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Note: Please pay attention to “Reviewer Preferences” listed by some of our reviewers at the end of their bios. This will help in making your reviewer selections.

REVIEWER BIOGRAPHIES

Arpi Agdere
Arpi Agdere is an artist and art producer whose focus is in the photographic & video medium. She lives in Los Angeles and received her BFA from Art Center.

Ross Anderson
Ross Anderson is an award-winning fine art photographer and filmmaker. His honors include the 2009 American Photographic Artists Grand Prize Award and the 2011 International Loupe Award. His photography was recently selected to be included in Creative Quarterly’s 100 Best 2017 annual publication and is currently featured in Creative Quarterly’s Fall 2017 issue. His work has been exhibited in the US, Europe and Asia. Ross earned his MFA at the University of Falmouth in the UK. He currently lives and works in Minneapolis and is the director of Praxis Gallery.

Anthony Bannon
Dr. Anthony Bannon is a writer and a consultant in photography. His four books last year will add to his select listing of 41 publications in 5 languages held by nearly 1,000 libraries. Bannon's meetings with PSPF photographers during the past 10 years have resulted in catalogs, artist residencies, exhibitions and collection placements. When he stepped down as director of Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo, the director of the NYState Museum praised him as "among the most enlightened, prolific and important museum directors in the nation." Prior to his appointment at the Burchfield Penney, he served as the longest running Director and now Emeritus Director at George Eastman Museum in Rochester. Reviewer Preference: He is eager to see work with any style, including motion pictures.

Suzee Barrabee
Suzee is a freelance art producer. She spent the majority of her career at Goodby Silverstein & Partners. There, she worked on every major brand that passed through the agency doors – Polaroid, Adobe, Elizabeth Arden Fragrances, Nike, NBA, Saturn, Comcast, Princess Cruise Line and Chevrolet – to name a few. She is now a freelance Art and Print Producer and has been fortunate to work at Facebook, Salesforce, Heat, Gyro, Camp + King, BSSP and GS&P.

Pat Bates
Pat Bates is the owner and founder of Pat Bates & Associates: a New York-based artist representative agency with a laser focus on the interiors and lifestyle sectors. The agency is known for its forward thinking, curated roster of internationally-based stylists, photographers and directors whose work is commissioned by retailers, advertisers, brands, and other media outlets in the US and worldwide. The agency as a whole seeks to bring a deep understanding of the differing viewpoints and facets of “how we live,” offering clients a sophisticated and worldly aesthetic delivered with care and attention.

Glenn Batkin
An award-winning creative director in advertising, Glenn believes humans are wired for stories. Creative storytelling can evoke emotions and generate strong personal connections to a brand, its objective, and its products. He has created advertising for such companies as IBM, Gatorade, Unicef, The US Armed Forces, Verizon and most recently in the healthcare space. Glenn has worked with some of the world’s top commercial photographers to capture striking images for his clients. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Lucy Bell
Lucy Bell Gallery’s ethos is to promote fine art photography in the region whilst maintaining international and national connections. Working with with both industry professionals, amateurs and university students the gallery will exhibit not only those who have established their careers but new and groundbreaking talent.

Emily Blank
Emily Blank is the Director of Photography for Material Design at Google. She is passionate about expanding traditional conceptions of what photography can do or be, and works to bring editorial and high concept photography to the widest audience, through the broad reach of the tech industry. Emily's photography direction and art curation lives in Google products, globally, including on the wallpapers of Android devices and in a conference room near you via the Google Meet product. She loves to scout new talent and is excited to meet you!

Chrissy Borgatta Luizzi
Chrissy Borgatta Liuzzi, Sr. Art Producer for Innocean Worldwide for close to 10 years. Client history includes Hyundai, Genesis, Sony, Mazda, Lincoln, Mercury, Nissan, Infiniti, Apple and so many more. I love this industry and the opportunity to have worked with so many incredible artists and agencies over the years.

Jacqueline Bovaird
Jacqueline Bovaird is a creative consultant and photography producer at Apple. Having worked in the photography industry for over 10 years, she was formerly the Director of West Coast at Levine/Leavitt. She has been fortunate to work with incredible talent such as Martin Schoeller, Danny Clinch, Nick Meek, Markus Wendler, Josh Goleman, and James Day, and clients such as Nike, Apple, Google, Airbnb, Facebook, FX, NASA, Toyota, W+K, TBWA, Deutsch, 72andSunny, and CP+B. Jacqueline also manages a creative consultancy which works with artists, agents, and creatives.

Naomi Burgess
Naomi Burgess is a NYC based Creative Director with over 20 years of award winning experience working at agencies, in-house teams and startups. She has collaborated with world-class photographers, illustrators, directors, animators and editors. Her clients include beauty, fashion, education, lifestyle, food and non profits. Throughout her career she has been a frequent reviewer at portfolio reviews and industry events. She is looking to meet with both emerging and professional photographers across all categories. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography and personal work.

