Critical Mass Prescreening Panel:

Giangiacomo Cirla, Director, PHROOM Magazine + Agency, Milan Italy

phroommagazine.com  |  @phroom_magazine

Arnika Dawkins, Owner + Curator, Arnika Dawkins Gallery, Atlanta GA
arnikadawkins.com  |  @arnikadawkins

Yoav Friedlander + Dana Sterling, Co-Founders, Float Magazine, New York City NY

floatmagazine.us  |  @float_magazine

Clay Jordan, Managing Editor, Fall Line Press, Atlanta GA

falllinepress.com  |  @falllinepress

Debra Klomp Ching, Owner + Director, Klompching Gallery, New York City NY

klompching.com  |  @klompchinggallery

Douglas McCulloh, Senior Curator, California Museum of Photography, Riverside CA


Zora J Murff, Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Arkansas + Co-Curator of Strange Fire Collective, Fayetteville AR

zora-murff.com  |  @zorajmurff  |  strangefirecollective.com  |  @strangefirecollective 

Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director + Curator, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester MA

griffinmuseum.org  |  @griffinmuseum

Jane Yeomans, Senior Photo Editor + Visuals Producer, Bloomberg, New York City NY

bloomberg.com  |  @janeyeomansbbphoto

*Photolucida’s Executive Director, Laura Moya, and Program Manager, Audra Osborne, will also be on the prescreening team.

Critical Mass Finalist Round Jurors:

New jurors will be added each week as they are confirmed, the list currently includes 175+ photo industry professionals – take a look!

Kyohei Abe, Director + Curator, Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography

Andy Adams, Director, Flak Photo Projects

Stephanie Amon, Photography Critic

Christina Androulidaki, Founding Director, CAN Gallery – Greece

Anna Alexander, Director of Photography, Wired

Peggy Sue Amison, Artistic Director, East Wing Dubai UAE

Regina Anzenberger, Founder, Anzenberger Agency and Gallery

Christopher Atkins, Independent Curator

Elizabeth Avedon, Curator + Writer, L’Oeil de la Photographie

James Barker, Director, PhotoPlace Gallery

Claudia Bartlett, Director, PhotoLA

Sam Barzilay, Creative Director + Co-Founder, Photoville

Douglas Beasley, Publisher, Shots Magazine

Alexa Becker, Acquisition Editor, Kehrer Verlag Publishers

Nathalie Belayche, Founder + Curator, Food For You Eyes – Paris

Mary Bisbee-Beek, Director, READ/SEE Publicity and Marketing

Jonathan Blaustein, Writer + Founder, Antidote Photo Retreat

Howard Bossen, Photography Curator, Michigan State University Museum

Leslie K. Brown PhD, Independent Curator

Susan Burnstine, Columnist + Contributor, Black & White Photography Magazine UK

Alessandra Capodacqua, Independent Curator

Zora Carrier, Executive Director, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts

Carlos Carvalho + Sinara Sandri, Co-Founders, FestFoto Brazil

Brie Castell, Independent Curator + Consultant

Lisa Cates, President, New Orleans Photo Alliance

David Chickey, Publisher + Creative Director, Radius Books

*Giangiacomo Cirla, Editor-in-Chief, PHROOM Magazine

Chloe Coleman, Foreign Photo Editor, The Washington Post

Kelli Connell, Editor, Skylark Editions

Elizabeth Corden + Jan Potts, Co-Founders, Corden Potts Gallery

Catherine Couturier, Director, Catherine Couturier Gallery

Mia Dalglish, Curator, Pictura Gallery

Eric Robert Dallimore, Founder, Leon Gallery

Karen Davis, Co-Director, Davis Orton Gallery

*Arnika Dawkins, Director, Arnika Dawkins Gallery

Giada De Agostinis, Editor, Paper Journal

Shelley De Soto, Owner + Curator, De Soto Gallery

Jennifer DeCarlo, Director, JDC Fine Art

Alexa Dilworth, Senior Editor, Duke Center for Documentary Studies

Dustin Drankoski, Photo Director, Mashable

Bevin Bering Dubrowski, Independent Curator

Gregory Eddi Jones, Founding Editor, In the In-Between: Journal of Digital Imaging Artists

