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Joe Zammit-Lucia

Joe Zammit-Lucia is an environmental activist and conceptual artist working with a photographic medium to explore issues relating to environmental and species conservation. He is one of the world’s leading animal portrait artists, developing unique ways to use animal portraiture to explore issues related to animal individuality and human-animal relations. Zammit-Lucia has a special interest in the role that artists and their work can play in helping make issues of sustainability and environmental conservation part of modern culture. Zammit-Lucia's work has been presented in major public forums such as the United Nations Headquarters in New York, the National Museum of Natural History in Paris, the United Nations Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, and in private galleries in Europe and the United States. His images were exhibited in Venezia Immagine on the occasion of the Venice Biennale in 2007.

Zammit-Lucia is the recipient of the Honor of Distinction in the International Masters Cup and was awarded second place in the International Photography Awards. He has several nominations and has received a fourth place Honorable Mention in the International Black and White Spider Awards. Zammit-Lucia donates profits from his work to environmental causes.


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African Rainforest Conservancy, 2011