Leah Renee Monsour

Brooklyn, NY / 315-439-4383


2018: BFA, Photography. Honors. The State University of New York at New Paltz.

Awards / Residencies:

2022, Anderson Ranch Art Center, Photo and New Media, Artists-in-Residence Program. 


2021: Artist talk, SUNY New Paltz. 

2021: Artist talk, Emerson College.

2018: Gallery Talk, Dorsky Museum of Art. 

2018: Artist Talk, The Honors Center at SUNY New Paltz. 


2020: Did That Just Happen?, Online Exhibition, Don't Smile.

2020: Dreamers Welcome Television, Feature, 24hr stream.

2020: Members Show, Center for Photography at Woodstock. 

2018: American Identities, GAMU at FAMU, Prague, Czech Republic.

2018: Looking at You, Online and at the University of Georgia, Photo-Emphasis.

2018: School's Out for the Summer, Online Exhibition, Don't Smile.

2018: Between Home and Everything Else, From Here On Out, Online and in Spokane, Washington.

2017: SUNY 2017-2018 Best of Student Art, Albany, NY, Honorable Mention.

2017: Don’t Look, ArtBar Gallery, Kingston, NY.

2016: M.A.C, The Gallery MC, New York, NY.

2016: Beijing, In the Streets, Solo Show, Honors Center, New Paltz, NY.

2016: Annual Student Show, The Photography Center of the Capital District, LLC, Troy NY.

2016: Form and Focus, ArtBar Gallery, Kingston, NY.

2015: Identity/Crisis, McKenna Theatre, New Paltz, NY.

Publications / Features:​

2023: Love Story, Hoxton Mini Press, Feature.

2021:  Visual Propaganda #2: Leah Renee Monsour's "Voters and Children of the Movement", Safety Propaganda, Substack. 

2020: Indoor Thoughts, Self Published.

2020: Ward Report Zine, Issue 4.

2019: Lock Up When You Leave, Self Published.

2018: Draft 15

2018: Underexposed Magazine. 

2018: Aint-Bad.

2017: Lace, Self Published.

2016: Uncommon Tendency

2016: Ward Report Zine, Issue 3.

2016: Shutter Zine.​

Professional Experience:

August 2021 - present, Part-Time Faculty, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY. 

January 2020 - present, Technician, Media Resources, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY. 

2019, Curatorial Assistant, Museum of Sex, New York, NY. 

2018, Personal-Photo Curator, Aspen, CO. 

2018, Workshop Assistant, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO. 

2016 - 2019, Photo Assistant, Keith Ferris Photography, New Paltz, NY.

2016, Workshop Intern, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY. 

2015 - 2018, Lab Assistant, Photography Program, The State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY.   

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