Based in New York and Kyiv, Ukraine.
I graduated from the documentary and PJ program at the International Center of Photography and participated in the Eddie Adams Workshop and the Missouri Photo Workshop.
I am a regualr contributor to The New York Times, am represented by Redux Picture Agency, and am a member of the Visura Guild.
In addition to general news work and covering the war in Eastern Ukraine, I spent the last 2 years working on an ongoing long term project about the effects of the leftover Soviet interntat (orphange) system in Ukraine.
My work has appeared in outlets such as Time Magazine's Lightbox, The Washington Post's In Sight Column, ABC News, Al-Jazeera, National Geographic's Proof Blog, Burn Magazine, LensCulture and featured in the HBO documentary Jim: The James Foley Story.
My project Fringe was a finalist for the 2014 LensCulture Magazine Visual Story Telling Award and was screened at the Visa Pour L'image photojournalism festival. The project was also featured in the 2015 alumni show at the International Center of Photography, which I co-curated.
Position Santa was a finalist for the 2017 LensCulture Magazine Exposure Award.
I graduated from Fordham University with a degree in history and did graduate work in public health at Harvard University and conflict resolution at Seton Hall. Previously I worked as a teacher in Poland and Italy.
Recipient of the George and Joyce Moss scholarship for documentary photography
"Fringe" project screened at Visa Pour L'Image photojournalism festival
Participated in the 27th Annual Eddie Adams Workshop
Awarded Time Magazine Award at Eddie Adams Workshop
Participated in the 2015 Missouri photojournalist workshop
National Geographic: Proof Picture Stories - 10 Powerful Portraits from Small Town Missouri
Shift, Volume 9, edited by Alison Morley, International Center of Photography, NY - June 2014
12, New York Edited photobook, edited by Nadja Masri; Ostkreuzschule fur Fotografie, Berlin
Rear Windows: Redux - co-curator and a featured artist in the 2015 Alumni show at the International Center of Photography
Visa Pour L'Image Photojournalism Festival - Perpignan, France - August 2014
Elected Affinities - group show, International Center of Photography, NY, NY - June 2014