Aliza is a New York City based photographer making creative portraiture, conceptual still life and long term documentary images. With a focus on animals, farming and food, she has worked with leading farmers and food professionals around the world to create compelling and memorable imagery for her clients. Aliza is most recently known for her work for the award winning publication Modern Farmer Magazine from 2015- 2018 and BarkBox ,where she is lead photographer.
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Aliza was the 2017 Prescott Visiting Artist at Miss Porter's School in Farmington, Connecticut. She is a contributor to Modern Farmer Magazine, which won the 2017 Association of Magazine Media Award for excellence in a special interest publication. Her series on Draft Horses for Modern Farmer won a SPG Award. Aliza's portraits of alpacas won a Photography 32 Award as well as the Grand Prize in Rangefinder Magazine's Best Friends Animal Photography Contest.
Her work has been exhibited in the U.S and abroad including The 2018 Paris Biennale 1.618 , The International Center of Photography, The Pingyao China Photo Festival - 25 Emerging Photographers in America, along with solo exhibitions at The 92nd Street Y, The Donaldson Gallery in Farmington , CT and Fovea Gallery in Beacon, NY.
In her prior life, Aliza was a teacher and park ranger. She taught elementary and middle school in Boston and LA. Before that, she worked and lived in several National Parks including Glacier, Lake Mead and the Boston Harbor Islands .
Aliza is a graduate of the Photojournalism and Documentary Photography program at The International Center of Photography, holds masters degrees in both Creative Arts in Education and Elementary Education from Lesley, and a BS in Natural Resource Management and Engineering from The University of Connecticut. She attended the prestigious Eddie Adams Workshop and interned in the LIFE Magazine Picture Collections.
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Grand Prize Winner Rangefinder 2016 Best Friend Animal Photography Contest
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