Nancy Butler

Marilyn Cadenbach
Marilyn Cadenbach’s dedication to the art, commerce and social impact of photography has resulted in 31 years of rich collaboration with commercial, fine art and editorial photographers from all over the world. As a photo agent, she takes a holistic approach to representation. Her experience, insight and deep knowledge of all aspects of the business – promotional, operational, contractual – make her a highly trusted industry resource, not only for photographers, but also for the ad agencies, photo editors, and non-profit organizations that her agency serves. Her agency has represented renowned photographers such as John Huet, Raymond Meeks, Andrea Modica and Eugene Richards, among others. Marilyn’s desire to be inspired by the work she represents and her dedication to delivering beginning-to-end service have drawn an impressive list of global clients to her agency, including the International Olympic Committee, Bank of America, Cisco, Nike, Biogen, ESPN, General Motors, Special Olympics and the Department of Defense. After far too many long winters in Boston and New York, Marilyn pulled up stakes and relocated to Venice Beach 15 years ago and hasn’t looked back. She’s often inspired by the talent she meets at portfolio reviews and is interested in seeing all forms of work - still photography, photo animation, video and otherwise.

Marianne Campbell
Marianne Campbell is a photography agent with offices in San Francisco and New York City. Her company has recently worked with h clients such as Oakley, Audi, duPont, Starbucks, Pfizer, RAM Trucks, Phillips 66, Clorox, SAP, Asics, Verizon, Method, Purina and Target.Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Andi Campognone
Andi Campognone has over 30 years of arts experience in the southern California region. She is the Owner/Director of AC Projects, a private consulting organization focused on promoting arts and culture. Projects include developing museum exhibitions, public engagement, mentoring programs and book and film publications of historically relevant southern California artists. Campognone is also the Museum Manager/Curator for the City of Lancaster. She is responsible for the development and maintenance of partnerships and community engagement initiatives with local artists, local businesses, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, Los Angeles County Supervisors office and higher level institutions. She develops curatorial direction for exhibition programming and educational programming and additionally she is directing the Museum accreditation process for MOAH. She has previously served the City of Pomona as Cultural Arts Commissioner where she co-wrote and implemented the City’s Master Cultural Arts Plan and the adopted Arts in Public Places Policy. She is the cofounder of Kipaipai, a professional development workshop for artists in Hawaii, Ojai and Joshua Tree. Ms. Campognone is on the Board of the Lancaster Museum and Public Art Foundation and on the Board of the Holualoa Foundation for Arts and Culture. She volunteers as a regular speaker and mentor to art students at both the undergraduate and graduate level and is on the advisory board of the Los Angeles Arts Association. She is a current member of ArTTable.

Todd Carey
During his 16-year career at RPA, Todd Carey helped create integrated ad campaigns encompassing every form of media, including branded content and digital, for a variety of clients including Honda, Mandalay Bay, Blue Cross, Los Angeles Kings and the LA Marathon. Todd’s work has been recognized by the One Show, CA, Cannes Lions, One Show Entertainment and the TED Ads Worth Spreading Awards. Todd honed his creative leadership skills as a Creative Director on the Volkswagen brand at Deutsch in Los Angeles. During his four years at Deutsch, he created and produced integrated work for a wide range of national VW projects, including the VW Golf Alltrack launch, Jetta launch, VW People First Warranty launch, VW Atlas, Tiguan, Passat and more. Executions include national TV, branded content, experiential, OOH, digital, social, print, and more. Currently, Todd is gaining experience as a 360º integrated writer and CD on a wide array of freelance projects at ad agencies, studios, social media outlets, digital shops and creative firms, working on global brands including: Amazon, Pepsi, Nike, EA, Walt Disney, Fox Sports, Las Vegas Tourism, EA, MGM, T-Mobile, Toyota, Mazda, Hyundai, Maserati, and Porsche.

Paris Chong
Paris Chong is Manager and Curator of the Leica Gallery Los Angeles. Opened in 2013, The Leica Gallery Los Angeles was created to celebrate Leica photography. The Gallery provides unparalleled access to a rotation of curated exhibits, with imagery captured by classic and contemporary Leica photographers. Chong has over seventeen years of experience in curating, managing, and promoting fine art galleries and has represented galleries and artists in events such as: Photo LA, Photo SF, Paris Photo, Paris Photo LA and The Palm Springs Photo Festival as well as representing Leica Gallery Los Angeles at Art Basel Miami and Photo Paris, France. She has curated photography exhibitions for myriad artists from Bruce Gilden to Ralph Gibson, Melanie Pullen to Lenny Kravitz. Chong serves as guest curator for the ASC (American Society of Cinematographers).

