LYLE OWERKO BIO
A renowned New York City-based photographer, filmmaker and self-professed “pop-culture junkie,” Owerko’s editorial and fine art projects regularly take him to Africa, Asia, Europe and South America. Lyle’s film credits include music videos for Rufus Wainwright and American Hi-Fi in addition to commercial spots with Robert Redford for The Sundance Channel. His work is in numerous private collections, and has been featured in The New York Times, The Village Voice, New York Magazine, Architectural Digest, The London Times, BlackBook and Vanity Fair. In 2010 Abrams published The Boombox Project. That same year Hasselblad Cameras named him a Hasselblad Master for his work as a fine art photojournalist. His work is in the permanent collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum (London). SOCO Gallery exhibited the The Boombox Project in 2014 at The Mint Museum UPTOWN (Charlotte, NC). Owerko currently lives and works in New York.