Women Photojournalists of Washington
Washington, DC, USA
Carla Cioffi is a documentary and fine art photographer. She was born in Caracas, Venezuela to a Sicilian father and an American mother. She has lived, and worked, in a number of international locales.
In 2007 Carla was hired as a Photographer/Photo Archivist at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC where she covered the human spaceflight program and space policy issues in such diverse places as Florida, Russia and Kazakhstan. She is the first American woman to photograph astronauts launching to the ISS from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, and remains the only American women to photograph the return to earth from the open door of a Russian military MI-8 helicopter. Following NASA, she lived and worked in Qatar as a freelance photographer.
Carla's reportage work has been distributed worldwide through news and photo agencies such as the AP, Reuters, AFP, National Geographic Online, Getty Images. Her documentary work on the current U.S. Resist movement entitled Nevertheless, We Persist has been shared on social media by LensCulture, Photograph Magazine and The American Collective. Her fine art work has been exhibited in a number of galleries throughout the United States, and will be exhibited in Europe in 2018.
Clients include -
RasGas Company Limited - Qatar
Northwestern University in Qatar
Xi'an Jiatong-Liverpool University - China
Hamad Medical Corporation - Qatar
Qatar Financial Authority Centre
Paris Saint-Germain Handball Team
International SOS/Aspire Lifestyles
Shutters on the Beach - Santa Monica, CA
2018 - The Photography Gala Awards - Women Seen By Women, 2006 - International Photography Awards, 2002 - National Graduate Seminar Fellow, 2002 - American Photography 18
- Breaking news
- Still life
Dylan Carpenter, Cheesemonger at La Fromagerie Wine Bar, sits at the bar after a long night of work.