About Lia Chang Photography
Lia Chang is an actor, a multi-media content producer and co-founder of Bev's Girl Films, making films that foster inclusion and diversity on both sides of the camera. Bev's Girl Films' debut short film, Hide and Seek was a top ten film in the Asian American Film Lab’s 2015 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition, and she received a Best Actress nomination. BGF produces promotional films for artists, actors, designers, theatrical productions, composers and musicians. Ms. Chang is also an internationally published and exhibited photographer, a multi-platform journalist, and a publicist.
Photographs by Lia Chang are in the permanent collections of New-York Historical Society, Lower East Side Tenement Museum, Angel Island Immigration Station, Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA), the Japanese American National Museum (JANM), the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation Art Collection. The Lia Chang APA Theater Portfolio in the Asian Pacific American Performing Arts Collection is housed in the Library of Congress Asian Division's Asian Pacific American Islander Collection.
In addition, her portraits and performance photographs have appeared in Vanity Fair, German Elle, Women’s Wear Daily, The Paris Review, TV Guide, Daily Variety, Interior Design, American Theatre, Broadwayworld.com, Life & Style, OUT, New York Magazine, InStyle, Timeoutny.com, Villagevoice.com, Playbill.com, Theatermania.com, thelmagazine.com, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, USA Today, The Boston Globe, New York Times and Washington Post. The Lia Chang Archive also includes Asian Pacific Americans in the Workforce and her fine art collection of Botanical Beauties - botanical portraits, cityscapes and landscapes, noted for their intimate style and sensuous details. Lia is the official photographer for the National Tropical Botanical Garden on Kauai.
She is a Scripps Howard New Media Fellow at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, a Visual Journalism Fellow at the Poynter Institute for New Media and a Western Knight Fellow at USC’s Annenberg College of Communications for Specialized Journalism on Entertainment Journalism in the Digital Age. She is the recipient of the AAJA 2001 National Award for New Media and the OCA 2000 Chinese American Journalist Award. Avenue Magazine named her one of the “One Hundred Most Influential Asian Americans”. She is featured in Joann Faung Jean Lee’s book Asian American actors: oral histories from stage, screen, and television. www.liachang.com
Lia collaborates with artists, organizations and companies to build their photo archives and increase their social media presence.
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