Donna Cohen
Donna Cohen is the Director of Photography at Bloomberg Markets Magazine and a contributing photo editor at Bloomberg Businessweek. Prior to Bloomberg, she was a photo editor at Conde Nast Portfolio, People Magazine, Life Magazine and the Associated Press. Reviewer preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to photography. Please bring your personal work.

Amy Cooper
Amy is a photography business consultant and coach, and founder of the artist representation agency, Trove Artist Management. She has worked in the photography industry for over 20 years as a photo editor, art buyer, digital asset manager, consultant, and rep. Trove Artist Management is the first agency in the U.S. to represent a roster of all women photographers and stylists. Cooper has worked with clients such as UPS, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, MTV, Allstate, Capital One, Mary Kay, The New Yorker, Esquire, and more. Reviewer Preference: Prefer to commercial and editorial work (portraits, lifestyle, still life, product). Open to seeing video, please bring personal work as well

Diane Cooper
23 year creative veteran in network television photo publicity department, with expertise in leadership, photography & video production, navigating and leveraging strategic partnerships and personalities, creating marketing and publicity campaigns reflecting the network’s brand, and leading teams to optimal performance.

Leslie dela Vega
After graduating from San Francisco State University with a degree in photography, Leslie moved to New York City to pursue her photography career. She was fortunate enough to start off as an intern for Vibe Magazine and quickly realized becoming a Photo Editor was her calling. From there, she worked at various publications such as Time Magazine, Essence, Fortune, Fast Company and the New York Times and Digital Director of Photography for Rolling Stone Magazine. Currently she works as the Director of Visuals at OZY Media. Instagram: leslie.delavega Twitter: leslied_v

Laila Derakhshanian
Laila is currently the Creative Director at OC Family. Before this whe was Senior Features Designer at the Orange County Register. She has also served as Art Director at OC Weekly, Metromix Los Angeles, Design Editor at the Los Angeles Times and Photo Coordinator at OC Post.

Steve Diamond
Over the past two decades, Steve Diamond has partnered with the world’s top corporations on brands of all sizes. At Ogilvy, he produced award winning work for Ameritrade, American Express and Jaguar. With Hill Holliday, he built and led a high performance creative team for Verizon Wireless. For DDB, he was Global Creative Director on ExxonMobil, developing advertising for Esso, Exxon, Mobil and On the Run. At Havas, Steve was Creative Director for the Global ExxonMobil Corporate Brand. His experience ranges from automotive to energy to pharma to financial but his expertise is in understanding how people think, feel and behave. At Rain, Steve leads the creative department and is helping to make Transactional Brand Building a force in the marketing world.

Theo Downes-Le Guin

Anne Farrar
Anne Farrar, Assistant Manager for National Geographic Magazine with an emphasis on travel content. She believes in the power of visual storytelling to serve as a call to action and a catalyst for change within the travel industry. Her work is guided by the National Geographic mission to explore the planet, protect and preserve our natural and cultural heritage, and share powerful visions of the world through photography across all platforms. Prior to joining National Geographic in 2015, Anne was a senior photo editor at The Washington Post. Reviewer Preference: Though working with Travel content, NGM has a need for all types of content - science, environment, history and culture. Please don't limit your presentation to travel only.

Burt Finger
Burt Finger is the Gallery Director and Co-Owner of Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery (PDNB Gallery) in Dallas, Texas. He and his wife, Missy, opened this gallery in 1995 for which he has created over 150 exhibitions. He also organizes exhibitions outside the gallery for non-profit galleries. Reviewer Preference: Burt would like to see work that catapult’s the medium to the next dimension.

Kristi Fitts

Christina Force
Christina Force specialises in sharing her 30 years of experience working with ad industry creatives from around the globe. As founder of photo agency The Collective Force she secured countless large-scale global photographic assignments, in particular from South East Asia, during her 15 years at the helm. She now works with photographers and agents worldwide as a consultant and editor, and through her unique online mentoring programs. She is co-chair of Creative Asia Plus, the first portfolio review event in Asia promoting connections between ad agency creatives in the region and photographers from beyond Asia. She is also co-founder of The Series Project, a workshop designed with an ex creative director to help photographers develop their personal project skills. Christina has written and been interviewed for numerous photography publications and been a guest speaker and lecturer at many photography events and institutions, including Image Nation (NZ), CATC design School (Australia) and The New York Academy of Film (USA), and her mission is to help commercial photographers get paid to shoot what they love.

Sarah Garcea
Currently the Art Director at Inc. Magazine. Previous titles include: Life, W, Worth, Men's Fitness, NY Magazine and SEED.

Brian Gibson
Brian Gibson is the Senior Art Producer at Team One Advertising Agency. After 11 years as a photo producer in NYC, Brian recently moved to LA to join Team One. Over the years Brian worked with magazines including Vogue, Women's Health, Fortune. Ad agencies including McCann, Team One, Saatchi, Chiat, Deutsch. Clients including Lexus, Nike, Captain Morgan, Pampers, and pharmaceuticals.

