Cecilia Borgenstam

Public Education Faculty
Public Education

Cecilia Borgenstam is a Swedish-born artist and educator based in San Francisco. She worked as Richard Misrach’s studio manager before dedicating herself to her own practice full-time. Her latest body of work, Here/Not Here, is exploring the disconnect between materialism and physical vulnerability in transient camps in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park and has received honorable mentions at the 12th Pollux Awards (2019) and the 14th Julia Margaret Cameron Award (2019) in the categories for documentary reportage and documentary photography. In 2019 she was a Critical Mass 2019 Top 200 Finalist and was also selected for the REVIEW Santa Fe 100 Photographers. She was awarded a silver medal at the San Francisco Bay International Photography Competition (2019) and 2nd place in the 2018 International Photography Exhibition at the Center for Photographic Art in Carmel (CA).

She holds a BA in Literature from the University of Lund, Sweden, and an MFA from San Francisco Art Institute in California.

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