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An Exhibition of Works by Deana Lawson is Currently Open at the Carnegie Museum of Art

Posted by on May 30, 2018 | Contests/Events, Photographer Interviews

Known for taking remarkably intimate photographs that are rich with detail, Deana Lawson made a big splash with a series of gorgeously composed images of black families at the 2017 Whitney Biennial. Currently, an exhibition of her photographs is open at the Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA) through July 22, 2018. Presented as part of... More

An Exhibition in New York Highlights the Lives of 200 Women Around the World

Posted by on May 17, 2018 | Contests/Events, Photographer Interviews

Currently open at Pen + Brush in New York, 200 Women is a photography and video exhibition that highlights the stories of women around the world, some of them well known, and some of them not. Featured subjects include Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Margaret Atwood, Jane Goodall, Gillian Anderson, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, along with a... More

An Exhibition At the Getty Center Celebrates 100 Years of Fashion Photography

Posted by on May 9, 2018 | Contests/Events

Love it or hate it, fashion photography has a profound influence on modern visual culture. An exhibition at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, entitled Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography, 1911-2011, will focus on the specificities of the medium, pairing over 160 fashion photographs with a selection of costumes, illustrations, magazine covers,... More

RIT Is Offering A Free Workshop For High School And Community College Photography Teachers

Posted by on April 24, 2018 | Contests/Events, Education

On May 18, the Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT’s) photography department will produce a free workshop for high school and community college photography teachers. The objective is to bring teachers to RIT for the day, and inspire them by introducing them to leading photographic educators. At a similar event on April 13th, participants had presentations,... More

Women Photograph Is Offering Grants to Women and Non-Binary Photographers

Posted by on April 17, 2018 | Contests/Events

In collaboration with Nikon, Women Photograph is offering $5,000 grants to support photography projects by visual journalists working in a documentary capacity. Five grants are available, one of which is earmarked for a transgender or non-binary photographer. The projects submitted can be either new or ongoing. Applicants are encouraged to submit a story, rather than... More

The W. Eugene Smith Grant for Student Photographers Is Accepting Applications

Posted by on April 2, 2018 | Contests/Events, Student Photography

Photo © Daniel Castro Garcia

In 2018, the the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund announced a new grant, the W. Eugene Smith Grant for Student Photographers. The annual $4,000 grant will be awarded to a student whose photographic work “renews the tradition of W. Eugene Smith’s humanistic and compassionate photography.” Additional consideration will be given to projects that promote social change, and... More

Don’t Miss Your Chance To Apply For A Studio In Brooklyn

Posted by on February 10, 2018 | Contests/Events

Dumbo is currently one of the most expensive neighborhoods to live and work in Brooklyn. It’s also a place teeming with art installations, galleries, and opportunities to network. Most artists couldn’t even dream of affording a studio in the neighborhood. The good news is that the Sharpe-Walentas studio program is willing to give 17 artists... More

The 2018 New York Photo Review Is Seeking Applications

Posted by on January 19, 2018 | Contests/Events

Participants at the New York Portfolio Review in April 2017.. CREDIT: Andrew Mendelson

Sponsored by The New York Times Lens blog, the City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism and United Photo Industries, the 2018 New York Photo Review is a free portfolio review open to any photographer over the age of 18. Set to run on April 21 and 22, the event will bring together... More

Now on View: A Perspective on America From its Next Generation

Posted by on November 21, 2017 | Contests/Events, Student Photography

Earlier this year, the School of Visual Arts in New York City sent out an open call to high school students in America, asking for photography submissions that represented students’ individual perspectives about the state of the country. The resulting gallery exhibition, “2017 America” is now on view at SVA Gramercy Gallery. The show features... More