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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Tyler Childers - Long Violent History
lisa elmaleh
Sep 20, 2020
I photographed the album cover for Tyler Childers new album, Long Violent History.

100% of net proceeds from Long Violent History will support underserved communities in the Appalachian region through the Hickman Holler Appalachian Relief Fund.

View a message about the album from Tyler, here.

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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..

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..

Everglades Book Signing at Baxter Street/Camera Club of New York

By Lisa Elmaleh — Monday, February 13, 6pm - 9pm 126 Baxter Street, New York, NY Join me at the Camera Club of New York for a..

Feature in Popular Photography Magazine

By Lisa Elmaleh

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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