ABOUT

Photographer Lyalya Garbouz

 

 

 

Lyalya Garbouz is an award-winning artist and Nikon ambassador based in Moscow. She specializes in fine art portrait and documentary photography. At the moment her main direction is art photography and appropriation art allegorical portraits which are made on the basis of acrylic painting, photography, collage and digital drawing. 

She is interested in everything that concerns a man, fate, life and death. The author examines the internal (psychological) and external (bodily) transformations of a person, the metamorphosis of a person in different periods of the life, as well as the extent to which these changes are influenced by modern society, family upbringing, interpersonal relationships, certain circumstances and manipulations. 

Her photography presents a fixation of moments of everyday life and fine art portraits, in which her daughter becomes the main character. 

The trust between the mother and the daughter in a real life, mutual affection and love let her create touching, piercing and ambiguous images. 

1st place in Top Country Pick of International Photography Awards 2013 (USA) 

She worked for Huggies and Nutrilon.

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AWARDS



2018 
"To Magritte", Bronze PX3 (Prix De La Photographie Paris 2018, Paris, France) in professional category Fine Art / Collage. 
"Soldier M" ("Being Photographer's Daughter"), Honorable Mention in professional category Fine Art / Portrait, International Photography Awards (USA) 
"Maria Magdalena", Nominee in professional category Portrait, 11th Annual International Color Awards (USA) 

2017 
"Being Photographer's Daughter", 2d place in professional category Book / People, TIFA, Tokyo International Foto Awards 
"Maria Magdalena", 3d place in professional category Fine Art / Portrait, International Photography Awards CIS (USA) 
"The Elective Affinity" 3d place in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards CIS (USA) 
"Maria Magdalena" Honorable Mention in professional category Fine Art / Portrait, TIFA, Tokyo International Foto Awards 
 
2016 
"M.", 1st place in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards CIS (USA) 
"Maria", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA) 
"Freedom", Honorable Mention in professional category Children, IPA Family of Man Competition 2016 (International Photography Awards, USA) 
"The Life in the Past", Honorable Mention in professional category Old Age, IPA Family of Man Competition 2016 (International Photography Awards, USA) 

2015 
"The Sea", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)  
"Houses of the Times", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Family, International Photography Awards (USA)  

2014 
"Travel to the Past", 1st place in professional category “Child and family photography”, The Best Photographer - 2014 (Russia) 
"The Spell", Nominee in professional category Children of the world, 8th Annual International Color Awards (USA) 
"Together and apart", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Family, International Photography Awards (USA)  

2013 
"Here We Are", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Family, International Photography Awards (USA)  
"Old Age", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Family, International Photography Awards (USA)  
"My old house", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)  
"Julia", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)  
"Nature Inside", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)  
"Lion-Hunter", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)  

2012 
"Great-grandmother", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Portrait, International Photography Awards (USA)  
"Travel to the Past", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)  
"Sun on her Skin", Honorable Mention in professional category People / Children, International Photography Awards (USA)

2011 
1st place in The Photography Competition "Kisses collection", Darwin Museum, Moscow, Russia 

2010 
The finalist of The Photography Contest "Pure view - 2010" 
Nominee for Photographer of the Year 2010 (Russia) 



BIENNALES 

2016 
"Home", The Fourth Russian Museum Photobiennale, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia 
"Grandmother", The Fourth Russian Museum Photobiennale, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia 


SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

2013 
Lyalya Garbouz "Everything Starts in the Family", Muzeon, Moscow, Russia 

2010 
Сharity exhibition for Children’s Hearts Fondation, WinZavod, Moscow, Russia 
Lyalya Garbouz "The Breath of Love", CDHA, Moscow, Russia 
Lyalya Garbouz "The Breath of Life", Listok Gallery, Moscow, Russia 


GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2018 
"The Winter Patterns", Gogolevsky Photocenter, Moscow, Russia 

2017 
"Black&White", Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece 
"Travel", Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece 
NAPP, Sofia Press Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria 
NAPP, Sofia Press Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria 
EXPOFOTO, Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal 

2014 
"The Best photographer IV", The State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia, Moscow, Russia 
"The Black and White Childhood", Moscow Museum, Moscow, Russia 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS 
Fotodelo (Russia), Photo and Video (Russia), DigiralPhoto (Russia), Serial (Russia, Digitally enhanced works), The Green Parents (UK), Young Family (Russia), Home Baby (Russia), Beautiful People (Russia) and others. 

LECTURER 
Nikon School (Moscow, Russia), The Institute for the Humanities and Information Technologies (IGUMO&IT), Photo and Money, Fotoshkola.net, Festival Day of Photographer, Fotoslet, PhotoForum Crocus Expo 

Master classes in Savoy hotel, Moscow, Russia 

EDUCATION 
Lyalya graduated Moscow State University photojournalism and documentary photography, Moscow, Russia