You are Cordially Invited to Attend the 38th Annual W. Eugene Smith Grant Ceremony

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THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS of the
W. EUGENE SMITH MEMORIAL FUND

Cordially Invites You to The Presentation of

 

THE 38th ANNUAL W. EUGENE SMITH GRANTS IN HUMANISTIC PHOTOGRAPHY
&
21st ANNUAL HOWARD CHAPNICK GRANT FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF PHOTOJOURNALISM

Country Doctor W. Eugene Smith/CCP

Country Doctor W. Eugene Smith/CCP


Wednesday, October 18, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
(Doors open at 6:15 p.m.)

Where: The School of Visual Arts Theatre
333 West 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011

Keynote Presentation by:

Lynsey Addario
Photojournalist awarded the Pulitzer Prize as part of the New York Times team for International Reporting, recipient of a MacArthur fellowship and author of “It’s What I do”.


Ceremony RSVP:

Please RSVP here — First Come, First Served

FREE Admission
Seating is Limited
Doors open at 6:15 p.m.


The program includes presentations of photo essays by this year’s grant and fellowship recipients, plus finalists

Announcement and presentation of
The 2017 W. Eugene Smith Grant of $35,000
The 2017 jurors’ discretionary Smith Fellowship(s) of $5,000
&
The 2017 Howard Chapnick Grant of $5,000

Reception to Follow

The W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund Grant, selected from over 300 worldwide submissions, is presented annually to photographers whose work carries forward the tradition practiced by Eugene Smith during his 45-year photojournalism career. The grant enables recipients to undertake and complete worthy photojournalistic projects.

The W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund is supported by generous contributions from The Incite Project, Herb Ritts Foundation, Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation and Canon USA.

Additional support is provided by Aperture, Brilliant Graphics, Center for Creative Photography (CCP), the International Center of Photography (ICP), MediaStorm, Photo District News (PDN),  the School of Visual Arts BFA Photography, MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Department, and Synergy Communications Inc.

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    The Incite Project
    Herb Ritts Foundation
    Canon

    Leonian Foundation

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    ICP SVA
    MediaStorm PDN
    Synergy Communications
    Aperture Foundation Brilliant Graphics