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Laurent Alfieri

Photographer – Artist – Permaculturist – Educator – Trilingual

More than 20 years of experience as a professional photographer, 14 years for the advertising, fashion and music industries in New York City. Passion for Permaculture and 7 years of experience in education both in France and California.

Work Experiences

Assistant of Education, Substitute Teacher & Garden Ambassador

Lycée Français de San Francisco, Sausalito CA. (September 2016 to October 2021)
Attends children needs outside of classrooms during recess, lunchtime and after school. Substitutes teacher from grade one to five. Assists teacher in Pre-K and Kindergarten. Designs and creates a garden. Hosts children to do projects like planting, composting and garden care. Communicates with parents on a daily basis.

Assistant of Education

Collège Bertie Albrecht, Sainte Maxime, France. (September 2014 to June 2016)
Attends children needs outside of classrooms. Parents communication.

Professional Photographer

Contract, Qatar. (2013)
Hired by a Spanish production based in Doha, to photograph various subjects, like portraits, still life and landscapes. This material were to be used for the Qatar Celebration Day campaign.

Éco Village Entrepreneur

Le Projet Papillon, Plan de la Tour, France. (2012 – 2014)
After studying Permaculture in California and rich of his American experience, conceives an Eco Village project in Provence. The concept attracts a lot of people but cannot be realized at that time and in this part of France.

Photographer, Dad at Home, Gardener

Sebastopol, California. (2008-2012)
Raises his child in Sonoma County, California. Manages their garden, a chicken coop alongside a busy AirBnb room rental.
Freelance photographer for local clients.

Professional Photographer

Freelance, New York City. (1993 – 2008)
International and national advertising campaigns, fashion editorial stories, album covers and portraits. 1st assistant for Stéphane Sednaoui, Anton Corbijn and George Du Bose. Photographs for private clients and non profit organizations also.
(See list here)

Coffee Shop Manager

Moda Cafe, Brooklyn NY. (2001 – 2003)
Manages occasionally on week-ends a small but trendy coffee shop and bar a tapas in Park Slope, Brooklyn, offering art show and DJ’s parties.

Gallery owner

Atelier Alfieri, Fine Art Photography, Brooklyn NY. (1999 – 2003)
Creates a workshop and gallery space in Park Slope Brooklyn NY, showcasing local artists and his own work.

Official Photographer Pavillon of the European Community at the World Expo

Sociedad Estatal Española, & European Commission, Sevilla Spain. (1992)
Hired by the Spanish government to cover the construction and special events at the World Expo in Sevilla prior its opening to the public. He’s the official photographer for the European Pavilion during the Expo. Photographs all official visits and special events. Edits the photos and organizes the workflow.


PDC (Permaculture Design Course)

Regenerative Design Institute – Bolinas CA, USA. (2013)

Master’s degree (equivalent) in Photography

C.E.P.V – Vevey VD, Switzerland. (1989 – 1993)

University in Fine Art and Art History

Paris La Sorbonne – Paris, France. (1987 – 1989)

Baccalaureate in Natural Sciences and Physics

Lycée de Gassin – Provence, France. (1984 – 1987)

Some Meaningful Travels

Amazonia, near Manaus, Brazil (1992)
Sierra Madre, with Tarahumaras Indians, Mexico (1994 and ’97)
Himalayas, India (2005)

Me by George Du Bose, Manhattan, NY


Professional Experiences as 1st Assistant and Photographer in NYC from 1994 to 2008

Music & Talents:

Depeche Mode
Bon Jovi
MC Solaar
Macy Gray
Britney Spears
Joss Stone
Kylie Minogue
Liv Tyler
Harrison Ford
Hilary Swank
Channing Tatum
Barry Peppers
John Waters
Yo-Yo Ma
Gisele Bündchen
Adriana Lima
Laetitia Casta
Inés Rivero
Alec Wek
Amanda Hearst
Kiera Chaplin
Nicky and Paris Hilton


Gianfranco Ferre
Victoria’s Secret
Jet Blue
Showtime & IFC
Samantha Thavasa
Manhattan Mini Storage
Isaac Mizrahi
Advertising Club of New York
YMCA & Girl Scouts
Drum Major Institute

Fashion Stories & Portraits:

Harper’s Bazaar
New York Times Magazine
T.V Guide
German GQ
Harper’s Bazaar en Espagnol
Cosmopolitan en Espagnol
Ocean Drive
American Scientist