Rocio (rohsee-oh) de Alba is an interdisciplinary artist and conceptual documentary photographer based in Queens, New York. She received a BFA from The School of Visual Arts and is an award-winning book designer and photography instructor. Rocio is a grant recipient of the Queens Council on the Arts with public funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Her work has been shown internationally including exhibitions, features, and screenings at Month of Photography Los Angeles' (MOPLA) Projekt - curated by Scott Thode; CNN Photos, New York Magazine, The New York Times Lens, and L'Oeil de la Photographie. A selection of Rocio’s group exhibitions include Flowers Gallery New York, The Center For Fine Art Photography in Colorado, Blue Sky Gallery in Oregon, Vermont Center of Photography, Candela Gallery + Books, Foley Galley New York, and The 2017 Kolga Photo Festival in Tbilisi. Her handmade monograph documenting her nine-year-old son entitled “Miracle Baby,” was the focus of a panel discussion and exhibition at the Elder Museum in Nebraska. It earned a finalist position at the Festival Documental in Barcelona; on April 2017 the book was also selected for the INFOCUS Exhibition of Self-Published Photo books at the Phoenix Art Museum. Rocio's series, Honor Thy Mother, is currently a travel exhibition starting at Griffin Museum of Photography, curated by Executive Director Paula Tognarelli; with a second stop at Providence Center for Photographic Arts in Rhode Island.
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