Faith Ninivaggi



Professional, award-winning photographer with over 20 years' experience in the news and media industry. Successful in a highly competitive fast paced field.  A creative leader with the ability to conceptualize, produce and execute photography projects and assignments for print, web and advertising. Skillfully streamline projects in high pressure, deadline-oriented environments.  Displays strong achievement and competitive drive. Primarily making a living as an editorial photographer while simultaneously creating personal bodies of work. 




17th Julia Margaret Cameron Award                  Honorable Mention, Portrait Series, 2021

New England Regional/Boston Emmy                Emmy Award, June 2021 

Critical Mass, Photo Lucida                                Top 200, 2021 

Boston Press Photographers Assoc.                  Third Place, Portrait, 2020 

Critical Mass, Photo Lucida                                Top 200, 2020 

Boston Press Photographers Assoc.                   Second Place, Pictorial 2019 

Honorable Mention, Feature Photo 2019 

Boston Press Photographers Assoc.                   Honorable Mention, Spot News 2018 

Boston Press Photographers Assoc.                   Third Place, Politics, 2017  Honorable Mention, General News, 2017 

Honorable Mention, Feature, 2017 

Boston Press Photographers Assoc.                    Honorable Mention, Feature Story, 2012 

Boston Press Photographers Assoc.                    First Place, Feature Story, 2011 

Boston Press Photographers Assoc.                    Third Place, Feature Photo, 2011 

Best Of Photography,NPPA                                  Honorable Mention, Portrait, 2008 

Boston Press Photographers Assoc.                    First Place Sports Picture Story, 2008 






Include but are not limited to; Coverage/Blue Cross and Blue Shield Time, Bringham and Women’s Hospital, UMass, UVM, Suffolk University, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, CNN, WCVB, WBUR, MetroWest Daily, Cape Cod Times, Boston Magazine, Patriot Ledger, Salem News, Hartford Courant, Eagle Tribune, Boston Herald, Boston Globe, 




Untouchable- MFA Thesis Exhibition, Lunder Arts Center, Roberts Gallery  

BPPA, Pictures of the Year Outdoor Exhibit, Boston- June 2021 

ICP, NYC; ICP Concerned Exhibit, August 2020 

PRC Boston; What They Don’t See February-July 2020 

Centro Fotografico Manual Alvarez Bravo, Oaxaca, Mexico; Documenting Life: Mexico- January 2020 

Vermont Center of Photography, Brattleboro, VT 

Open Juried Exhibition, Juror, Paula Tognarelli (Director & Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, MA) 2016 

Panopticon Gallery, Boston, MA  

Think Small: A Group Exhibition. Curated by photographer Corinne DiPietro and gallery owner Jason Landry 2015 

Wotiz Gallery, Milton Public Library Beyond the Assignment, Solo Exhibition 2012 




Owner and Photographer of Faith Ninivaggi Photography                    2004 to Present 

(Clients include but are not limited to, Reuters, UMASS, TD Garden, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Brigham and Women’s Hospital) 


Lesley University/Adjunct Professor, Intro to Photo Course                Fall Semester 2020 


Photographer, Boston Herald 

Photographer 2002 to April 2020 

Photo Technician/Photographer 2002 to 2006 


New England School of Photography/Color Photography Teacher      Fall Semester of 2009 


Viacom Outdoor               2002-2004 





Lesley University                                                              MFA in Photography 2021 

The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University                BFA in Photography 2000 

Maine Photographic Workshops Various certificates/1999 National Geographic Workshop with Jim Blair, Alternative Process with Christopher James, Large Format, Gordon Hutchings 

Appalachian State University   Studied Graphic Design 1995-1997 



 Photographic Resource Center                       Programming Committee 2021 to Present

 Boston Press Photographers Assoc.               Board Member 2019- Present