Lisa Elmaleh

Location: Paw Paw, WV
Nationality: American, Moroccan
Biography: Lisa Elmaleh’s work is an exploration of rural America. Using a portable darkroom in the back of her truck, Elmaleh photographs using the nineteenth century wet plate collodion process. Elmaleh is a West Virginia based photographer and... read on

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Media News

National Catholic Reporter publishes photo essay, story about US-Mexico Border

By Lisa Elmaleh / organ pipe cactus national monument — This story was featured on July 5th, 2021 on the 3 National Catholic Reporter websites - NCR, Earthbeat, and..
News Spotlight

Tyler Childers - Long Violent History

By Lisa Elmaleh — I photographed the album cover for Tyler Childers new album, Long Violent History. 100% of net proceeds from..

Summer Workshops in Paw Paw, West Virginia

By Lisa Elmaleh — Come take a workshop with me in the field in Paw Paw, West Virginia! Workshops are hands-on, immersive,..
Events News

Upcoming Shows - Solo Show at College of Southern Maryland

By Lisa Elmaleh — I have a solo exhibition at the College of Southern Maryland October 28 - December 12.
News Spotlight

on NYTimes Lens Blog: Tintype Portraits of Old-Time Musicians from Appalachia

By Lisa Elmaleh — Delighted to share my personal work featured on today's New York Times Lens. The article was written by..
Events Exhibitions News

White Room Gallery: The lightness and the dark Exhibition by Lisa Elmaleh

By Lisa Elmaleh — Excited to be debuting new, never before seen work in West Virginia.  The exhibition opens on..
Events News

Lisa Elmaleh: Tintype Portrait Studio

By Lisa Elmaleh — KMR Arts announces Lisa Elmaleh's Tintype Portrait Studio on August 19 and 20 at the Judy Black..
Events Grant Announcements

Wet Plate Collodion Worshop July 7-9 in Paw Paw, WV

By Lisa Elmaleh — Penumbra Foundation - Sign up here! "I had a great time at the workshop! I feel like this has re-energized..

Feature in Popular Photography Magazine

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Everglades Book

By Lisa Elmaleh — My first book, Everglades , published by Zatara Press, is now available on my website .  It includes 31..

A Photographer's Daybook

By Lisa Elmaleh — This summer, during the floods that ravaged West Virginia, The Oxford American sent me out on an assignment..

JGS/Forward Thinking Museum

By Lisa Elmaleh — I am so honored and humbled to announce that I was awarded the fourth quarter 2015 JGS Foundation grant..

American Folk on CNN

By Lisa Elmaleh — Modern Day Musicians, Old-time Feel by Allison Love Seeing my name under the CNN logo is both surreal and..
Awards Spotlight

The 2015 Visura Arist Residency

By Lisa Elmaleh — Delighted to have received an invitation to The 2015 Visura Artist Residency in Stowe, Vermont. November..

Modern Tintypes of Folk Musicians at Berea College

By Lisa Elmaleh — This past week, I dropped off my work, and spent some time at the Celebration of Traditional Music, which..
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