Anthoula Lelekidis was born and raised in Queens, New York. As a first generation Greek-American, she considers both New York and Greece her home. She has graduated with a BFA in Photography from Parsons the New School for Design. She received the Community Fellowship from the International Center of Photography and was a resident at the Skopelos Foundation of the Arts. In 2008, she earned a scholarship from the Students On Ice Organization to travel to photograph Antarctica. Her work integrates both photography, printmaking and mixed media, with a focus on themes of memory and personal history.


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

EXPERIENCE/RESIDENCIES
2018 – Present Community Fellow, International Center of Photography
Instructor, PhotoUno Photography School
Teaching Assistant, International Center of Photography
2016 Artist in Residence, Skopelos Foundation of the Arts, Skopelos, Greece
2015 – Present Photographer, Ancient Astoria
Photographer, FOS Development Group
2014 – Present Photographer, Modern Spaces
2008 Teen Academy Fellow, International Center of Photography
2006 Antarctic Expedition Scholarship, Students on Ice Organization, Argentina/Antarctica

SELECTED EXHIBITS

2020 The Place called Home, Studio Montclair Gallery, Montclair, NJ
100 Photos, 20square7 Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Night & Day, Departure Studios Gallery, Long Island City, NY
Cut/Paste/Resist, University of New Brunswick, Canada
2019 The Spirit of Mom & Pop Shops, Loft28, Astoria, NY
Ancient Astoria, Astoria Coffee, Astoria, NY
2018 Queens Hip Hop Festival Art Show, Colorwerx, Long Island City, NY
2017 Celebrate Hell Gate, T-Studio Space, Astoria, NY
Urban Art Collective, LIC Arts Open, Modern Spaces, Long Island City, NY
2016 Rooted In Queens, QNS Collective, Long Island City, NY
Artist Relaxation, QNS Collective, Long Island City, NY
Ancient Astoria, Greenpoint Gallery Salon, Greenpoint, Brooklyn
2014 Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition, Online Portfolio Feature, ASOC.org
2011 Gates of Ganesh Benefit Auction, Chelsea Arts Gallery, Chelsea, NY
2010 Miracles and Traumas Technology, 446 Broadway, New York, NY
Breakfast, PhotoFeast, International Studio & Curatorial Program, Brooklyn, NY
Friar’s Lantern, PhotoFeast, 66 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
In/Out(side), 3 Gallery, 66 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
2008 ICP Teen Academy, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2007 ICP Teen Academy, Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, NY

PUBLICATIONS
2020 Wotisart #35 Magazine, Liverpool, UK
A5
Magazine, Liverpool, UK
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 World Guinness Book of Records
2013 World Guinness Book of Records
2007 World Traveler, The Queens Courier Newspaper
2006 Student To Photograph Life In Antarctica, Times Ledger


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