Lynn Alleva Lilley is a photographer currently living in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. She has been creating personal photographic work in countries such as Kyrgyzstan, Jordan and the Delaware Bay. In September 2011, she moved with her husband and two children to Amman, Jordan. Over three years she photographed landscapes, a private zoo, Syrian and Iraqi refugees, bird migration routes, Western women who married Jordanians of Palestinian descent, and artists. She moved back to Silver Spring, Maryland in August 2014 where she began developing a book project with images made in Jordan.
At Paris Photo 2015 the book dummy, Tender Mint, was selected as part of the Book Machine workshop supported by One Star Press. Lynn is working with The Eriskay Connection in Breda, Netherlands on the design and publication of Tender Mint which they hope to publish at the end of May 2017 pending a successful fundraising campaign.
In August 2016, Lynn moved with her family to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan where she has begun to photograph new work there. In addition, on summer breaks back home, she continues to photograph the Delaware Bay including the world of Limulus Polyphemus, the species of horseshoe crab found on the east coast of the United States.
Her photographs of Syrian women in the play, "Syria: The Trojan Women" has been published in The Financial Times, Newsweek, The Times (London), The Washington Post, Courrier International, and National Public Radio (NPR website). Other work in Jordan was published by the local non-profit Collateral Repair Project (CRP) which assists Iraqi and Syrian refugees in Amman. Work from Kyrgyzstan has been published in Gastronomica and in publications of non-profit aid organizations.