Charlyn Zlotnik began her career in Texas and continued in photography after moving to New York. As a photojournalist, she has covered international events in the Philippines, India, South Korea, Vietnam, Burma, Panama and Cuba, as well as news and feature stories around the United States.
Her work has been shown in a variety of exhibitions including the Museum of the City of New York’s: Rising Waters and at the Griffin Museum; the Witness, Visual Metric and Portrait exhibits. Music photos have been included in multiple shows at the Morrison Hotel Gallery and cover all genres of music. Her photographs have appeared in publications that include The New York Times, Newsweek, Time, Life and Rolling Stone and the book covers of David Halberstam’s Firehouse and The Grand Tour - The Life and Music of George Jones.
Photo Stories + News events: Hurricane Sandy, Memorials 9/11, Colorado Wild Horse Convict Program, Bedford Hills prison, Aftermath of Mt. Pinatubo, Mothers + Daughters in prison, Wright-Patterson AFB, Palm Springs Follies, and international stories in the Philippines, India, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Burma, Panama and Cuba. Published in The New York Times, Time, Newsweek, Forbes, Scholastic, CNN, NBC, CBS, Harper’s and many foreign publications.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITS
Once Upon a Time - Griffin Museum Lafayette, 2022 City Corp Artist Grant Exhibit - New York at 7:00, Chelsea Market, 2021 Open Up Your Archive - Willie Nelson portrait South (x) Southeast Gallery, 2021 NYC DIsco at 50 - Morrison Hotel Gallery February, 2020 Witness - Griffin Museum - Lafayette 2019-2020 Portrait Exhibit - Griffin Museum, 2018 Visual Metric - Griffin Museum 2017 Annenberg Space for Photography, 2014 Rising Waters Exhibition, Museum of the City of New York 2013 Early Works - Boston PRC Postcards From the Edge, Visual Aids (yearly) Winter Solstice, Griffin Museum of Photography Winchester MA, December, 2016 We Americans, Station Independant Projects, New York, July, 2016 Postcards from the Edge, Sikkima Jenkins & Co, New York Early Works, Boston University Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA, January, 2015 STEaM Photo, National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque, NM, November, 2014 Country: Portraits of an American Sound, Annenberg Center, Slideshow Night, September, 2014 Early Works, Sol Melnick Gallery, Pittsburgh, PN, September, 2014 Chuck Brown, Chuck Brown Memorial Park, Washington DC, 2014 Early Works, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO, 2014 Rising Waters, Museum of the City of New York, 2014 Early Works, Rayco Photo Center, San Francisco, CA, 2013 Early Works, Newspace Center for Photography Portland, OR, 2013 Groundbreaking, Figment New York, 2012 Objects of Affection, Calumet Gallery, New York, July, 2010 Elegy for Eden, Durst Gallery, New York, 2007 Daydreams in a Real World, Montauk Library Gallery, New York, 2006 Compassion, Saint Vincent’s Hospital, New York, 2006 Eye Witness, Durst Gallery New York, 2005 Exhibit for Tsunami Relief, Spice Gallery, New York, 2005 FedEx-Getty Pavilion, Memphis, TN, 2004 A Day in Our Life, Brooklyn Borough Hall, New York American Music Tree Exhibit, Children's Museum, Boston, MA, 2003 Here is New York, New York, 2001 Experience Music Project, Seattle, WA, 2001 Women's Museum, Dallas, TX, 2000 Its Us: A Celebration of Who We Are in America Today, Time Warner Traveling Exhibition, 1996