Laura Oliverio is an American photographer and visual storyteller based in Syracuse N.Y. She is completing 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 has 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.
Currently, she is the Head of Visuals at the Newshouse news outlet at Syracuse University where she has assigned over 20 photographers to stories that deal with inequality in Central New York.
Additionally, she joined Zwilling J. A. Henckels this spring where she works as a still photographer for the kitchenware manufacturing company. Laura is available for editorial and studio assignments.
AWARDS & EXHIBITIONS
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
2017 & 2018 - Photographers Forum Magazine, Finalist
2016 - Photographers Forum Magazine, Honorable Mention