Ayman Lotfy FMIPP-SPSA- HonFICS
About the Artist
Ayman Lotfy was born in Cairo, Egypt on the 30th of August 1968, After his graduation from the faculty of Arts in 1991, he had wasted no time and led his own road into artistic career.
Ayman started his career route as a fashion designer. And with his mere devotion and passion to arts and designs, he successfully stepped forward to become a professional Art Director in 1996.
In 1998, Ayman Lotfy launched his journey to the world of photography with the aim of enhancing his work as a designer. Since then, Ayman did not leave the camera. His camera was the door to the new world of Modern Art Photography.
Ayman Lotfy has a strong interest in people, human emotions and expressions. With full realization of how hard a job it could be to capture a real photo, a photo that reveals a real expression, a one that can be believed by himself as an artist and can be easily delivered to his audience, Ayman’s creativity and persistence wouldn’t surrender before of the challenge. His lens saw deeper into the human souls, and his mind realized the diversity of human feelings, and he was keen to unravel the mysteries of those emotions and reveal them to the audience.
Ayman has transformed his photography work into Fine Art Photography. And to produce his masterpieces, Ayman has worked as a director to a scene, setting the mood with lighting, colors and music, yet leaving his characters to each write his own scenario with their feelings Ayman’s creative ambitions did not stop at combining fine art with photography. His determination to communicate more and more of his artistic visions to his audience moved him Into adding video art & Performance to his artistic tools, and integrate it with his photography work. Among his films is “Finding Salvation” that he presented at the Venice Biennale in 2010.
With his work participating in many international exhibitions in Italy, Spain, Austria, Portugal, USA, Nepal & China, Ayman arranged 14 Solo Exhibition National and international and have 8 Video Art and installations With his work participating in 23 international exhibitions Ayman Lotfy has succeeded in congregating a good collection of international as well as local awards.
The most recently of which include The Grand Photography Master Award China Contemporary International Photography Biennale 2008 , The Golden Medal of Excellence in Experimental Photography Austria 2010, Best Photography Award PhotoAsia Biennale 2010, PinHole Award china international photography Biennale 2012, and Honorary Fellow ICS-HON.F.ICS from The Image Colleague Society in the USA in 2013 and future speaker Award in PSA photography conference in New Mexico USA 2014, State Encouragement Award 2016-2017.