Carli Choi is a New York based photographer. She graduated from San Francisco Art Institute with bachelor's degree in photography. Her work is mainly focused on night photography and seascape. With her painting backgrounds, She takes painterly approaches to her photographs. She has shown her work in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and internationally. 




  • Oolee Institute of Photography – Seoul, Korea                            2009-2011
  • San Francisco Art Institute – San Francisco, CA                           2011-2015


Represented By 

  • Bridgeman Studio, New York, NY


Awards and Academic Honors

  • Grand Prize Winner, PDN Edu, NY, USA
  • First Place Winner, International Photographer of the Year IPOTY 2015, London, UK
  • Finalist Winner, FOTOFILMIC '16, USA
  • Silver Award Winner, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, NY, USA
  • Silver Award Winner, Art ltd magazine, CA, USA
  • Amateur Nominee, FAPA, USA
  • Shortlisted, Bridgeman Studio Award, London, UK
  • Honorable Mention, IPA'16, USA
  • Honorable Mention, MIFA’16, Moscow, RISSIA
  • Honorable Mention, Same but Different, New York Center For Photographic Art, NY, USA
  • Mac-On-Campus, Featured Student, USA
  • The 3rd Daum Junior Photographer Festival, KOREA
  • Visionary Scholarship, San Francisco Art Institute, CA, USA  


Select Exhibitions


  • FotoFilmic’16, Photobook, Melbourne, Australia
  • FotoFilmic’16, The Burrard Arts Foundation, Vancouver, Canada


  • Photowork '16, Barratt Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Wide Open 7, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY
  • FotoFilmic’16, DNJ Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


  •  The Moment of Seeing, 1st,ikon, Busan, Korea


  • Nectar, DIS gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Concentrate, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA


  • SFAI Blenheim Walk, Exhibition Gallery at Blenheim Walk, Leeds, UK
  • The Perfect Exposures Top 100 images exhibit, Los Angeles, CA


  • No Fixed Place, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • International week, Still Lights Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Oolee Institute of Photography Alumni – Gallery LVU, Seoul, Korea


  • 100人 100色 the 3rd Daum Junior photographer, Seoul, Korea      



Oolee Institute of Photography – Seoul, Korea