Lorenzo Triburgo is a native New Yorker who currently resides in Portland, Oregon. He holds a BA from New York University in Photography and Gender Studies and an MFA in Photography and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts.
In his artworks Triburgo consistently confronts the overlapping ideas of American identity, what is truly 'real', and photography's critical role in framing and constructing our understanding of notions of identity and reality.
His photographs have been exhibited in LA, NYC, Boston, Seattle, Philadelphia, Amsterdam, and Tokyo. He has work in the permanent collection at the Portland Art Museum and has been published and written about in various web and print journals including PDN, Slate, The Huffington Post, and The Transgender Studies Reader 2 edited by Susan Stryker and Aren Aizura and published by Routledge.
In 2014 Triburgo was awarded a grant through the Regional Arts and Culture Council of Portland for his forthcoming project addressing mass incarceration from a queer perspective.
Triburgo currently teaches in the departments of Art and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Oregon State University.