The New England Beacon – 2013
Phillip Prodger, is an art historian, writer, curator and head of the photography department at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts
Jared Bowen will present the award to Phillip Prodger
Rising Star – 2013
Lifetime – 2013
Quicksilver – 2012
Keith Jenkins became the Supervising Senior Producer for Multimedia at NPR after a 13 year distinguished career at the Washington Post and Washington Post Magazine.
David Binder will present the award to Keith Jenkins.
Spotlight – 2012
Rixon Reed founded photo-eye a blend of Galleries, Auctions, Visual Server, Magazine and Newsletter, and a new venture called the Artist Photo Index.
Crista Dix will present the award to Rixon Reed.
Rising Star – 2012
The New England Beacon – 2012
Stephen Jareckie, is currently the Photographic Advisor for the Fitchburg Art Museum and Curator of Photography Emeritus for the Worcester Art Museum.
Kristina Durocher will present the award to Stephen Jareckie.
Lifetime – 2012
Eelco Wolf, was in charge of Worldwide Marketing Communications for the Polaroid’s Corporation as well as Executive Director of Magnum Photos Worldwide, currently a member of the Photography Collection Committee of the Harvard Art Museums.
Henry Horenstein will present the award to Eelco Wolf.
The New England Beacon – 2011
Susan Mosser, is Special Services VP of the New England Camera Club Council.
Barbara Rozavsky will present the award to Ms. Mosser.
Rising Star – 2011
Eileen Gittins, is Founder, President, and CEO of Blurb.
Joyce Tenneson will present the award to Ms. Gittins.
Lifetime – 2011
Dr. Alison Nordström, is Curator of Photographs and Director of Exhibitions at George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film.
W.M. Hunt will present the award to Dr. Nordström.
Living Legend – 2011
The New England Beacon – 2010
Web developer Alan Taylor created the photo blog The Big Picture for The Boston Globe/Boston.com.
Chief Photographer, West & Central Africa, Reuters O’Reilly will present the award to Taylor.
Rising Star – 2010
Based in Albuquerque, NM, Bram is editor, curator, and founder of the popular and influential Fraction Magazine, now in its sixteenth issue.
Marketing Consultant, Swanson makes it her goal to help photographers find the strengths in their work and identify appreciative audiences for their prints, exhibitions, editorial, and licensing placement. She will present the award to David Bram.
Lifetime – 2010
Colton is currently the photography editor for Sports Illustrated.
Director of Photography at Sports Illustrated for the past 14 years, Fine will present the award to Mr. Colton
Spotlight – 2009
Photographers worldwide rely on Modern Postcard, a San Diego commercial printing company. Founded by Steve Hoffman and nurtured by Jim Toya-Brown, Modern Postcard provides small runs of high quality postcards at an affordable price. Modern Postcard is at the forefront of the postcard industry.
Howard Bernstein is the CEO of Bernstein & Andriulli, NY, and publisher of Spread Artculture magazine
Scribe – 2009
Hart is executive editor of American Photo magazine and editor of American Photo On Campus. In addition to editing and authoring numerous magazine stories and posts on the American Photo blog, State of the Art , Hart oversees many of its technical reviews and organizes the “Editor’s Choice” issue.
Henry Horenstein will present the award to Russell Hart.
The New England Beacon – 2009
Rosalind (Roz) Smith, a native of Newton, is a features writer for Shutterbug, Photographers Forum, View Camera, Black and White and Camera Arts. She has also written feature articles for the Robb Report, Photo District News, and the Boston Globe. She has written articles on scores of photographers including Richard Avedon, James Nachtwey, Ron Haviv, John Isaac, Jill Enfield and Duane Michals.
Photographer, John Isaac will present the award to Roz Smith.
Rising Star – 2009
Haggart is the former director of photography for Men’s Journal and Outside magazines. He has received photo editing recognition from Graphis, American Photography, Society of Publication Designers, Communication Arts, American Society of Magazine Editors and Photo District News, and was chosen as part of the creative team of the year by Ad Week. He currently freelances as a photography director and runs APhotoEditor.com, a blog on photography.
Jill Enfield, a fine art photographer, author and educator will present the award to Rob Haggart.
Lifetime – 2009
Eliane Laffont has been a leading creative and entrepreneurial force in the world of photojournalism. In 1968, she opened the first U.S. office of Gamma Press Images in collaboration with her husband, Jean-Pierre. In 1973, they co-founded Sygma Photo News Agency, where Laffont served as general manager, then president of North American operations, for nearly three decades (with a two-year hiatus at LOOK magazine). Under Laffont’s leadership, Sygma blossomed into the world’s largest photo news agency with more than 500 photographers in 50 countries. In 1999, Sygma was acquired by Bill Gates’ Corbis Images and Laffont was appointed U.S. operations general manager and later was promoted to global vice president of editorial content of Corbis-Sygma. In 2001, Laffont joined Hachette Filipacchi Media as editorial director, supervising the photographic production of the group in the U.S. and developing the photo division around three sectors: photojournalism, photo illustration and photo reportage.
LeRoy is the founder of Visa pour L’image Festival in Perpignan, France.
Spotlight – 2008
The New England Beacon – 2008
Henry Horenstein, Photographer, Author and Educator
Award-winning hosts of Car Talk on National Public Radio
Rising Star – 2008
Lifetime – 2008
Debora Willis is the Chair of the Department of Photography and Imaging at Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, Curator, Author, Educator, Historian, and Photographer
Anna Maria Horsford is an American actress, known for her performances in television comedies. Horsford is best known for her roles as Thelma Frye on the NBC sitcom Amen, and as Dee Baxter on the WB sitcom The Wayans Bros.
Spotlight – 2007
The New England Beacon – 2007
Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Curator of Prints and Drawings and Chair of the Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the MFA, Boston
President of the Board of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Rising Star – 2007
Lifetime – 2007
Photo Editor, The New York Times Magazine.
The New England Beacon – 2006
Rising Star – 2006
Owner, ClampArt, New York
Photography collector, curator and consultant