In partnership with photographer and alum, Dorie Hagler, CENTER is pleased to offer a new $5,000 award for a female photographer, 40 years of age and over, who uses their camera to address social justice. We welcome submissions from transgender and non-binary individuals.
Winner will be announced in March, 2019.
Kathy Ryan, Director of Photography, The New York Times Magazine
The longtime director of photography at the New York Times Magazine, Kathy Ryan has been a pioneer of combining fine art photography with photojournalism in the pages of the magazine. She has worked with the world’s best photographers, across all genres of photography. Ryan regularly brings new talent into The NYTimes Magazine’s pages. During her time there, the Magazine’s photography and videos have been recognized with numerous awards, including National Magazine Awards, SPD Gold awards, and Art Directors Club awards. Ryan led the team that produced Emmy award-winning videos in 2011 and 2012.
In 2012, Ryan began posting on Instagram her images of the poetry and beauty to be found in the office life at The New York Times. She currently has 110,000+ followers. A book of these pictures, Office Romance, was published by Aperture in 2014, and an exhibition of this work was shown at the Howard Greenberg Gallery in NYC in May 2016, the SpainMedia Gallery in Madrid in April 2017, and in Bologna, Italy in October 2015 as part of the Foto Industria festival. She is represented by Howard Greenberg Gallery.
me&EVE Award Package