Elizabeth Waterman Photographer
Elizabeth Waterman Photographer

Born in Taos, New Mexico, Ms. Waterman’s education includes a BA in Fine Art from the
University of Southern California.

Elizabeth Waterman’s distinctive images define the spirit of the Millennial generation’s emergence and transformation.

Elizabeth Waterman is currently in the process of launching her book, MONEYGAME in 2021 on XYZ (Lisbon) featuring her 5 year initiation into the stripper and sex work industry. The book will feature over 130 images with editorial from Waterman.

Waterman’s photographs have been featured in shows at the old Limelight Church/Jue Lan Club (NYC), Wallplay (NYC), and Olson-Irwin (Sydney). Her works have been included in auctions on the website Artnet and showcased on L’Oeil de La Photographie.com.

Based in Los Angeles, Elizabeth Waterman is a portrait and fine art photographer. Her commercial photography work included clients MS Magazine, fashion designer Elie Tahari, Marc Jacobs, and Alex and Ani.

Elizabeth Waterman is the Co-President of Titan Copyright, a firm protecting high-end photographers’ rights worldwide, since 2018. Titan Copyright uses a state-of-the-art search platform and technology in working with photographers such as Douglas Kirkland and agencies such as Magnum.

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British Journal of Photography, “Dark Angels: Illuminating the beauty and athleticism of strippers,” October, 2020.

Index.hu, “Hundreds of girls are working and changing hands for thousands of dollars,” April, 2020.

L’Oeil de La Photographie, “Elizabeth Waterman’s Dark Angels,” June, 2016.

ARTograma,Elizabeth Waterman: The Purpose of Art,” Aug, 2016

The Huffington Post,Art With a Dose of Philosophy From the Millennial Generation,” October 15, 2013

Beautiful Savage,Interview with Elizabeth Waugh,” November 3, 2013

ArtFuse,Wallplay Presents: The New God,” Oct. 30, 2013

Stay Thirsty,A Conversation with Elizabeth Waugh,” September 2013

Grungecake,Richardine Bartee for the New God: Portrait Project by Elizabeth Waugh,” July 13, 2012

Beautiful Savage,Elizabeth Waugh: New God,” April 4, 2012

2018-present, Co-President, Titan Copyright
Partner in a boutique firm that represented the world’s top photographers in the management and pursuit of their copyright infringements. Clients include the Magnum Agency and Douglas Kirkland.  www.titancopright.com

2014-present, Executive Director, Black + Gold
CEO and Executive Director of Black + Gold, a next-generation production agency based in NYC and LA. Black + Gold specializes in photography and online marketing services for a range of clients across the fashion and beauty industries.

2003-2007, University of Southern California
BA in Fine Art, Deans List


–Prix de la Photographie (PX3) 2020; Honorable Mention in Fine Art/ People

– British Journal of Photography, Portrait of Humanity Book, Publication, May 2019

– The Biennial for Fine Art & Documentary, May 2019 Grant, Shortlisted, February 2019

– Prix de la Photographie (PX3) 2018; Gold Winner in the Documentary Category, Silver Winner in the People Category, and Honorable Mention

– 16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest, Photo of the Day, Editor’s Pick(September 21, 2018)


State of the World, Exhibition of PX3 2018 Prizewinning Photography curated by Hossein Farmani, Espace Beaurepaire, Paris, July 2018

The New Vintage, Show with Marcia Resnick, Jue Lan Club/Limelight Church, New York City, NY, March 2016

The Gruin Transfer, Group Show, Salomon Arts Gallery, New York City, NY, September 2015
The Dash, Group Show, Soma Studio, Sydney, Australia, November 2014
The New God
, Solo Show, Wallplay, New York City, NY, October 2013
Who Shot Natalie White, Group Show, ROX Gallery, New York City, NY, April 2013

Editorials by Ms. Waterman below