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Sandra Chen


Sandra Chen Weinstein is a documentary photographer who focuses in social culture political in human condition in rural, conflict zone, subcultural of the world. 

Her work has long been dedicated in personal project in Women, Minority, LGBTQ, refugees etc.  


Her images have been widely exhibited in New York US and nationally, Japan, China, Taiwan, Australia, Auckland New Zealand, Spain etc.  Her work has featuring in books and magazine including in The European Magazine, FotoMagzin, National Geographic, American Photography (AI-AP) Book and others.


Current and past exhibitions include the MT. ROKKO Photographic Garden (Current), Annenberg Space for Photography ( 2017 –current), L.A. Art Show (2018), Kuala Lumpur PhotoAwards Portrait Prize (2017), Xposure International Photo Exhibition Dubai (2017), Aperture Gallery New York ( 2017), MOPLA (2017, 2016 & more),Art Basel Miami (2016), Ballarat Foto Biennale (2015), PingYaoPhoto Festival(2015, 2007), Auckland Festival of Photography ( 2015) HeadOn Photo Festival Australia ( 2015) Museum of the Big Band, Griffin Museum, Pacific Art Museum; Martin Museum of Art, The Center for Fine Art; SKM International Photo Festival, etc.


Sandra has received numerous national and international awards including   1stPrize KLPA Photo Awards- Portrait Prize.  1st Prize for Robert Cornelius Portrait Award; two-time winner of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award; ,2ndPlace for TRAVEL contest for Santa Fe Workshop,   American Photography AI-AP30;  The Photo Review, 1st Place for Sport PX3; Deepest Perspective Awards,  Runner-Up for CULTUREAward for Conservation PhotographyContest,  Reader's Collection & international contest winner for National Geographic Magazine. 

Sandra’s’ work has been recently featured in The European Magazine 101 & 100 Special Anniversary edition,  foto Magazin- Germany, Elizabeth Avedon Blogs,  Magnum Photo Competition Gallery at LensCulture;  Art Photo Index (PhotoEye), 21st Century Street Photography 250 examples LensCulture;; Photojournalism Now Blog for "California & American Pride".  American Photography (AI-AP) 33 & 30th Anniversary Book & the Archive; Portfolio Volume 7 Showcase Book - The Center for Fine Art, Color Magazine & B/W Magazine, and more.

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