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Olivia Locher

Is a photographer based in nyc

Olivia Locher was born in 1990 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. She has resided in Manhattan, NYC since 2009. currently she splits her time between the woods and NYC

Locher is known for her sarcastic approach to studio photography with a heavy focus on color and concept. 

A practitioner of Transcendental Meditation Locher's photographs are grounded in dreamlands and consciousness, while Olivia herself is generally dreaming.

She breathes carefully and dances very rarely.

Her first book, I Fought the Law published by Chronicle Books is available now.

Available for commissions;

olivia (at) olivialocher (dot) com


Selected Clients

Kate Spade

The Atlantic

The New York Times Magazine

By Chloe


W Magazine 




Olivia Locher born 1990
Lives and works in New York, NY

2013, BFA Photography, School of Visual Arts

Gallery Representation:
2014-2020: Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, NY

Exhibition Solo:
2018: Closing, Everything Must Go, Olivia's Studio
2017: I Fought the Law, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, NY
2012: The Mr Roboto Project, In Dreams, Pittsburgh, PA

Selected Exhibition Group:

2024: Are you Joking? Women & Humor, The Church, Sag Harbor, NY

2024: Furry Friends, Space Gallery Pittsburgh, PA
2019: LOCHER + LOCHER, Space Gallery Pittsburgh, PA
2019: Hooked, Science Gallery, London, UK 
2018: Summer Show, Barney Savage Gallery, New York, NY
2018: BAM, 14th Annual Art Auction, Brooklyn, NY
2017: I Scream, You Scream, Robert Mann Gallery, New York, NY
2017: Photo London, Steven Kasher Gallery, London, UK
2017: AIPAD, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, NY
2016: Pier 24 Photography, Collected,San Francisco, CA 
2015: Photoville, Down the Rabbit Hole, Curated by Instagram, Dumbo, NY
2015: LOOK3, WORKS, Curated by Kathy Ryan and Scott Thode, Charlottesville, VA
2015: Foley Gallery, Dear Dave Week, Curated by Stephen Frailey, New York, NY
2015: Steven Kasher Gallery, Pheromone Hotbox, New York, NY 
2014: Photoville, SVA BFA Photography Department, Curated by Stephen Frailey, Dumbo, NY
2014: Kasher|PotamkinIntangible Beauty Part II, New York, NY
2013: Aperture Foundation, 1/1 Benefit, Curated by Kathy Ryan, New York, NY
2013: Daniel Cooney Fine Art, Emerging Artists Auction, New York, NY
2013: Visual Arts Gallery, SVA Mentors, Mentored by Kathy Ryan, New York, NY
2012: Le Dictateur, Best Unseen Photography, Milan, Italy
2011: The Mr. Roboto Project, Collective Transport presented by MIOF at VIA, Pittsburgh, PA
2011: Chelsea Arts, Gates of Ganesh, New York, NY
2011: Margate Photo Festival, Sunny Side Up, Wandering Bears, UK
2011: Fashion Space Gallery, When We Were Young , London
2011: F.L.O.A.T Gallery, OjodePez, New York, NY
2010: Visual Arts Gallery, Camera Work, New York, NY
2009: 709 Railroad Street, Female Group Show, Johnstown PA
2009: Swiss Institute, ARTribe, Photography for the Next Generation, New York, NY

2018: Closing Everything Must Go, Self Published

2017: Olivia Locher, I Fought the Law published by Chronicle Books (September 2017)
2015: ROYGBIV X GOLD, Self Published 
2012: In Dreams, Self Published

Selected Interviews (see Press): 
2017: Vogue,  Gallery Gurls, BULLETT, Dazed, Buzzfeed, Culture Trip, Urban Outfitters, Co.Design, Artsy, Plastik Magazine, Glamour,  i-D
2016: Citiphile, Adhoc, W Magazine, Milk Studios
2015: CoEdit Collection, Ghostly International, Instagram, Slate, Interview Magazine, Autre
2014: A+, Wired,Revlon + Refinery29, Beauty Nation The New Provocateurs
2013: In conversation with Jörg M Colberg for Conscientious

Selected Honors:

2018: Forbes 30 Under 30, Recipient 
2014: LOOK3, LOOKbetween 2014, attendee
2012: Conscientious CPC 2012 Winner

2017: PBS News Hour 
2014: Fox News, The Five, Memorial Day Show 
2013: Good Morning America 


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