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3/25/17 

Announcement: 

Lissa Rivera: Beautiful Boy  

ClampArt  

June 1, 2017 – July 15, 2017  

Reception: June 1, 2017, 6-8pm  

247 W 29th St, Ground Floor, New York, NY 10001  

 

2/23/17 

Strange Fire Collective 

Q&A Lissa Rivera: Beautiful Boy 

Interview with Lissa Rivera, BJ and Hamidah Glasgow 

http://www.strangefirecollective.com/lissa-rivera-beautiful-boy 

 

2/22/17 

Metal Magazine 

Lissa Rivera: Confessions are Sonnets, interview with Valeria Giampietro. 

http://metalmagazine.eu/en/post/interview/lissa-rivera-confessions-are-sonnets 

 

2/1/17 

2017 Exhibition Announcements: 

Love Games: Planned Parenthood Benefit Art Show  

Image Gallery  

February 10 – February 28, 2017  

1501 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11221  

Candela Books & Gallery  

March 3, 2017- April 22, 2017  

Preview Reception / Artist Talk: March 2nd, from 5-8pm  

Public Opening / First Friday: March 3rd, from 5-9pm  

214 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220  

Critical Mass Top 50 Show: Markers of Time  

Artwork Network Gallery  

April 7, 2017 – May 1, 2017  

Reception: April 7, 2017, 6-9pm  

878 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, Colorado 80204  

Lissa Rivera: Beautiful Boy  

& Laura Bidwell: Song of Desire  

Cleveland Print Room  

September 8, 2017 - November 10, 2017  

2550 Superior Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114  

 

1/27/17 

FLASH: Contemporary Photography Here 

Tannery Event Centre 

151 Charles St. W., Kitchener, Ontario, Canada 

 

12/10/2016  

Blue Library 2 Curated by Tammy Mercure 

In Conjunction with PhotoNOLA 

Chapbook Release: Lissa Rivera & Natalie Krick 

On view: Dec 10, 2016- Jan 30, 2017 

Opening Reception: Dec 10, 6-10pm 

Closing Reception: Jan 14, 6-10pm 

Antenna 

3718 Saint Claude Avenue 

New Orleans, LA 70117 

www.antenna.works 

 

12/9/2016  

Lecture: Lissa Rivera & BJ Lillis 

School of Politics Lecture Series 

In Counjunction with BROUHAHA  

curated by Zeljka Blaksic and Brujas  

Friday, December 9 

4:00PM 

Recess 

41 Grand Street New York, NY 10013 

Free and open to the public 

 

12/8/2016 (Upcoming) 

The Annenberg Space for Photography 

Slideshow Night: Identity 

Thursday, December 8 

6:30-8:30PM 

2000 Avenue of the Stars 

Los Angeles, CA  

www.annenbergphotospace.org 

 

12/1/2016 

Fraction Magazine, Issue 93 

Edited by Bree Lamb and David Bram 

http://www.fractionmagazine.com 

 

12/1/2016 

Focal Point Lecture Series: Lissa Rivera 

Thursday, Dec 1, 12–1pm 

Lesley University College of Art and Design 

1801 Massachusetts Ave, Room 005  

Free and open to the public 

 

11/18/2016 

Feature on Spurl Editions Blog by Eva Richter, 'Beautiful Boy by Lissa Rivera.' 

http://spurleditions.com/blog 

 

11/16/2016 

Interview in Never Apart Magazine by Mikela Jay, 'Lissa Rivera: Interview.' 

www.neverapart.com 

 

11/2/2016 

Feature on Lenscratch by Aline Smithson, 'Lissa Rivera: Beautiful Boy.'  

http://lenscratch.com 

 

10/26/2016 

Critical Mass Top 50 

www.photolucida.org 

 

10/26/2016 

Feature on All About Photo by Ann Jastrab, 'Lissa Rivera: Beautiful Boy.'  

www.all-about-photo.com 

 

10/10/2016 

Exhibition Announcement: 

Portraits 2017 

The Center for Fine Art Photography 

January 14, 2017 – February 25, 2017 

400 North College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80524 

Juried by Karen Marks, Director of Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York (*Juror's Honorable Mention) 

 

9/27/2016 

Feature on The Advocate Magazine by Christopher Harrity, 'Feminine Revelations.'  

