Critical Mass 2019!

— Check out our blog to read about new-this-year jurors! —

*prescreening jurors are denoted with an asterisks  

Kyohei Abe, Director and Chief Curator, Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography

Andy Adams, Director, Flak Photo Projects

Anna Alexander, Director of Photography, WIRED

Peggy Sue Amison, Artistic Director, East Wing Dubai UAE

Stephanie Amon, Photography and Literary Critic

Christopher Atkins, Independent Curator

Elizabeth Avedon, Independent Curator and Consultant

James Barker, Director, PhotoPlace Gallery

Zemie Barr, Owner and Curator/Exhibitions Manger, Wolff Gallery and Blue Sky Gallery

Sam Barzilay, Creative Director, United Photo Industries, Inc

Emily Bauman, Curatorial Assistant of Photography, Cincinnati Art Museum

Douglas Beasley, Publisher, Shots Magazine

Alexa Becker, Acquisition Editor, Kehrer Verlag Publishers

Nathalie Belayche, Founder and Curator, Food For You Eyes, Paris

Bevin Bering Dubrowski, Independent Curator

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

Jonathan Blaustein, Writer, A Photo Editor and New York Times Blog

Lars Boering, Managing Director, World Press Photo Foundation

Howard Bossen, Photography Curator, Michigan State University Museum

David Bram, Founding Editor and Publisher, Fraction Magazine

Elizabeth Brown, Consulting Curator, Photographic Center Northwest

*Leslie K. Brown, Ph.D, Independent Curator and Educator

Andy Burgess, Publisher, Dark Spring Press

Susan Burnstine, Columnist/Contributor, Black and White Photography Magazine UK

Alessandra Capodacqua, Independent Curator and Educator, NYU Florence

Carlos Carvalho, Director, FestFoto International Festival of Photography

Zora Carrier, Executive Director, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts

Brie Castell, Independent Curator and Consultant

*Lisa Cates, President New Orleans Photo Alliance

Giangiacomo Cirla, Editor-in-Chief, PHROOM Magazine

Kathleen Clark, Editor and Independent Curator

Chloe Coleman, Foreign Photo Editor, The Washington Post

Kelli Connell, Editor, Skylark Editions

Linda Connor, Founder and President, PhotoAlliance

Alyssa Coppelman, Independant Photo Editor

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

Catherine Couturier, Director, Catherine Couturier Gallery

Taylor Curry + Carson Sanders, Co-Founders, Aint-Bad

Mia Dalglish, Curator Pictura Gallery

Karen Davis, Co-Director, Davis Orton Gallery

Arnika Dawkins, Director, Arnika Dawkins Gallery

Jennifer DeCarlo, Director, JDC Fine Art

Shelley DeSoto, Founding Director, DeSoto Gallery

*Crista Dix, Founding Director, Wall Space Creative

Dustin Drankoski, Photo Director, Mashable

Janice Driesbach, Consulting Curator, Akron Art Museum

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

Natasha Egan, Executive Director, Museum of Contemporary Photography

Addie Elliott Vassie, Director, ElliottHalls Gallery (formerly Gallery Vassie)

Heidi Erdmann, Gallery Director, Erdmann Contemporary

Luke Erickson, Independent Curator

JJ Estrada, Co-Founder, La Fototeca and GuatePhoto Festival

Steven Evans, Executive Director, FotoFest

Nancy Farese, Founder, Catchlight

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

*Andrew Fedynak, Owner and Publisher, Zatara Press

Jon Feinstein, Co-Founder, Humble Arts Foundation

Ângela Ferreira, Artistic Director, Fortaleza Brazil

Michael Foley, Director, Foley Gallery

*Yoav Friedlander + Dana Stirling, Founding Editors, Float Magazine

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

Jens Friis, Publisher, KATALOG – Journal of Photography and Video

Pascale Georgiev, Founding Director, Atelier Editions

Jenny Gerow, Assistant Curator, BRIC Arts Media

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

Alessia Glaviano, Senior Photo Editor, VOGUE Italy

Mary Goodwin, Publisher/Founder, Waltz Books and Aurora Photo Center

Michael + Chelsea Granger, Directors, LightBox Photographic Gallery

Kris Graves, Director, Kris Graves Projects

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

Tom Griggs, Founding Editor, fototazo

Hava Gurevich, Director, art2art Circulating Exhibitions

Karen Haas, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Allie Haeussiein, Associate Director, Pier 24 Photography

Leslie Hammons, Director. Weinstein Hammons Gallery

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

Christy Havranek, Photo Director, HuffPost

Nick Haymes, Founding Publisher, Little Big Man Books and Gallery

Stephanie Heimann, Photo Director, The New Rebuplic

Carol Henry, Gallery Director/Photography Director, Post Ranch Inn and Carmel Visual Arts

Lydia Hess + Robbie McClaren, Co-Founders, Worm Ranch Productions

Jason Houston Photography Editor, Advisory Board International League of Conservation Photographers

