Cara Romero

Cara Romero

Born in Inglewood, California in 1977, photographer Cara Romero was raised on the Chemehuevi Valley Indian reservation along the Colorado River in the heart of the Mojave Desert. Cara’s work reflects her diverse training in film, digital, fine art, journalism, editorial portraiture, and commercial photography.

She is known for modern, indigenous identity stories, her use of humor, social commentary, contemporary lighting and color, and her staged and theatrical compositions. She has won several awards including Best of Classification 2D, at Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA) two years in a row, Native Arts and Culture Foundation Mentor Artist Fellow, multiple Heard Museum ribbons, and the Native American Rights Fund Visions for the Future Award.

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Cara Romero

Sep 222019

A New Vision of the Indigenous Narrative

Five photographers from the Natives Photograph community will discuss their work, the importance of representation in the industry, and their process as Indigenous visual storytellers.

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