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Vincent Laforet
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ACP 11 Lecture Series Presents Vincent Laforet
Savannah College of Art and Design - Atlanta
Featuring work by: Vincent Laforet

: Wed, Oct 7, 7pm - 9pm

At the age of 34, Vincent Laforet’s work has been published in most major publications around the world and he has been sent on assignment by Vanity Fair, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Sports Illustrated, Time, Newsweek, and Life Magazine.

Vincent’s fine art prints are exhibited in galleries internationally including the International Center of Photography in New York City, and Visa Pour L'Image in Perpignan, and are part of numerous private collections. His approach to aerial photography has been singled out as one of the most unique and interpretive amongst photographers today.

Vincent was recognized as one of the "100 Most Influential People in Photography" by American Photo Magazine in 2005 and was named one of the "30 photographers to watch under 30" by PDN in 2002. He and four other photographers were awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography for their post-9/11 coverage overseas in 2002. Vincent is a Canon Explorer of Light and Canon Printmaster and serves as consultant to companies such as Apple, Bogen, Lexar, and X-Rite. He and his work have been profiled on CNN and Good Morning America.

Laforet has been invited as a keynote speaker by a variety of organizations and universities from around the world. He has served as an adjunct professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, and the International Center of Photography. Vincent is represented by the Stockland Martel Agency. He resides in Manhattan Beach, CA, with his wife, Amber, son, Noah, and daughter Eliana.

Vincent Laforet’s lecture coincides with an exhibition of his work at Matre Gallery which opens on Thursday October 8th at 6:30pm. Presented with Matre Gallery and SCAD- Atlanta.

This event is free and open to the public.

Savannah College of Art and Design - Atlanta
4C Event Space
1600 Peachtree St., NW
Atlanta, GA 30309  [map: Google Maps]
web: http://acpinfo.org/programs/lecture_series.shtml
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/362
ACP Listing #: 005

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