Chronology

 
1961 Born, Chicago, ILL
   
1964 Family moves to St. Thomas, V.I.
   
1984 Moves to New York City and works as a photographer's assistant for photographers Adam Bartos, Maria Robledo and Deborah Feingold among others.
   
1986 1986 to present freelance photographer in New York City. Assignments and publications include Elle, Esquire, House Beautiful, Islands, Tiffany & Co., Travel & Leisure and Vogue among others.
   
1987 1987-1989 “Lower East Side Interiors” photographs synagogues, public buildings and landmarks on New York’s Lower East Side for exhibitions and collections.
   
1990 1990-1996 “Cuba the Elusive Island”-takes twelve one month trips traveling throughout the country photographing for exhibitions, collections and publication of the book of the same title.
   
1998 “Saints & Spirits-the Philippines”-spends six weeks photographing Spanish Colonial architecture and religious ceremonies throughout the islands.
   
1999 1999-2004 Photographs ongoing projects including “Sagaponick Beaches”, "Summer Houses"' “Panoramas”, for exhibitions and collections.
   
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Awards

 
1995 NEA Finalist Photography Fellowship, Washington, DC
   
1990 Exhibition Commission, Arts for Transit-NY, NY
   
1989 Artists Space Exhibition Grant, New York, NY
   
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Solo Exhibitions

 
1997 Condeso Lawler Gallery, New York, NY
   
1996 Carla Stellweg Gallery, New York, NY
   
1994 Condeso Lawler Gallery, New York, NY
   
1991 Arts for Transit, Grand Central Terminal, New York, NY
   
1990 Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY
   
1989 Union Square Gallery, New York, NY
   
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Group Exhibitions

 
2002 Arts in Embassies Program, United States Interest Section, Havana, Cuba
   
1999 We Meet Beyond the Sea, Nicos Vernicos Museum, Piraeus, Greece
   
1994 Summer Salon, Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY
   
1990 The Future of Jewish Monuments, Hebrew Union College, New York, NY
   
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Collections

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
New York Public Library, New York, NY
Jewish Museum, New York, NY
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Bibliography

Sand Sea Sky. Tria Giovan. Damiani, 2012 (photo-eye Cat# DQ894)
 
Graphis Fine Art. Graphis Publishing, Switzerland, 1997
 
Aperture 141-Cuba: Image and Imagination. Aperture, New York, NY, 1996 (photo-eye Cat# AP335)
 
Smithsonian Guide to Natural America. Smithsonian, Washington, DC, 1996
 
Cuba: The Elusive Island. Tria Giovan. Harry N. Abrams, New York, NY, 1996
 
American Photography Thirteen. Amilus, New York, NY, 1995
 
American Photography Ten. Amilus, New York, NY, 1993
 
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Education

 
1978 - 1983 Hampshire College, Amherst. MA, BA Photography
  Studied with Jerome Leibling, Elaine Mays, and Abraham Ravett






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