Avi Gupta
Avi Gupta is a photo editor, artist and educator. As Director of Photography for U.S. News and World Report, he has over 15 years of experience working with photographers to cover current events. As an artist, his photographic works have been exhibited widely and are held in the permanent collections of The Sainsbury Center for Visual Art, the Library of Congress, and the Smithsonian’s Asia Pacific Center. At George Washington University’s Corcoran College of Art, he lectures on creative approaches to photojournalism. Reviewer Preference: Most interested in reviewing creative approaches to photojournalism and documentary projects covering healthcare, education, and social issues.

Angelika Hala
Angelika Hala is the New York photo editor and producer for the German magazine stern and the magazine group’s publications VIEW and CRIME, and special editions and book projects. For more than 15 years, she has produced photo features with award-winning photographers as well as helped develop new talent. Angelika enjoys the process of creating photographic narratives in close cooperation with the photographer from single images to multi-page magazine spreads. Angelika is co-producer of Open Show New York. Reviewer Preference: photojournalism/reportage, environmental portraiture, travel features; love to look at personal projects. Please no still life and catalogue photography.

Jillian Harris
Jillian is a multi-faceted hands on Creative Director whose work encompasses art direction for brand identities, ad and social media campaigns, photoshoots, and exhibitions. Her clients have included: Jimmy Choo, Pernod Ricard / Accept Responsibility, Wild Turkey American Honey and Rare Breed, The Glenlivet, The University of California Santa Cruz, Scholastic, Amazon, Amazon Kindle, Home and Garden Television, Good Housekeeping Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, All Clad, KRUPS, Lagostina, Rowenta, Markwins, American Express Publishing, Conde Nast, Financial Times, Medtronic, AGFA, and Xerox. Jillian is looking to partner with emerging and professional photographers across all categories.Reviewer Preference: Interested in fashion, food, corporate, motion video, product, lifestyle, portraiture and personal work.

Lisa Hennessy
Lisa Hennessy is a Creative Director and Designer from Berlin, Germany. With 15 year experience on international brands like VW, Apple, Sony and numerous industry awards, including Cannes Lions, Lisa now focuses on building new brands and helping high-growth companies reach their full potential. 2017 - now: Founder & Creative Director Fernweh Land LLC 2013-2017: Freelance Creative Director in major agencies in Europe and the US as well as clients like Impossible foods and Honest directly 2009-2013: Head of Art Volkswagen International at DDB Berlin 2011-2015:

Katie Hollander

Trey Horvath
Trey Horvath is an Art Producer at TBWA\Media Arts Lab advertising agency in Los Angeles. Trey has worked for creative agencies RPA, David&Goliath, and TBWA\Chiat\Day as well as in artist representation. Clients include Apple, Honda, ARCO/ampm, Intercontinental Hotels, Kia, Jack in the Box, Buffalo Wild Wings, Miller Lite, Airbnb, and others.

Hillary Jackson
I have been working as an art producer going on 15 years now. I started off by working at a large agency in Denver and then moved to CPB for 5 years. I then moved to NYC and worked at Saatchi and Saatchi for a couple of years as a producer and then went on to Deutsch for a couple of more years. I now currently work at Campbell Ewald and have been here for over 6 years as the sole art producer for the NYC office. I work with clients such as Bayer, Empire State Development (NY tourism), Milk Processor of America, NY/NJ Port Authority, Dole and many more!

Lauren Joseph
Lauren Joseph currently serves as photo editor at WIRED magazine in San Francisco, CA.

Kristoffer Kosloff
Founder & CEO of Filter Management. I have more than 19 years of experience managing creative talent such as photographers, stylists and illustrators. Self-employed with offices in Copenhagen and Los Angeles since 2003. Work with International clients and produce shoots world wide. Have experience with all stages of managing and selling talent, from selecting the photographer for a creative brief to full-service productions and budget- & financial management. I’m a skilled researcher and capable of identifying and solve complex situations. Working with International clients and doing approx. +150 productions a year.

Jennifer Lamping
Jen Lamping is VP / Director of Art Production at Rubin, Postaer, and Associates (RPA) in Los Angeles. From the time she graduated from the University of Michigan (Go Blue!), she’s built her career around working with artists in different facets of the business - from her time spent at The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), to an artist rep at Giant Artists, to production at TBWA\Chiat\Day, Saatchi & Saatchi, and now RPA. In addition to elevating and evolving Art Production, she strives to cultivate a more creative and inspiring work environment by founding GALLERY 2525, an in-house art gallery at RPA that showcases a variety of local and world-renowned artists, as well as an artist speaking series called, ART TALKS.

