photo: Michael Skelton

HOLLIS RAFKIN-SAX

Hollis is a New York-based photographer whose passion is visual storytelling. Her specialty is partnering with humanitarian organizations to help shine a light on vulnerable and less visible populations and tell the day to day stories that need to be told. In this capacity, Hollis has partnered with the Anti Defamation League (ADL), the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), the American Red Cross, Women’s World Banking, and the Belizean Grove. She has traveled the world with her camera, and shot in a range of challenging conditions, including Bosnia, Cuba, Israel, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Botswana, South Africa, Zambia, Colombia, Peru, Costa Rica and Brazil.

Hollis is the former Vice Chairman of an international communications firm where she specialized in crisis management.   Hollis was educated at Bowdoin College, the London School of Economics, and the International Center of Photography (ICP). Her work has been published in journals and exhibited in New York. She has two adult children and lives with her husband in New York.