Roni Chastain


Roni has had a love of photography for over 30 years…She is a graduate of the New York Institute of Photography, having completed the course in half the time.  Roni was awarded merit awards from the school for two of her photos.

She has photographed professional nursing organizations and conferences.  Her photos have been used by American Academy of Pediatrics, a module for an online guide for parents, the book Dr. Jack Newman’s Guide to Breastfeeding, IBFAN Calendar and The International Lactation Consultants Association.  Her photos and cards were used by several country clubs, school/camps, and a local hotel.  Roni’s work is on permanent display at the NY Institute of Photography and Molloy College Art Gallery.

Roni has prepared and presented several slideshows of her work to professional organizations and libraries on Long Island.  This includes Port Washington Library, Glen Cove Library, Freeport Library, and Plainview/Bethpage Library.  She presented her program for the Great Neck Camera Club and Photographic Federation of Long Island.

Roni has had photos published in the book, Paumanok Interwoven, Popular Photography’s *Your Best Shot*, the Glen Cove Record Pilot, Long Island Newsday, and  a Lindeman’s contest for Photo of the Week.  Her work has been exhibited in several locations on Long Island including Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Juried Art Show, Long Island Center of Photography and FotoFoto Gallery.

Roni lives on Long Island.  She is a mother and grandmother.

Absolute Freedom: Computer & Digital Art  through Jan. 31

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