Lidia Sharapova is a Russian American documentary photographer based in Milwaukee, WI. She grew up in Siberia and moved to the United States in 2013. There she works as a photographer and videographer. Lidia uses documentary photography to explore issues of social identity, gender, minorities, and small communities. 

AWARDS/GRANTS: 

2021 FRESH EYES talents, powered by GUP Magazine

2021 Portrait Of Humanity by 1854 British Journal of Photography, shortlist

2021  2nd Annual International Portrait/Fashion Exhibition by Analog Film Photography Association

EXHIBITIONS: 

2021 | Queering the Cream City, billboard art exhibition | Milwaukee, WI

2021 | As We Are, Solo exhibition | Bay View Gallery Night, Milwaukee, WI

2020 | Love, and Loss, and Resilience, Group exhibition | SXSE, Molena, GA 

2020 | I Witness, Group exhibition | Warehouse gallery, Milwaukee, WI 

2019 | Street Photography, Solo exhibition | Bay View Gallery Night, Milwaukee

2019| COPA, Group exhibition | Art Bar, Milwaukee, WI 

PRESENTATION / ARTIST TALK: 

January 2021 “COPA Spotlight”, Milwaukee, WI

March 2019 “These Milwaukee Streets” with Olympus, Milwaukee, WI 

EDUCATION: 

2019 — 2021 School of Modern Photography Docdocdoc, St.Petersburg, Russia 

October 2013 “The Eddie Adams Workshop XXVI”, Jeffersonville, New York. 

2012 — 2013 “Photojournalism” by Sergey Maximishin. School of visual arts, Moscow, Russia. 

1999 — 2004 M.S. Industrial & Civil Engineering, Moscow State University of Civil Engineering, Moscow, Russia. 

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