Pilar Law
Upon her return to Santa Fe in 2015 after living and working in the Bay Area and LA, Pilar founded Edition ONE Gallery on Canyon Road, a contemporary photography gallery with an inviting living-room atmosphere featuring the works of a hand-picked group of artists working in traditional and digital media. Alternating one-person-shows and themed exhibitions for the first two years allowed Pilar to showcase and inform visitors about the diversity and talents of photographers selected from a world-wide pool. As a curator and a gallerist, my contribution is to gather photographers from New Mexico and around the world who are engaged in all manner of photography, and present their works in a way that both honors their art, and informs established and next-generation collectors about the value of photography in this century.”

Sarah Leen
Sarah Leen is the Director of Photography for National Geographic magazine. For nearly 20 years prior she worked as a freelance photographer publishing 16 stories in the magazine, joining the magazine staff in 2004. Reviewer Preference: I am interested in seeing photojournalism, culture, nature, science, global issues, the environment and portraiture. I am also very interested in seeing projects under development that may need additional time to complete.

Carol LeFlufy
Carol LeFlufy is the Director of Eye Forward, a photographer and director’s representative agency in Los Angeles. Eye Forward represents Sam Jones, The Ingalls, Spencer Lowell, Bella Newman, Dewey Nicks, Frank Ockenfels 3, and Perry Ogden. Eye Forward clients include editorial, advertising, entertainment advertising and brand direct clients in a diverse range of still life, portraiture, landscape, beauty, fashion, life style and motion. Carol previously worked for Annie Leibovitz as a studio manager and at Art + Commerce in New York after a career as a photographer in Canada. Carol has taught at ICP in NY and Art Center in Pasadena. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Leah Levine
Leah Levine is the founder of L2 Agency Inc., an LA based Photographer’s Representation Agency and Production Services company, currently representing photographers in Los Angeles. The agency has worked with many Advertising and Editorial clients including Airbnb, Apple, Microsoft, American Express, Honda, AT&T, Cartier, The Hollywood Reporter, Dwell, People, Food Network, Fortune & Wired. Leah finds it tremendously rewarding to cultivate and nurture young and emerging talent. L2 Agency also consults with outside photographers and offers production services to clients on a project to project basis. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography. Interested in seeing personal work, portraits, travel, lifestyle, interiors, tech, music, and celebrity.

Sherri Littlefield
Sherri was born in Wisconsin and raised in Central Florida. After spending a couple years in Atlanta, she moved to New York City, where she currently works at Parsons School of Design, and as the Director of Foley Gallery. Projects curated by Littlefield have been featured in the Huffington Post, artnet, dnainfo new york and the peerspace blog. As an artist, Sherri has exhibited her art internationally, including the Brighton Photo Biennial, the Orlando Museum of Art, the Aperture Foundation and the Museum of Contemporary Art – Georgia. Since 2018, Sherri serves on the advisory board of the New York Chapter of the American Society of Media Photographers. She received her MFA from the University of Central Florida, and a BS from Florida State University.

Lisa Matthews
LISA MATTHEWS Lisa has been an Art Producer for over twenty years and has watched and kept pace as the industry has evolved. She got her start as an art producer working on the Mazda account at Foote, Cone and Belding before moving onto The Designory and Suissa Miller. She has created art production departments at agencies from the ground up and has managed multiple teams of art producers. Eventually she became a Manager of Art Production at Saatchi & Saatchi overseeing the department while working on the Toyota account. The next 10 years Lisa lead the Art Production Department at Team One Advertising Agency while managing assignments for Lexus Automotive, Dacor Kitchen Appliances, Häagen Dazs, Ritz Carlton and Indian Motorcycles. Lisa is now working as the Lead Content Producer at The Designory. Lisa’s production skills have evolved with the industry and she is expert in production. Her detailed and fair approach has always resulted in projects on time and on budget while always being fair to the artist community. She has been a regular participate as a portfolio reviewer for LA FotoWorks, At-Edge, Palms Springs Photo Festival, Lucie Foundation and Art Center School of Design

Samantha Mau
New York based Agent/Producer with over 20 years production experience. Currently heading up the New York division at Image Partnership, repping directors and cinematographers for Fashion, Beauty and Luxury moving image content. Experience includes motion and print advertising campaigns for major fashion designers such as Valentino, Fendi and Ralph Lauren, cosmetics companies such as Revlon, MAC and Maybelline, and major brands such as Volvo, Target, Airbnb and Equinox. Previous experience involves producing and production managing television commercials for clients such as Singapore Airlines, Mitsubishi, Ford Motors, McDonalds, and Hasbro Toys. FIlm and Television production include series for Discovery, and National Geographic and the Cooking Channel, and feature films and documentaries reaching national and global audiences.

