FEATURES

2018  Lens: "Tenderly Photographing the End of Her Father's Life" by Jonathan Blaustein, New York Times

2018  Issue No 21 (March/April): "Safi Alia Shabaik: Photographs For Future Anthropologists" by Gary L. Friedman, CameraCraft

2017  "Her striking photos of her father capture the struggles and rewards of being a caregiver" by Gabe Rivin, Upworthy.com

2015  Featured Member of the Month, Los Angeles Center of Photography

2015  "Dia De Los Muertos" by Ebony Bailey,  Los Angeles Times: Southern California Moments (Blogzine)

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018  On the Streets in Los Angeles, LACP Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2018  Street Shooting Around The World, LACP Gallery, Los Angeles, CA  Juror: Gus Powell

2018  Call and Response: Art as Resistance, Strange Fire Collective, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA 

2017  On the Streets in Los Angeles, LACP Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017  Call and Response: Art as Resistance, Strange Fire Collective, Syntax Physic Opera, Denver, CO

2016 / 2017  LACP Holiday Show, LACP Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016  Crema, Tear Down Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

2016  Street Shooting in Los Angeles Exhibition, dnj Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

2016  "(en)Gendered (in)Equity - The Gallery Poster Project", Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Hollywood, CA

2015  Street Shooting in Los Angeles Exhibition, dnj Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

2015  The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: A Cheap Art Show, Farmer's Daughter Hotel, Los Angeles, CA

2014  "(en)Gendered (in)Equity - The Gallery Poster Project", ForYourArt at 6020 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

2014  BAC Student Art Exhibition, Barnsdall Art Center, Los Angeles, CA

2013  Street Shooting in LA and Around the World "Pop Up" Exhibition, The Julia Dean Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2013  "(en)Gendered (in)Equity - The Gallery Poster Project", Margin Release Right, West Los Angeles College Art Gallery, Culver City, CA

2013  Fontbron Academy: Moveon.now: Tomorrow’s Transportation Today, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

2013  Fontbron Academy, 8 Steps: A User’s Guide to Addiction, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA

2013  "Desire", First-Ever MOPLA Pin-Up Show, 04/06, Robert Berman Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

1998  "George's 2nd Annual Photo Derby", George's Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1997  "The Anti-Christmas Art Event & Celebration", Hollywood Mogul's, Los Angeles, CA

1997  "George's 1st Annual Photo Derby", George's Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1997  B-12 Presents: "EMULSION: A Contemporary Photography Exhibit", Gallery B-12, Hollywood, CA

1997  B-12 Presents: "Shattered Pop", Gallery B-12, Hollywood, CA

1995  Undergraduate Senior Art Show: "What Now?", Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

1995  Undergraduate Art Show, Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

1994  Degenerate Undercrap Reject Art Show", White Room Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

1994  Undergraduate Art Show, Wight Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1998  "Surrogate", Cruz L.A. Gallery, Venice, CA

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2018  LACP Instagram Takeover, Los Angeles Center of Photography (Instagram: @la_centerofphoto)

2018  Issue No 21 (March/April): "Safi Alia Shabaik: Photographs For Future Anthropologists" by Gary L. Friedman, CameraCraft

2018  "Grief", N.Y. Photo Curator: Global Photography Awards  Curator: Frances Jakubek

2018  issue 87: Beauty / Beautiful, F-Stop Magazine

2017  "Her striking photos of her father capture the struggles and rewards of being a caregiver" by Gabe Rivin, Upworthy.com

2017 / 2018 issue 86: Street Photography, F-Stop Magazine

2017  "The Dinner Table", LENSCRATCH: Fine Art Photography Daily (Blogzine)

2017  "Call and Response: Art as Resistance", permanent online exhibit, Strange Fire Collective

2017  "The 2017 Protest Exhibition", LENSCRATCH: Fine Art Photography Daily (Blogzine)  Curator: Aline Smithson

2017  "The 2016 Favorite Photograph Exhibition", LENSCRATCH: Fine Art Photography Daily (Blogzine)

2017  Los Angeles Center of Photography, Winter/Spring Course Catalog 

2016  "The 2016 Last Days of Summer Exhibition", LENSCRATCH: Fine Art Photography Daily (Blogzine)

2016  Los Angeles Center of Photography, Summer/Fall Course Catalog

2015  "Dia De Los Muertos" by Ebony Bailey,  Los Angeles Times: Southern California Moments (Blogzine)

2015  Grace Jones: "I'll Never Write My Memoirs", Gallery Books/Simon & Schuster, Inc.

2015  "The 2015 Cell Phone Exhibition", LENSCRATCH: Fine Art Photography Daily (Blogzine)

2014  "Super Inequality", Cover and Inside Story, Artillery Magazine

2013  Julia Dean Photography Workshops, Summer/Fall Course Catalog

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

2018 Artist Lecture, What I.F. (Intersectional Feminist) Club, Ramón C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts, Los Angeles, CA

2018 Artist Lecture, Mike Curb College of Arts, Media, and Communication, California State University, Northridge (CSUN), Northridge, CA

 

AWARDS + RECOGNITION

2015  Photographer's Forum: 2015 Best of Photography, Finalist

2014  Photographer's Forum: 2014 Best of Photography, Finalist

2013  International Photography Awards, Honorable Mention

1997  Lillian Levinson Scholarship, Faculty Nominee, UCLA

 

BOOKS

2016  Only Known As LUZ: A Memorial Tribute

 

EDUCATION

American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service, Inc., New York, Diploma of Funeral Service, Summa Cum Laude

University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art, Magna Cum Laude

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Los Angeles Street Collective, Member

Los Angeles Center of Photography, Charter Member

Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits, Volunteer

 

 

 

 

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