www.advocate.com 

 

9/15/2016 

Lissa Rivera is now represented by ClampArt, New York. 

http://clampart.com 

 

9/10/2016 

Exhibition Announcement: 

Non-Binary 

Centre Never Apart  

October 5, 2016 – January 14, 2017 

7049 St Urbain, Montreal, Canada  

 

9/8/2016 

Huffington Post article by D. Dominick Lombardi, 'Tell Me a Story' 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/d-dominick-lombardi/tell-me-a-story_b_11869368.html 

 

9/4/2016 

Artist feature in ''Considered,' ArchitectureBoston Magazine, a quarterly publication of the Boston Society of Architects, Fall 2016, volume 10, No. 3. 

 

9/3/2016 

Exhibition Announcement:  

Tell Me a Story 

in conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates Photography 

Reception Saturday, October 8th from 7-10pm  

October 5th − 18th, 2016 

1272 Murphy Avenue SW, Atlanta, GA 31136 

Curated by Anita Arliss and D Dominick Lombardi 

 

8/4/2016 

Exhibition Announcement:  

Photo Review 2016 

November 4th – December 7, 2016 

Gallery 1401, Philadelphia University of the Arts 

211 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 

Juried by Malcolm Daniel, Curator in Charge, Department of Photography, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX 

 

6/24/2016 

Creative Boom, 'Beautiful Boy: Sensitive project that allows a man to become a woman,' by Katy Cowan. 

http://www.creativeboom.com/inspiration/beautiful-boy-sensitive-project-that-allows-a-man-to-become-a-woman/ 

 

6/22/2016 

Musee Magazine, 'Woman Crush Wednesday: Interview with Lissa Rivera,' by Riley Ryan Wood. 

http://lissarivera.com/selected-press/musee-magazine/ 

 

6/13/2016 

Exhibition Announcement:  

WE:AMEricans 

Station Independent Projects 

138 Eldridge St, New York, New York 10002 

Reception: July 7, 2016, 6:00 PM - 8:00PM  

Exhibition: July 7-August 13, 2016 

 

6/7/2016 

Huffington Post, Feature and Interview with Katherine Brooks, 'A Photographer And Her Muse Set Out To Explore Gender Fluidity. And Then They Fell In Love.'  

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/beautiful-boy-lissa-rivera_us_5756b8b9e4b07823f9512869 

 

6/1/2016 

*Winner - The Peter Urban Legacy Award 

Griffin Museum of Photography 22nd Annual Juried Show: Peter Urban Legacy Exhibition 

Juror: Elizabeth Avedon 

http://www.griffinmuseum.org/blog/22nd-juried-show-peter-urban-legacy-exhibition/ 

 

5/25/2016 

Ace Hotel Blog, feature and images from artist residency 

http://blog.acehotel.com/post/144922052873/beautiful-boy-is-lissa-riveras-photographic 

 

5/17/2016 

Feature Shoot, feature and interview by Ellyn Kail 

The Photographer Who Fell In Love With Her Genderqueer Muse 

http://www.featureshoot.com/2016/05/the-photographer-who-fell-in-love-with-her-genderqueer-muse-nsfw/ 

 

5/26/2016 

Review in The Boston Globe 

Identity and memory on display at the PRC, by Mark Feeney 

https://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/theater-art/2016/05/08/identity-and-memory-display-prce/01TPHGaK7aXXLVMiPu19XO/story.html 

 

4/27/2016 

Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards Winner 

Developed: Five Emerging Photographers—will open at United Photo Industries, 16 Main St, #B, DUMBO, Brooklyn, New York, Thursday, June 2, 6:00-9:00PM, and all are invited to attend. 