Douglas McCulloh

Shannon McMillan
Shannon McMillan, a Freelance Art Producer and founding partner of Homestead Creatives, an artist's representative firm. She has a background in photography and advertising. She worked as an Art Producer at GSD&M for 15 years. As an Art Producer she worked with worldwide clients (BMW, Caesars Entertainment, Southwest Airlines, Kohler, and others), photographers and integrated production teams. Given the years of experience and contacts, she understands a true collaboration between Artist and Client. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Kevin R. Miller
Kevin MillerKevin Miller is an independent Curator, Photographic consultant and educator. He is the Director of FotoEkthesis, an exhibitions, archive and publications consultancy for artists and Institutions. He was formerly the Director and Senior Curator of the Southeast Museum of Photography, a public museum in Florida from 2001 until 2016. One of the largest exclusively photographic institutions in the US; the museum featured photojournalism, fashion and advertising images, thematic, vintage, retrospective and genre themes and contemporary photographic art. In that time he curated and presented more than 400 exhibitions and produced numerous exhibition texts, catalogues, public programs. He is interested in developed bodies of work ready for publication or exhibition as well as evolving series that might benefit from interpretation, context and editing.

Jessica Mirolla
Jessica Mirolla is an art producer at The Garage. In addition to her experience of being an art producer for several agencies with blue chip accounts, her love of art has lead her to curating not only the walls of the agencies she has worked for but also for companies and private residences. Discovering new talent is one of the most exciting aspects of her job and festivals like the PSPF help her unearth the hidden talent gems. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Adam Monohon
Adam Monohon is a passionate scholar and curator of photography. As Curatorial Assistant at the University of Arizona’s Center for Creative Photography (CCP), he is privileged to work daily with one of the most significant collections of photography in the United States. Prior to joining CCP, Monohon has held roles at a range of arts institutions, among them the Richard Avedon Foundation and J. Paul Getty Museum. Monohon is currently organizing an exhibition entitled "Photographs as Letters" at the Center for Creative Photography. He has curated "Edward Weston’s Leaves of Grass" and assisted in organizing "The Qualities of LIGHT: The Story of a Pioneering New York City Photography Gallery," "Mexican Photographers, Mexican Views," "Richard Avedon: Relationships," "Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography," and "Paper Promises: Early American Photography."

Kelly Montez
Kelly Montez is the owner of the New York City-based Apostrophe photo agency. With over 10+ years of experience in advertising and commercial photography, Kelly helps high-end still-life, portraiture, lifestyle and interior photographers in New York City, San Francisco, Portland, and Los Angeles target a wide range of world-class clientele for advertising, editorial and design projects. Reviewer's Preference: Prefer to see lifestyle. Please no still life.

Robert Morton
Robert Morton has worked in the world of book publishing for more than four decades for such publishers as Bantam, Time Life and over 25 years at Harry Abrams as Director of Special Projects. Currently, Morton works as an editor, agent, and consultant for photographers and artists seeking publication in books. In addition to helping to prepare presentations for consideration by publishers (selecting and sequencing photographs, deciding upon forms of presenting work, discussing desired formats and printing methods), Morton works with the artist and publisher to find and enlist authors for introductions and other texts. Reviewer Preference:Robert is interested mostly in seeing subject-based work of all kinds, especially book-worthy ideas, rather than abstract images or work of purely personal expression.

Florence Nash
Florence Nash was born and raised in France. She started her New York career with photo agencies representing news and portrait photographers before freelancing with magazines and book publishers. She has been a photo editor at People Magazine for 10 years, focusing on human interest, newsmakers and news-related stories. This year, she was on the jury panel of American Photography 32. She assigns both environmental and studio portraiture, as well as photojournalism with a great appreciation for storytelling ability. Reviewer Preference: Interested in long term and personal projects, ability to shoot both reportage and portraiture.

irene opezzo
Irene Opezzo is Photo Director at Robb Report. She has been employed at several publications in the US and Italy, such as Vice News, Vogue Italia, and the national daily newspaper La Stampa. She's been producing photo shoots and commissioning experienced and emerging photographers for more than ten years, pursuing innovative ways to approach visual storytelling.

Amy Osburn
Amy Osburn is a Creative Director based in Los Angeles. As a 360 creative director with over 15 years of experience, her career spans several industries: fashion, home, beauty, wellness, tech, and celebrity. She works as a big picture creative crafting unifying concepts, elevating multiplatform visuals and overseeing designers, art directors and freelance crew members. Amy has worked both as a full time in house creative as well as had her own impressive freelance career as a creative director and onset art director. In addition to her stellar creative direction scope, she works in tandem with marketing departments, driving business results forward. She has given vision and creative to several brands. She has also built departments from scratch, outlined process and best practices, managed budgets and teams. She is a mentor to young creatives. Amy’s experience in the industry has gained her plentiful industry connections, as well as working with the freshest talent. Open to seeing video.

Alex Ostebo
Founder of Creative Picnic and Alaskan Native, Alex Ostebo, has worked with hundreds of commercial artists to establish, revive and grow their businesses over the last six years. An officer in the Army Reserves and an entrepreneur in her own right, she has a unique perspective to marketing as well as experiennce producing and estimating for National brands. Creative Picnic is based in New York City, which is huge asset to her global network of artists. Creative Picnic is a women owned and operated entity. Alex is passionate about promoting women photographers and directors as they are drastically under represented in the industry.

