Editha Mesina is a photographer whose work mines the various concerns of portraiture, its public and private spheres, to speak of individual and collective identities. She has exhibited in New York at the Cuchifritos Gallery, Artist Space, Clocktower Gallery, Ceres Gallery, A.I.R. Gallery, as well as at the West Kortright Center, East Meredith; Parrish Art Museum, Southampton; Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown; Academy Art Museum, Easton, MD; Xavier University Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH; and internationally in Pingyao, China and in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has been teaching at NYU Tisch since 1992 and is currently an Assistant Arts Professor at the Department of Photography and Imaging. Mesina is a New York Foundation for the Arts Alex G. Nason Fellow in Photography.