Olivia Locher was born in 1990 in the woods of Johnstown, Pennsylvania and currently resides in Manhattan. Olivia’s art is grounded in dreamlands and consciousness, while Olivia herself is generally dreaming. She received a BFA from School of Visual Arts in 2013.


Several of her clients include, The New York Times Magazine, T Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, and W Magazine.


She Breathes carefully and dances very rarely. 


Olivia Locher born 1990
Lives and works in New York, NY


2013, BFA Photography, School of Visual Arts


2017: Olivia Locher, I Fought the Law published by Chronicle Books (September 2017)
2015: ROYGBIV X GOLD, Self Published 
2012: In Dreams, Self Published

Exhibition Solo:
2017: I Fought the Law, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, NY (September 2017)
2012: The Mr Roboto Project, In Dreams, Pittsburgh, PA

Selected Exhibition Group:
2017: Photo London, Steven Kasher Gallery, London, UK
2017: AIPAD, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, NY
2016: Pier 24 Photography, Collected,San Francisco, CA 
2015: Photoville, Down the Rabbit Hole, Curated by Instagram, Dumbo, NY
2015: LOOK3, WORKS, Curated by Kathy Ryan and Scott Thode, Charlottesville, VA
2015: Foley Gallery, Dear Dave Week, Curated by Stephen Frailey, New York, NY
2015: Steven Kasher Gallery, Pheromone Hotbox, New York, NY 
2014: Photoville, SVA BFA Photography Department, Curated by Stephen Frailey, Dumbo, NY
2014: Kasher|Potamkin, Intangible Beauty Part II, New York, NY
2013: Aperture Foundation, 1/1 Benefit, Curated by Kathy Ryan, New York, NY
2013: Daniel Cooney Fine Art, Emerging Artists Auction, New York, NY
2013: Visual Arts Gallery, SVA Mentors, Mentored by Kathy Ryan, New York, NY
2012: Le Dictateur, Best Unseen Photography, Milan, Italy. 
2011: The Mr. Roboto Project, Collective Transport presented by MIOF at VIA, Pittsburgh, PA
2011: Chelsea Arts, Gates of Ganesh, New York, NY
2011: Margate Photo Festival, Sunny Side Up, Wandering Bears, UK
2011: Fashion Space Gallery, When We Were Young , London
2011: F.L.O.A.T Gallery, OjodePez, New York, NY
2010: Visual Arts Gallery, Camera Work, New York, NY
2009: 709 Railroad Street, Female Group Show, Johnstown PA
2009: Swiss Institute, ARTribe, Photography for the Next Generation, New York, NY

Selected Interviews: 
2017: Plastik Magazine
2017: Glamour
2017: i-D
2016: Citiphile
2016: Adhoc
2015: W Magazine
2015: Milk Studios
2015: CoEdit Collection
2015: Ghostly International
2015: Instagram
2015: Slate
2015: Interview Magazine 
2015: Autre
2014: A+
2014: Wired
2014: Revlon + Refinery29, Beauty Nation The New Provocateurs
2013: In conversation with Jörg M Colberg for Conscientious

Selected Print Publications: 
2017: Plastik Magazine 
2016: The New York Times Magazine
2015: The New York Times Magazine
2015: W Magazine
2015: Interview Magazine 
2015: The New York Times Magazine 
2014: Neon Magazine 
2014: Glamour Magazine 
2014: Vanity Fair Italia
2014: Datum
2014: The New York Times Magazine 
2013: Bloomberg Business Week
2013: Dear Dave, No. 15
2013: Boys on Film Book, SSE Project
2013: Bombay Gin, Naropa Press 
2012: Unpublished, Best Unseen Photography, #4
2012: Der Greif, No.6
2012: No Thoughts, No. 9
2012: HIGH/low, Self Published 
2012: teenVAG, Issue 2
2011: Please Read if at All Possible,Published by Rizzoli
2011: Dust and Dessert, No. 4
2011: I Remember Every Kiss, Self Published
2011: OjodePez, Self Publish be Happy, When We Were Young 
2010: Blood of the Young, Zine, No. 1
2008: All the Hair on Her Leg, My Idea of Fun Artist Collective

Selected Awards, Honors, and Press:
2015: Purple Diary, Pheromone Hotbox Opening
2015: Bullett
2015: Dazed, A Step Inside Pheromone Hotbox
2015: Time Out New York, Pheromone Hotbox
2014: NYTimes T Magazine, Feature on "How To"
2014: LOOK3, LOOKbetween 2014, attendee
2014: Foam, Paul Huf Award, Nominee
2013: PDN 30 Under 30, Nominee
2013: Tierney Fellowship in Photography, Nominee
2012: Conscientious CPC 2012 Winner
2012: Pittsburgh Magazine
2012: TeenVag, Opening Ceremony
2012: The New York Post, Discussion about the Girl Project
2010: Esquire Magazine, Five Moments

2014: Fox News, The Five, Memorial Day Show 
2013: Good Morning America 

Commissioned Work:
2016: Ghostly International, Editorials for The Ghostly Store
2016: W Magazine, Image for September Issue, Kinky Boots
2016: The New York Times Magazine, Letter of Recommendation: Ear Candling
2016: Refinery 29, Take Back the Beach, Fantasy Body Hair 
2016: The New York Times Magazine, Letter of Recommendation: The Beekeeper Joke 
2015: The New York Times Magazine, Letter of Recommendation: SmartWool Socks
2015: The New York Times Magazine, Letter of Recommendation: Fanny Packs
2015: W Magazine, NYFW SS16 
2015: Interview Magazine, Image for September Issue
2015: W Magazine, Portrait for September Issue
2015: W Magazine, Draw Attention
2015: W Magazine, NYFW FW14 Backstage Beauty
2014: W Magazine, NYFW SS15 Backstage Beauty 
2014: Southern Living, Portrait of Lela Rose
2014: NYTimes T Magazine, Dior Cruise 2015
2014: New York Times Magazine, Portrait of Henk Ovink
2014: NYTimes T Magazine, The Scene NYFW, Michael Kors, DKNY, Moncler Grenoble
2014: Bloomberg Businessweek
2014: W Magazine, FW14 NYFW Backstage Beauty