The Humble Arts Foundation just announced that Women in Photography has become part of their organization, with the following announcement:
Humble Arts Foundation & Women In Photography
WIPNYC is pleased to announce that it has officially joined the Humble Arts Foundation family. HAFNY, established in 2005 by amani olu and Jon Feinstein, is a not-for-profit organization that works to advance the careers of emerging fine-art photographers by way of exhibition and publishing opportunities, limited-edition print sales, twice–annual artists grants, and .
Women in Photography was launched in June of 2008 as an outlet for women photographers to exhibit work outside of the traditional model of the commercial art world. Showcasing emerging photographers in addition to artists that have achieved high levels of success, it is designed to be a resource for photographers, editors, curators, gallery owners, and viewers alike to discover and enjoy the work of . As an internet-based project, the site reaches a global audience. Exhibitions are co-curated by Amy Elkins & Cara Philips.
WIPNYC is pleased to announce the WIP-Lightside Individual Project Grant, generously sponsored by Lightside/LTI. The $3,000 grant will provide funding to one woman photographer to support project costs, based on visual & conceptual strength, rigor of purpose, and clarity of stated project goals. The call for entries opens April 1, 2009, 12am and ends on May 1, 2009, 12am. Please visit the freshly redesigned wipnyc.org for more information and to begin the application process.
By Doug Stockdale