ABI Profile: Ivan


is fashion photographer who is currently pursuing his Masters at Columbia University in New York. He interned with Eric Forman Studio in New York last fall.

"I’m working with Eric Forman in his studio in New Lab. My main responsibilities are to help design, manufacture, and test the models. This internship is great for me because it's giving me the opportunity to work with artists, designers, and engineers."

Eric Forman's New Lab Studio

"Being a member of Artbound Initiative means you have the opportunity to experience local culture and meet different people in the industry. ABI gave a lot of advice to me on my portfolio and resume and they are very helpful. Doing this internship in New York City is a great opportunity for my future career."

On top of his internship with Eric Forman Studio, Ivan is a fashion photographer. Ivan and his team have been covering New York Fashion Week Shows since 2017 for many brands, including Alexander Wang, Bibhu Mohapatra, LaQuan Smith. He is also contributor and contract photographer for many photography platforms, such as Getty Images.

New York Fashion Week 2018

New York Fashion Week 2018

See more of Ivan's work here: https://www.yongqiliu.com

Read more about ArtBound Initiative's New York internships here.