Internationally renowned photographer and platinum printer Salvatore Lopes has exhibited in the United States and abroad. He has nearly 250 images in museum collections including: the Art Institute of Chicago, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Chrysler Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Musée de L’Elysée in Lausanne, Switzerland.
He has had more than 25 exhibitions at venues including: The International Center of Photography, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Chrysler Museum, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Williams College Museum of Art, and The Jepson Center at the Telfair Museum in Savannah.
His photographs have appeared in publications ranging from Newsweek and National Geographic to French PHOTO, Black & White Magazine and Shutterbug. Larger bodies of work have been published in the books The Wall: Images and Offerings from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, published by Harper/Collins, and Living with AIDS: A Photographic Journal, published by Little Brown.
Noted photographers, museums, and galleries, have trusted Mr. Lopes with their platinum and silver printing projects. These clients include: Horst P. Horst, Herb Ritts, Mary Ellen Mark, Edward Weston Estate, Paul Strand Estate, Aperture, Robert Mapplethorpe, Ruth Bernhard, Robert Rauschenberg, Phil Trager, Keith Carter, Judy Dater, George Platt Lynes, Peter Lindbergh, Anderson and Low, Carrie Mae Weems, and many others.
In 2013, the University of Hartford selected Salvatore Lopes as an Anchor Award recipient. The Anchor Award, the most prestigious award presented by the University of Hartford Alumni Association, recognizes alumni who have reached the highest level of professional accomplishment and possess absolute standards of integrity and character that positively reflect and enhance the prestige of the university.
The Water Lines book project is a collaboration between Salvatore Lopes and painter and writer Christine Arveil.