Lindsay Thompson

United States of America

I was born on December 23, 1991 in Reading Pennsylvania. Seven years later I received my first camera; a birthday gift from my grandparents. The rest is history. I spent the next few months turning my basement into a studio and taking glamour shots of the family dog. After all, as a seven year old, I didn't exactly have the clientele of actual people.

Since I've gone to school, I've learned that this hobby of mine has truly become a passion. I graduated with a BFA in photography from Tyler School of Art in May of 2014. Photography calls for experiences to make art. It relies on seeing things and meeting people. As I look at life through a camera, I am able to interact with so many and see the world all while doing the thing I love; creating art. It does not, however, mean that I wish to give up the personal expression inherent in drawing or painting. Therefore, I use mixed media to create my images, helping them to become something more out of the ordinary. Each layer of ink and paint works to obscure reality and transform stand-still images into figments of my imagination.

BFA at Tyler School of Art, major: Photography, minor: Art History
Faculty Choice Award, Tyler School of Art, Faculty Choice Award, 2014
Group Exhibition at Senior Collective Show, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, United States of America, 2013
Group Exhibition at 6:15, Photo Lounge, Philadelphia, United States of America, 2013
Group Exhibition at Call + Response, Tyler School of Art, United States of America, 2014

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