Laura Oliverio is an American photographer and photo editor based in the lower Hudson Valley, N.Y. region. She just completed a Bachelor’s Degree of Science with a concentration in Photography at the S.I. Newhouse School Of Public Communications. Her work combines art, documentary and conceptual photography with a focus in childhood and community.
For the past two years Oliverio served as President of the Syracuse University National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Chapter. In this role, she created lessons for weekly meetings that challenged photo students outside of the classroom.
She was the Head of Visuals at The Newshouse news outlet at Syracuse University, where she assigned over 20 photographers to stories that dealt with inequality in Central New York.
Additionally, she joined Zwilling J. A. Henckels this spring where she worked as a still photographer for the kitchenware manufacturing company. Laura is available for editorial and studio assignments.AWARDS & EXHIBITIONS2021 - Documentary Family Awards, 5th Place in the Teenagers Category
2021 - Dr. Frank Meola Photography Award
2021 - Newhouse Photography Annual, Light Work Gallery, Honorable Mention
2020 - College Photographer of the Year, COVID-19 Award of Excellence
2020 - Imagine Visions of Hope, Online Gallery
2020 - Newhouse Photography Annual, Light Work Gallery
2019 - College Photographer of the Year, Interpretive Eye Award of Excellence
2018 - Photographers Forum Magazine, Finalist2017 - Photographers Forum Magazine, Finalist
2016 - Photographers Forum Magazine, Honorable Mention