Régine Romain is a photo-anthro-journalist, performer and educator of Haitian descent, who fuses her interests in travel, culture and music to explore both spiritual and tangible worlds.
Régine Romain has 20 years practice in creating, researching, teaching, and supporting diverse communities in engaging and co-creating projects that promote positive representations of their individual and collective identities. Through an extensive global network, Régine produces culturally transformative courses, curricula, workshops, salons, exhibits, festivals, and forums. She is the founder and director of the Urban PhotoPoets, Brooklyn Photo Salon, and the Brooklyn to Benin: A Vodou Pilgrimage projects.
Romain’s work is in the permanent collection at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, NY. Her work has been exhibited at Teatro Nacional de Cuba, Cuba; UN Photography Society, NY; and the Charles Sumner Museum, DC. Her awards include NYSCA Folk Arts 2015 Apprenticeship, A.I.R. Gallery 2011-2012 Fellow, Brooklyn Arts Council Re-Grant, Fund For Teachers Travel Grant, the Trude Lash and Public Allies Fellowships.
Régine Romain is a native Washingtonian, now living in Brooklyn, New York. She received her Bachelor of Science in International Studies from Bowie State University and acquired a Masters in Photography & Urban Culture from Goldsmiths, University of London.