David De Lira (he/him/his) is a queer, BIPOC, lens-based artist and educator born (1991) and raised in northern Mexico,
currently based in Schenectady, New York. De Lira holds a BA in Art History & Studio Art from SUNY Albany (2019) and is currently pursuing an MFA in Art Photography at Syracuse University (2023).
De Lira’s work concentrates on intimacy, desire, love and death
within the gay community he navigates in, along with the subjects of his photographic gaze, who are part of his chosen family; his husband, lovers, friends and in-between.
He has exhibited his photographic work locally, nationally and internationally.