Born in France in 1973, Flore de Préneuf has been writing and taking photographs since she was a child.

She grew up in Louveciennes, France, Seoul, South Korea, and Rockville/Bethesda, in the United States. She also lived in Paris, Oxford, Sarajevo, Jerusalem, Austin and Palo Alto. She speaks French, English, Russian and Spanish.

She has two children (Theo - 2001 and Alice - 2003) and now lives in Washington, DC.

2017 "DC Liquor / What there is and what there was," solo exhibition, former Walter Johnson's Liquor Store (now The Truxton), Washington, DC
2014 "Garden Party," photography performance, Select 2014, Washington Project for the Arts' 33rd Art Auction and Gala, Artisphere, Arlington, MD
2013 "When We First Met," photography performance, (e)merge art fair, Washington, DC
2010 FotoWeek DC, group exhibition, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
2008 “Local Color,” solo exhibition, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2006 “Time for Freedom,” group exhibition, Cité du Temps, Geneva, Switzerland
2003 “Balagan,” solo exhibition, Pro-Jex Gallery, Austin, TX

2008 “Local Color,” artist’s book hand-printed and bound in edition limited to five. One copy is held in Stanford's Special Collections.
2003 “Chronique d’un dialogue de sourds: Israël - Palestine, 1998 - 2002,” published by Labor et Fides, Geneva. Fifty color and BW street photographs married with text, reflecting on four years of war and peace in the Middle East.
1998 - 2009 Photographs from Russia, the Balkans, the Middle East, South Korea and the United States reproduced in dozens of publications including The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Financial Times, The Independent, The International Herald Tribune, Libération and (French on-line photography magazine).

Special Collections, Stanford University, CA
Living Cities (urban non-profit), New York, NY
Private collections in the United States, France, Austria and Peru

2010 "Spirit of Washington" photo competition winner, FotoWeek DC
2000 “Seeing the News” photo competition winner, awarded by Reuters and The Independent
1996 “Entente Cordiale” scholarship, awarded by The British Council

2008-2009 Knight Fellowship associate, Stanford University, US
1995 - 1997 MPhil in Russian and East European studies, Oxford University, UK
1992 - 1995 Institut d’Etudes Politques, Paris, France

Professional Experience:
2013- Present Communications officer for The World Bank, Washington DC
2010 - 2013 Communications officer for the Program on Forests (PROFOR), Washington DC
2005 - 2008 Web editor and multimedia producer for The World Bank, Washington, DC
1997 - 2004 Freelance journalist and photographer based in Sarajevo, Jerusalem, Austin and Washington DC. Middle East correspondent for

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