CV

EDUCATION: 

2010  

Certificate in Photojournalism & Documentary Photography, International Center of Photography, NYC, USA 

 

2007  

B.A. in Anthropology and Photography, Union College, Schenectady, NY, USA 

 

AWARDS: 

2017 

Winner, PDN Photo Annual Book Prize, USA 

 

2016  

Winner, World Press Photo, 2nd prize in Long Term Projects, Netherlands 

Finalist, World Report Award, Italy 

 

2015  

Winner, National Geographic + Visura contest, USA 

Winner, Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture, $15,000 prize, USA 

Finalist, Celeste Prize, Italy 

Finalist, Visible White Photo Prize 4th edition, France 

Honorable Mention, Contemporary Issues Story, NPPA Best of Photojournalism, USA 

 

2014  

Winner, Eddie Adams Workshop Award- Innovation in Visual Storytelling by Storehouse 

Winner, Emerging Photographer Magazine winner, USA 

Winner, New York Photo Festival, Photo World Winner, USA 

Winner, New York Photo Festival- Photo World Breaking News Finalist, USA 

Winner, Lens Culture Top 5 Emerging Talent, awarded $2,000 & exhibition in Spain & Japan, UK 

Winner, Best of ASMP 2014 featured photographer, USA 

Runner Up, Forward Thinking Museum, USA 

Short List Finalist, Pix Palace-Visas de l’ANI Prize, France 

Selected Participant, Eddie Adams Workshop, USA 

Selected Participant, New York Portfolio Review, USA 

 

2013  

Winner, Magenta Foundation, U.S. Winner- Emerging Photographer award, Canada 

Top Finalist, Photo Philanthropy 

 

TV, RADIO, PUBLICATIONS, EXHIBITIONS & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS: 

2017 

TV Special, CBS Sunday Morning, Portrait of a Family, USA 

TV Special, NBC News, Public Photo Exhibition about Family with Cancer, USA 

TV Special, ARD National German Television about A Life in Death Exhibition, Germany 

Radio Special, RBB Culture Radio, Berlin, Germany 

Radio Podcsst, The Photo Bridage at Adorama, NYC, USA 

Publication, New York Times Magazine, Zoltan Istvan story, USA 

Publication, National Public Radio, Our Last Year Together, USA 

Publication, Glamour Magazine, Powered By Women February Issue, Spotlight, USA 

Publication, Interview Magazine, Faces of 2017, USA 

Publication, Univision, Our Final Year Together, USA 

Publication, CNN, The Gift Of Time feature, USA 

Publication, STAT News, A Community Forged by Loss, USA 

Publication, Donna Magazine, Germany 

Publication, Leica Fotografie International, exhibition announcement, Germany 

Publication, Los Angeles Times, USA 

Publication, Daily Mail UK, England 

Publication, Metro UK, England 

Publication, Times Union, New York, USA 

Publication, Brigitte Magazin, Germany 

Publication, Zeit Magazin, Germany 

Publication, De Volkskrant Newspaper, The Netherlands 

Publication, Huffington Post, Italy 

Exhibition, The Family Imprint, solo show at Anastasia Photo Gallery, NYC 

Exhibition, The Family Imprint, public art installation in DUMBO Brooklyn for 5 months, NYC 

Exhibition, A Life In Death, solo show at F3- Freiraum fur fotografie, Berlin, Germany 

Keynote Speaker, Mariana's Young Professionals Annual Meeting, Saipan 

Keynote Speaker, Internatioanl Center of Photography Panel on book development, USA 

Keynote Speaker, Sibley Memorial Hospital/Johns Hopkins, Humanizing cancer through photo, USA 

Keynote Speaker, Union College Garnet Guard Luncheon, USA 

 

Book Tour Speaking Engagements: 

 

Ostkreuzschule, Berlin, Germany 

f3 – freiraum für fotografie, Berlin Germany 

Thiemers Magazin, Copenhagen, Denmark 

Schwarzer Montag, Zurich, Switzerland 

Pakhaus de Zwijer, Amsterdam, Netherlands 

Kostig Books, Stockholm, Sweden 

Anastasia Photo Gallery, NYC, USA 

Union College, Schenectady, NY, USA 

Chappaqua Library, Chappaqua, NY, USA 

Turn of the Corkscrew Books and Wine, Rockville Ctr NY, USA 

International Center of Photography, NYC, USA 

Penumbra Foundation, NYC, USA 

Johns Hopkins' Sibley Memorial Hospital, DC, USA 

Temple Beth Am, Miami, FL, USA (upcoming) 

