Shirley Rodriguez (also credited as Shirley Miranda-Rodriguez) is a New York-based editorial and commercial still and motion photographer and media producer. Shirley has shot for notable brands including Olay, Fruit of the Loom, CoverGirl, Girls Scouts of the USA, Pantene, Isaac Mizrahi, and the HBO New York International Latino Film Festival, for whom she collaborated on the 2008 campaign that won HBO the PromaxBDA Bronze Award. Her work has been appeared in Latina, Crain, Siempre Mujer, El Diario, Metro, Hispanic, Urban Latino, The New York Times Online and Vibe magazines among other notable publications.
Easily as passionate about art education as she is about the creation process itself, Shirley has held residencies or provided arts eduction at various institutions including The Tribeca Film Institute, Manhattan Youth, the Educational Video Center and The Brooklyn Children’s Museum. In line with her history of community and advocacy work, in 2012, she was one of 4 professional Latina moms selected to address First Lady Michelle Obama at a historic round table discussion where she discussed the issue of resources afforded to Latino children and families affected with autism spectrum disorders.
Shirley has received many awards including the "Mujeres Destacadas" (Distinguished Women) award from El Diario/La Prensa and The NPRC Lifetime Achievement/Future Life Achievers Award. In 2003 she co-founded Somos Arte, LLC, a creative service firm where she served as Creative Director & Senior Photographer until 2011.