Women Photojournalists of Washington
Alexandria, VA, United States
Carla Cioffi was born in Caracas, Venezuela to a Sicilian father and an American mother, an amateur photographer. She was given a Kodak Instamatic X15 camera at the age of 14 and has been making pictures ever since.
Given her international background, her love of travel has taken her to live and/or work in a number of diverse places including Brazil, Taiwan, Hong Kong, El Salvador, Russia, France, Scotland, Kazakhstan, United Arab Emirates, China and Qatar.
In 2007, Carla was hired as a full-time photographer at NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Headquarters in Washington, DC. While at NASA, she helped to document everything from the end of the space shuttle program, congressional hearings on Capitol Hill, events at the White House, to extensive travel to Russia and Kazakhstan covering manned launches to the International Space Station and their subsequent landings. Her documentary and reportage work has been distributed worldwide through news and photo agencies such as Associated Press, AFP, Reuters, National Geographic Online and Getty Images. Her fine art work has been exhibited in a number of galleries in the United States.
Clients have included RasGas Company Limited, Northwestern University in Qatar, Xi'an Jiatong-Liverpool University, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar Financial Authority Centre, Rogue Rovers, Paris Saint-Germain Handball Team, International SOS/Aspire Lifestyles, La Fromagerie Wine Bar.
Currently based in Washington, DC, she is available for a variety of assignments anywhere in the world.
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