Amy Shapiro has created works of art outside the mainstream for thirty years. Her most recent project, Welcome to New York 1985 – 2005, documents the unique access she has had to performance art, interactive art installations and street culture in the Lower East Side, East Village, Williamsburg and Meat Packing District in New York City. She has received art honorarium grants from the Burning Man organization in 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009. She has a BFA from the School of Visual Arts and is co-owner of Luxlab.
Welcome to New York 1985 - 2005
Amy Shapiro released the photo series Welcome to New York 1985 - 2005 in 2016. It is the story of the artists, the neighborhoods and the unique time period in which they worked.
Amy Shapiro released the photo series Medical Panoramas in 2014 in which she used photography as a way to empower herself when she felt vulnerable undergoing cancer treatment.
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