photo by Danny Ghitis

photo by Danny Ghitis

Celia is a freelance photojournalist based in Montana whose work often explores ideas of gender and the connection between humans and their environment. 

Raised on a farm in upstate New York, she studied photojournalism and Latin American history at the University of Florida before moving back north to New York City, where she was based for 6 years.  She moved to Montana to get her master’s in environmental science journalism.

Celia attended the Eddie Adams Workshop in 2009 and in 2010 her work was nominated for UNICEF’s Photo of the Year. She was the first recipient of the Crown of the Continent Environmental Reporting Grant to pursue a multimedia project on the effects of Canadian coal mining in Montana’s waterways and in 2017 was a fellow with the Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources.  

Clients include The New York Times, NPR, Harper’s Magazine, Audubon Magazine, CNN, Telegraph Magazine, High Country News, Inside Energy, PBS, Newsday, amNY, YMCA and other local outlets.

Galleries: Schweinfurth Museum and The Invisible Dog. 

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