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Luis Mallo was born in Havana, Cuba. He studied graphic design in New York City, but his immediate interest after leaving school became the photographic medium and its creative potential. His work has been shown around the US, Canada, Latin America, and Europe. He is a recipient of the Cintas Foundation Award and The Art Matters Photography Award. His photographs are included in the permanent collections of the Getty Museum of Art in Los Angeles, Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, the George Eastman House, the Worcester Museum of Art, the Museum of Art at Fort Lauderdale and the New York Public Library, as well as other public and private collections. Luis Mallo has been invited to lecture and talk about his work at various institutions, such as the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Smithsonian Institute, and the Maier Museum of Art. He’s also conducted workshops for students at various academic and cultural venues. His images have been featured in Metropolis magazine in New York City, Azure magazine in Toronto and Leica World Magazine in Germany. Luis Mallo currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Praxis Art Galler, New York City, 

OPEN SECRETS                            
Sicardi Gallery (Fotofest), Houston, 2010

IN CAMERA                                              Praxis-Art Wynwood, Miami, FL. 2006

LAMINAS                                                          Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 2000

PASSENGERS                                                Houston Center For Photography. Houston, 1996

OPEN SECRETS                     
Modern Art Galerie, Lyon, France. 2013

Luis Mallo, OPEN SECRETS                    
Jersey City Museum, NJ. 2009 

IN CAMERA                    
Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX. 2004

PASSENGERS                 Ricco/Maresca Gallery. New York, 1998

PASSENGERS                 Parchman/Stremmel Gallery. San Antonio, TX.


Getty Museum of Art, los Angeles

The New York Public Library

The George Eastman House, Rochester, NY

The Cintas Collection, Miami, FLA.

The Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FLA.

The Brooklyn Museum of Art

Houston Museum of Fine Arts

The New York Public Library

The SPRINT Corporate Collection

The Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA.

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