Koury Angelo (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2004) will address the graduating class of 2017 at commencement ceremonies for the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin. The ceremony takes place at 3 p.m., Friday, May 19, in Bass Concert Hall.
Angelo is an award-winning, self-described “Rock & Roll” and portrait photographer based in Los Angeles, California. After graduating from The University of Texas at Austin, he moved to Paris, France, where he received his European Masters from Speos Institute of Photography.
Angelo began his professional career in New York City, where he assisted many of the leading photographers in the industry.
Currently, Angelo is making his mark as one of the top photographers in the music world, and his work has been featured on the covers of Rolling Stone, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter and others. Other clients include Red Bull, Netflix, Converse, Adidas, People Magazine, Interview, Bud Light, Vogue, Elle, GQ, Harpers Bazaar, Vice, Bacardi, Calvin Klein, Chevy and Volkswagen, to name a few.
He was recently selected as the first-place winner in Photo District News (PDN)'s Ultimate Music Moment.