Pia Torelli

Pia Torelli - professional photojournalist

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Pia TorelliPia Torelli is an award-winning professional photojournalist based in Dubai, UAE. She works on assignments for magazines, the stories have been published locally and internationally in magazines such as Marie Claire, Figaro and Newsweek.

In Dubai, United Arab Emirates, she worked with Depa Ltd, one the world largest interior contractor. Depa Ltd is specializes in interior solutions, the full-scope turnkey fit-out and furnishing of five-star luxury hotels, shops, theme parks, yachts, apartments, and others.

She decided to move to the United States where she obtained a BFA Photography at the San Francisco Academy of Art University.

Upon graduation, she started receiving assignments from a wide range of magazines and newspapers that started her career as an international photojournalist.
Her assignments range from breaking news stories to feature stories. She travels extensively within the United States and throughout the world.

Awards & Shows

  • The 3rd Annual Afghan Art Exhibit: War and Peace Dec, 2003 – Jan 31, 2004
  • SF Arts Commission gallery: War and Peace, an Afghan Journey May - June, 2003
  • Unesco, the United States and Afghanistan
  • Relations in Transition, East Bay chapter March 3, 2003
  • The Eddie Adams Workshop, New York 1995
  • Caring Institute, Washington, DC 1994


Pia Torelli: Walk Alone in Afghanistan

Pia Torelli Pia Torelli
Professional photojournalist

  Walk Alone in Afghanistan