Pilar Vergara holds a degree in Journalism from the Universidad Catolica in her home country of Chile. While there, her commitment to humanistic photography led her to work for a leading news magazine, published in opposition to the Pinochet regime. She also shot assignments for Reuters and the Associated Press. When she was based in Washington, DC, Pilar was a regular contributor to the Washington City Paper and The Washington Post Magazine. Her work has been exhibited and published in numerous journals, both here and abroad. In addition to commercial assignments, she continues to explore documentary projects that reflect her interest in contemporary culture and social issues. Currently, Pilar is working on a book about transgender women which will be published in the spring of 2018 by DaylightBooks. She lives in New York with her husband.
For more information on Pilar's work or to just say hello, feel free to get in touch.