nathan. He began many important conversations about the medium of photography at a […]