RINA CASTELNUOVO
Born 1956, Tel Aviv
Lives and works in Israel

EDUCATION
1974 - 1977
Academy of Fine Arts, Rome, Italy

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1993 – Present
Contributing Photographer, The New York Times, Jerusalem bureau

1990’s –
Freelance Photographer, Time Magazine
Freelance Photographer, Stern Magazine

1980’s –
Photographer, Associated Press

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2012
A Prayer is a Prayer is a Prayer, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY
On the Razor’s Edge: Between Documentary and Fine Art Photography, NYPH Fest, New York
Half the Sky: Visualized, Contemporary Art Galleries at Uni. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

2010
Moments from Israel: Rina Castelnuovo, 21C Museum Hotel, Louisville, KY
Moments from Israel: Rina Castelnuovo, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY
Now We Are Six, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY
HomeLessHome, The Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem

2009
Hugging and Wrestling, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland
The Age of Anxiety, VOLTA Art Fair, New York, NY

2008
Israel is Real: Contemporary Photography, Kansas City Jewish Museum, KS
Dateline Israel: Recent Photography and Video, The Jewish Museum of Maryland
Dateline Israel: Recent Photography and Video, The Jewish Museum, Berlin
Fovea Exhibition: Dispatches from the Frontlines, 12 Women Photojournalists, Beacon, NY

2007
Dateline Israel: Recent Photography and Video, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Current Visions: Inside Israel (Part 2), Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY
Moods and Modes in Israeli Photography, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
Act of State, Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2005
Picture Israel, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY

2004
Eyes On Jerusalem, Museo Di Roma, Rome, Italy

2002
Conversations through Photography, Watkins Gallery, American University, Washington, DC

1999
To the Tombs of the Righteous, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

1998
Capturing Reality, Tennessee State Museum, TN

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2011
Samantha Baskind, Larry Silver, “Jewish Art: A Modern History,” Reaktion Books, 2011
“Photography of Conflict,” Sh’ma, November 2011

2010
Joseph Berger, “The Unending Story,” The New York Times Lens Blog, May 17, 2010
Eric Herschthal, “Israel, Caught In All Its Complexities,” The Jewish Week, May 13, 2010
Richard McBee, “Iconic Images from Israel,” The Jewish Press, May 12, 2010
Norman Borden, Exhibition Review, The New York Photo Review Online, May 2010
Rachel Wolff, “Humanizing the Conflict,” The Jerusalem Post, April 29, 2010
Erin Lindholm, “Human Vision,” Art in America Online, April 23, 2010
Steven Litt, “Reviews: National – Hugging and Wrestling,” ARTnews, April 2010

2007
Kobi Ben-Simhon, “Picture Story,” Haaretz, December 17, 2007
Eric Herschthal, “Shots Seen Around the World,” The Jewish Week, March 16, 2007

2005
Helen Schary Motro, “Through a Different Lens: Women Bring the News from Israel,” Lilith: Independent, Jewish & Frankly Feminist, Winter 2005-2006

2003
Michele Chabin, “Trouble at Home,” PDN, May 2003
Rina Castelnuovo, “Living in Fear,” The New York Times Photographer’s Online Journal, July 2003

2002
Louis Jacobson, Review. “Big Shots and Small Wonders,” Arts in Review
SallyAcharya, Exhibition Review. “Speaking with the Camera Lens,” American University

AWARDS
2011
World Press Photo, 1st Place, Daily Life

2010
Best of Photojournalism, First Place, International News
Best of Photojournalism, First Place, International News Picture Story
World Press Photo, Third Place, General News
Picture of the Year, Third Place, General News Reporting

2009
Local Testimony
Pictures of the Year, First Place Singles, Third Place General News

2008
Local Testimony
Israeli Local Testimony Awards, Series of the Year
Prix del la Photographie, France

2007
Pictures of the Year
Best of Photojournalism, Multimedia

2006
Overseas Press Club Award of America, John Faber Award
Local Testimony Awards

1982
Oversees Press Club Award of America, Citation for Excellence
Managing Editors Award, First Prize
Pictures of the Year

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