Lisa Ann Fanning

lisa@lisafanningphotography.com

Sydna67@yahoo.com

www.lisafanningphotography.com

 

Awards/Honors

2017 American Art Award, Named one of 300 of the World's Best Contemporary Artists for 2017, Featured in the Huffington Post

2015 For The Record: Artfully Historic DC, The Historical Society of Washington, Folklife in Deanwood, second place

2013 Nordic Style Magazine, guest culture and arts blogger (360 multimedia project) DC Nordic Jazz Festival, Washington, DC

2010 Urban Realism - C Art Gallery, Seattle, WA, People's Choice Award

2009 Art Acquisition Grant, 3 photographs purchased by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities for the DC Art Bank Program

2008 Glimpses in Time: An International Juried Photography Exhibition in Honor of James Van Der Zee –Resting Place, Oakland, CA, juror award

2008 Selected as the Official Photographer for the President of the Republic of Mali during his visit to Washington, DC. Covered meetings at the White House with President Bush and the Pentagon with the Deputy Secretary of Defense

Solo Exhibition

2007 "Language of Light" - Leeds Gallery, Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana

Group Exhibitions

2018 In My Mind's Eye, juried exhibition, Pepco Edison Place Gallery, Washington, DC 

2017 Colors of Life: The Exposure Group juried exhibition, The Center for the Arts of Greater Manassas/Prince William County: Manassas, VA

2016 A Point of View: Contemporary Photography, juried by Mitra Abbaspour, Site: Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

2015 The Historical Society of Washington's For The Record: Artfully Historic DC, juried by Theo Adamstein, Founder and Director, FOTODC; Renee Braden, Manager, Archives & Special Collections, National Geographic Society; Brandon Brame Fortune, Chief Curator, National Portrait Gallery; Jane Freundel Levey, Consulting Curator, Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection, The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum; Kerry McAleer-Keeler, Program Head, Art and the Book Graduate Program, Associate Professor, Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, The George Washington University; Martin Moeller, Jr., Senior Curator, National Building Museum; Richard O’Connor, Ph.D., Chief, Heritage Documentation Programs, National Park Service; Klaus Ottmann, Ph.D., Director of the Center for the Study of Modern Art and Curator at Large, The Phillips Collection: The Historical Society of Washington, Washington, DC

2013 National Auctioneers Association/USA TODAY Marketing Competition, Estate & Personal Property and Auction Crowd, Chad Metzger, CAI, Metzger Property Services

2013 "Takin' It To The Streets: DC Through Three Lenses" Exhibition, A. Salon Gallery/DC Arts Studio, Washington, DC 
2013 "Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series" DC Regional Exhibition, International Visions Gallery, Washington, DC 
2012 "Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series" DC Regional Exhibition, International Visions Gallery, Washington, DC 
2012 "Black Bodies in Motion" and "Colors of Life" Exhibition, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
2012 “A Sense of Place” Exhibition, Tubman-Mahan Gallery, Washington, DC

2011 “Street Stories" Exhibition - Kiernan Gallery, Lexington, VA, November 2011

2010 International Photography Competition (IPC)" Exhibition - Artists Haven, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2010 “Glimpses in Time: An International Juried Photography Exhibition in Honor of Imogen Cunningham”, Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA

2010 “Culture and Agriculture” New Visions Gallery, Marshfield, WI

2010 “30 Exposures” Art Institute of Washington, Arlington, VA

2010 "Urban Realism" C Art Gallery, Seattle, WA,

2010 "Nostalgia" Vermont PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

2010 "King to Obama" - Museu Afro Brasil, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2009 “Giving Voice: The Power of Words in African American Culture” Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Washington, DC

2009 “Glimpses in Time: An International Juried Photography Exhibition in Honor of Manuel Alvarez Bravo” Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA

2009 “28 Exposures” Art Institute of Washington, Arlington, VA

2008 “International Peace Day” Richard J. Daley Center, Chicago, Il

2008 “Riots are the Language of the Unheard” The Historical Society of Washington, Washington, DC

2008 “Exposure: A Vision of Faces and Places” Art Institute of Washington, Arlington, VA

2007 “26 Photographers... 66 Stories” Art Institute of Washington, Arlington, VA

2007 “Glimpses in Time: An International Juried Photography Exhibition in Honor of Gordon Parks” Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA

Collections

Public 

Folklife in Deanwood. The Historical Society of Washington. Washington, DC. United States. Donated 2015 

Another Place in Time. DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Washington, DC. United States. Donated 2009

Hope Floats. DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Washington, DC. United States. Donated 2009

Georgetown Canal. DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Washington, DC. United States. Donated 2009

Contributions to Publications 

Nordic Style magazine “Nordic Jazz Lights Up the City of Duke Ellington” article by Lisa A. Fanning

Mambu Badu, Issue 2, featured artist, www.mambubadu.com

Art Journal Page pages 104-105 (DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Art Bank Collection)
http://issuu.com/thedcarts/docs/32under32

Art Critic DeWitt Cheng, East Bay Express, The Enduring Photograph highlights Lisa's Award Winning Photograph "Resting Place"
http://www.eastbayexpress.com/ebx/the-enduring-photograph/Content?oid=1091215

Eu Tehno um Sonho: de King a Obama - a saga negra do note Exhibition - Sao Paulo, Brazil 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DAs8u_YQlU

Glimpses in Time: An International Juried Photography Exhibition in Honor of James Van Der Zee

Juror: Stephen Wirtz, Color Catalog by Joyce Gordon Gallery
http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/446138

Glimpses in Time: An International Juried Photography Exhibition in Honor of Manuel Alvarez Bravo Juror: Rene De Guzman Color Catalog by Joyce Gordon Gallery
http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/774014

NOSTALGIA: An Exhibition at PhotoPlace Gallery
http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/1257003

Colors of Life: An Exhibition by the Exposure Group African American Photogrpahers Association, Inc.
http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/865990

Street Stories: The Kiernan Gallery Exhibition Catalogue Vol. 1
http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/2585579

Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2009; Giving Voice ... 2 photos featured in video
https://festival.si.edu/blog/2009/introduction-to-the-2009-giving-voice-program

 

Affiliations

The Exposure Group African-American Photographer's Association, member

Black Artists of DC, member

 

Lisa Wins 2017 American Art Award. Her honor and art are featured in the Huffington Post.

Video Announcement of Lisa's 2017 American Art Award. Click here to see video. 

2017’s Best Manipulated Photos / Landscape Or Still Life / Awarded To Lashkov, Edmundson, Fanning And Parker Owens.

 

 


Lisa is announced as the 2nd place winner of The Historical Society of Washington's For The Record: Artfully Historic DC Exhibition for her photograph "Folklife in Deanwood"


News Coverage of the For The Record: Artfully Historic DC Exhibition "Folklife in Deanwood" second place winner


Lisa speaks about her award-winning photograph "Resting Place" 

in the Glimpses in Time Exhibit


 

Lisa accepts her juror award for "Resting Place" in the Glimpses in Time Exhibit

Lisa poses for a photograph with other award-winning photographers in the Glimpses in Time Exhibit

Lisa speaks at the Artist Talk for Takin' It To The Streets: DC Through Three Lenses Exhibition 

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