Silvia Ros is a Cuban-American, Miami-based photographer with a master’s degree in architecture. After over a decade as a museum photographer, she launched a busy freelance career, concentrating not only her own creative projects such as Cuba Modern, Concrete.Miami, Photographing Cuba: My Myth, My Reality and Average Places, but serving as the official Art Basel Miami Beach photographer for five years, and with clients including Ford Motor Company, Institute of Contemporary Art Miami, Biscayne Times, Artsy and Instagram. In 2014 the Smithsonian National Museum of American History’s permanent collection acquired 86 of her photographs documenting the LGBTQ movement in the United States. Silvia was awarded a 2017 Knight Foundation Miami Arts Challenge Grant and an Oolite Arts Ellies Creator Award for a project on Cuban Modernist Architects in collaboration with the University of Miami, School of Architecture. In 2019, Silvia was awarded a State of Florida Department of Cultural Affairs Grant and a second Knight Arts Challenge Grant for Concrete.Miami, documenting the brutalist and tropical concrete architecture of South Florida. She received her second Ellies Creator Award for Post 67: American Legion, American Stories in the fall of 2020.