Gina Costa is a photographic artist, art historian, museum professional, and independent curator. She earned her graduate degrees in art history from the University of Chicago, and has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, The Art Institute of Chicago, and has taught at several universities and colleges. Winner of the 2018 and 2019 Julia Margaret Cameron Photography award, and the 2016 Latin American Photography awards, her work has also been featured in Lensculture, F-Stop Magazine, and Lenscratch. Gina explores multiple formats including, film, digital, Polaroid, and mobile. She has taught workshops about mobile photography in the United States and Europe, and is an internationally-know, published, award-winning photographer.
She has shown at The Mira Foundation, Porto Portugal; Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester MA; The Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture, South Bend, IN; Filter Space, Chicago; Perspective Gallery, Evanston, Il; The Rebekka Jacob Gallery, Charleston, South Carolina; the Minneapolis Photography Center, Minneapolis, MN; The Vermont Center for Photography, Battleboro, VT; The LightBox Gallery, Eugene Oregon; Tethys Gallery, Firenze, Italy: and MART, Rovereto, Italy. Her works are in public and private collections in the United States and Europe including The Fratelli Aliniari Archive, Florence Italy.
Recent Awards and Exhibitions:
International Center for Photography, New York City, “Covid Concerned” group exhibition. Summer 2020
Included in F-Stop Magazine: February, 2020 issue The Contemporary Still Life
Lens 2020, juried Exhibition, Perspective Gallery, Catherine Edelman juror, Evanston, IL, March 2020
13th and 14th Annual Julia Margaret Cameron Awards Exhibition/ 7th Biennial of Fine Art / Barcelona Foto Biennale, Barcelona, Spain, October, 2018 and 2019