Awards / Exhibitions

“Selfportrait”, West Hollywood, PX3 Paris International Photo Award, 2019

Carina Wachsmann is a Creative Director, Photographer and Film Director.
She has a Bachelor in Media Design and studied film and photography at University of Applied Sciences in Schwäbisch Hall / Germany
and with a scholarship at the Cleveland Institute of Art / Ohio.

She works in the field of communication, film production, advertising, and art and design since 2003, collaborating with international agencies and productions such as Publicis Groupe, TBWA, DDB, Iconoclast, Gang Films, HBO. She shaped identities, curated brand content and developed international marketing campaigns for brands such as Renault, Toyota, Guerlain, Nissan, United Nations, fashion and tech brands and startup businesses.

Carina Wachsmann has lived for many years in Rome, where she has worked in front and behind the camera with film productions and film directors such as Ron Howard and Spike Lee. In the same years she studied acting with actors from the Actor’s Studio New York such as Lena Lessing, Michael Margotta and Danny Lemmo and appeared in several TV and cinema productions.

Her personal short films, documentary, and photographs have been screened at numerous international festivals, exposed in galleries and museums around the world such as the Queens Museum of Art in New York, Venice Film Festival, Cineffable Paris, and the Miami Fashion Film Festival, and have received recognitions and awards.

Photo exhibitions

• 2004 “Art review”, Cleveland Institute of Art, Ohio – USA
• 2006 „Karma B” Solo show, Rockcontestahair, Roma – Italy
• 2007 „Summer Art Edition” Solo show, Village, Ostia – Italy
• 2008 „Lasagna Elettorale” Solo show, Provincia di Roma Palazzo Valentini, Roma
• 2010 „Autoscatto&LiberaMente“, Bloomsbury Space, Roma – Italy
• 2010 „Nocturno Cine Kult” Solo show, RisingLove, Roma – Italy
• 2010 “QueeRome” Solo show, Femiasque, Ulm – Germany
• 2011 „Cibo“, Lanificio 159, Roma – Italy
• 2011 „Photo Art Edition Opening“, MakeMake Gallery Monti, Roma
• 2011 „GendErotica”, Europride Park, Roma – Italy
• 2012 “Townhouse Art & Music”, Roma – Italy
• 2012 “Friedrichsau”, Sparkasse Ulmer Mitte,  Germany
• 2012 “Intern. women’s artshow”, Most Wanted Fine Art, Pittsburgh – USA
• 2012 “20. Triennale Ulmer Kunst”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Ulm – Germany
• 2013 “Kunst in der Caponniere 4”, Freie Künstlergruppe Ulm/Neu-Ulm, Bundesfestung Neu-Ulm – Germany
• 2013 “Cinemarosa”, Queens Museum of Art, New York – USA
• 2013 “11.Kulturnacht Ulm/Neu-Ulm”, Ev.Dekanat – Germany
• 2014 “Kunst in der Caponniere 4”, Freie Künstlergruppe Ulm/Neu-Ulm, Bundesfestung Neu-Ulm – Germany
• 2014 “Kunst im Klinikum”, Klinikum Neu-Ulm – Germany
• 2015 “Kunst Schimmer”, Art fair, Ulm – Germany
• 2015 “Hier, dort und jenseits” Solo show, Sparkasse Ulm – Germany
• 2015 “A field of view / A place to meet” Sinfonia Varsovia (Warsaw orchestra), Poland
• 2015 “Art in the dunes”, Palazzo Aragona, Vasto, Italy
• 2016 “International exhibition of old photographic techniques”, Galeria OBOK, Royal Palace, Warsaw, Poland
• 2016 “Review of contemporary photographic techniques”, Biuro Wystaw Artystycznych w Kielcach (Art Gallery), Kielce, Poland
• 2018 “HERE, THERE & BEYOND”, Solo exhibition, “Chez Toi ou Chez Moi”, Paris
• 2018 “Ojo de Agua”, Kunst in der Caponniere, Neu-Ulm – Germany
• 2018 “Artology Galery”, Group exhibit Hofstatt München – Germany
• 2019 Solo exhibtion, Kästner, Königsbau Stuttgart – Germany

Film screenings

Queens Museum of Art, Miami Fashion Film Festival, Cineffable Paris, Phuket Film Festival, New York International Film Awards (Finalist), Oniros Film Awards NYC (Finalist), Munich Music Video Awards (Best Europe Music Video), Paris Short Film Festival, ARFF Barcelona, Rome Independent Prisma Awards (Best music video Winner 2021), RED Movie Awards (Honorable Mention), Prague International Film Awards (Official Nominee), Festival MIX Milan, Florence Some Prefer Cake Festival, Pink Apple Zürich, Istituto Italiano di Cultura Lubiana, Endorphin Awards, Kunst Museum Ulm


– Musée Savoisien,  Chesterfield Special Editions, Smithsonian Magazine, GetInspired, WU magazine, Canon, Nissan, Naturfoto, Südwest Presse, Repubblica, CliCiak FestivalFilm, Bloomsbury Space Rome, Galeria OBOK Royal Palace Warsaw, Palazzo Valentini Rome,, Cinemecum, Corriere della Sera, Wanderlust

– Audience Award 20th Triennial of Art, Museum of modern art Ulm, Germany

– Honorable Mention 2017 + 2019 : IPA international Photography Awards