LARA ALCANTARA 

With galleries Nohra Haime in New York City and Art N Folly Gallery in Miami to show her work Lara went to BARD College to study photography, transferring to NYU as a junior. MFA studies brought her to the International Center of Photography/BARD. After working with Andres Serrano and Richard Avedon, Her work has been exhibited in New York , Paris, Venezuela, Panama, Spain, Germany  and Miami. She has participated group exhibitions internationally. She has dedicated herself to creating authentic images that tell stories, with a focus on conceptual fine art. 
In 2020 and 2021 won the Julia Margaret Cameron Self Portrait award and Fine art Portrait. BIFA best photographer of the year 2020 for self portraits as well. A fellowship with iconic designer and founder of Tory Burch Foundation Tory Burch in 2021.
During the pandemic Lara’s work went Viral and gives her and important push that she had been looking for. As she is locked up without staff teams and lighting teams, studios and art directors, she creates images to get out of her own uncertainty, fears and anxieties caused by the pandemic. She begins to infiltrate the world of housewife and thus putting a little comedy on her image, sarcasm and a concept. 
Now she travels the world with her camera and tripod, writing  and in nature. Mother of two girls, an energetic soul who always strives to spread light and happines everywhere she goes and is a conspiring lover of the universe.