Curriculum Vitae


Bachelor of Science, 1990 Brown University, Providence, RI
Doctor of Medicine, 1994 Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI

Photography at Rhode Island School of Design (1990) 

Fine art photography workshops/mentoring with  Aline Smithson at the Los Angeles Center of Photography 2015-present

Portraiture classes with Ken Merfeld

Photography workshops with Cig Harvey,  Frank Ockenfels, Julia Blackmon, Keith Carter, and Peter Hurley among others.


12th Julia Margaret Cameron Award, Honorable Mention in Portrait Category for series from Hair Stories, 2018

Silver Medal Award, San Francisco Bay International Photo Show, 2018

Honorable Mention, Fine Art Category, Tokyo International Foto Awards 2016

Honorable Mention, Portrait Category, Neutral Density Photography Awards 2016 

Honorable Mention, The Human Face, TeraBella Media 2016 World Photography Network

Honorable Mention, Red Competition,  Nature Category, Prix De La Photographie Paris 2016

Honorable Mention, Portrait Category (Amateur) Monochrome Awards 2015

Merit Award Winner, Reflections, TeraBella Media 2015 World Photography Network

Honorable Mention, iShow, Van Vessem Gallery, Tiverton, RI, August 2015

Juried Exhibitions/Shows/Presentations:


Unapologetically Feminine: Beauty, Power, and Appearance in Science and Medicine, Panel Discussion co-hosted with Hilary Friedman, Brown University Office of Women in Medicine and Science, May 2019

6th Open Call for Contemporary Photography, RI Center for Photographic Arts, Juror: Aline Smithson

Startup Fair Los Angeles with the Los Angeles Center of Photography 2/15-2/17, The Kinney Venice Beach Hotel.

Exhibit at Photo LA at the Barker Hanger, Santa Monica, CA 1/31-2/3, Curated by Claudia James Bartlett

3rd Annual Photo Competition, LA ARTCORE, Los Angeles, CA Jurors: Sarah Lee, Sarah Hadley, Aline Smithson

Solo Show of Hair Stories at Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School Feb-May with Book Signing May 24, 2019


The Creative Portrait, Los Angeles Center of Photography Dec-Feb 2019, Jurors: Nicholas & David Fahey

Artist Talk at Los Angeles Center of Photography, October 2018, Presented Generation 1.75

Punctum Exhibit, PH 21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary 

Portraits Exhibition, The Griffin Museum of Photography (Lafayette City Center), Winchester, MA. Juror: Paula Tognerelli

Home Exhibition, Southeast Center for Photography, Greenville, SC, Juror: Aline Smithson

Portraits Exhibition, A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX, Juror:  Alyssa Coppelman

Open Show Pasadena/East LA,  Armory Center for the Arts, March 8, 2018, Presented Hair Stories

Open Show LA at Fabriks Projects Gallery, February 7, 2018. Presented Hair Stories


2017 Women's Group Photography Show, "A Room of One's Own", The Perfect Exposure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

LACP Fourth Annual Members’ exhibition, dnj Gallery in Bergamot Station, Santa Monica CA, Juror: Paula Tognarelli

Portraiture: Mirror Mirror, Black Box Gallery, On-Line Annex Exhibition and printed catalogue, Juror: Amy Arbus 

3rd Open Call Exhibition, Providence Center for Photographic Arts, Providence, RI, Juror: Paula Tognarelli

Photography Re-imagined VI: Visual Storytelling, Tilt Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, Juror; Cig Harvey


Emotion, A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX, Juror: Karen Divine

A Sense of Place, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, Juror: Jane Fulton Alt Exhibiton and printed catalogue

Black and White 2016, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, Juror: Rodney Smith

Texas National 2016 Exhibition, SFA Art Galleries, Nacogdoches, TX, Juror: Abelardo Morell

Dreamlike Landscapes, Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece, Exhibition and exhibition catalogue


Aesthetics, Black and White Photography, The Perfect Exposure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Black and White Photography Online Exhibit, Photography Center of Cape Cod,
Juror: Andy Howard

Splash, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Your Move Dance Photography and Competition, Art House Productions Gallery, Jersey City, NJ, Finalist

Dualities, Mills Pond House Gallery, 34th Annual Juried Photography, St. James, NY, Jurors: Melanie and Michelle Craven

iShow, Van Vessem Gallery, Tiverton, RI, Honorable Mention

Mobile Magic XX, Lightbox Photographic Gallery, Astoria, OR, Juror: Aline Smithson 

Portraiture: Pictures in Photography, Black Box Gallery, On-line Annex Exhibition and printed catalog, Juror: Kelli Pennington

Street Photography Online Exhibit, Photography Center of Cape Cod Juror: Shiv Verma

Non-Juried Group Exhibits:


It’s Personal: Photography from the Inside, Los Angeles Center of Photography, Los Angeles, CA


Fresh, 15 Personal Projects, Los Angeles Center of Photography, CA


Mixed: Nine Photographic Visions, Los Angeles Center of Photography, Los Angeles, CA

Street Shooting in Los Angeles and Around the World, Los Angeles Center of Photography, Los Angeles, CA


LA Weekly (May 2019)

Feature in (May2019)

Feature on (May 2019)

Featured Interview (May 2019)

Amica.It. Hair Stories (26 Feb 2019)

Hair Stories published by Damiani Editore, (hardcover), Introduction by Emily Lambert-Clements. Essay by Esther R. Berry, Statement by Rohina Hoffman, Photographs Rohina Hoffman, with accompanying insert (March 2019)

Featured in Brown Medicine Fall 2018 for Hair Stories

Feature on Lenscratch for It’s Personal: Photography from the Inside Group Show September 2018

Shots Magazine, Issue No. 138, Winter 2018: Offerings 

Feature on Edge of Humanity for Mothers and Daughters, December 15, 2017

The 2017 Photographic Conversations Exhibition, Lenscratch, September, 2017

Feature on Lenscratch for Hair Stories, August 31, 2017

Feature for Mothers and Daughters, April 2017

The 2016 Favorite Photographs Exhibition, Lenscratch, January 

The 2016 Animals Among Us Exhibition, Lenscratch, November

The 2015 Masks Exhibition, Lenscratch, October

The 2015 Cell Phone Exhibition, Lenscratch, May

The 2015 Hair Exhibition, Lenscratch, April

The 2015 Signs of Spring Exhibition, Lenscratch, March 


Los Angeles Center of Photography (Charter member), Los Angeles, CA

Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins CO

Center, Santa Fe, NM

West Valley YMCA Board Member, Reseda CA

Pink Portrait Project

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