Photographer and Photojournalist
New York City-based photographer Erin Baiano grew up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. She started her career as a ballet dancer with American Ballet Theatre. After retiring from dance she was mentored by culture photographer Paul Kolnik and studied photojournalism at the International Center of Photography.
Baiano has had two solo exhibitions of dance photography: “Still Motion” at Rutgers University’s Mabel Smith Douglass Library and “VIDF x 3” at the Vail International Dance Festival in Vail, Colorado. Baiano’s work has been published in Vanity Fair, Time Out New York, Vogue, InStyle, W Magazine, New York Magazine and various other publications. She has been a freelance contributor to the Styles and Culture sections of The New York Times since 2006.