Lia Rothstein has BA and MFA degrees from Boston University. She has been a professional photographer for over 30 years; exhibiting, teaching, curating, and promoting photography throughout her career.
Rothstein’s work has been exhibited in solo, group regional, and national juried shows. In 2003 Lia received a juror’s award (Dorothy Simpson Krause) in the Tech Art national juried exhibition sponsored by the Boston Cyberarts Festival. Her images have been showcased in an international photography competition sponsored by Mazda Corporation of Japan (First prize) and she was one of the winners of the national Anything Goes Photography Competition sponsored by the Southern Vermont Art Center. Her photographs are in private, public, and corporate collections, including the Polaroid International Photography Collection.
Her photographs have been used on the covers of books published by Harvard University Press and the University Press of New England and her portraits of authors and poets have been used by Harper Collins and other publishers.
In 2009 she opened the PHOTOSTOP Gallery in White River Junction, VT (now closed) which showcased the work of prominent photographers Olivia Parker, Suzanne Opton, Neal Rantoul, Keith Johnson and others and served as a community center for photography classes, workshops, lectures and public events.