Isabella La Rocca González is an award-winning artist, author, and activist based in the United States. Her work is part of a long tradition in art and photography: to bring to light and find beauty in the hidden, unconscious, or disregarded. As the daughter of immigrants, her work is deeply influenced by her Mexican and Italian roots. The work Isabella creates has long been focused on ecological concerns. Her photographs have been exhibited internationally including a solo show at the Center for Photography in Woodstock, NY. Awards for her work include the Ferguson Grant from the Friends of Photography in San Francisco, CA for excellence and commitment to the field of photography. Her photographs have been exhibited internationally including a solo show at the Center for Photography in Woodstock, NY.  She received her BA in Fine Arts from the University of Pennsylvania, and her MFA in Photography from Indiana University. After thirty years teaching art and photography on the post-secondary level, she has left academia to devote herself full-time to her art practice and to growing a native pollinator garden. See more of her work here.