Cydney Puro was born and raised in Santa Monica, California. Much of her work is rooted in the documentary and offers a rare glimpse into the lives of her subjects and their environments. Puro is currently working on a project related to specific islands’ contrast between modernization and the traditional; she recently returned from the Faroe Islands, located in the North Atlantic. Her work has been exhibited at galleries in Los Angeles and New York City, and it has been published in the New York Times Sunday Magazine
. Currently, Puro spends her time between Los Angeles and New York City. She received her BFA in photography from Bard College.