Susan Edgley, Executive Director, Texas Photographic Society

Natasha Egan, Executive Director, Museum of Contemporary Photography

Addie Elliot Vassie, Director, ElliotHalls Gallery

JJ Estrada, Co-Founder, La Fototeca

Steven Evans, Executive Director, FotoFest

Nancy Farese, Founder, Catchlight

Joshua Farr, Executive Director + Curator, Vermont Center for Photography

Andrew Fedynak, Founding Publisher, Zatara Press

Ângela Ferreira, Artistic Director, Fortaleza Brazil

Michael Foley, Director, Foley Gallery

*Yoav Friedlander + Dana Stirling, Co-Founders, Float Magazine

Hannah Frieser, Executive Director, The Center For Photography at Woodstock

Gianluca Gamberini, Publisher L’Artiere Edizioni

Pascale Georgiev, Founding Director, Atelier Editions

Hamidah Glasgow, Executive Director, The Center for Fine Art Photography

Mary Goodwin, Founding Publisher, Waltz Books + Aurora Photo Center

Kristen Gresh, Curator of Photographs, Museum of Fine Arts – Boston

Tom Griggs, Founding Editor, fototazo

Hava Gurevich, Director, art2art Circulating Exhibitions

Karen Haas, Lane Curator of Photographs, Museum of Fine Arts – Boston

Allie Haeusslein, Associate Director, Pier 24 Photography

Leslie Hammons, Director, Weinstein Hammons Gallery

Gregory Harris, Associate Curator of Photography, High Museum of Art

Markus + Angelika Hartmann, Co-Directors, Hartmann Projects + Hartman Books

Christy Havranek, Photo Director, HuffPost

Stephanie Heimann, Photo Director, The New Republic

Elizabeth Houston, Director, Elizabeth Houston Gallery

Jason Houston, Education + Editorial, LensCulture

Michael Itkoff, Co-Founder, Daylight Books

Drazenka Jalsic Ernecic, Senior Curator, Koprivnica Museum

Ann Jastrab, Executive Director, Center for Photographic Art

John Jenkins, Owner, Decode Books

Brooks Jensen, Editor, LensWork

Guo Jing, Chief Art Director, Shangtuf Image and Art

Jessica Johnston, Assistant Director + Curator of Collections, Visual Studies Workshop

Peter Johnson, Founding Director, Captured 52

Samantha Johnston, Executive Director, Colorado Photographic Arts Center

Tiffany Jones, Publisher, Overlapse

*Clay Jordan, Managing Editor, Fall Line Press

Meghan Jordan, Curatorial Assistant, George Eastman Museum

Ellyn Kail, Editor, Feature Shoot

Patrick + Holly Kahn, Co-Curators, Snap! Orlando

Christy Karpinski, Editor, F-Stop Magazine

Arlette Kayafas, Director, Gallery Kayafas

Anne Kelly, Gallery Director, Photo-Eye Gallery

Dennis Kiel, Director, Dishman Art Museum

Kat Kiernan, Editor-in-Chief, Don’t Take Pictures

Cathy Kimball, Executive Director, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art

Michael Kirchoff, Editor, Analog Forever Magazine + Catalyst: Interviews

Caitlin Kirkpatrick, Associate Editor, Chronicle Books

*Debra Klomp Ching, Owner + Director, Klompching Gallery

Sarah Kobos, Senior Photo Editor, Wirecutter

Geoffrey Koslov, President, Foto Relevance

Olivia Lahs-Gonzales, Associate Director, Artist Programs at the Regional Arts Commission, St Louis

Bree Lamb, Assistant Editor, Fraction Magazine

Christina Lane, Independent Photo Editor

Susan Laney, Director, Laney Contemporary

Sharon Lavier O’Keefe, Director, Camerawork Gallery

Pilar Law, Director, Edition One Gallery

Linde Lehtinen, Assistant Curator of Photography, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Pablo Lerma, Publisher, Meteoro Editions

