Lauren Holley is the founder of Atlanta Urban Photo Walkers, a meetup group exploring and documenting ATL’s changing cityscape. A seasoned Creative Director with over 25 years of experience, Holley brings an extensive background in painting & illustration to her experimental photographic images. Her recent work has graced the big screen in Times Square, shared the stage with Madonna and gone social with Tegan & Sara. She’s been featured in the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, Atlanta and Oz magazines, and won three Reader’s Pick categories in Creative Loafing’s Best of 2015 Awards for Best Street Photographer, Local Artist Instagram, and Fine Arts Photographer (tied with Bhargava Chiluveru).
Born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Lauren lives and works in Atlanta’s historic Old Fourth Ward neighborhood with her partner and 2 fur kids, Miso Puggie & Percy the cat. She is the founder of Graphiknation, an Atlanta-based creative studio specializing in interactive design, photography, and branding.