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The Project Launch is granted to an outstanding photographer working on a fine art series or documentary project. The grant includes a cash award to help complete or disseminate the works, as well as providing a platform for exposure and professional development opportunities.

This grant is awarded to complete or nearly completed projects that would benefit from the grant award package. It requires signature of a contract to participate in an exhibition during Review Santa Fe.

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2017 Jurors

Mazie Harris
Assistant Curator, Department of Photographs, J. Paul Getty Museum, CA
Christy Havranek
Photo Director, The Huffington Post
Dewi Lewis
Publisher, Dewi Lewis Publishing

2017 Award Package

// $5,000 Cash Award (some restrictions apply)
// Exhibition in Santa Fe
// Complimentary participation in Review Santa Fe Photo Festival
// Preparing for Reviews
// Special invitation to participate in the Art Photo Index
// Lenscratch publication
// Online exhibition at

// $1,000 cash award
// Complimentary participation in Review Santa Fe
// Special Invitation to participate in the Art Photo Index (API)
// Lenscratch publication
// Online exhibition at

2017 Juror Bios

Mazie M. Harris is an Assistant Curator in the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, where she specializes in American photography. She has worked with photography collections at the Davis Museum at Wellesley College; the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design; the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the National Gallery of Art; the Center for Creative Photography; and the Harvard Art Museums.

Christy Havranek is the Photo Director at the Huffington Post. With 17 years experience in photo and digital media, she has previously worked in a variety of industries, all centered on photography: Frommer’s Travel, NBC Universal, Polo Ralph Lauren and Bloomsbury Publishing, among others.

Dewi Lewis established his publishing house in 1994. Internationally known, its authors have included photographers such as Martin Parr, Simon Norfolk, Pentti Sammallahti, Paolo Pellegrin, Sergio Larrain, and Anders Petersen as well as many younger emerging photographers. He works in close collaboration with a number of European publishers and was a founding member of The European Publishers Award for Photography, which ran for 21 years until 2015.



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