Alessia Glaviano is the senior photo editor for Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue. Born in Palermo, Italy, she is now based in Milan. Glaviano has a degree in economics from Bocconi University in Milan, but has always been passionate about photography. After graduating, she moved to New York to a job at Pier 59 Studios, where she worked with a range of international fashion photographers. Five years later, she moved back to Milan, to begin her career as a photo editor for Vogue Italia.
Glaviano is also responsible for Photo Vogue, an innovative online platform where users can share their own photographs under the curatorial supervision of professional photo editors. In addition to this, she curated the enormously popular video-interview series Vogue Masters, for the website version of Vogue Italia, also broadcast on the Italian Sky Arte channel. She is also responsible for the artistic direction of events and exhibitions for Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue.
In addition to her editorial and curatorial activities, Glaviano teaches master courses at the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) in Milan, and lectures regularly at other academic institutions. She was a 2015 World Press Photo jury member, and has participated in several portfolio review sessions, including the New York Times Portfolio Reviews.