Lauren Fleishman (b.1978) was born and raised in the Midwood section of Brooklyn, New York. She attended The School of Visual Arts with a Vice Presidential Academic Scholarship. In 2000, she was awarded a full scholarship to study at the prestigious Ecole Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In 2003, Lauren was named one of Photo District News' 30 young photographers to watch. Lauren's clients include Esquire, The Fader, The New York Times Magazine, Microsoft, Newsweek, Time, Marie Claire France, ESPN, ELLE, Rolling Stone and The Sunday Times. Lauren was included in American Photography for four consecutive years and was an award recipient in the 2007 PDN Annual for her Time magazine work entitled Sixteen Candles. She is a 2010 Camera Club of New York residency recipient and currently has an exhibition at the main branch of The Brooklyn Public Library for her personal project on love and aging.