Awards & Grants
2023 Nominated for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2023
2022 New York Times Portfolio Review - Selected
2022 Pulitzer Center Eyewitness Photojournalism Grant Winner
2022 Kindling Fund Grant - Grantee
2022 Maine Art Commission Grant- Grantee
2022 American Photography 38 - Chosen winner - web archive.
2021 First place 2021 ZEKE Award for Documentary Photography
2021 First place Reviewers choice award, SDN portfolio review
2020 V Festival Ethnographic Cinema in Ecuador. Selected to participate in the migration and territory edition.
2018 Grant from the Maine Arts Commission, to complete the project Migration Experience
2014 Best Portrait by the Portland Press Herald photo contest
2014 The Last Call, A short video documentary nominated by the Portland Press Herald as best of class

Education & Mentorship
2023 Vital Impact Mentorship - Mentee

2023 Foundry Workshop
2021 Missouri Photo Workshop 73rd Edition
2021 Eddie Adams Workshop Class XXXIV
2021 Gallery 44 Summer Mentorship Program - Mentee
2021 BIPOC Mentorship Program - Mentee
2021 Image-based Strategies for Social Change - Fred Ritchin (Scholarship Awarded)
2021 Documentary Practice and Personal Project - Sarah Blesener & Brian Frank (Scholarship Awarded)
2020 Developing Personal Projects -Brian Frank
2020 Documentary photography and storytelling, Tamara Merino
2014 Documentary Studies at Salt Institute, Portland, Maine
2006 Introduction to Photography, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2004 Business and Economics, Buenos Aires, Argentina

EXHIBITS (Individual and collective)
"Awake in the Desert Land", Photoville, New York (Collective)
"Carried From Home", current exhibitCatholic Charities Maine, Lewiston, Maine (Individual)
"Carried From Home", Immigration Welcome Center, Portland Maine (Individual)
"The Way Life Is - Maine Working Families and Communities", February 2019, UMVA Gallery, Portland, Maine. (Collective)
"Carried from Home", September 2018,City Hall, Portland, Maine 2019. (Individual)
 "Migration Experience" April 2018, UMVA Gallery, Portland, Maine. (Collective)
"(Almost) Black & White"  April 24-October 22 of 2018, Creative Portland, Maine. (Collective)
"Carried From Home" , Venn + Maker, June 2018, Portland, Maine. (Individual)
"Photos of the year by Portland Press Herald, January 2014 , Portland Maine Library  (Collective)
"Winnowed bare" Salt Institute, November 2014, Portland, Maine. (Collective)

Selected Lectures, Interviews and Reviews
2020 Outdoor Retail
2019 Portfolio Review at B&H
2019 B&H Optic, New York, View Here 
2019 B&H Podcast Interview, listen Here
2018 New Mainers Speaker Radio Show Part 1, listen Here
2018 New Mainers Speaker Radio Show Part 2, listen Here

Bilingual in Spanish & English

Sofia Aldinio Visual Storyteller

Sofia Aldinio is an Argentine documentary photographer and multimedia storyteller.
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