Schmoo Theune is a freelance documentary photographer from the USA. She studied biotechnology before discovering her purpose of documenting human stories. Over the years she has committed herself to becoming a community storyteller, partnering with local and national non-profit organisations and supporting their missions of cultural preservation and education. Since 2004, various galleries, websites, and publications such as The San Francisco Chronicle, Lightroom Magazine, and Roads & Kingdoms have featured her work. In 2016 she dedicated herself to pursuing documentary storytelling full-time and now lives in Berlin, Germany where she drives humanitarian storytelling studio Caryzma Media, and is a founding member of GWS, Berlin's creative collective for female photographers.
Selected Exhibitions & Publications
2006 Capitol Arts Network juried exhibition, Washington DC, honorable mention
2007 Exhibition and benefit, Lo Fi Social, Baltimore
2013 Lightroom Magazine #6: Featured photographer
2017 Group exhibition "Shadows," Prachtwerk, Berlin
2018 48H Neukölln, Berlin
2019 C7 Galerie, Mannheim