Bio

Alexander is currently a Documentary Photographer graduating from St. John's University, New York City in May 2014. He has also studied at the International Center of Photography (ICP) where he graduated from the Photojournalism and Documentary Photography Certificate Program. He has always had a strong passion for photography and as the years have passed it has become clear that his path in Documentary Photography, more specifically, Humanitarian and Missionary Photography, is his true calling. Alexander has also had experience shooting portraits and head shots as well as weddings and political events. He is an outgoing and hard working individual who is always looking for the next big opportunity. He is available for events and jobs of a wide variety. Please do not hesitate to contact him about quotes or job information.


Education

St. John’s University, Queens, NY — BFA, 2014.

School of the International Center of Photography, Manhattan, NY — Photojournalism / Documentary Certificate Program, 2013. 

Awards

-Recipient of the Wall Street Journal Scholarship Award for Photojournalism (2013)

-Recipient of The Silver Key; for demonstrating scholastic excellence and significant academic achievement in photography (2012)

-Deans List: Certificate of Academic Distinction (2010-2014)

-Recipient of the Peter’s Pick Award; Image City Gallery Judiciary Committee (2012)

Achievements

-Selected to participate in Peter’s Picks Retrospective-2012 show, at the Image City Gallery. (2014) 

-Participant in the 2013 One-Year Certificate Program Student Exhibition, at the International Center of Photography. (2013)

-Solo Artist featured in Yaakaar; Images from Senegal, St. John’s University. (2012)

-Participant in the Summer Show, at Image City Gallery. (2012)

-Selected to participate in St. John’s University’s BFA annual student show, at Dr. M. T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery. (2012)

-Co-curated Unpacking The FSA: Photographic Archives of the Farm Security Administration, at Dr. M. T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery. (2012)

-Selected to participate in St. John’s University’s BFA annual student show, at Dr. M. T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery. (2011)

-Co-featured in An Italian Memory, St. John’s University. (2011) 

Books

-  “Truth of a Homeless Life”, Published November 6th, 2010.

- “Rusted Mechanics”, Published November 13th, 2011.

 - “An Italian Memory”, Published January 21st, 2011.

-  “NY-Edited Cityscapes”, Published March, 2014.