Elizabeth Houston, Director, Elizabeth Houston Gallery

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

Guo Jing, Chief Art Director, Shangtuf Image and Art

Peter Johnson, Founding Director, Captured 52

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

Samantha Johnston, Executive Director, Colorado Photographic Arts Center

*Tiffany Jones, Publisher, Overlapse

Meghan Jordan, Curatorial Assistant, George Eastman Museum

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

Patricia Karallis, Founding Editor, Paper Journal

*Christy Karpinski, Editor, F-Stop Magazine

Verena Kaspar-Eiser, Curator, Kunst Haus Wien – Photo Vienna

Arlette Kayafas, Director, Gallery Kayafas

Anne Kelly, Gallery Director, Photo-Eye Gallery

Sarah Kennel, Keough Curator of Photography, High Museum of Art

*Dennis Kiel, Director, Dishman Art Museum

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

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

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

Caitlin Kirkpatrick, Associate Editor, Chronicle Books

Debra Klochko, Executive Director, Museum of Photographic Arts

Debra Klomp Ching, Owner and Director, Klompchimp Gallery

Sarah Kobos, Senior Photo Editor, Wirecutter

Paul Kopeikin, Curator and Director, Kopeikin Gallery

*Geoffrey Koslov, President, FotoRelevance

Angela Krass, Founder, Orange Alloy Consulting

Olivia Lahs-Gonzales, Director, The Sheldon Art Galleries

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

Larissa Leclair, Independent Curator

Sarah Leen, Director of Photography, National Geographic Magazine

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

*Stu Levy, Board Member, PAM Photo Council and Photolucida

Ryan Libre, Director, Documentary Arts Asia

Silvia Mangialardi, Artistic Director, Fundacion Luz Austral

Francesca Marani, Photo Editor, VOGUE Italy

Peppa Martin, Director and Curator, Truth and Beauty Gallery

Douglas McCulloh, Senior Curator, California Museum of Photography

Sandee Mcgee, Gallery Director, Umpqua Valley Arts Association

Daniel Miller, Curator, Your Daily Photograph

Erin Miller, Exhibitions and Programs Manager, Houston Center for Photography

Joanna Milter, Director of Photography, The New Yorker

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

Susie Morrill, Chair Person, Photography and Oregon Gallery Committee

*Laura Moya, Director, Photolucida

Jennifer Murray, Executive Director, Filter Photo Festival

Lou Noble, Editor-in-Chief, The Photographic Journal

*Rachael Nusbaum, Board Member, Photolucida

Maela Ohana, Founder, Archive Collective

*George Olson, Board of Directors, Portland Art Museum Photography Council

Rodrigo Orrantia, Photography Historian and Curator

*Audra Osborne, Program Manager, Photolucida

Michael Pannier, Executive Director, The SE Center for Photography

Chantel Paul, Gallery Director, SDSU Downtown Gallery

Marina Paulenka + Amelie Schuele, Artistic Director and Curator, Unseen Amsterdam

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

Aline Phanariotis, Assistant Artistic Director, Voies Off – Arles

*Judith Pishnery, Executive Director, Atlanta Photography Group

Stacy Platt, Independent Curator and Writer

Madeline Yale Preston, Photography Specialist and Arts Advisor

Kirsten Rian, Independent Curator

Ariana Rinaldo, Curator, Cortona On The Move

Conor Risch, Senior Editor, Photo District News, Seattle

Heidi Romano, Curator and Editor, Unless You Will

David Rosenberg, Writer and Independent Curator

Savannah Sakry, Book Division Manager, Photo-Eye

Dana Salvo, Director, Clark Gallery

*Danny Sanchez, Associate Director, Themes+Projects Gallery

David Scharff, Special Projects, Annenberg Space for Photography

*Tina Schelhorn, Director, Galerie Lichtblick

Jennifer Schlesinger, Owner and Director, Obscura Gallery

Jen Schmitz, Artist Representative, Redeye Represents

Martha Schneider, Art Consultant

Roula Seikaly, Senior Editor, Humble Arts Foundation

*Rob Shaeffer, Senior Acquisitions Editor, Princeton Architectural Press

Ariel Shanberg, Independent Curator

Dan Sheperd, Director, Gallery 1/1

Meg Shiffler, Director, SFAC Galleries

Mark Sink, Founding Director, Month of Photography, Denver

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

Xavier Soule, CEO and Curator, Abvent Group – Galerie VU

J. Sybylla Smith, Independent Curator, Educator and Consultant

Elin Spring, Founding Editor, What Will You Remember

Daphne Srinivasan, Associate, Etherton Gallery

Mary Stanley, Founder, Young Collectors Club

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

Gordon Stettinius, Founding Director, Candela Books and Gallery

Ashley Stull Meyers, Independent Curator

Claire Sykes, Curator, Circuit Gallery

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

Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director and Curator, Griffin Museum of Photography

Whitney Tressel, Curator, Feature Shoot – The Print Swap

Rasmus Vasli, Director and Co-Founder, Vaslisouza Gallery

Mary Virginia Swanson, Advisor to Emerging and Established Artists

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 and Editorial Director, JujuPhoto

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

Michael Weir, Director, Belfast Photo Festival

Francine Weiss, Ph.D, Senior Curator, Newport Art Museum

Pieter Wisse, Independent Curator and Editor

Lauren Wolfer, Assistant Curator, Fort Wayne Museum of Art

Amy Wolff, Photo Director, Enthusiast Group

Tim Wride, Curator of Photography, Norton Museum of Art

Yuko Yamaji, Curator, Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts

Jane Yeomans, Senior Photo Editor and Visuals Producer, Bloomberg

Del Zogg, Independent Curator

Manfred Zollner, Deputy Editor in Chief, fotoMAGAZIN