Lorie Novak (born 1954) is an American artist and educator.
Novak is professor of Photography and Imaging at NYU Tisch School of the Arts and Associate Faculty at the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. She is known for using different techniques to represent exploration of issues, related to memory, identity and loss, presence and absence. Novak’s projects include shifting of cultural meanings of photography as well as redefining relationship between the public and intimate. Her most known work is interactive web project Collected Visions, which is running from 1996, explores how family photographs shape our memory.
Novak lives and works in New York City.