Rosem Morton is a Filipina documentary photographer, nurse and educator based in Baltimore, Maryland. Rosem utilizes lens-based storytelling and community engagement to examine intimacy and resilience amidst the prevalence of gender violence, health disparities and cultural displacement. Rosem is a National Geographic Explorer, who has spoken at numerous institutions and whose work has been published in National Geographic, New York Times, Washington Post, Propublica, Reuters, NPR and CNN.
Recognitions 2020 National Geographic COVID-19 Grant: Nursing Diaspora 2020 National Geographic COVID-19 Grant: Donning and Doffing 2020 National Geographic Photography Seminar Speaker 2020 14th Julia Cameron Award: Black and White Category 2019 We, Women Artist Grant 2019 National Geographic Explorer 2019 New York Times Portfolio Review 2019 Pictures of the Year Rising Star Scholar
Workshops and Mentorships 2020 Advanced Mentorship Program with James Estrin and Ed Kashi 2020 Women Photograph Mentorship Program 2019 Eddie Adams Workshop 2019 Missouri Photo Workshop 2019 International Women's Media Foundation HEFAT training
Exhibitions 2020 Photoville: Donning and Doffing 2020 Photoville: Dear Survivor 2020 14th Julia Cameron Award Exhibition: Wildflower 2019 Women Photojournalist of Washington Juried Exhibition: Welcomed at Home