Photo by    Ryan Pfluger

Photo by Ryan Pfluger

Gabriela Herman is a Brooklyn-based editorial and commercial photographer who specializes in travel, food, lifestyle and portrait work around the globe, bringing a fresh and vibrant energy to every shoot. Her personal projects have received attention in outlets such as The New York Times, The Guardian, Wired and the Atlantic and been exhibited worldwide. Her first book, The Kids, was published by the New Press in 2017. She has been recognized in American Photography 30,31 & 32, as a Critical Mass finalist and a top emerging photographer by the Magenta Foundation. She is a dual citizen of the United States and Brazil and fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and French. 

Select Editorial Clients: 

Afar Magazine, American Cowboy, Apartment Therapy, Avenue Magazine, Architectural Digest (Germany), Better Homes and Gardens, Billboard, Bloomberg Pursuits, Conde Nast Traveler, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Culture Trip, Curbed, Domino Magazine, Edible Manhattan, Enroute, Esquire, French Glamour, Hemispheres, Martha Stewart Living, Men’s Health, Monocle, Outside Magazine, Out Magazine, Runner’s World, Saveur, The Cut, The Globe & Mail, The New York Times, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Time Out New York, Tiny Atlas Quarterly, Town & Country, Travel & Leisure.

Select Commercial Clients:

Airbnb, Brooklyn Slate, Clarkson Potter, Cover Girl, Google, Gorton's, Knopf, Little, Brown & Co, Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism, Nikon, NYU, Nursing Family Partnership, Santa Barbara Tourism, The Travel Channel.


Awards and Honors:

2016 American Photography 32, Selected
2016 Flash Forward Competition, The Magenta Foundation
2015 Critical Mass Finalist
2015 American Photography 31, Selected
2015 Eddy Award, Best Imagery
2014 American Photography 30, Chosen
2013 Slideluck Potshow, Austin, Selected Artist
2013 Phoot Camp, Woodstock, NY Participant
2011 Critical Mass Finalist
2011 Phoot Camp, Marfa, TX Participant
2011 Slideluck Potshow, Amsterdam, Selected Artist
2010 Eddie Adams, Barnstorm XXIII Participant
2010 Flash Forward Competition, Magenta Foundation, Winner
2009 Resource Magazine & Win-Initiative 10 Best 10, Winner
2008 Adorama's Ones to Watch, 1st place

Select Exhibitions:

2017 Under the Same Big Sun, Usagi, Brooklyn, NY  
2016 The Kids, Queerfest, St. Petersburg
2016 Wanderlust, The Arsenal, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Beetlebung Farm, Chilmark Public Library, Chilmark, MA
2015 New View, Conde Nast Gallery, New York City, NY
2015 The Stand-Ins, The Icon, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Tomorrow Has Passed, One Eyed Jacks, Brighton, England
2013 The Alumni Show, Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
2013 Intro, Fototropia, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2013 Connected There But Not Always Here, Light Factory Museum, Charlotte, NC
2012 Everyday Selves, Belfast Exposed Gallery, Ireland
2012 Screen of Inspiration, Kaunas Photo Festival, Lithuania
2012 31 Women in Art Photography, Humble Arts & Hasted Kraeutler, New York City, NY
2012 Phoot Camp, Photoville, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Anywhere But Here, Gallery Bar, New York City, NY
2012 Love, Anxiety, Happiness & Everything Else, Rayko Center, San Francisco, CA
2012 Love, Anxiety, Happiness & Everything Else, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR
2012 Love, Anxiety, Happiness & Everything Else, Photo Center NW, Seattle, WA
2011 The Motherland of Memories, Festivale Internazionale di Roma, Galleria Gallerati, Rome, Italy
2011 Foto8 Summer Show, Host Gallery, London, UK
2011 Cyberideologies, UAVM Virtual Museum, Fonland Digital Arts Festival
2011 Center Forward, Denver International Airport, Denver, CO
2011 Center Forward, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
2010 From the Brickyard to Old Farm Road, Chilmark Public Library, Chilmark, MA
2010 Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Festival, Public Art Exhibit, Toronto, Canada
2010 Capture Brooklyn, The Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Person to Person, ArtsWestchester, White Plains, NY
2009 Recessive Traits, Broadway Gallery, New York City, NY
2008 Humble Arts Foundation Group Show #20, Humble Arts Foundation
2003 Minha Terra; Brazil, Chilmark Community Center, Chilmark MA


The Museum of Fine Arts Houston


2016 Turning personal work into paid work, B&H, NY
2015 i3 Ideas, Images and Inspiration series, SVA, NY
2015 The Kids, Adorama Photo Brigade, NY
2011 Take 5, Win Initiative, NY
2010 NY Photo Salon, Soho Gallery, NY
2010 Show and Tell, Dot Editions, NY