BRIAN LAV has been photographing since 1969 and teaching at Parsons the New School for Design, in New York City since 1974 where he has received their prestigious Teaching Excellence Award.

To date, BRIAN LAV has had over forty one man and group exhibits and his work is represented in permanent collections including: The International Center for Photography, The Rochester Institute of Technology, The New Jersey State Museum, The Newark Museum, and The Museum of Art and History in Fribourg, Switzerland. His photographs have been published in many books and magazines including: Manhattan, The Platinum Print, The Photographed Cat and America’s Working Man.

BRIAN LAV is recognized as a prominent contemporary photographer, a master printer, as well as, an exceptional educator. Currently Lav is working on two new books, one titled The Fine Black & White Print, which is the sequel to his first book Zone System and the other book titled Alexandria, a collection of photographs documenting the first sixteen years of his daughter’s life.