Lucas Foglia Nazraeli

Lucas Foglia nazraeli

Lucas Foglia (b. 1983) was raised on a small family farm in New York and is currently based in San Francisco. A graduate of Brown University and the Yale School of Art, Lucas exhibits and publishes his photographs internationally. His work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Pilara Foundation and the Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Fine Art. His photographs have been published in Aperture Magazine, the New York Times Magazine, the Washington Post Magazine, British Journal of Photography, Contact Sheet, Wired and PDN’s 30. His first book, A Natural Order, was just released by Nazraeli Press.


2010. Yale University, New Haven, CT. MFA in Photography
2005. Brown University, Providence, RI. BA in Art Semiotics
2002-06. Arnold Newman. Assisted/printed for Arnold Newman at his studio in New York City


2013. Weatherspoon Museum of Art, Greensboro, North Carolina
2013. Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
2012. RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island. “America in View: Landscape Photography 1865 to Now”
2012. John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin. “The Kids are Alright”
2012. Les Rencontres d’Arles, Arles, France. “A Natural Order” (Solo Show)
2012. David Winton Bell Gallery of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island (Solo Show)
2011. Visionaris’11 Festival, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2010. The Print Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. “Stalking the Wild Asparagus”
2010. Transformer Gallery, Washington DC
2010. Eighth Veil, Los Angeles, California. “Yale MFA Photography 2010″
2010. David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. “Yale MFA Photography 2010″
2010. Maine Media Gallery, Rockport, Maine
2010. 25CPW, New York, New York. “Stranger than Fiction, Yale MFA Photography 2010″
2010. Green Gallery, Yale School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut. “Yale MFA Photography Thesis Show”
2009. Griffin Museum of Photography, Boston, Massachusetts
2009. Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas. “Human Nature”
2009. Michael Mazzeo Gallery, New York, New York. “Art Fair”
2009. Galerie Art Mur, Montreal, Canada
2009. Newport Art Museum, Newport, Rhode Island. “Net Works”
2008. Kathleen Cullen Fine Art, New York, New York
2008. Center for Photography, Woodstock, New York. “Converging Margins.” Curated by Leah Oates
2008. Lennox Contemporary, Toronto, Canada. “Flash Forward 2008″
2008. Center for Photography, Woodstock, New York. “Photography Now.” Juried by Darren Ching
2008. Light Factory, Charlotte, North Carolina. “Food for Thought.” Curated by Ariel Shanberg
2008. Look3 Festival, Charlottesville, Virginia. Curated by Melissa Harris, David Griffin, Kathy Ryan
2008. Newport Art Museum, Newport, Rhode Island. “Recent Acquisitions”
2007. Red Ink Studios, San Francisco, California. “Picture Progress”
2007. Firehouse 13, Providence Rhode Island. Rhode Island State Council for the Arts Fellowship Exhibition
2007. Hera Gallery, Wakefield, Rhode Island. “Concrete: Work from the Urban Environment”
2006. Woods-Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island. Faculty Exhibition
2006. Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island. Thurgood Marshall Photography Exhibition
2005. Providence City Hall, Providence, Rhode Island. “The Garden” (Solo Show)


David Winton Bell Gallery of Brown University
Light Work
Margulies Collection
Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Newport Art Museum
Pilara Foundation
Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Fine Art
Starr Foundation
Woodstock Center for Photography


A Natural Order. Nazraeli Press, Oregon 2012
GUP#33. “A Natural Order,” Amsterdam, the Netherlands 2012
Pop-Up Magazine. “History of a Boom Town,” Issue No. 6, Presented at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, California.
Core Samples from the World. New Directions Press, New York 2011. Poetry by Forrest Gander with photographs by Raymond Meeks, Graciela Iturbide and Lucas Foglia
Longshot Magazine #02. Debt. July 2011
Wallpaper* Magazine. “Next Generation, Graduate Directory 2011.” January 2011
Aperture Magazine. “Re-Wilding, Moving Off the Grid in America.” Issue 200. Fall 2010
Lyric Poetry Review. “Moving Around For the Light: A Madrigal.” Number 12. Gander, Forrest
Photography Quarterly. “Converging Margins.” Issue Number 98. Oates, Leah
Art Forum Online, Critics Picks. “Human Nature.” Carroll, Sean. Spring 2009
Photo District News. “PDN’s 30, Our Choice of Emerging Photographers to Watch.” Hughes, Holly. March 2009
Utne Reader. “Way Off the Grid.” March – April 2009. Hart, Joseph
Flash Forward 2008, Emerging Photographers From Canada, The United Kingdom and the United States. Magenta Foundation: Toronto, 2008
Contact Sheet, The Light Work Annual 2008. “Re-Wilding.” Number 147. Shanberg, Ariel
Donna di La Repubblica, Italy. “Il Nostro Orto Antirecessione.” July 19, 2008. Gentile, Francesca
Washington Post Magazine. “Splendid Isolation.” July 13, 2008. Strayed, Cheryl
British Journal of Photography. “Tomorrow’s People.” June 28, 2008


2010. Norman Joondeph Prize, Yale School of Art, Juried by Robert Storr
2009. Santa Fe Prize, Finalist, Juried by Charlotte Cotton
2009. PDN 30, Photo District News
2008. Flash Forward, Magenta Foundation
2008. Photography Now, Purchase Prize, Center for Photography at Woodstock
2007. Photolucida, Top 50 Photographers, Critical Mass
2007. Light Work, Artist in Residence
2006. Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, Aaron Siskind Fellowship in Photography
2006. Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, Independent Research Grant
2005. Rhode Island Foundation, Organization Mini-Grant
2005. Brown University Creative Arts Council, Project Grant
2005. Brown University Art Semiotics Honors Award
2005. Research at Brown Grant
2004. Arpels Environmental Fund, Project Grant
2004. Brown/RISD Collaboration Grant
2002. Timory Hyde Award

Teaching Experience

2011-2012. San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA. Visiting Lecturer in Photography
2009-10. Yale University, New Haven, Ct. Graduate Teaching Assistant