Tommy Lei

Infrared Dreams (2022)


Tommy Lei is a lens-based artist and fine art photographer known for his quiet meditations on life's raw beauty. As an immigrant from Hong Kong to California, he skillfully translates his deep affinity for finding and creating beauty amid chaos. Lei's work combines artistry and storytelling, featuring a harmonious interplay of light and shadow. His ability to discover beauty in the ordinary offers a tangible representation of emotions, exploring themes of insecurity, isolation and vulnerability against a backdrop of hope. Lei's compositions serve as a meditation, encouraging viewers to cherish the present moment. His work has gained recognition globally, highlighted in Architectural Digest, Domino, Chairish, Saatchi Art and more. Currently, he is a proud member of the Pasadena Society of Artists and serves as a Canson Infinity photographer ambassador.