Stu Levy, Photolucida Board Member + PAM Photo Council

Sherri Littlefield, Interim Director, ClampArt

Silvia Mangialardi, Artistic Director, Fundacion Luz Austral

Francesca Marani, Photo Editor, VOGUE Italy

*Douglas McCulloh, Senior Curator, California Museum of Photography

Caterina Mestrovich, Associate Director + Photography Specialist, Atlas Gallery

Amy Miller, Director, Atlanta Celebrates Photography

Blue Mitchell, Publisher, One Twelve Publishing

Dina Mitrani, Founding Director, Dina Mitrani Gallery

Christiane Monarch, Founding Editor, Photomonitor

Jeff Moorfoot, Editor, BETA Developments in Photography

Adam Monohon, Curatorial Assistant, Center for Creative Photography

Susie Morrill, Chair Person, Photography at Oregon Gallery Committee

*Laura Moya, Executive Director, Photolucida

*Zora J Murff, Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Arkansas + Co-Curator of Strange Fire Collective

Jennifer Murray, Executive Director, Filter Photo Festival

Molly Newgard, Executive Director, Blue Sky Gallery

Alison Nordstrom, Independent Curator

Rachael NusBaum, Photolucida Board Member

Rodrigo Orrantia, Photography Historian and Curator

*Audra Osborne, Program Manager, Photolucida

Michael Pannier, Executive Director, The SE Center for Photography

Rick Perez, Art Advisor + Project Manager, O’Connor & Associates Art Advisors Inc

Stacy Platt, Independent Curator + Writer

Laura Pressley, Executive Director, CENTER

Mary Anne Redding, Curator + Assistant Director, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

Kirsten Rian, Independant Curator

Ariana Rinaldo, Curator, Cortona on the Move

Heidi Romano, Curator + Editor, Unless You Will

David Rosenberg, Communications Director, TEDx

Dana Salvo, Director, Clark Gallery

Danny Sanchez, Associate Director, Themes+Projects Gallery

Tina Schelhorn, Director, Galerie Lichtblick

Maarten Schilt, Founder, Schilt Publishing + Gallery

Jennifer Schlesinger, Owner + Director, Obscura Gallery

Jen Schmitz, Artist Representative, Redeye Represents

Martha Schneider, Art Consultant

Rob Shaeffer, Senior Acquisitions Editor, Princeton Architectural Press

Emily Sheffer, Founder, Dust Collective: Handmade Photography Books

Dan Shepherd, Director, Gallery 1/1

Paloma Shutes, Photo Editor, The California Sunday

Mark Sink, Founding Director, Month of Photography – Denver

Anette Skuggedal, Founder, Lumina Gallery – Oslo

Claude Smith, Exhibitions + Fulcrum Fund Program Manager, 516 Arts

Aline Smithson, Founder + Editor, Lenscratch

Xavier Soule, CEO + Curator, Abvent Group – Galerie Vu

Elin Spring, Founding Editor, What Will You Remember

Mary Statzer, Curator of Prints and Photographs, UNM Art Museum

Enrico Stefanelli, Founder + Artistic Director, Photolux Festival – Lucca

Gordon Stettinius, Founding Director, Candela Books and Gallery

Jennifer Stoots, Fine Art Appraiser, Stoots LLC

Mary Virginia Swanson, Advisor to Emerging and Established Artists

Stacy Swiderski, Creative Consultant + Photo Editor, Stacy Swiderski Consulting

J. Sybylla Smith, Independent Curator, Educator + Consultant

Claire Sykes, Curator, Circuit Gallery

*Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director + Curator, Griffin Museum of Photography

Rasmus Vasli, Co-Founder + Director, Vaslisouza Gallery

Lisa Volpe, Associate Curator of Photography, Museum of Fine Arts – Houston

Erik Vroons, Editor at Large, GUP Magazine

Sarah Koenig Wagner, Exhibitions Manager, Medium Photo

Judy Walgren, Founder + Editorial Director, JujuPhoto

April Watson, Curator of Photography, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Lauren Wolfer, Assistant Curator, Fort Wayne Museum of Art

Amy Wolff, Photo Director, Enthusiast Group

Tracey Woods, Independent Photo Editor, Creative Producer + Consultant

Madeline Yale Preston, Photography Specialist + Art sAdvisor

Yuko Yamaji, Curator, Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts

*Jane Yeomans, Senior Photo Editor + Visuals Producer, Bloomberg

Manfred Zollner, Deputy Editor in Chief + Editor in Chief, fotoMAGAZIN + fotoMAGAZIN Edition


*Pre-screening jurors!