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Welcome to my website! I am a writer and award-winning photographer covering HIV and AIDS, and LGBTQ+ related stories as Arts Editor of A&U Magazine–America’s AIDS Magazine and contributor to Out IN Jersey Magazine. My work has also appeared in local, national and international publications, and art and photography shows.

Alina Oswald - Writer. Photographer. Educator.
Writer. Photographer. Educator.
  • author of Journeys Through Darkness: A Biography of AIDS telling the story of award-winning, legally blind photographer Kurt Weston
  • member of Undetectable Flash Collective
  • featured in Visual AIDS, La Vie Galerie, Leslie-Lohman Museum, SoHo Photo Gallery shows
  • frequent guest on celebrity host, Ron B, show, No Boundaries Up Close and Personal, and other panels to talk about HIV and AIDS, photography, art and artists, activism, authors and books, women empowerment and equal rights
  • former board member, Professional Women Photographers (PWP)
  • member of NYC’s Infinity Photographic Society
  • award-winning photographer and instructor [here’s what my NYIP students have to say]

Portrait and Editorial Photography Samples:

  • Man with Beard. Black-and-white portrait by Alina Oswald.
  • Actor Steve Hayes photographed by Alina Oswald for A&U Magazine.
  • Avram Finkelstein photographed for the June 2019 cover of A&U Magazine by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
  • Actor Adam B. Shapiro photographed for A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine.
  • U = U and HIV/AIDS Activist Bruce Richman photographed by Alina Oswald for A&U Magazine.
  • Dr. Bobby Muduli. Studio Portrait by Alina Oswald. All Rights Reserved.
  • Bruce Richman. U = U Campaign. Photo for A&U Magazine by by Alina Oswald.
  • Performing/recording artist, LGBTQ ally and HIV advocate, Cody Bondra, photographed exclusively for A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine. ©Alina Oswald.
  • Singer/Songwriter, Author and Advocate Henry Goldring photographed by Alina Oswald for A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine. ©Alina Oswald.
  • Celebrity host, activist and actor Ron B, photographed in studio by Alina Oswald for A&U Magazine--America's AIDS Magazine.
  • Rev. Stacey Latimer, photographer exclusively for A&U Magazine by Alina Oswald.
  • Pastor William Francis for A&U Magazine
  • HIV activist Ken Pinkela photographed for A&U Magazine by Alina Oswald.
  • Author, advocate and public speaker Victoria Noe photographed by Alina Oswald for A&U Magazine July 2019 cover.
  • Omar Garcia. Photographed for A&U Magazine by Alina Oswald.
  • Activist Jennifer Flynn Walker photographed for originally for A&U Magazine by Alina Oswald.
  • Actor and advocate William Harrell, photographed by Alina Oswald for A&U Magazine
  • LGBTQ/HIV advocate, Athelete Ally & Vietnam Relief Ambassador Amazin LeThi photographed by Alina Oswald for A&U Magazine.
  • Nancy Duncan, longtime HIV survivor and advocate, photographed exclusively for A&U Magazine.
  • Author Hans M. Hirschi photographed by Alina Oswald.
  • Actor and Advocate David Mixner photographed by Alina Oswald for A&U Magazine.
  • Author, artist, activist, co-founder of Silence = Death, Avram Finkelstein photographed for A&U Magazine. Photo by Alina Oswald.

Highlights:

WORLD PRIDE 2019 read: Pioneer WorksAvram Finkelstein cover story published in A&U Magazine–America’s AIDS Magazine

B&W nature photography by Alina Oswald on canvas at La Vie Galerie.
My b&w nature photography on canvas displayed at La Vie Galerie.

Thanks for stopping by! If you have any questions or just want to say “hi,” please don’t hesitate to contact me. Look forward to hearing from you!

Alina Oswald

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