Originally from Colombia and a Purdue University graduate, Javier Lovera is an award-winning photographer with a focus in fashion, beauty, and advertising. Javier’s images and films tell strong, powerful and intimate stories. His style is clean and creative, and strongly influenced by his passion for graphic design. His commercial work for clients such as Adidas Canada, Cougar Boots, Maybelline NY, Blammo Worldwide, The Royal Ontario Museum, Montana Steele Advertising, and LA Ads Inc, has appeared in regional and national advertising campaigns. His editorial photography has been published in international and national magazines such as Elle Quebec, BULLETT Magazine, NUVO, ZINK, PLAID, Poor But Sexy, Contra and FILLER. In 2009, The Applied Arts Magazine Photography Annual competition granted Javier an award in the Fashion and Beauty category.
Being passionate about multi-disciplinary projects, Javier is currently developing and researching interactive and projection based installations in collaboration with Derooted Labs, making use of his engineering and design backgrounds. This growing collaboration has resulted in commissioned work for clients such as BMW and Nike, among others.