CV

Zayira Ray

Work Experience

Experience in commercial, portrait, product, editorial, and event photography, along with experience in extensive post production including retouching using appropriate software. I have conducted commissioned shoots in:

  •   Modeling portfolios
  •   Head shots
  •   Event work
  •   Photojournalism
  •   Fashion campaigns
  •   Family photoshoots
  •   Product photography
  •   Engagement photo shoots
  •   Concert/Performance photography

Clients

  • Girls’ Globe /  Women’s Rights Organization
  • Women for Afghan Women / Women's Rights Organization
  • Adolescent Content /  Network
  • Arrojo NYC x Rue Mercer/  Hair Salon x Clothing Company
  • Spirit Jersey  /  Clothing company 
  • Lana Para  /  Clothing company
  • The House of Bartholomew (BGoldNYC) / Clothing company
  • Rubber Band Jeans  /  Clothing company
  • NestSeekers / Real Estate Company
  • The Amazing Perspective /  Media company                                   
  • Little by Little / Non-profit performing arts organization
  • 6 AM / Clothing company
  • +

Awards

  • PDN 2018 Student Photo Contest / Grand Prize Winner: High School
    • Photo series "Twins"
  • 2018 National YoungArts Foundation / Honorable Mention
  • The Dedalus Foundation 2018 Scholarship Award
  • Scholastic Art and Writing Awards (2016-18)
    •  National Silver Awards
      • "Twins" (2018)
      • "Golden Hour" (2018)
      • "Fallen" (2016)
    • Gold Key Awards
      • "Twins" (2018)
      • "Twins ii" (2018)
      • "Golden Hour" (2018)
      • "Myth of Persephone" (2018)
      • "Utopia" (2017)
      • "Sisters" (2017)
      • "Kolkata" (2017)
      • "Somewhere Only We Know" (2017)
      • "Ruby's Secret Garden" (2017)
      • "Fallen" (2016)
      • "Cloud Atlas" (2016)
    •  Silver Key Awards
      • "Danielle on Washington Square" (2018)
      • "Baby Bloom" (2018)
      • Untitled (2018)
      • "Karjai" (2017)
      • "Dea" (2017)
    •  Honorable Mentions
      • Portfolio (2018)
      • Untitled (2018)
      •  “Free” (2016)

Group Exhibitions

  • MoMa PS1 / YoungArts
    • APRIL 2018 
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art / Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
    • MARCH - MAY 2018 
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art / Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
    • MARCH - MAY 2017 
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art  / Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
    • MARCH - MAY 2016
  • Museum of Modern Art  / Manhattan Borough Arts Festival
    • JUNE 2017
  • Sonder Exhibit
    • SEPTEMBER 2017 
  • W New York  / Pursuit of Portraits Magazine: sponsored by Adorama
    • SEPTEMBER 2016 

Publications