About

Photograph by Drew Gurian

Photograph by Drew Gurian

Dora Somosi is a Hungarian-American photographer living and working in Brooklyn and Old Chatham, NY. Her work resides with notable New York and Los Angeles collectors including Trustees of the Brooklyn Museum and the Brooklyn International Studio and Curatorial Program, as well as leaders at Nielsen, Sirius XM, Compass, Viacom, Jeff Miller Design Studio, Jennifer Eisenstadt Interior Design and Lisa Pollack Design. Most recently, her work was featured in a solo presentation at NeueHouse, Los Angeles, and has been shown at Photo Place Gallery, BRIC Arts (Brooklyn), ICFF (New York), 3Wallsnyc, Art Omi (Ghent, New York), Tatter Library (Brooklyn, New York), Marissa Alperin Studio, and the Aidekman Art Center at Tufts University. Her photographs have been printed with Taschen, Cultured Magazine, The New York Times, T Magazine, InteriorDesign, Archpaper and DesignBoom. 

 

 

Somosi has received awards from the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME), Society of Publication Designers (SPD), American Photography, Photo District News and Art Director's Club for her work as Director of Photography at Condé Nast and Hearst Publications (2004-2014), as well as an Emmy nomination for short form video content. She has collaborated with some of the leading photographers in editorial photography including Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, Martin Schoeller, Craig McDean, Mario Sorrenti, and Paola Kudacki. In addition, she has lectured at the International School of Photography and the School of Visual Arts, and served as the Vice President of The Society of Publications Designers, as well as the Visuals Director for Tatter, a non-profit organization promoting fiber artists. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the W. Eugene Smith Fund for the advancement of humanistic photography, and has curated shows to raise money for independent school financial aid.