Member Spotlights

We’re proud to be part of such an interesting and talented community. In our monthly Spotlight series, we interview and share the stories of some of our members. 

If you’re a member and are interested in being featured, drop us a line at

Ina Bernstein

Fotografiska New York Member Ina Bernstein founded and curated the first designer consignment store in New York City - INA - and grew it into a multi-location business throughout Manhattan. Ina shared some fantastic stories with us about her years in the fashion industry and her love of art and photography.
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Shalyni Paiyappilly

Shalyni Paiyappilly is a Founding Friend, psychotherapist, yoga and meditation instructor, sound healer, and singer. We caught up with Shalyni this month and discussed the importance of creativity, art, healing, and opening new channels of communication while staying connected in a time of physical distance.
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Ashton Gooding

This month, we spoke with Fotografiska New York member Ashton Gooding, a Brooklyn-based photographer. At the age of 17, Ashton wouldn’t stop pestering his parents for a Holga 120 camera, and he has been photographing ever since.
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Chaz Langley

For our inaugural spotlight, we’re featuring Chaz Langley, who joined Fotografiska New York as a Founding Friend long before we even officially opened. Chaz is a successful artist, and we loved seeing his bright smile and his wonderful energy at Fotografiska New York often during our opening months. Chaz was gracious enough to have a chat with us and share his story.
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