Lea Schlatter is an Auckland based commercial and fine art photographer, born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland 1992. She moved to New Zealand with her immediate family at the age of five and grew up in Tauranga. Schlatter is now completing her final year of the BFA (photography) degree program at Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design.
Lea Schlatter’s photographic practice is autobiographical, and is informed by her developing interest in collaborative group dynamics. Her creative process evolves through socially considered cultural investigations.
Schlatter has exhibited in Pearce gallery; Last days (2013), Four days Notice (2014), and Sampler (2013). She curated We are changing in st Pauls street gallery in June (2014), Schlatter is a photography mentor at DJB World photography and regularly assists commercial photographers.