CAROLL TAVERAS

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Award-winning photographer with 14 years of photography, leadership and creative experience with
leading brands and the worlds’s most recognized magazine. Specializing in portraits, travel, long term
photo projects, print, editorial, exhibitions and curating.

Clients:
Art Assets, Bloomberg, Business week, COLORS, Details, Dwell, Elle Magazine, Enroute, French Glamour, Gourmet, The Guardian, GQ, Financial Times, Foto8, L’official, LSN global, LVMH, Marie Claire, Mother London, National Geographic, T Magazine, NY Magazine, Norwood Arts Club, NOWNESS, NYFA, Ojo de Pez, Resource Magazine, TIME Magazine, Travel & Leisure, Park National, Wallpaper, William T. Grant Foundation, Underline projects, WSJ, Vibe, Yes Yes No

Job Experience:
- Freelance Photographer for above clients. 2000-Current
- Co-Founder/Director of F.L.O.A.T. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. 2010-2013
- Curator for the following art exhibitions:

Duality/F.L.O.A.T. Gallery, L.E.S. NY. February, 2012
Art of Attraction/F.L.O.A.T. Gallery, Group show of 13 photographers. Chelsea, NY. April 2011
- Brian Finke, Camille Viver, Caroll Taveras, Cass Bird, Christian Webber, Ellen Jong, Joseph Szabo,
Lober Nogen, Sandy Kim, Stephen Irwin, Therese + Joel, Yisook Sohn, Zed Nelson

Picture Books/F.L.O.A.T. Gallery, Four independent photo book publishers. Brooklyn, NY. Feb 2011
- Hassle, JSBJ (Etudes), Lay Flat, Seems

Factory of Dreams/F.L.O.A.T. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. November 2010
- Stefan Ruiz, solo show
- Teacher’s assistant at International Center of Photography (ICP), New York, NY. 2003-2005
- Co-Founder/Photo Director of Flyer Magazine: New York, NY 1997-2000
Music and culture Magazine

Selected Exhibitions:
- “Connecting” / Artwork in the lobby @ 5 Hanover square, New York, NY. 2014
- “Salar Uyuni”/ Solo show/ Lobby @ 250 Park Avenue, New York, NY. 2014
- “Let Yourself go” /Solo show / Underline Gallery, New York, NY 2013
- “Photo Studio” /Solo show/ Space 15Twenty, Los Angeles, California. April 2013
- Group Show/Norwood Arts Club, New York, NY. September 2012
- “You are here”/Solo show/ Mother London Gallery, London UK. August 2012
- “The good American”/ Underline Gallery, New York, NY. July 2012
- “Duality”/Solo show/ F.L.O.A.T. Gallery, New York, NY. February 2012
- “Art of Attraction”/group show/ F.L.O.A.T. Gallery, New York, NY. April 2011
- “Photo Studio project”/Solo show installation/ Art Assets, Brooklyn, NY. January-March 2009
- “Summer show”/group show/ Host Gallery, London, UK. June 2008
- “Surrender”/Solo show/ Hot Shoe Gallery, London, UK. March-May 2007
- “21st Annual International Photography festival at Hyères, Hyères, France. April 2006

Lectures:
- CUNY panel on “Immersion Photojournalism”, New York, NY. 2014
- National Geographic lecture to young emerging photographers, London, UK. June 2012
- Financial practices in Photography Lecture at School of Visual Arts (SVA), New York, NY. April 2011
- Artist talk about my photography work, F.L.O.A.T. Gallery, New York, NY. 2011
- NYFA panel, Sustainable practices, Artist defining a new model, New York, NY. May 2008
- Introduction to Photography lecture to high school students, New York, NY. 2008
- Villa Noailes Artist lecture about my Photography & Collage work during the 21st Annual International Fashion & Photography festival, Hyères, France. April 2006
- Teacher’s assistant at International Center of Photography (ICP), New York, NY. 2003-2005

Awards & Grants:
- MOPLA grant/residency at space 15Twenty for Photo Studio project. Los Angeles, California. April 2013
- Art Assets, Artist residency, Photo Studio project, Brooklyn, NY. Jan-March 2009
- Host Gallery, Foto8 “Summer show” competition, London,UK June 2008
- Px3 Photography Awards, 1st prize in the fine art competition, Paris, France. 2007
- “Surrender” Solo show, Sponsored by the American Embassy in London, UK March 2007
- Hyères 21st Annual International Fashion & Photography festival, Hyères, France April 2007

Education:
University of New York at Purchase, BFA 1999
Middlesex University, London, UK 1997
High School for the Humanities, New York, NY 1995