Born and raised in Italy, after classical studies Chiara graduated in Communication and Political Science in Milan while started to grow her passion for photography.
In 2006 she moved to New York where she attended the one-year certificate program in documentary photography and photojournalism at the International Center of Photography.
In 2008 she was selected for Reflexions Masterclass, a long-term seminar held by Giorgia Fiorio and Gabriel Bauret, experience that has been giving her the opportunity to reflect on different themes and develop new bodies of work.
Amongst her recognitions are the Sony World Photography Award in Arts and Entertainment, the Canon prize for emerging photographers and she was named as one of the PDN's 30 in 2009.
Her work has been exhibited in numerous venues in USA, Europe and Asia.
Her clients include The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Time, Le Figaro Magazine, Vanity Fair, among many others.
All images © Chiara Goia