Courtnay Robbins is documentary photographer based in Los Angeles. She received her BFA in Photography and Media from the California Institute of the Arts. Courtnay’s work has been featured in TEMA, Tricycle, OURS magazine, The Argonaut, Pasadena Weekly and Playa Vista Direct. She was on the shortlist for the 2017 Lucie Foundation’s Emerging Photographer and was recently featured in the Emerging Women in Photography Exhibit, sponsored by Canon, at Gré Gallery in Palm Springs. In addition, Courtnay worked on the award-winning documentary about the resilience of Kurdish refugees, Resistance Is Life.
She is passionate about cultural and humanitarian issues, which has lead her to work with non-profits such as Emergency, documenting their medical programs in Sudan and Uganda. Additional NGO’s that Courtnay has photographed include the International Rescue Committee (Los Angeles), Box Girls (Nairobi), and Puspha Basnet’s Butterfly Home (Kathmandu).