Amal Flower Kay

New York//Minneapolis

Photos by Joe Pugliese.

Amal Flower Kay is a published photographer, videographer, and curator originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, but currently studying at the Parsons School of Design in New York. His work aims to create a bridge between documentary photojournalism and a narrative cinema style to better communicate intimate stories and experiences. Amal has been featured in People Magazine, Photographer’s Forum Best of Photography 2017, and is a 2018 Young Arts winner. 


please inquire for a full resume

  • Brother Ali
  • Fashion Week Minnesota
  • Soundset Festival
  • The Voice
  • Culture Piece Magazine
  • City of Minneapolis
  • Green Card Voices
  • Intermedia Arts
  • Jonah Marais
  • Pollen
  • Voices for Racial Justice

Mentions, Publications, and Awards

Ilhan Omar for People Magazine (1/9/17), featured photography.

YoungArts Winner 2018, Photography.

Culture Piece Magazine "Romeo Hunte SS19" NYFW coverage, featured photography.

Culture Piece Magazine "NYCLU Concert," featured photography.

Gay Times Mag "Vardaan Arora on growing up gay in India and how it’s influenced him as an artist," featured photography.

CNN "How the Twin Cities got transit right," featured photography.

Crystal Pillar Award from Upper Midwest Emmy Chapter - Best High School Non-Fiction 2018

Two time Student Crystal Pillar Award Nominee from the Upper Midwest Emmy Chapter 

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards 2018, Gold Portfolio Key, Gold Key, 2x Silver Key, Honorable Mention, still photography.

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards 2017, Gold Key and Honorable Mention, still photography. 

2017 Photographer's Forum "Best of Photography 2017" published finalist for "Acid Washed," still photography.

2017 American Vision Award Nomination for "Acid Washed," still photography. 

2017 AEM Youth Art Award for "Acid Washed," still photography.

2017 .EDU Film Festival "Best Documentary" Finalist.

2017 .EDU Film Festival "Best Experimental" Finalist.

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