Lawrence K. Snider


About Larry

Larry Snider has been taking photographs in locations around the world for 30 years and has exhibited them in numerous shows. He usually documents the people and landscape of a particular region, making a personal connection with that place and its culture. His work is in the permanent collections of over 20 museums including the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Photography and the Center for Creative Photography (Tucson).



Akron Art Museum
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Center for Creative Photography,
  University of Arizona, Tucson
Cleveland Museum of Art
Cranbrook Art Museum (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan)
Detroit Institute of Art
Grand Rapids Art Museum
Kalamazoo Institute of Art
Kresge Art Museum (East Lansing, MI)
Museum of Contemporary Photography (Chicago)
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Baltimore Museum of Art
Toledo Museum of Art
University of Michigan Art Museum, Ann Arbor
Milwaukee Art Museum
Whitney Museum of American Art (New York)


Prix de la Photographie Paris, PX3 2016 Competition
   1st Place in Portraiture Category
Fine Art Photography Awards, London, UK, June 2016
   1st Place in Travel Category & 3 Honorable Mentions
Lucie Foundation, 2015 International Photo Awards
   Six Honorable Mentions
Lucie Foundation, 2014 International Photo Awards
   3rd Place in Lifestyle Category & Honorable Mention
Kontinent Awards, 2013
   Honorable Mention for Fine Art Category
Center for Fine Art Photography in Colorado, “Identity”
   Honorable Mention, November 2013
Santa Fe Photo Portrait Contest
  Honorable Mention, February 2012
Color Magazine; January 2010, Issue 5: 2009
  Portfolio Contest Selection
Black and White Magazine
  Spotlight Selection, August 2007
Black and White Magazine
  Spotlight Selection, April 2001


Ladakh in the Indian Province of Jammu & Kashmir,
  Block Museum, Evanston, IL (April 2015)
Cultural Encounters: India, Burma (Myanmar), and Tibet,
  Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI (April 2014)
The Hungry Eye: Telling Stories Out of Photographs,
  The Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference,
  Denton, TX (June 2013)

Recent Exhibitions

Group Show, “The Retrieval of the Beautiful”
  The Painting Center, New York, NY (June 2016)
Group Show, “ReView: Seven Years at Corden | Potts”,
  Corden | Potts Gallery, San Francisco, CA (December 2015)
Group Show, “Photo ‘15”,
  Multiple Exposures Gallery, Alexandria, VA (October 2015)
Group Show, “2014 Best of Show Exhibition”,
  Lucie Foundation, New York, NY (November 2014)
Group Show, “The Built Environment (Online Gallery Annex)”,
   PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT (September 2014)
One Person Show, "Larry Snider: Photographs",
  Douglas Dawson Gallery, Chicago, IL (July 2014)
Group Show, "The Art of Travel Photography",
  PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT (June 2014)
Group Show, "Black & White", The Center for
  Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO (May 2014)
One Person Show, "Cultural Encounters",
  Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI (February 2014)
One Person Show, "Cultural Encounters",
  World Affairs Council, San Francisco, CA (August 2013)
Group Show, "Birds: Real or Imagined",
  PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT (January 2013)
Group Show, "Poetic Objects" PhotoPlace Gallery, April 2012
Group Show, "Winter Exhibition: Gallery Artists"
  Douglas Dawson Gallery, February 2012
One Person Show,"Photographs from Varanasi:
  India's Holiest City" Dennos Museum, March 2010
One Person Show,"Exploring the Sacred: Varanasi"
  Douglas Dawson Gallery, September 2008
One Person Show, Mill Gallery, Guilford, CT May 2008
One Person Show, Douglas Dawson Gallery,
  Chicago, IL, July 2007
Two Person Show, Schneider Gallery,
   Chicago, IL, March 2007
One Person Show, “Portraits: Myanmar and Tibet”
  Apex Fine Art; Los Angeles, October 2005
One Person Show, Evanston Cultural Center, 2005
One Person Show, Chicago Cultural Center, November 2003
One Person Show, Schneider Gallery,
  Chicago, Illinois, December 2002
One Person Show, “A World Away” Apex Fine Art,
  Los Angeles, September 2001
Participant, “West Looks East: Visions of Asia” Apex Fine Art,
  Los Angeles, May 2001
One Person Show, “A World Away”
  Kalamazoo Institute of Art, May 2001

Selected Publications

Doc! Photo Magazine (Photo Essay), June 2013
Pie Town: 70 Years After Russell Lee, limited edition
  Story by Paul Hendrickson, Photographs by Larry K Snider

Color Magazine; January 2010, Issue 5:
  2009 Portfolio Contest Selection

Art News; October 2007
Black and White Magazine; August 2007
Black and White Magazine; April 2001

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