Gizelle Peters (she/they) is an emerging artist and working photographer currently based in Los Angeles, California and Honolulu, Hawaii. Gizelle started her in depth fine-art photography and training in highschool at Gallery 37--- a Chicago based arts education program, which offered advanced classes in creative disciplines to students who were able to test in. After completing her undergraduate degree in Speech Language Pathology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Gizelle refocused back on photography and moved to New York City; later completing her BFA in Photography and Video at the School of Visual Arts in 2017.
Over the last 10+ years, Gizelle has established a freelance lifestyle photography business and creative studio, taught photography privately, interned at Yancey Richardson Gallery, TA’d at The School of Visual Arts and has worked as an assistant to working commercial photographers and fine artists.
Gizelle’s fine-art focus has always been about exploring her intimate relationship with nature. Travel is very much a part of her process, where she has traveled and spent extended times in places such as Hawaii, Honduras, Mexico and the Philippines and etc. to photograph.
In her lifestyle and events work, Gizelle Peters brings her fine-art photography training to the forefront, inspired by Photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson and The Decisive Moment, "which refers to capturing an event that is ephemeral and spontaneous, where the image represents the essence of the event itself." Her approach brings an honest, intimate, genuine and creative approach; capturing a combination of ambiance, vibe, joy and beauty to any person, place or product.
Gizelle Peters fine art, photography & creative studio is a BIPOC, queer, woman/non-binary owned business.
Freedom & Self-Expression