Laura Stevens
Photographer

Laura Stevens (b. 1977 England, UK) holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Arts and Design from Leeds Metropolitan University, and a Master of Arts degree in Photography from the University of Brighton.

Through portraiture and landscape photography, her artistic practice focuses on themes of relationships: between man and woman, longing and loneliness, vulnerability and connection, home and belonging.

Stevens’ work has been the subject of features in GUP, The British Journal of Photography, Marie Claire and Exit magazine, among others publications. She was awarded as one of the Critical Mass Top 50 by Photolucida in 2018 and 2014, received a special distinction in the LensCulture Emerging Talents Award in 2014, was a finalist in The Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize in 2013 and 2014 and was nominated as a Flash Forward Emerging Photographer by the Magenta Foundation in 2012.

Her work has been shown in museums, galleries and festivals internationally, including ClampArt Gallery, The Schneider Gallery, The National Portrait Gallery, The Centre for Fine Art Photography, Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, Fotofever and The Singapore International Photography Festival, with work represented in private collections.

Stevens has produced commissioned work for clients including Le Monde, The New York Times, Wired, GQ, Forbes, The Washington Post, Le Figaro Magazine, F, The Guardian Magazine, The Times Magazine and The Wall Street Journal.

She can currently be found in Paris, France.

Laura Stevens
Photographer

Laura Stevens (b. 1977 England, UK) holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Arts and Design from Leeds Metropolitan University, and a Master of Arts degree in Photography from the University of Brighton.

Through portraiture and landscape photography, her artistic practice focuses on themes of relationships: between man and woman, longing and loneliness, vulnerability and connection, home and belonging.

Stevens’ work has been the subject of features in GUP, The British Journal of Photography, Marie Claire and Exit magazine, among others publications. She was awarded as one of the Critical Mass Top 50 by Photolucida in 2018 and 2014, received a special distinction in the LensCulture Emerging Talents Award in 2014, was a finalist in The Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize in 2013 and 2014 and was nominated as a Flash Forward Emerging Photographer by the Magenta Foundation in 2012.

Her work has been shown in museums, galleries and festivals internationally, including ClampArt Gallery, The Schneider Gallery, The National Portrait Gallery, The Centre for Fine Art Photography, Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, Fotofever and The Singapore International Photography Festival, with work represented in private collections.

Stevens has produced commissioned work for clients including Le Monde, The New York Times, Wired, GQ, Forbes, The Washington Post, Le Figaro Magazine, F, The Guardian Magazine, The Times Magazine and The Wall Street Journal.

She can currently be found in Paris, France.

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