Anthoula Lelekidis is a native New Yorker born and raised in Queens. She is a first generation Greek-American and considers both New York and Greece her home. Anthoula is a graduate of Parsons the New School for Design with a B.F.A. in Photography. In 2008, she earned a scholarship from the Students on Ice organization to document Antarctica’s wildlife and ever changing landscapes. She has received the Community Fellowship from the International Center of Photography and was a resident at the Skopelos Foundation of the Arts. Her photography explore themes of memory and history through her current environment as well as her past recollections.


 

EDUCATION

2011   BFA, Photography, Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY

 

EXPERIENCE

2018   International Center of Photography Community Fellowship, Fall - Spring 2019

            Instructor, PhotoUno Photography School

2015   Photographer, Ancient Astoria, January 2015 – Present

2014   Photographer, Modern Spaces, December 2014 – Present

2013   Marketing Assistant, Haymarket Media, November 2013

2012   Lifetouch Studios Photographer, April 2012 – September 2013 

2009  Photographer's Assistant - Hotel Chelsea, 2009 – 2012

 

EXHIBITIONS

2018   "Queens Hip Hop Festival Art Show", Colorwerx, September 2017

2017   "Celebrate Hell Gate", T-Studio Space, November 2017

             "Urban Art Collective”, LIC Arts Open, Modern Spaces, May 2017

2016   "Rooted In Queens”, QNS Collective, October 2016

            "Artist Relaxation”, QNS Collective, September 2016

            “Ancient Astoria”, Greenpoint Gallery Salon, February 2016

2014   Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition, Online Portfolio Feature, November 2014

2011   Gates of Ganesh Benefit Auction, Chelsea Arts Gallery, September 2011

2010   “Miracles and Traumas Technology”, 446 Broadway, December 2010

            “Breakfast” PhotoFeast, ISCP Brooklyn, April 2010 

            “Friar’s Lantern” PhotoFeast, 66 Fifth Avenue, NY, April 2010 

            “In/Out(side)”, 3 Gallery, 66 Fifth Avenue, NY, April 2010 

2008   Teen Academy, ICP, Museum of Modern Art, February 2008

2007   Teen Academy ICP, Howard Greenberg Gallery, June 2007

 

PUBLICATIONS

2016    “Can Social Media Help Fight Gentrification?”, GlobalCityNYC.com

            “The Passion Behind Ancient Astoria”, GiveMeAstoria.com

2015   “Astoria’s Longtime Buildings and Storefronts”, DNAinfo.com

2014    “Tallest Mohawk”, World Guinness Book of Records

2013    “Longest Fingernails”, World Guinness Book of Records

2007    “World Traveler”, The Queens Courier Newspaper

2006    “Student To Photograph Life In Antarctica”, Times Ledger


References available upon request.

 

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