Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Green Space

Photo © Valery Rizzo

Exploring a new project about urban Green Space. Brooklyn Grange hoisting soil up to the the rooftop of what will be a vegetable garden and green space at the new Vice Building in Brooklyn.  

Monday, March 23, 2015

Brooklyn Grange / YES! Magazine

My photographs of Brooklyn Grange for the current issue of Yes! Magazine (Issue 72, Winter 2015). Cover image, content page (24) and double page spread, representing New York. You can find an copy at any Hudson News or subscribe to this great magazine full of powerful ideas.

art-a-ride Design Contest

Honored to be a member of the Jury of the 1st art-a-ride international design contest. The contest is a call for creative people designers and makers, to submit ideas that can help transform the way wheelchairs look and feel.Aimed at generating Design Collections that make wheelchairs nicer-looking for their users. Submit here

Wednesday, March 4, 2015


Happy to have one of my Polaroid photographs selected again for inclusion in the beautiful Poladarium 2016 tear off calendar. It was one of my first polaroid photos ever taken for a series about natural objects.  

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Editing Brooklyn

All images © Valery Rizzo

Editing my Brooklyn Book Project. I started working on this project before Brooklyn was an adjective and it follows it into it's current state of constant flux, through the eyes of a TRUE Brooklynite (Shot with plastic cameras).

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Saturday, December 13, 2014

"What is a Portrait" Exhibition

Two photographs from my Brooklyn series were selected for this juried exhibition, by jurer Ruben Natal-San Miguel. Opening night Saturday December 13th from 7-10pm and on view until January 17th 2015 at Ripe Art Gallery in Huntington, New York.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Poladarium 2015

Two of my photographs shot with my converted vintage Polaroid SX-70 made it into Poladarium 2015, a gorgeous compilation of Polaroid images made into a 365 day tear off calendar handmade in Germany. Each day also comes with a story on the back about the photograph. Here is a nice video of how it is made. Order yours here.

New York Magazine / Yes! Magazine / Twoj STYL

I had a tiny photo I took of Mermaid's Garden in Prospect Heights was published inside New York Magazine's Food & Drink Issue. Here is the online version on Grub Street. (Seafood / Mermaid's Garden)

My Photograph of Brooklyn Grange made the cover of Yes! Magazine. There are also 2 more photos inside with a small article. You can subscribe or find one at any Hudson News Stand.

Twoj STYL, the largest Lifestyle magazine in Poland published a couple photographs I took of Mermaid's Garden in a story about New York for the September Issue.