Born and raised in southern China, Amy Luo obtained her Master’s degree in European Film Studies at the University of Edinburgh and went on to further her research at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Since her graduation, Luo has been engaged with feature film projects, documentaries as well as news reportages both in China and abroad.
In 2015, Luo graduated from the General Studies program at the International Centre of Photography (ICP) in New York and was awarded the prestigious Rita.K.Hillman Award of Excellence. Since then, her work has been exhibited and published internationally. Her fine art series “Dreams” has been cited with a number of awards including being placed as a finalist for Fine Art photography in the first edition of the Magnum Photography Awards in 2016. “Till We Meet Again” produced in Tibet has been chosen for the 2017 Photolucida’s Critical Mass Top 50. Her work has been featured in magazines including Photo District News Magazine, Photograph Magazine and Lensculture.
Luo currently divides her time between New York City and Beijing working as a fine art and studio photographer. In 2018, she established Amy Luo Studio, an international institution dedicated to the practice and understanding of photography as an art form.