Claudia Giannini received her Master of Fine Arts degree from West Virginia University, with specialization in printmaking and photography. Her work combines photographic and printmaking techniques, along with other media to explore our connection to nature and spirit.

She has exhibited her work widely in galleries and art centers in New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland and throughout West Virginia. She contributed 13 images to a book, Field Notes from Grief, with text by Judith Stitzel, published in 2012, and is currently working on a body of work inspired by a pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago in northern Spain.