Lynn Savarese

Lynn Savarese is a photographer whose work focuses on intimate observation. Originally from a small town in Texas, Savarese resided and traveled throughout the world before making New York City her home in the early ‘80s following her graduation from Harvard Law School. After careers in corporate law and investment banking and a lengthy sabbatical to raise her family and pursue volunteer work for various human rights organizations, Savarese finally found her passion—photography–several years ago. Since then, her fine arts photography has appeared in both solo and group shows, won several awards, and been featured in a number of publications. Savarese also frequently works with not-for-profit organizations to help further their missions through strategic photography projects. Since being commissioned as the photographer for the New York’s New Abolitionists project in 2013, Savarese has photographed over 150 of New York’s New Abolitionists whose portraits appear at Photoville, helped with the production of a companion book and website for the New Abolitionists project, and organized four other exhibitions featuring the Abolitionists. Savarese also accepts commissions for commercial projects from time to time. To learn more, visit her website at

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Lynn Savarese

New York’s New Abolitionists

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

The New York’s New Abolitionists, a campaign launched by the New York State Anti-Trafficking Coalition in 2013, seeks to raise awareness around human trafficking and modern-day slavery by recognizing and honoring those who are actively involved in the effort to combat these scourges and provide services to victims, as well as prominent figures willing to lend their stature and take a public stand to condemn trafficking and enslavement.

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