Alison Morley

Chair Emeritus, Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism Program at the International Center of Photography

New York

Alison Morley is a photo editor, consultant and educator. She is Chair Emeritus of the Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism Program at the International Center of Photography in New York where she led a wide range of international students since 2000. As a photo editor, she has been the Photography Director of The New York Times Sophisticated Traveler, Audubon, Civilization, Esquire, Mirabella, Elle, and The Los Angeles Times Magazine. Currently, she works as a book and portfolio consultant and educator for photographers and partnering institutions globally.

She has edited several major monographs and has curated touring exhibitions for Blood and Honey: A Balkan War Journal and Afghanistan: The Road to Kabul, both by Ron Haviv; I Am Rich Potosi: The Mountain That Eats Men by Stephen Ferry, The Ninth Floor by Jessica Dimmock, Aging in America by Ed Kashi, Urban Cave by Andrea Star Reese, Frozen In Time by Sarah Butler and Family Imprint by Nancy Borowick. She has written on photography for magazines and books and has lectured and led workshops in the United States as well as in Argentina, Bangladesh, China, Colombia, Hungary, Italy, Peru, The Philippines, Spain, Thailand and Uganda.

Jaime Permuth

Established Photographer, Faculty Member at the School of Visual Arts

New York

Jaime Permuth is a Guatemalan photographer living and working in New York City. In 2014, he was awarded with a Smithsonian Institution Artist Fellowship and was also nominated for a 2014 USA Artists Fellowship. In 2013, his first monograph Yonkeros was published by La Fabrica Editorial (Madrid). Also, in 2013 he was nominated for the Prix Pictet and awarded an NFA Fellowship from the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures. In 2012, he was nominated for the Santa Fe Prize in Photography and was also one of fifteen artists in the United States nominated for the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Contemporary Artist Award.

His photographs have been shown at several venues in New York City, including The Museum of Modern Art, The Queens Museum of Art, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, The Museum of the City of New York, The Jewish Museum, El Museo del Barrio, and The Brooklyn Museum of Art. He has also exhibited internationally at the Museo Nacional de Arte Moderno in Guatemala, Ryugaheon Gallery (Korea) Casa del Lago in Mexico City, and the Israeli Parliament. Among others, his work is included in the collections of The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, The Museum of the City of New York, Yeshiva University Museum, State University of New York New Paltz, Art Museum of the Americas (DC), Fullerton Art Museum (CA) Museum of Art Ft. Lauderdale (FLA) and Fondazione Benetton. He has received commissions from El Museo del Barrio, The Queens Museum of Art, The Jewish Museum, and Queens Theater in the Park.

Jaime Permuth is a Faculty Member at the School of Visual Arts where he teaches in the Master of Professional Studies in Digital Photography program curating and hosting their i3 Lecture Series.

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Art submitted to the competition will be reviewed by a rotating panel of expert jurors, each representing a different field in the art world, ensuring a fair and balanced selection process.

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