Adeline Lulo (b. Washington Heights, NY) is a visual storyteller who is inspired by her upbringing, culture, and community.
Adeline Lulo (b. Washington Heights, NY) is a visual storyteller who is inspired by her upbringing, culture, and community. Working between the Bronx, Washington Heights, and the Dominican Republic, she uses photography to address socio-political issues that directly affect her family, friends and communities. Lulo illuminates the presence of joy, resilience, and love; often experienced but rarely documented within Black and Hispanic communities.
In 2022, Lulo was 1 of 20 Artist to be selected for Google's first-ever Image Equity Fellowship. She was 1 of 100 to be selected for the merit-based Eddie Adam’s Workshop and was featured in Afropunk as one of the Artists documenting the many layers of the Black and Afro-Latinx experience. Lulo’s image was highlighted as TIME’s “Best Portrait of 2020”. She is the recipient of two ‘Bronx Recognizes Its Own’ award received in 2017 and 2019.
Lulo earned a BFA from Parsons School of Design in 2015 and was awarded "Best In Show" for the Thesis Exhibition. Her work has been exhibited at The Studio Museum of Harlem, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Longwood Art Gallery and BronxArtSpace. Lulo’s photographs were projected in the ‘Claremont Illuminated’ Festival held by the Bronx Documentary Center which brightened a dark stairwell on the edge of the South Bronx’s Claremont Village, a New York City Housing Project.
Her clients include The New York Times, Time Magazine, Freeform, Disney, Bank of America, Nike, Footlocker, AT&T, Uniqlo, R29 x Somos, Vice and more.