Rhynna M. Santos is a photographer born in Puerto Rico and currently residing in the Bronx. Ms. Santos’ work depicts the everyday life and perspective of people of color.
In 2018 Santos was recognized as an En Foco Fellow which included an exhibition of her work at the Andrew Freedman Home and feature in Nueva Luz Photographic Journal. She was commissioned to photograph several photo stories for the New York Times in January 2018. Her work has also been featured in Curate NYC 2013, Jerome Avenue Workers Project 2015, Living Latina 2016 and Bronx Now 2018. In collaboration with En Foco, Ms. Santos’ photographs were featured in the article “Living Latina: The Bronx Women’s Photo Collective,” Nueva Luz Photographic Journal 2016, Volume 20, Number 1.
Santos is a member of the Bronx Photo League at the Bronx Documentary Center, curator for the Instagram feed Everyday Bronx and founder of the Bronx Women’s Photo Collective. In addition, Santos serves as co-executive Chair of the Bronx Culture Collective.
Ms. Santos earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Women’s Studies from UCLA in 2007 and has lived and worked in Spain, where she entered and placed in her first photography competition, PhotoEspaña.