Gabriella N. Báez

@gabriellanbaez @GabriellaNBaez

Gabriella (she/they) is a queer documentary photographer based in San Juan, Puerto Rico covering the Caribbean. She focuses on documenting intimate subjects: her father's suicide post-Hurricane María, family relations of the queer community, sex work, and the relationship between sexuality, depression, and the body. Her work is raw, intimate, and personal. They have been published in TIME, Reuters, Bloomberg, The New York Times, CNN, and The Nation, among others. With under a year of experience, they were awarded Student Photographer of the Year (2017) from the Association of Puerto Rican Photojournalists. Since then, she has participated in various fellowships, research programs, workshops, and exhibitions. In 2019 she was selected to participate in The New York Times Portfolio Review, The New York Times Student Journalism Institute, the Mentorship/Residency in New York, the Program of Independent Studies of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico, 20Fotógrafos Atitlán, and the Women Photograph Mentorship Program. In 2020 she became a Magnum Foundation Photography and Social Justice Fellow and Grantee, an IWMF Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists Grantee, and a Women Photograph + Nikon Grantee. Early 2021 they were selected as a finalist in the inaugural NOOR Stanley Greene Fellowship & Legacy Prize.

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