Chris Pichler
Chris Pichler founded Nazraeli Press in 1988, and has published some 500 books on the fine and applied arts to date, with an emphasis on contemporary photography. The press currently publishes 20 to 30 books each year. The books are distributed throughout the world. In 2007, Pichler received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Center for Photographic Arts in Carmel, California. In 2011, he was awarded the International Award from the Photographic Society of Japan. In 2014, Stanford University Art & Architecture Library acquired the complete archives of Nazraeli Press.

Kate Pollack
Kate Pollack has a BFA in Fine Arts & Photography and has over 7 years of Art Production experience. She is currently an Art Producer at Media Arts Lab in Los Angeles Ca.

Carolyn Potts
Carolyn Potts, creative consultant, provides photographers worldwide with the portfolio edits, marketing strategies, and business systems that help them land the assignments and photo projects they want and need. Her results-focused photography consulting practice, founded in 2004, is based on her 30+ year career as a successful artists rep; a career that was fueled by her education in—and passion for—photography and design. She's created over 10,000 portfolio edits/presentations for photographers. She’s created the portfolio edits and marketing plans that have garnered hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of assignments for photographers from ad agencies, design firms, corporations, and publishers across the globe. She helps photographers successfully choose their award show image submissions. Carolyn is also an independent curator of contemporary photography exhibitions. Reviewer Preference: Interested in seeing both Commercial and Fine Art work. Open to seeing motion and multimedia samples in addition to still photography.

Deirdre Read
Deirdre Read is the Photo Research Editor in the Hearst Lifestyle Group for O, The Oprah Magazine since 2013, handling all visuals for the "Live Your Best Life," "Where Are You Going?" and "Reading Room" sections - encompassing lifestyle, celebrity portraiture, and photojournalism. She also contributes to O, The Oprah Magazine's Instagram account. Additionally, she handles Photo Research for Woman’s Day. Previously, she was a Freelance Photo Editor at TV Land, TIME books, The New York Post: Page Six Magazine & Alexa, The International Emmys and AOL. She worked on staff as a Photo Editor Specialist at National Geographic Magazine (2010-12), a Supporting Picture Editor at Time Magazine (2006–10), an Assistant Photo Editor at World Picture News (2004–06) and as First Assistant for photographer Eddie Adams (2003-04). Deirdre graduated in 2002 from Indiana University with a B.A. in Communications and Culture and volunteers at the Eddie Adams Workshop where she conducts portfolio reviews at the 1130 Club.Reviewer Preference: Lifestyle and Photojournalism, specifically with women's focus.

Laura Sackett
Laura Sackett is Creative Director and partner in LensCulture, one of the leading online destinations committed to discovering and promoting the best in the contemporary photography. Laura has lead all aspects of design including brand, website, print, communications, festival screenings and print exhibitions. Besides leading the creative direction for LensCulture, she also co-curates the online galleries.

Dana Salvo
Dana Salvo is the owner of Clark Gallery. Clark Gallery exhibits contemporary art in all media by emerging, mid-career and established artists from the Northeast and nationally.

Kristine Schomaker
Kristine Schomaker is an art historian, Curator, Publisher, Art Manager and multidisciplinary artist living and working at the Brewery artist complex and Keystone Art Space in Los Angeles, California. In 2014 Kristine founded Shoebox PR aimed at helping artists gain a presence in the art world. Kristine started an open critique meet-up that takes place every 2-3 months, runs an alternative art space, Shoebox Projects at the Brewery and is an Art Activator for the organization Artists Thrive. She founded the Facebook groups: Artists Trading Co and Artist Classifieds and created a researched subscription program for calls-for-art for artists. Kristine is also the publisher of Art and Cake a contemporary L.A. Art magazine reviewing shows, interviewing art influencers and covering art world events that will impact how the Los Angeles art scene will be remembered. Kristine has taught art history at Antelope Valley College and Pasadena City College, formed an artist collective in Los Angeles and has organized and curated numerous art exhibitions throughout Southern California. She is currently on two non-profit boards as the social media manager for the Brewery Artwalk and Communications manager for the California State University Northridge Arts Alumni Association. Her mission is to create community among artists and the art world in order to help each other thrive. Through social practice and engagement and influenced by artists such as Kim Abeles, Alexandra Grant, and Samantha Fields as well as past influencers: Peggy Guggenheim and Gertrude Stein, Kristine is interested in using art and community, education and expression to cultivate change.

