New York, NY, United States
Lawrence Sumulong (b. 1987) is a Filipino American photographer and Photo Editor with Jazz at Lincoln Center based in New York City.
In 2015, The Lucie Foundation shortlisted him as an “emerging talent with vision and dynamic ideas that challenge and progress the art form of still photography into work that compels”. In 2016, he was a finalist at the Sony World Photography Awards in the Professional - Conceptual category and awarded an Allard Prize, a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant as well as En Foco's inaugural Foto Legacies Fellowship, one of New York City’s leading clearing houses and supporters of photographers of color.
Among others, his work has been featured internationally by the Bronx Documentary Center, Chobi Mela VI, Detroit Center of Contemporary Photography, FestFoto - Festival Internacional de Fotografia de Porto Alegre, FOTOGRAFIA - Festival Internazionale di Roma, The GroundTruth Project, The Guardian, Head On Photo Festival, Huck Magazine, Humble Arts Foundation, the Jorge B. Vargas Museum, the Landskrona Foto Festival, Le Monde's M le magazine du Monde, MACRO - Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Roma, the Milk Gallery, The New Yorker: Photo Booth, NPR, NYU Tisch School of the Arts’ Gulf and Western Gallery, Open Show New York City, Playbill, Photovisa VII: International Festival of Photography, the Somerset House, the Sydney Morning Herald, Verve: The New Breed of Documentary Photographers, WIRED, and the World Photography Organisation.
His postcard series for the publication, Abe's Penny, is in the permanent collection of New York's Museum of Modern Art Library and the Brooklyn Museum Library.