Carissa "Car" Pelleteri is a portrait and landscape photographer born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. She started shooting photos at the age of 10. Living amongst the city’s proudest New Yorkers, Car is naturally drawn to raw and candid subjects for their honesty and authenticity.

Car has shot for clients such as Random House, Simon & Schuster and the Women’s Refugee Commission. Her work has been featured in shows at Deitch Projects and D’Amelio galleries in New York, Galerie du jour Agnès b, Paris and in editorials for Autopilot Kommersant (Russia) and Blackbook.

Her latest work is the book titled, Surf+Turf: Montauk. This book captures the true essence of Montauk, showcasing notable natives and locals through photographs and interviews.

Car lives with her husband Vic and three year old son Leo.




Member of the Artists Rights Society New York.

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