Gabriella N Báez
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Gabriella is a documentary photographer based in San Juan, Puerto Rico covering the Caribbean. She focuses on documenting intimate subjects: her father's suicide post-Hurricane María, the archives of her exiled Cuban family, and the relationship between sexuality and depression. Her work is raw, intimate, and personal. She has been published in Reuters, Bloomberg, The New York Times, CNN, and The Nation.
With under a year of experience, she was awarded Student Photographer of the Year (2017) from the Association of Puerto Rican Photojournalists. Since then, she has participated in various fellowships, research programs, workshops, and exhibitions. In 2019 she was selected to participate in The New York Times Portfolio Review, The New York Times Student Journalism Institute, the Visura.co Mentorship/Residency in New York, the Program of Independent Studies of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico, 20Fotógrafos Atitlán, and the Women Photograph Mentorship Program.
She is currently a 2020 Magnum Foundation Photography and Social Justice Fellow, an IWMF Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists Grantee, and a Women Photograph + Nikon Grantee.
Gabriella is available for assignments globally.
Languages: English / Spanish
2019 - NYT 2019 Portfolio Review, Selected Participant, 2019 - MF Photography and Social Justice Fellowship, 2019 - The New York Times Summer Journalism Institute, 2017 - Student Photographer of the Year , 2017 - Beca José Ismael Fernández en Fotoperiodismo