C.V.

Cyndie Burkhardt (b. Cape May, NJ, USA) is a New York City-based photographer and visual storyteller. She’s passionate about travel and exploring issues related to culture, lifestyle, tradition, and place. Her work has a global context and she encourages viewers to engage with different cultures with the hope that art becomes a conversation and brings people together.

photodiaries@photo-diaries.com@EverywhereCyndie | @cyndierabbit

EDUCATION

  • International Center of Photography, New York, NY | Certificate, New Media Narratives/Visual Storytelling
  • New York University, New York, NY | MA, Liberal Arts
  • University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA | BFA, Photography & Graphic Design

DOCUMENTARY/PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

2019 — Health and Wellness Around the World;  culture, tradition, healthy living
2016 — How Did I Get Here;  travel influences perception and identity
2012 — Kid’s Play Rwanda;  teaching kids life skills and gender equality through sport
2010 — Baltic States, UK, and the Norwegian Coast art, culture, and stunning fjords
2006 — Mystical Israel;  places of sacred and historical significance
2006 — Food Culture, Sicily;  chocolate, wine, fish, and volcanoes
2005 — The Official Unofficial Band Tour of Ireland;  Ireland and Northern Ireland
2004 — Indochina Welcomes You;  people, culture, landscapes, architecture
1999 — Farolitos de Havana;  Cuban people and street life
1997 — Chinese Tradition and the Contemporary Landscape;  illustrating an evolution

GROUP & SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 —  Cuba Today, Paul Robeson Galleries/Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

2018 —  Cuba Today, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
2017 —  Farolitos de Havana, Mad Batter, Cape May, NJ
2016 —  Another Kind of Paradise, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
2008 —  Island Culture: Havana Streets & Sicilian Landscapes, Mad Batter, Cape May, NJ
2007 —  Somewhere in Sicily, The Cupping Room, New York, NY
2005 —  Indochina Welcomes You, Mad Batter, Cape May, NJ
2005 —  Indochina Welcomes You, Kiev, New York, NY
2004 —  Farolitos de Havana, The Pelican Club, Cape May, NJ
2003 —  Cape May, NJ, Mad Batter, Cape May, NJ
2003 —  Farolitos de Havana, together with video screening of Havana Ride, Void Performance Space, New York, NY
2003 —  Farolitos de Havana, together with Cuban music performance, Triad Theater, New York, NY
2003 —  Farolitos de Havana, Hannah’s Lava Lounge, New York, NY
1998 —  As I See It, Fotolab Praha, Prague, Czech Republic
1997 —  From My Eyes, Museum of Chinese in America, New York, NY
1997 —  From My Eyes, Beijing Film Academy, Beijing, China

PRESS

  • HobokenArts Online Gallery, Peter Tilgner: Cuba Today Through The Eyes Of Eleven Photographers, September 2018
  • The Monmouth Journal, The Monmouth Museum presents ‘Cuba Today: Through the Eyes of Twelve Photographers,’  March 2, 2018, p. 18
  • Cape May Star & Wave, Mad Batter to host photo exhibit, June 14, 2017, p. A8
  • Sure Guide, Mad Batter to host Cape May native’s photo exhibit of Cuba, June 14-20, 2017, p. 10
  • The Sandpaper South, Cape May-born photographer returns to exhibit work, June 2, 2017, p. 19
  • ShoreNewsToday.com/The Gazette of Cape May, Cape May-born photographer returns to exhibit work, May 27, 2017
  • TheCultureTrip.com, Travel, A Raw Glimpse of Street Life in Havana, Cuba, January 6, 2017
  • pdnonline.com, Fashion Week: The Outside View as Seen by Photographer Cyndie Burkhardt, October 2008
  • stylist.com (AOL Living), Style Sheet: New York Fashion Week, September 2008
  • AAA World/Mid-Atlantic Magazine, AAA Member Snapshot, Jan/Feb 2007, p. 74-75, Mar/ Apr 2007, p. 20-21, May/Jun 2007 p. 32-33, July/Aug 2007, p. 16-17
  • ZEEK: A Jewish Journal of Thought and Culture, Wall Relief at Yad Vashem, Spring 2007, p. 58
  • CNNMoney.com, International News, Vietnam Open For Business, April 29, 2005
  • A. George, G. Peress, M. Shulan (editors), Here Is New York: A Democracy of Photographs, Scalo 2002

CURATION

  • Real Time Curation for the inaugural exhibition of International Center of Photography’s new museum opening on the Bowery, New York, NY, Public, Private, Secret, June 23, 2016-January 8, 2017
  • Produced ICP Hack the Photo, the first-ever hackathon at International Center of Photography, New York, NY, April 30-May 1, 2016; April 29-30, 2017