Peterboro, New York. 2015
Peterboro, New York. 2015

Alexandra Hootnick

About

 

 

Alexandra Hootnick (b.1986) is an American photographer based in northern California. 

 

CONTACT 

+1 315 436 1452 

alexandrahootnick@gmail.com 

 

CV 

 

EDUCATION 

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 

 

DISTINCTIONS 

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, student series, 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 

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS 

The New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine, Indian Country Today, Marie Claire, National Geographic PROOF, National Geographic Traveler Magazine, The Hechinger Report, The Nation Magazine, The Players' Tribune, The Sunday Times Magazine, WAER, Yahoo News 

 

EXHIBITIONS, SCREENINGS 

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 

 

BOOKS 

American Photography 32, 2016 

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

 

PERMANENT COLLECTION 

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