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. From a very young age, Carla has lived, and later worked, in a number of diverse places across the globe - travel is in her blood. In 2007 she was hired as a Photographer/Photo Archivist at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC where she covered the manned spaceflight program and space policy issues in such diverse places as Florida, Russia and Kazakhstan. She is the only American woman to photograph astronauts returning 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 recently featured 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.
Past clients have included RasGas Company Limited; Northwestern University in Qatar; Xi'an Jiatong-Liverpool University in China; Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar; Qatar Financial Authority Centre; Rogue Rovers; Paris Saint-Germain Handball Team; International SOS/Aspire Lifestyles and La Fromagerie Wine Bar.
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.