Federica Ghidelli was born and raised in Italy, where she earned a BS in Fashion Design from the prestigious Istituto Marangoni of Milan.
After spending some years working in the fashion industry as a designer and project manager, she moved to Chicago in 2013.
A new social and cultural background, old and new interests led her to photography.
Federica’s work focuses on the balance between darkness and light. Naturally attracted to color, she likes to create unique color palettes, experimenting with different techniques.
Federica is the Associate Director at Chicago Photography Classes in Chicago, where she enjoys teaching and curating exhibitions and special projects.
Federica's work has been exhibited internationally and received awards.
Honorable Mention at the IPA - International Photography Awards 2019
Honorable Mention at the 12th Julia Margaret Cameron Award 2018
Honorable Mention at the IPA - International Photography Awards 2018
Gold at the Prix de la Photographie 2017
Honorable Mention at the IPA - International Photography Awards 2017