Amy Shapiro has created art in abandoned industrial spaces, New York City streets, the Black Rock Desert, and other iconic landscapes for thirty years. She began as a performance and installation artist, however now photography is her primary creative medium. Her working process echoes the time spent making other types of artwork in semi-legal and unusual circumstances. Amy is co-owner of Luxlab in New York City which serves the photographic arts community. She has a BFA in painting from the School of Visual Arts, and has attended the Advanced Track Program at the International Center of Photography.