Jurors: Jessie Wender (Senior Photo Editor, National Geographic), Fiona Rogers (Magnum Photos), Kevin Wy Lee (Invisible Photographer Asia), Sarah Sudhoff (Director, Capsule Gallery), Liz Lapp (Curator/Content Manager Yahoo) and Jennifer Schwartz (Director of Crusade for Art). 

http://www.featureshoot.com/2016/04/announcing-the-winners-of-the-2nd-annual-feature-shoot-emerging-photography-awards/ 

 

4/22/2016 

Featured Artist in Iris (Online & Print) 

The Blush Room: Iris Zine Launch Party 

April 22, 7 - 10pm 

FLUTTER Studios, 114 Alaskan Way S, Seattle, Washington 98104 

http://www.violetstrays.com/ 

 

4/19/2016 

My Chica (Italy), Article: “Beautiful boy" L'immaginario femminile fotografico di Lissa Rivera by Orlando Callegaro. 

http://www.mychica.it/news/beautiful-boy-limmaginario-femminile-fotografico-lissa-rivera/ 

 

4/08/2016 

Raw View Magazine #05, Skin: Interview by Laura Vuoma 

http://www.rawview.org/ 

 

4/08/2016 

Artist in Residence, Ace Hotel, New York, NY 

 

3/15/2016 

Slate.com: Behold, feature and interview by David Rosenberg. 

http://www.slate.com/blogs/behold/2016/03/15/lissa_rivera_s_beautiful_boy_is_an_exploration_of_what_it_means_to_be_feminine.html 

 

3/11/2016 

L'Oeil de la Photographie, ASMP NY 2016 Featured Photographer. 

Nominated by Reviewers Dasha Shapovalova (Curator, Slideluck), Casey Kelbaugh (Founder and Director of Slideluck Potshow), Cupid Ojala (Leslie – Lohman Museum/ Prince St. Project Space Coordinator), Rodrigo Villa (Artist and Curator), Brian Paul Clamp (Owner and Director of ClampArt) and Ruben Natal-San Miguel – Photographer (Curator and Collector, ARTmostfierce). 

http://www.loeildelaphotographie.com/2016/03/11/article/159893345/asmp-ny-2016-lissa-rivera/ 

 

3/7/2016 

EXPOSURE: The 20th Annual PRC Juried Exhibition

April 28 − June 26, 2016. 

Opening reception, in conjunction with Flash Forward Festival Boston, Thursday, May 5th, 5-8pm. 

Jurors: Anita Douthat, John Jacob, Leslie K. Brown, George Slade, and Francine Weiss. 

http://www.bu.edu/prc/exposure/juriedexhibition.htm 

 

2/28/16 

Guardian/UK Observer, Feature and Interview by Linsey McFadden (Online & Print).  

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/feb/27/hey-boy-hey-girl-cross-dressing-as-fine-art-in-pictures 

 

2/16/16 

Flavorwire, Feature and Article by Alison Nastasi. 

http://flavorwire.com/561361/photo-series-beautiful-boy-explores-femininity-and-fantasy-between-a-female-photographer-and-her-muse 

 

2/10/16 

The Ones We Love, Conversation and Feature. 

http://www.theoneswelove.net/lissa-rivera.html 

 

2/9/16 

The Red List: Portfolio Feature. 

http://theredlist.com/wiki-2-16-860-897-1127-view-portrait-2-profile-rivera-lissa.html#photo 

 

2/6/16 

2016 Open Juried Exhibition, Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT. Exhibition Dates: March 4 – 27. 

Curated by Paula Tognarelli (Director/Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography). 

http://vcphoto.org/2016-open-juried-exhibition/ 

 

1/29/16  

FLASH: Contemporary Photography Here, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. 

 

1/23/16 

L'Oeil de la Photographie, Featured Reader Portfolio. 

http://www.loeildelaphotographie.com/2016/01/23/article/159887493/lissa-rivera-beautiful-boy/ 

 

1/21/16 

"Off the Fridge," Curated by Yorgos Efthymiadis, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA. On view January 21–February 21, 2016. 

 

12/15/15 

The Curated Fridge, Exhibition Curated by Bruce Myren, Somerville, MA. On view December–January 2016. 

http://www.thecuratedfridge.com/Dec-2015-Jan-2016 

 

12/4/15 

Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography director Keyohei Abe shares Beautiful Boy in his review of Filter Photo Festival. http://detroitccp.org/In-Review-2015 

 

11/29/15 

Aint Bad Magaine features Beautiful Boy

 

11/17/15 

Gendered Perspectives: An Investigation into Contemporary Identities

Nov 19 - Dec 10, Hartmann Center Gallery, Bradley University. 

 

10/11/15 

Winner, People's Choice Award, Filter Photo Festival, Chicago. 

 

10/4/15 

Highlight in Boston Globe Review. 

Show at PRC Offers Visual Diversity, by Mark Feeney