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 39th ANNUAL W. EUGENE SMITH GRANTS IN HUMANISTIC PHOTOGRAPHY
&
22nd ANNUAL HOWARD CHAPNICK GRANT FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF PHOTOJOURNALISM

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Three generations of coal miners 1950 © W. Eugene Smith / CCP


Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The School of Visual Arts (SVA) Theatre
New York, NY 10011
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:

Jodi Kantor
Jodi Kantor is a best-selling author (The Obamas) and prize-winning investigative reporter for The New York Times. Along with Megan Twohey and their colleagues, Kantor broke the story of decades of sexual abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein. Their work, which won the Pulitzer Prize for public service, helped ignite the #MeToo movement, shift attitudes, and spur new laws, policies, and standards of accountability around the globe..


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 finalists, fellowship and grant recipients.

Announcement and presentation of
The 2018 W. Eugene Smith Grant of $35,000
The 2018 W. Eugene Smith Fellowship of $5,000
Two 2018 Smith Finalist Awards sponsored by the Leonian Foundation of $2500
The 2018 Howard Chapnick Grant of $5,000
The 2018 Student Smith Award of $4,000

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, Carla Shen, The Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation, Herb Ritts Foundation and Canon USA. Additional support is provided by, Aperture, Brilliant Graphics, Center for Creative Photography (CCP), the International Center of Photography, MediaStorm, Photo District News (PDN), the School of Visual Arts MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Department, the School of Visual Arts Masters in Digital Photography and Synergy Communications Inc.

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    The Incite Project
    Herb Ritts Foundation
    Canon

    Leonian Foundation

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    SVA
    ICP PDN
    MediaStorm Synergy Communications
    Aperture Foundation Brilliant Graphics