LINDSAY MORRIS / @lindsaymorrisphoto


Born: Detroit, MI, 1966

Resides: Sag Harbor, NY


BFA, University of Michigan School of Art 1988-1990

The School for International Training, Nairobi, Kenya 1989

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1985-1987

Rotary International, post-graduate studies, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1984-1985



Staff Photographer, The Watermill Center, Artistic Director, Robert Wilson, Watermill, NY

Freelance Photographer and regular contributor to the New York Times 

Board President, Gay Sons & Mothers, a nonprofit with a focus on education and community outreach


The New York Times(Nationa) "Soldier Who Exposed Torture in Iraq Is Buried at Arlington," 2023

The New York Times Magazine, "Ian Fishback's American Nightmare," February 2023

Suddeutsche Zeitung, "Goal: Survive," Munich, Germany, February 2023

Tages Anzeiger, "When School Children Practice Killing Sprees," Zurich, Switzerland, February 2023

Eltern Family, Germany, "Mein Sohn, die Prinzessin," January 2023

El Pais, Spain, "Attack Simulation at School," August 2022

Society Paris, "This Is Just An Exercise," August 2022

The New York Times Magazine, "Hell Drill - How Do You Prepare for a School Shooting?" July 2022

GEO Germany, "I'm," July 2022

Marie Claire Taiwan, "Camp I Am," 2021

Corriere della Sera Sette Magazine, Italy, “Here, We Are What We Are,” 2021 

The New York Times Magazine (cover), “The Kids of Camp I Am,” 2021

Marie Claire International, “A Small Taste of Freedom,” 2021

National Wildlife Magazine, "Horticulture Therapy on Riker's Island," 2021

Reuters, “In NY A Diverse New Group Works the Soil,” 2019

The Trans Generation, How Trans Kids (and Their Parents) are Creating a Gender Revolution by Ann Travers, NYU Press, Book Cover, 2019

Vanity Fair Italia, “A Life in Pink”, 2018

New York Magazine, “How To Raise A Boy,” 2108

Scientific American, “When Sex and Gender Collide,” 2017

KEK Mama, Holland, “I Am I”, 2017

NY Times Album, “Trained to Face Trauma -Volunteer EMS in a Small Long Island Town,” 2016

The Gender Creative Child: Pathways for Nurturing and Supporting Children Who Live Outside Gender Boxes, by Diane Ehrensaft, Book Cover, 2016

Marie Claire Australia, 2016

TIME Magazine + TIME LightBox, The Culture, 2015

World Photography Organization, Interview with Matthew Oxley, “Faces to Reckon With,” Visura, 2015

Spiegel, “You Are You,” Hamburg, Germany, 2015

BBC NEWS, “You Are You,” book profile, 2015

The Week, “The Hort at Rikers,” 2015

GEO International, “Girl? Boy? I Am I,” 2014

GEO Germany, “Girl? Boy? I Am I,” 2013

PDN, “Breaking Free of a Gender Box,” David Walker, 2013

Politiken/Foto (Denmark), “Boys In Tulle and Lip Gloss,” 2013

Slate/Behold, Featured photographer, David Rosenberg, 2013, “Boys Who Like Pink Have Their Own Camp,” Susan Donaldson James

Elle France, “Boys Who See Life in Pink,” 2013

Marie Claire France, “Can a Boy Wear a Dress?” 2012

Internzionale, Italy, “Today I Dress Like a Girl,” 2012

Haaretz, Israel, “You Are You,” 2012

Sunday Life Australia, “You Are You” (cover), 2012

The New York Times Magazine (cover) “What’s Wrong With A Boy Who Wears A Dress?” 2012


The Church, Sag Harbor, NY, RE:CYCLE – The Ubiquitous Bicycle, Curators: Mark Lubell, Jennifer Tripp, October, 2023

The Leiber Collection, East Hampton, NY, Garden of Friends, May 2023

Newport Art Museum, Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection, May 2022

Vogue Italia, Milan, Italy, Photo Vogue Festival Projections, Reframing History, November 2021

Parrish Art Museum, Watermill, NY, E Pluribus One, September 2021

Arts Center at Duck Creek, East Hampton, NY, Meet Your Neighbor, Solo Show, October 2020

Guild Hall Museum, A Small Taste of Freedom, Teens In A Time of Covid, Solo Show, Aug 2020

International Center of Photography, NYC, #ICPConcerned, Global Images For Global Crisis, 2020

Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI, Forever Young: Representations of Childhood +

Adolescence, Curator: Francine Weiss, October 2019

Parrish Art Museum, Watermill, NY, Shaping Identity, from the permanent collection, 2019

Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, NY, East End Collected, Curator: Paton Miller, 2018

Folio Gallery, Photographers On The East End, East Hampton, NY, Curator: Ned Smyth, 2017

Parrish Art Museum, Watermill, NY, Perspectives, 2016

Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley Idaho, Role Play, 2016

Fotofest, I Am A Camera, Curator: Steven Evans, July 2015

Clamp Art, New York, You Are You, Solo Show, 2015

Hamburg Triennial, Container City w/ Photoville, Brooklyn. Germany, 2015

Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, You Are You, Solo Show, Curator: Ann Jastrab, 2015

Outono Fotografico Festival, Galiza, Spain, You Are You, Solo Show, 2014

Photoville, Brooklyn, NY, United Photo Industries, 2014

The Fence, Brooklyn, NY, Atlanta, GA, 2014

Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, You Are You, Solo Show, 2014

Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL, Ctrl+P, Solo Show, 2013

Look3, Shots + Works Exhibition, Curator: Melissa Harris/Aperture, 2013

San Diego Art Institute, The Art of Photography Show, Juror: Julian Cox, 2012


TEDWomen Conference, Atlanta, GA, selected speaker on photo essay, The Kids of Camp I Am, October, 2023

Watermill Center, Artist in Residence, February/March, Watermill, NY, 2024

Prix de la Photographie Paris, "State of the World" exhibition winner, Paris, France, Nov 2023

World Press Photo Finalist, Hell Drill, New York Times Magazine, 2023

NYFA New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist Fellowship, Finalist in Photography, 2022

Budapest International Foto Awards, Gold Portfolio Award, Bronze Editorial Award, 2021

NYFA New York Foundation for the Arts, Grant Recipient, 2020

PhMuseum, Shortlist 2021 Women Photographers Grant, 2021

Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY, Juror: Jocelyn Miller, Honorable Mention, 2019

New York City Big Book Award, You Are You, 2018

Critical Mass, Finalist, 2018

UNICEF, Photo of the Year, Invitation, Finalist, 2016

San Francisco Int’l Photo Exhibition, Gallery Photographica, Gold Award, 2014

Julia Margaret Cameron Award Nominee, Ricchina’s Wedding, 2013

Critical Mass, Finalist, 2013


Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI

The Parrish Art Museum, Watermill, NY

Sous Les Etoile Gallery, NY, NY

E.A. Basse III Collection, TX

Frederic Rambaud Collection, NY

Stephen Evans / Fotofest Collection, Houston, TX

William M. Goodman Collection, San Francisco, CA

TEDWomen’s Conference - I will be speaking as a camp mother, LGBTQ advocate, and photojournalist describing my long-term photo essay “The Kids of Camp I Am” including a personal conversation with a former camper about the role that support from her family and community has played in her life. Atlanta, GA, October 2023

Lindsay Morris

Lindsay Morris is a photographer and co-producer of the 2016 BBC documentary, My Transgender Summer Camp. She's best known for documenting events in her personal life and surrounding communities.
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