Sarina Finkelstein


M.F.A. in Photography & Related Media, SVA, New York (2004)
B.F.A. in Photography, Washington University in St. Louis (2002) 


Speaker, San Francisco's PhotoAlliance
Photo District News Photo Annual Winner – Books (2014)
American Photography 29 CHOSEN Winner (2013)
Finalist, “Developed Work” National Photography Fellowship, Midwest Center for Photography (2012)
Finalist, Open Exhibition Call for Proposals, Target Gallery at Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA (2012)
PhotoLucida Critical Mass Finalist (2010)
Review Santa Fe 100 Photographer (2010)
illy issimo/SVA "AuthentiCity" project semi-finalist (2010)
"Hey, Hot Shot!" Contender (Second Edition) (2009)
Featured Photographer/Guest Presenter, Professional Women Photographers (2006)
Second Place, Texas Photographic Society Student Exhibit (2004)
SPE Student Award, Society for Photographic Education (2004)
SPE Graduate Track Presenter, SPE National Conference (2004)
Aaron Siskind Memorial Scholarship (2003)
Morris M. Horwitz Award in Photography (2002)
William Kohn Photography Award (2001)
Missouri Bright Flight Scholarship (1998-2002)


RayKo Photo Center, San Francisco, CA (May 8-June 21, 2014)
Newspace Center For Photography, Portland, OR (May 6-29, 2011)
Weitman Gallery, St. Louis, MO (February 2011)


"29x29", Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY (April 19-21, 2012)
"Developed Work" – Midwest Center for Photography Juried Exhibition (March 30-April 13, 2012)
Dali International Photography Exhibition, Dali City, Yunnan, CH (Sept 25-Oct 7, 2011)
illy/issimo SVA "AuthentiCity," Milan Design Week, IT (2010)
"Life Defined Design," Design Within Reach, Brooklyn Heights, NY (2007)
Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY (2004)
Steinberg Gallery of Art, St. Louis, MO (2002)
Des Lee Gallery, St. Louis, MO (2002)
University of Notre Dame, IN (2002)


The New Forty-Niners (Kehrer Verlag, 2013)


BBC News: Hoping to Strike Gold in the California Wilderness (August 29, 2014)


Wisconsin State Journal: Just Read It (October 12, 2014) 
Io Donna (August 27, 2014)
Business Insider: These Are The Faces Of The New Gold Rush In California (August 22, 2014)
Bullion Magazine: The Prospect of Gold (July 29, 2014)
PBS Next Avenue: Boomer Gold Diggers: It's 1849 All Over Again (July 10, 2014)
Daily MailIncredible images of California's second gold rush and the prospectors who gambled everything to hit the jackpot (June 10, 2014)
Slate Magazine: Finding Treasure with California's Modern-Day Gold Diggers (June 2, 2014)
SVA Journal: What's in Store (Spring 2014)
Euroman (May 22, 2014)
Esquire: My Gold (May 10, 2014)
ArtSlant (May 8, 2014)
SF Weekly Calendar of Events: "Scavenger and The New Forty-Niners" (May 6, 2014)
San Francisco Bay Guardian Online: This Week's Picks – "The Forty-Niners" and Scavenger: Adventures in Treasure-Hunting" (May 7-13, 2014)
LensCulture (May 2014)
American Photography's ProPhotoDaily (April 29, 2014)
WIRED Raw File: Meet the Rugged Prospectors Still Panning for Gold in California (April 21, 2014)
Sacramento Bee: Golden Touch (March 16, 2014)
Zeit Online (September 2013)
Image Source IMSO Lovesourced (September 2013)
Aperture's What Matters Now? (2011)
New York Times Lens Blog (2011)
The Daily (February 2011)
Dead Porcupine (2011)
Photo District News (PDN) Photo of the Day (2011)
Photo District News (PDN) Photo of the Day (2010)
Discover Magazine's Visual Science (2010)
NPR: The Picture Show (2010)
Feature Shoot: Sarina Finkelstein (2010) 
Conscientious: Jörg Colberg's weblog (2009) (2009) (2009)
A Jen Bekman Project: "Hey, Hot Shot!" Contender 2009 2nd Edition (2009) 


Visual Arts Journal (April 2014)
Smithsonian (July/August 2012)
Food Arts (April 2012)
Cigar Aficionado (February 2012)
Fluter (Winter 2011-2012)
Real Simple (December 2011)
The collect.give Book (November 2011)
Amica (October 2011)
China Southern Airways Gateway Magazine (July 2011)
Market Watch (regular contributor 2009-2011)
Seven (London Telegraph Sunday Magazine): "The New Gold Diggers" (July 14, 2010)
Time out NY (regular contributor 2005-2008)
Time out NY Kids (regular contributor 2004-2008)
Queens Tribune (2007)
Mass Appeal (multiple issues 2007)
Professional Women Photographers Magazine (2007)
Time Out NY Eating & Drinking Guide (2006)
Time Out NY Short List Guide (2006)
The Daily MINI (2006)
Food Arts (2006)
New York Post (2005)
Absolute (2006)
The Triumph of Painting (Saatchi Gallery, 2005)
Esquire Netherlands (2005)
New York Guide (2005)
NYU Alumni Magazine (2005)
CMYK Magazine (2002)
Eliot Review (2002)