2020 "Magical Realism" Analog Forever Magazine, curated by Anne Kelly

2019 "RUST BELT BIENNIAL" Sordoni Gallery, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, curated by Niko J. Kallianiotis, Dana Stirling, and Yoav Friedlander 

2019 "Deep Space Laundry" Washer/Dryer Projects, Salt Lake City, Utah, curated by Jon Feinstein

2019 “art + science” A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas, juried by Linda Alterwitz

2019 “6th OPEN" Rhode Island Center For Photographic Arts, Providence Rhode Island, juried by Aline Smithson

2018 "Contemporary Photography, 2008-2018" Curated by Kristen Gaylord, Site Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2017 "Solar Flair: Celestial Bodies in Motion" Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, Saint Joseph, Missouri

2016 "Future Visions" Gallery 263, Curated by Nancy Adams, Cambridge, Massachusetts 

2016 "Ink, Press, Repeat" University Galleries, William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey 

2016 "fossils of light + time" juried publication by Elizabeth Avedon, Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography

2015 "So Hot Right Now" STEP GALLERY, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona

2014 "Terra Incognita" Curious Matter Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey

2013 "Imaginatio(n)ow" Institute for Humanities Research, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

2013 "Stellar: Book Art and the Cosmos" Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2012 "Motion Pictures, The Moon Travels As Fast As The Future" Studio Kura, Itoshima, Fukuoka, Japan, (solo exhibition)

2011 "Zero Gravity Art Exhibition" Charles Bank Gallery, New York, New York 

2011 "Lift Off: Earthlings and the Great Beyond" Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers University, New Jersey 

2011 "Indie Photobook Library at the NYPF" New York Photo Festival, New York City 

2011 "This Good Earth" Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, Oregon

2010 "2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards" Multimedia Screening, Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Durham, NC 

2009 “As X Approaches Infinity” Krowswork Gallery, Oakland, California

2009 “FOuR InfluenceAssociation of Icelandic Visual Artists, Reykjavik, Iceland 

2009 “Fractions of Sight” Looking at Contemporary Photography, "Rocket Science" installationRockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, New York 

2008 to: Night” Contemporary Representations of the Night,"Rocket Science" installation, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, NY, NY 

2008"Zero G Art Show" International Space Station 

2007 "Rocket Science, MFA Fall Thesis Exhibition” Hunter College Times Square Gallery, NY, NY

2007 “Gegen Die Wand/NO WALLS” Gallerie b2, Leipzig, Germany 

2007 “Space Stories” chashama gallery + project space, NY, NY

2007 “Silver” Students of Roy DeCarava, 11th Floor Gallery, Hunter College, NY, NY

2004 “Under The Influence” Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, New York

2003 “Newer Genres” 20 Years of the Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios, Zimmerli Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey
International Center of Photography Library, New York City
George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York
Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, California

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University
Rutgers Archives for Printmaking, Zimmerli Museum, New Jersey

Indie Photobook Library

Collection of Roy DeCarava 


JRNL8 Spring 2021, "Rocket Science" selected by Michael Famighetti

HARIBAN AWARD 2019Honourable Mention for "The Observable Universe, Near and Far"


Penumbra Foundation Workspace Program Finalist, New York City Based Catagory 2019
Studio Kura Artist In Residence Itoshima, Japan July 2012
International Photography Book Now Competition 2010
Portfolio Category 2nd Runner Up for "ROCKET SCIENCE"
The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists (SIM)
Residency (Seljavegur) Reykjavik November 2009

Edna Well Luetz/Frederick P Riedel Fellowship 2006
Academic Exchange at Universität der Künste, 
Berlin, Germany

JRNL8 Spring 2021, images from "Rocket Science" and "The Observable Universe, Near and Far" selected by Michael Famighetti, FOTOFILIMIC 2021
Hariban Award 2019, catalog, printed by Benrido Collotype Atelier

Sterling, Dana, "the rust belt biennial" aint-bad, September 3rd, 2019

George, Daniel "The Observable Universe, Near and Far" Interview, LENSCRATCH, July 2019

photoworks “ROCKET SCIENCE” portfolio and interview feature photoworks + space Issue #3 July 2019
Feinstein, Jon “50 Stellar Photos of Outer Space” VICE –Culture July 18

Feinstein, Jon “A New Photographic Biennial (and call for work) Looks to America's Rust Belt” Humble Arts Foundation, June 10, 2019

Alterwitz, Linda. "ART + SCIENCE: THE EXHIBITION," LENSCRATCH, March 14, 2019

Avedon, Elizabeth. "fossils of light + time," Juried Publication, Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography 2016

"Terra Incognita,"  EXHIBITION CATALOG - Curious Matter Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey, 2014

"Motion Pictures, The Moon Travels As Fast As the Future" ARTIST TALK, Studio Kura, Itoshima, Japan 2012
Greenemeier, Larry. "Art Loft: Space Station Art Work on Display in New York City," SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN.COM - TECHNOLOGY October 20, 2011
Bell, Anonda. "Life In the Shadow of the Moon," EXHIBITION CATALOG - Lift Off: Earthlings and the Great Beyond, essay and images, Paul Robeson Galleries, The State University of New Jersey 2011

Anders, Charlie Jane. "the haunting beauty of abandoned playground rockets," iO9, September 15, 2010

“ROCKET SCIENCE” The Cold War-era rocket ship playgrounds, 2004-2010, self published book 2010
Loyche, Rebecca. "Fractions of Sight" Looking At Contemporary Photography, EXHIBITION CATALOG, essay and images 2009

Allen, Greg. "Rocket Science, Rocket-shaped playgrounds by Lauren Orchowski," daddy.types, 2009
Fallon, Sean. "23 Cold War-Era Playground Rockets," GIZMODO - UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, FRANCE, March 2009
Pissarro, Joachim. "The Night's Thousand Eyes," and Hoberman, Mara. "Starry Nights," EXHIBITION CATALOG - to: Night Contemporary Representations of the Night, essay and images Hunter College Art Galleries 2008
"to: Night" Contemporary Representations Of the Night, PANEL DISCUSSION moderated by Joachim Pissarro organized by Mara Hoberman, and Julia Moreno, Hunter College 2008
Larkin, Daniel. "to: Night at Hunter," ARTCAT - THE ZINE October 28, 2008
Carrier, David. "Van Gogh and the Colors of Night at the Museum of Modern Art and to: Night - Contemporary Representations of the Night at the Hunter College Art Galleries," ART CRITICAL.COMOctober 2008
Lombardi, Dominic. "Students, Teachers, and Mentors," THE NEW YORK TIMES - Arts and Entertainment, New York and Region, March 10, 2004
Kratzer, Emily. "Putting their heads together - and putting on a show," THE JOURNAL NEWS, March 6, 2004
Jurgeleski,Susan. "Camera Clique," LANCASTER NEW ERA - MAGAZINE, January 10 2002
Hunter College, City University of New York
Master of Fine Arts - Photography 
Universität der Künste Berlin, Germany - Fellowship awarded by Hunter to study Visual Communication
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Photography 
Poughkeepsie, New York
Lives and works in New York City