Brian Lav has been photographing and teaching since 1969. In addition to Drew University in Madison, New Jersey (2003-2009) Lav is an associate professor of photography at Parsons the New School for Design in NYC, where in 1998 he received their most prestigious Distinguished Teaching Award.
In 2002 Amhearst Media published Lav’s textbook titled Zone System, a precise system of exposing and developing black & white film, which is currently being used by several universities and is in the collection of many libraries.
To date Mr. Lav has had over fifty one-man and group exhibits and his work is represented in many permanent collections. Brian Lav is recognized as a prominent contemporary photographer, a master printer, as well as, an exceptional educator.