Teaching Award Open

The Callanan Excellence in Teaching Award, initiated in 1998, honors a high school, college or postgraduate teacher’s dedication and commitment to their students and field. Educators in all areas of photographic teaching are eligible – including fine art, documentary, history, and criticism. In honor of their exemplary teaching skills and techniques the Teaching Award recipient receives a $5,000 cash award and a Supporting Level Membership.

// Educators need to have a genuine passion for teaching
// An ability to excite students to learn
// A respect for students as individuals
// An enduring artistic curiosity

Students are invited to nominate educators by submitting an email to whitney@visitcenter.org, limited to three paragraphs, describing why this educator deserves this award. Nominations are due by JULY 22, 2020.

2020 me&EVE Award Recipient

Congratulations to Ada Trillo for her series La Caravana Del Diablo, recipient of the 2020 Me&EVE Award offering $5,000 and a professional development package. We are very pleased to offer financial support to a freelance photographer during this trying time.

From the statement: “Mexican President, Andrés Manual López Obrador has historically called for safe passage for migrants, but when US President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs, Mexico reversed its policy and deployed soldiers to keep central American migrants from entering Mexico.”

View the award winning work here.

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