Visa Pour L'Image Festival, Perpignan, France (upcoming) 

Women In Photography Exhibition, Singapore (upcoming) 

 

 

2016  

Publication, The New York Times Lens Blog 

Publication, Stern Magazine, Germany 

Publication, Internazionale, Italy 

Publication, Time Magazine Lightbox, USA 

Publication, Huck Magazine, UK 

Publication, Neue Zurcher Zeitung, Switzerland 

Publication, Politiken, Denmark 

Publication, Fotograpfie Magazine, Holland 

Publication, Doc! Photo Magazine, Poland 

Publication, Narratively, USA 

Publication, Jewish Press Berlin, Germany 

Publication, Haaretz, Israel 

Publication, M Magazine, Sweden 

Publication, Donna Moderna, Italy 

Exhibition, World Press Photo, International 

Exhibition, Festival della Fotografia Etica, Italy 

Exhibition, Xavier Miserachs Biennial, Spain 

Exhibition, Lumix Festival, Germany 

Exhibition, PhotoJourn, Thailand 

Exhibition, Decades, USA 

Presenter, Trondheim Dokumentarfestival, Norway 

Presenter, Norrlandsdagarna Photo Festival, Sweden 

Presenter, NYU Graduate School of Journalism, USA 

Presenter, NYU Undergraduate School of Journalism, USA 

Presenter, Parsons School of Design, USA 

Presenter, CUNY School of Journalism, USA 

Featured Guest, B&H Photography Podcast, USA 

Featured Guest, Wonderfully Made Podcast, USA 

 

2015  

Publication, the New York Times print and online Album feature, USA 

Publication, National Geographic PROOF, USA 

Publication, Newsweek Japan, 16-page spread, Japan 

Exhibition, Just Another Photo Festival screening, India 

Exhibition, International Photo Festival Leiden, Holland 

Exhibition, Photoville New York Times Lens Blog Projections, USA 

Exhibition, Guate Photo Festival New York Times Show, Guatemala 

Exhibition, Visa Pour L’Image print exhibit, France 

Exhibition, Celeste Familydom, Italy 

Exhibition, Visible White Photo Prize 4th edition, France 

Exhibition & Curator, Take Ten, International Center of Photography, USA 

Exhibition, Emerging Photographer Pop UP MOPLA, USA 

Presenter, PDN Photo Expo at the Jacob Javitz Center, USA 

Presenter, Shots and Works, Look 3 Photo Festival, USA 

 

2014  

Publication, The New York Times print and online feature, USA 

Publication, Buzzfeed, UK 

Publication, IOdonna Magazine, USA 

Publication, Photo District News, print and online feature, USA 

Publication, Vision Project, USA 

Exhibition, Visa Pour L’Image Festival, projection, France 

Exhibition, Valid Photo, Spain 

Exhibition, Oberstdorfer Fotogipfel Photo Festival, Germany 

Exhibition, Obscura Photo Festival, projection, Malaysia 

Exhibition, Angkor Wat Photo Festival, projection, Cambodia 

Presenter, School at the International Center of Photography, USA 

Presenter, School of the Visual Arts, USA 

Presenter, Parson’s School of Design, USA 

Presenter, CUNY School of Journalism, USA 

Presenter, New York University, USA 

 

2013  

Publication, the New York Times, Cancer Family, Ongoing feature and 4 follow-up stories, USA 

Publication, International New York Times, France 

Publication, Huffington Post, USA 

Publication, Daily Mail, UK 

Publication, Feature Shoot, USA 

Publication, Radical History Review, Duke University Press, USA 

Exhibition, New York Photo Festival, Sandy Devastation, USA 

Presenter, Open Show NYC exhibition, USA 

 

2012 

Publication, CNN Photo Blog, Odds Against Orphan, USA 

Exhibition, LoFi exhibition at Gallery 13, USA 

 

2011  

Publication, Time Magazine Lightbox, online feature, USA 

Publication, Washington Post, USA 

Exhibition, Life in Motion show at the International Center of Photography, USA 

Exhibition, Life in Motion Mirror show, Russia 

 

2010  

Publication, San Francisco Chronicle, USA 

Publication, W.W. Norton Textbooks, published images, USA 

Exhibition, Significant Surfaces exhibition at Andrea Meislin Gallery, USA 

Exhibition, Of Bodies and Other Things exhibition at the International Center of Photography, USA