Christian Rodriguez was born and raised in New York City by immigrants of the Dominican Republic. He spent his childhood traveling between the two islands and cultures. In high school, he attended a four-year after school photographic residency program, NYCSalt. His passion for photography led him to study at the Savannah College of Art and Design. While away from home, he developed an infatuation for his Dominican background. His photographic work focuses on issues of immigration, cultural identity, and the Dominican diaspora. Currently he is working on long term projects between DR and NYC. He prefers the use of traditional methods such as photographing on light sensitive materials and a more hands on approach to image making. In 2017 he exhibited with En Foco for their series “The Apartment Gallery Series” as well as selected for The New York Times Portfolio Review.