About Matt Lutton

Matt Lutton is an American photographer based in Belgrade, Serbia. He has photographed for a diversity of publications from The Wall Street Journal to Le Monde and is the author of three solo exhibitions that were shown in his hometown of Seattle in 2008.

He joined Boreal Collective in 2013.


Winner (US), Magenta Flash Forward 2013. May 2013.
Winner, Burn Magazine Emerging Photographer Fund. June 2012.
Juror for Organ Vida 4: International Photography Festival in Zagreb, Croatia in June 2012.
Nominee, POYi Emerging Vision Incentive. June 2010.
First Place News Photograph, Serbia Press Photo. February 2010.
Shortlist, Anthropographia Award. January 2010.
Student Portfolio Award, Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar. December 2008.
Award of Excellence in International Picture Story. CPOY 63. November 2008.
Finalist, Photolucida Critical Mass. November 2008.
Elevation 2008 portfolio winner from The Photoshelter Collection. April 2008.
Vladimir Gross Scholarship, University of Washington, 2008.
Award of Excellence Grant, Alexia Foundation for World Peace. 2007.


Burn Magazine. Matt Lutton: “Only Unity”: Serbia In The Aftermath of Yugoslavia - Recipient, 2012 Emerging Photographer Fund, June 2012.
Wired Magazine's Raw File Blog: "Award-Winning Project Documents a Fractured Serbia", July 2012.
PDN: "Holding Up a Mirror to Serbian Nationalism", September 2012.
PDN: "End Frame: Matt Lutton on Alex Majoli", September 2012.
Wired Magazine Raw File Blog: Get to Know Our Favorite Photobloggers, a profile that includes Matt Lutton and M. Scott Brauer for their work on dvafoto.com, November 2010.
Lens Culture: Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere, 2010.
New York Times Lens Blog: Unending Divisions of the Bosnian War. July, 2010.



"Homeless in Seattle", Seattle City Hall. July 2008.
"Balkans Portfolio", Seattle Veteran's Affairs Hospital. June 2008.
"I See a Darkness", Glazers Gallery, Seattle. March 2008.


"Selected Works" at Belo Horizonte International Photography Festival, Brazil. 9 July-25 August, 2013.
"Eyes on the World" by Alexia Foundation at Bermuda National Gallery, January-August 2013.
"Stories that Drive Change" by Alexia Foundation at 25CPW, NYC. January 2013.
"Anthopographia 2010", New York Photography Festival. May 2010.
"Open Floor: The Telephone Project", Henry Art Gallery, Seattle. January 2010.
"New Directions", Wall Space Gallery Seattle. January 2008.

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