Luis Lazo was born in Chile, but grew up in England, and lived in the South of France for nine years, before relocating to Miami.
He studied Art History and photography at Bournville School of Art, before gaining a first class Honours Degree in Visual Communication from the University of Wolverhampton, UK. He worked as a stills photographer on feature films as well as a shooting portraits for publications such as Harpers & Queens, The Telegraph and Premiere magazine.
He also photographed for fashion magazines, including British GQ, Twill in Paris and SO-IN in Japan. He has had solo and group exhibitions in England, France, Holland and the US and was recently awarded Viewbook Photostory’s First prize in the conceptual category.
Stephan and Marian Loinsky, private collectors from Michigan, Ohio, Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz from Girls Club Foundation and Robert Fontaine from the Robert Fontaine Gallery in Miami are amongst the collectors of Luis’ work.