Columbia College Chicago, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
About Lisa Lindvay
Lisa Lindvay was born in 1983 in Erie, PA and currently resides in Chicago, IL. She earned her MFA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago (2009). In her ongoing photographic series Hold Together Lindvay portrays the inner workings of her father, sister, and two brothers as they navigate their way through instability, financial adversity, and the growing pains of adolescence while coping with their mother’s mental health issues. Lindvay’s photographs have been exhibited in Chicago at ASpect/Ratio Projects, Johalla projects, Weinberg/Newton, Hyde Park Art Center; Nationally at Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington (DC); Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover (MA); Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro (NC); and Internationally at Turner Contemporary, Margate (ENG); among others. She is the recipient of the 3Arts Artist Award (2011) and Chicago Artadia Award (2012).