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NGO in India, Rajasthan for women empowerment

Born in Londons' East End, Portland based photographer Lola Wallace has travelled the globe producing carefully studied photographic essays, ranging from Portland’s legendary glamorous drag queen, Darcelle, to working with international NGOs to raise awareness and funds to uplift and empower women and girls in India.


Sambhali Trust - NGO - Rajasthan, India


Since coming back to Portland,  Lola has focused on portrait photography, trying to break the mold of formal studio sessions contrasting classical fine art lighting with fun and irreverent mood, including a commission from Nike to photograph the Advanced innovation Team.

Nike commission photographed at the Le Bron James Innovation Center

Nike Advanced Innovation Team Portraits 

In July '22, Lonesome Pictopia, (a Portland, women owned business, that hand creates beautiful and unique wallpapers and decor), hosted an exhibition of Lolas' portraits.


Melanie- Owner and Creative Force- Lonesome Pictopia

Lola has won three international awards for her self portrait work., the Julia Margaret Cameron Award, The Curators Choice award for Personality: Contemporary Portraiture at the PH21 Gallery in Budapest, and Photographers Without Borders-Scotia Bank 2021 



Lola Wallace Award winner first prize Portrait of the Julia Margaret Cameron first place

Serene Self- First Place- Julia Margaret Cameron Portrait Award

Curator Choice award winner PH21

With Green Apple- Personality- Curators Choice PH21

Madeleine re imagined portrait winning photograph

Madeleine- PWB 2021 Scotiabank Festival

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