Erin Lefevre

Erin Lefevre is an award-winning documentary photographer from New York City. She got her start in photojournalism by interning at MLive/The Muskegon Chronicle in Michigan and later at The Hawk Eye Newspaper in Burlington, Iowa. After her internship, she began her freelance career. Erin is equally passionate about teaching: she has taught photography to middle and high students with the Brooklyn Public Library, International Center of Photography, Community Heroes, and within NYC public schools. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute and an Associate degree in Photography from the Fashion Institute of Technology. Erin completed her Master’s degree in Adolescent Special Education from Pace University in New York City. Erin currently works as a photography and special education teacher in New York City public schools.

Her work appears in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, British Journal of Photography, Bloomberg News, BuzzFeed News, Huffington Post, and ProPublica amongst others. She has exhibited her photography both nationally and internationally, including the Lumix Festival for Young Visual Journalism and a solo exhibition at Photoville 2020. Accolades of Erin’s work include the Wellcome Photography Prize 2019, the first-place recipient of the 2018 Getty Images Creative Bursary Grant, and the 2017 Missouri Photo Workshop “Spirit of the Workshop” award.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Erin Lefevre

Through Their Eyes: A Generation in Focus

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza

Through Their Eyes: A Generation in Focus showcases emerging talent and the importance of arts education.

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Liam’s World

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

A photographer began photographing her brother to better understand him as a person on the autism spectrum. The project blossomed into a collaboration when he started to narrate his own story.

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