Patti Schumann
Patti Schumann, founding agent of Schumann & Company, passionately combines her love of all things visual with her keen instinct for strategic marketing solutions. Patti is noted for her extraordinary roster of internationally acclaimed photographers / directors. She takes great pride in the development of long-term professional relationships that are founded with collaborative and artistic integrity. She tirelessly promotes and consults on industry standards through involvement and engagement with professional associates including ASMP, APA, AIGA, ADC and others.Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Casey Stenger
Casey Stenger is a Creative Director and Producer for Northern Spy Productions, a still & motion content production company. She recently led Photo Strategy for MetLife's Global Brand Design team and formerly directed photography teams at Real Simple, Town & Country and Men's Journal. Casey served as President of the 2010 Board of Directors for The Society of Publication Designers chairing its 2009 LandSeaAir Photo Auction and co-chairing both the 2010 & 2019 SPD Design Competition and Awards Galas in NYC. She has received several Gold and Silver awards for Photography from SPD and additional photography awards from American Photography and the Art Directors Club

Stacy Swiderski
Stacy Swiderski is a Philadelphia-based creative consultant and freelance photo editor with an extensive background in commercial photography, education and consulting. Previously the Senior Photo Editor at Wonderful Machine, and now working with the Found team, she's consulted with hundreds of photographers since working in the industry. On a daily basis, she advises photographers on all aspects of their work and brand, from creative coaching and portfolio development to web site edits, print edits and print portfolio production. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Allyson Torrisi
Allyson Torrisi is currently the Deputy Director of Photography at People Magazine and has been involved in the world of photography for over twenty five years. She began her career producing fashion advertisements for Bloomingdales, Saks Fifth Ave, Nordstrom and Talbots. She was on the launch staff of InStyle Magazine and was a senior photo editor there for seven years. After In Style, she became Creative Director at Turner Broadcasting in Atlanta, and was responsible for several award winning campaigns for Turner's original movies (for TNT & TBS ), and helped to re-brand several news programs for CNN. Allyson has lectured at the School of Visual Arts, and has taught at both Parsons and the International Center of Photography in New York City. She has juried competitions and served on the digital photo and archive management team at Hearst Magazines. She has also curated several photo shows including Jesse James and his Beautiful Machines — a body of work that was ultimately produced as a large format book by Powerhouse Editions, 110 Years of Popular Mechanics, for the Hearst Corporation. She recently served as President of the Society of Publication Designers,where among many things, she helped to curate and produce their speaker series. Torrisi has been DIrector of Photography at Men's Journal, Photography at Popular Mechanics, the award-winning magazine on science, technology and the DIY space , and is currently the Deputy Director of Photo at People magazine.

Mariah Tyler
Mariah Tyler is a photo editor and visual storyteller based in Brooklyn, New York. She is currently the Digital Photo Editor at Travel+Leisure.

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Susan White
Susan White was the Director of Photography at Vanity Fair Magazine for many years and is now a private consultant for photographers.

Allegra Wilde
Allegra Wilde is a Founder of Eyeist, LLC, the online portfolio review service. She is a well known consultant in the photo industry and has been a Picture/Visual Strategist, Creative Director and Consultant to artists, photographers, and other art-based businesses in the advertising, editorial assignment, and fine-art marketplaces. Allegra is a recognized photography industry authority on the agent/artist relationship, marketing for artists, agency and talent branding, picture strategy and image editing. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Tracey Woods
Tracey Woods is currently a Senior Photo Editor at ESSENCE Communications, the premier lifestyle, fashion and beauty brand for women across the African diaspora. She has produced compelling portraiture, fashion, beauty, lifestyle, food and reportage photography working across all platforms: print, digital, social, marketing and events. Prior to Essence she has worked with editorial and advertising brands including: Ladies Home Journal, Billboard, Bon Appetit, InStyle Specials, Quick & Simple, Wiley Publishing, Revlon, Kraft, Verizon and Samsung. Tracey received her MFA in Photography from Pratt Institute and a BA in Studio Art from Rhode Island College

Jane Yeomans
Jane Yeomans currently works at Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine, where she commissions and licenses photography. Previously she worked as a freelance photo editor and researcher for book projects, design firms and many publications, including The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Vanity Fair, ESPN and many others. She has been commissioning and licensing photography for many years in New York City. Reviewer Preferences:, Open to seeing everything, especially personal work and ongoing projects.

Kenneth Zane
Ken Zane brings over 25 years of industry experience to his position of Freelance Art/Photo Producer. He started out as a freelance fashion photographer in New York and is best known for his role as a Senior Art Producer at Digitas in Philadephia/NYC and Leo Burnett in Chicago, supporting clients like Coca-Cola, GM, McDonald’s, Miller-Coors, P&G, Pfizer, 3M, Amex, Olay, Eli Lilly, Nestle, Firestone, Phillip Morris, Brooks, Pantene, Intel, E.J. Gallo and Kellogg’s, to name just a few. He left Leo Burnett in 2017 to work on the client-side as a Senior Photo Producer at Gap Inc./OLD NAVY in San Francisco. Currently, he is a freelance producer and photography consultant.