BIO
Lisa Lindvay was born in 1983 in Erie, PA and currently resides in Chicago, IL. She earned her MFA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago (2009) and BFA in Applied Media Arts from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (2006). Lindvay’s photographs have been exhibited in Chicago at Aspect/Ratio Projects, Johalla Projects, Weinberg/Newton, Hyde Park Art Center; nationally at Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington (DC); Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover (MA); Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro (NC); and Internationally at Turner Contemporary, Margate (ENG); among others. She is the recipient of the 3Arts Artist Award (2011) and Chicago Artadia Award (2012). 
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EDUCATION
2009
MFA Photography, Columbia College Chicago
2006
BFA Applied Media Arts, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania  
AWARDS, RECOGNITION AND GRANTS
2015 
Prix Pictet Award - Nominee
2012
Artadia Award, Artadia (The Fund for Art and Dialogue), New York NY
Faculty Development Grant, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago IL
2011
Aperture Portfolio Prize, Finalist, Aperture Foundation, New York NY
3Arts Artist Award, 3Arts, Chicago IL
Baum Award for Emerging American Photographers, Nominee
2010 
International Center of Photography Infinity Award (Young Photographer), Nominee
30 Emerging Photographers Issue, PDN’s (Photo District News), Nominee   
Baum Award for Emerging American Photographers, Nominee
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 
Hold Together, Wichita State, Wichita KS
2014 
Hold Together, Johalla Projects, Chicago IL
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
EnFace, Aspect Ratio Gallery, Chicago IL
2016 
Person is A Noun, Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee WI
2015 
An Invisible Hand, David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago IL
2014 
Close to Home, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh PA
This Can't Go Wrong (This Can't End Well), Chicago Theological Society, Chicago IL
Why Marriage, The Darst Center, Chicago IL
2013 
Shades of darkness, C33 Gallery, Chicago IL
The Kids are All Right, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover MA
The Kids are All Right, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro NC
2012 
Artadia Award Finalists Exhibition, EXPO Chicago, Chicago IL
The Kids are All Right, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan WI
Nothing in the World but Youth, Turner Contemporary, Margate UK
2011 
No Place Like Home, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago IL
2010 
Ground Floor, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago IL
2009 
Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition Exhibition, National Portrait Gallery      
Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
Not Just Another Pretty Face, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago IL
2008 
Chicago Art Open, Merchandise Mart, Chicago IL
Reflections, Vespine Gallery, Chicago IL
2007 
Around the Coyote Fall Festival Exhibition, Around the Coyote Gallery, Chicago IL
2006 
83rd Annual Spring Exhibition, Erie Art Museum, Erie PA
COLLECTIONS
MPP (Midwest Photographers Project), Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago IL
The Museum of Contemporary Photography Permanent Collection, Chicago IL
Various private collections

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