Lisa's News and Updates

 

Winner of 2017 American Art Award

Winning Photograph: Memory's Telephoto Lens 

Screenshot of Winning Announcement in the Huffington Post

Award -Winning Artist Lisa Fanning

 

Interior Spaces (Sold - Private Collector)

Selected for the "In My Mind's Eye" group exhibtion co-presented by Black Artists of DC and the Pepco Edison Place Gallery in Washington, DC (Feb 2018).

A Streetcar Named Dakar: Transatlantic Memories and Portraits of a Distant Past

Selected for the "In My Mind's Eye" group exhibtion co-presented by Black Artists of DC and the Pepco Edison Place Gallery in Washington, DC (Feb 2018).

 
 
 

October 2017

Lisa takes part in the historic Now Be Here #4 DC/MD/VA photo. 465 Women Artists in the DC, Maryland and Virginia region showed up to represent the amazingly vibrant and woman-powered DMV artistic community the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) in Washington, DC. The event was covered in the Washington Post

Photo by Kim Johnson 

 

 

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

Lisa won a 2017 American Art Award. She was named one of 300 of the Wrold's Best Contemporary Artists. She competed with artists from 56 countries and placed 5th in her category of manipulated photography landscape or still life.  Her award and photograph were featured on the Huffington Post.

See the article here.

 
 
 
 
 
 

2012

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isa's photograph "Gradation of Wealth" has been selected by the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series for the Washington, DC competition. The Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series in partnership with Russell and Danny Simmons' RUSH Philanthropic Arts Foundation Washington, DC regional event will be held at International Visions Gallery on October 13th from 6 - 9pm. More information and the official invite can be found on the International Visions 

Lisa was selected as one of 40 female photographers of African descent  to be featured in the upcoming Spring/Summer  volume (2) of Mambu Badu

 

2011

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isa has been selected as 1 of 70 photographers from around the world to exhibit her work ("Blessed Be The Ties That Bind" and "Sweet Like Bitter Chocolate") in the "Street Stories" Exhibition at the Kiernan Gallery in Lexington, VA - November 2011 (Juror - Debbie Hagan)



 



 

2010

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isa has been selected as 1 of 45 photographers from around the world to exhibit her work ("Kinship") in the International Photography Competition Exhibition at the Artists Haven Gallery in Ft. Lauderdale, FL - October 2010 (Juror - Thomas E. Craig)

Lisa's work ("Sweet Like Bitter Chocolate") is SOLDat the ?Glimpses in Time ? An International Juried Photography Exhibition in Honor of Imogen Cunningham? at the Joyce Gordon Gallery in Oakland, CA. Her work has been selected for this exhibitiom for the past four years. (Juror - Linda Connor)

Lisa has 1 image ("Generations") chosen for the "Culture and Agriculture" juried art exhibition at the New Visions Gallery in Marshfield, WI - July 2010

- Lisa has 3 images ("Sweet Like Bitter Chocolate" "Resting Place" "The Edge Up") chosen for the juried "Urban Realism" exhibition at the C Art Gallery in Seattle, WA - April 2010 - 2 People's Choice Awards

- Lisa has 5 images ("Sweet Like Bitter Chocolate" "Kinship" ?Tuesday" "Interlude" and "Rendezvous") chosen for the juried annual Exposure Group's show titled "30 Exposures? at the Art Institute of Washington, in Arlington, VA - May 2010 (Jurors - Lisa Farrell, Leena Jayaswal, and Wisson West)

- Lisa has one image ("Blessed Be the Ties That Blind") chosen for the juried "Nostalgia" exhibit at the PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, Vermont.The show will hang from April 6 - May 1, 2010 - (Juror - Lariss Leclaire)

 
 

2009

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isa has 3 images ("I am Obama" "Town Crier on Inauguration Day" and "The Edge Up") selected for the juried Exposure Group's "King to Obama" exhibition at the Museu Afro Brasil in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The show will hang in the museum from Nov 2009 - March 2010.

Lisa has 3 images chosen for the juried Smithsonian Folklife Festival's ?Giving Voice: The Power of Words in African American Culture in Washington, DC from June - July 2009.

Lisa's image "Sacred Ground" is chosen for the ?Glimpses in Time ? An International Juried Photography Exhibition in Honor of Manuel Alvarez Bravo? at the Joyce Gordon Gallery in Oakland, CA for the third year in a row. Over 160 images from 5 countries were submitted for the juried exhibition and 61 were selected by juror Rene De Guzman. The image will hang in the gallery for the month of July and be included in the color catalog. Books can be purchased on ww.blurb.com

Lisa has 3 images ("Sacred Ground" "Park Stories" and ?The Dreamer") chosen for the annual juried Exposure Group's show titled "28 Exposures? at the Art Institute of Washington, in Arlington, VA - May 2009

 
 
 

Presidents Bush and Toure in the Oval Office

2008

Lisa fulfills assignment of a lifetime working as the official photographer for the President of Mali during his visit to Washington. She covered all meetings and events, including his meeting in the Oval Office at the White House with President George W. Bush and at the Pentagon with Deputy Secretary Gordan England.

Resting Place

2008

Lisa's has four photographs in the juried International Peace Day Exhibition at the Richard J. Daley Center in Chicago, Il. They will hang in the center from September 15-26, 2008

Lisa is selected for a juror award for her image "Resting Place" for the Glimpses in Time: An International Juried Photography Exhibit in Honor of Gordon Parks at the Joyce Gordon Gallery in Oakland, CA. The show was juried by Stephen Wirtz of the prestigious Stephen Wirtz Gallery in San Francisco, CA. Over 350 images from 9 countries and 29 states were submitted for the exhibition and 82 were selected. She will fly to Oakland for the Opening Reception where she will receive her award.

Lisa has four images selected for the juried ?Riots are the Language of the Unheard? Exhibition at Historical Society of Washington in Washington, DC. Her work will hang in the exhibit from June - December 2008.

Lisa's image "Resting Place" has been selected for the juried member exhibition Exposure: A Vision of Places and Faces at the Art Institute of Washington. Opening Reception will take place on May 17th from 2:00-5:30pm. The show will run from May 10 - May 30, 2008.

 
 

2007

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he Opening Reception for Lisa's first solo exhibition "The Language of Light: Photos by Lisa Fanning" takes place at Earlham College's Leeds Gallery in Richmond, Indiana today.

Lisa's photographs are chosen to launch the website of the new Photography Gallery at the Joyce Gordon Gallery in Oakland, CA.

Lisa attends the opening reception of Glimpses in Time: An International Juried Photography Exhibit in Honor of Gordon Parks at the Joyce Gordon Gallery in Oakland, CA. "Water Dance", Lisa's signature photograph, was selected for the competition juried by Stephen Wirtz of the prestigious Stephen Wirtz Gallery in San Francisco.

Lisa's photo "Passin' Through" is selected for the relaunch of TVOne Online. It can be found with 16 other photos in the "I See Black People"section of the website(# 12).

Lisa appears in two newspapers. The Palladium-Item newspaper in Richmond, Indiana wrote an article about her life and the Exposure Group Photography Exhibit. A group photo and article about the photography exhibit appeared in theMetro Elite section of The Washington African-American newspaper.

Five of Lisa's portraits were selected for the juried Exposure Group: African-American Photographers Exhibition at the Art Institute of Washington from May 5 - mid-June. The opening reception is May 5, 2007 from 3-6pm.

 

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