Photography  |  Visual Arts  |  Communications Design

Marie-Luise Klotz is a German photographer and communications designer who specializes in combining fine art and environmental photography. Her foremost project Goldwert: The Collapse of an Indicator Species is a visually breathtaking narrative of the lives of honeybees and the environmental impact of large-scale bee die-offs. Her work has been exhibited at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, California, the Rayko Photo Center in San Francisco, the Phoenix Art Museum, the 7th International Photo Triennial Esslingen, the New York Center for Photographic Art, and the Berkeley Art Center, among others. Marie-Luise is a recipient of the Paul Sack Building Award, an ArtSlant Showcase Winner and received the Juror’s Selection of the New York Center for Photographic Art (NYCPA). Additionally, she was a Canon Profifoto Förderpreis Finalist in 2013. Marie-Luise holds degrees in photo and communication design from the Lazi Akademie Esslingen School of Film & Design, in Germany and a Masters of Fine Arts in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute. Marie-Luise lives and works in Oakland, California where she is working with acclaimed photographers and artists and making meaningful contributions to the American photographic community.