B I O

Image by Francesco Chiot

Leda Costa is a Uruguayan-American photographer with an educational background in journalism and photography. In college, she wrote for the school newspaper and decided to pursue documentary photography. She spent two years attending technical and creative workshops abroad in Italy, Greece, China, Antarctica, and several states in the US taught by National Geographic photographers. Costa’s work has been exhibited in exhibitions in New York and Florida. She recently graduated from the Photojournalism and Documentary Practices program at the International Center of Photography in New York, New York where she was named the 2015-2016 Documentary Arts Fellow and attended the Eddie Adams Workshop XXIX shortly after. She currently lives and works in Seattle, Washington.


E X H I B I T I O N S

2016 | Around the World solo exhibition at the Harris Corporation Art Gallery, King Center for the Performing Arts, Melbourne FL

2016 | Mirror, Mirror at Another Kind of Paradise group exhibition at the Rita K. Hillman Education Gallery, International Center of Photography, New York NY

2015 | Echoes of Greece group exhibition at Umbrella Arts Gallery, New York NY

2015 | Photography & Technology Arts group exhibition at the Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando FL

A W A R D S

2016 | Documentary Arts Fellowship

2015 | Second Place Award at the Photography & Technology group exhibition

2014 | First Place Award in Disparos Almundo, Almundo Marcopolo Magazine

2013 | Enterprise/Investigative Reporting Award, New Jersey Collegiate Press Association


B O O K S

2017 | New York EditedOstkreuzschule für Fotografie

2016 | Shift Vol. 11. International Center of Photography

2016 | Mirror, Mirror. Self Published


T E A R S H E E T S

Photos published in Elle, Gothamist, The New York Times, The Sweat Life, The Podcast Therapy, Observer Style & Design, Love Romances, Baradero te Informa, and Almundo Marcopolo.