Alexandra Hootnick




Alexandra Hootnick (b.1986) is an American photographer based in northern California. She is currently a lecturer at Humboldt State University and is available for freelance assignments. 



+1 315 436 1452 



The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Sunday Times Magazine (UK), Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine, Buzzfeed News, Indian Country Today, Marie Claire, Kaiser Health News, National Geographic PROOF, National Geographic Traveler Magazine, The Hechinger Report, The Nation Magazine, The Players Tribune 





2015: Diploma of Advanced Visual Storytelling, Danish School of Media & Journalism 

2014-present: M.A. in Photography, Syracuse University 

2011-2013: M.S. in Digital Media & Investigative Journalism, Columbia University  

2005-2008: B.A. in Psychology, University of Virginia 



PDN's 30, 2019 

Ian Parry Scholarship, finalist, 2016 

British Journal of Photography Breakthrough award, runner-up, 2016 

Duke CDS Documentary Essay prize in photography, semi-finalist, 2016  

PDN Photo Annual, winner, 2016 

American Photography 32, selected for publication, 2016 

International Photography Awards, student/editorial series, 3rd place, 2015 

PDN Photo Annual, Marty Forscher Fellowship student award, winner, 2015 

NPPA Women in Photojournalism Conference, juried exhibit, runner-up, 2015 

George Plavocos Award, winner, 2015 

New York Times Portfolio Review, selected, 2015 

Eddie Adams Workshop XXVI, participant, 2013 



Women Photograph Group Exhibition, Gallery O, Washington, DC 2019 

Women Photograph Group Exhibition, Photoville, Brooklyn, NY, 2017 

Ian Parry Group Exhibition, MOTHER gallery, London, UK, 2016 

C.O.R.E. Group Exhibition, Photoville, Brooklyn, NY, 2015 

A New Perspective-Juried Exhibit, NPPA Women in Photojournalism Conference, Denver, CO, 2015 

Rising Waters: Photographs from Sandy, Group Exhibition, Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY, 2013-2014 

New York Stories: An Evening of Documentary Shorts, Group Screening, The Bronx Documentary Center, Bronx, NY, 2013 



American Photography 32, 2016 

Family.Life, Syracuse University & Alexia Foundation project, 2015 



Rising Waters: Photographs from Sandy, Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY