Aliza Eliazarov is a New York City based photographer making creative portraiture, conceptual still life and long term documentary images. With a focus on 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 as the cover story photographer for the award winning publication Modern Farmer Magazine from 2015- present.
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Aliza was the 2017 Prescott Visiting Artist at Miss Porter's School in Farmington, Connecticut. She was a leading photography 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 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 and Fovea Gallery.
In her prior life, Aliza was a teacher and park ranger. She worked and lived in several National Parks including Glacier, Lake Mead and the Boston Harbor Islands - where she lived on a raft. She taught in Boston and LA for over a decade. Her students called her Miss E.
Aliza holds an advanced certificate in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from The International Center of Photography, masters degrees in Creative Arts in Education and Elementary Education from Lesley College, and an undergraduate degree 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
American Photography 32 Winner
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