Lawrence Sumulong (b. 1987) is a Filipino American photographer and Picture Editor based in New York City. 

In 2016, he was a finalist at the Sony World Photography Awards in the Professional - Conceptual category and awarded an Allard Prize, a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant as well as En Foco's inaugural Foto Legacies Fellowship, one of New York City’s leading clearing houses and supporters of photographers of color. He was nominated for the World Press Photo Foundation's Joop Swart Masterclass in 2017 by photography scholar Mariko Takeuchi & Head On Photo Festival Director Moshe Rosenzveig. 

Invited by Curator Clara Kim of the Tate Modern, he has forthcoming work at the 2018 Gwangju Biennale.

Among others, his work has appeared in The Guardian, Le Monde's M le magazine du Monde, the Milk Gallery, The New Yorker: Photo Booth, NPR, Rencontres d’Arles, SBS News, the Sydney Morning Herald, and WIRED.

Recent commercial clients include AT&T, the British Film Institute, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The High Line, United Nations, Verizon, and TED. As a picture editor, he has worked New York Fashion Week, the MET Gala, and TIME 100 Gala.

His postcard series for the publication, Abe's Penny, is in the permanent collection of New York's Museum of Modern Art Library and the Brooklyn Museum Library.

For all inquiries, please reach out to [email protected].



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