CHROMALUXE X LUCIE FOUNDATION
$3000 FINE ART SCHOLARSHIP
HEAD OF EXHIBITIONS, FOAM
Claartje van Dijk is head of exhibitions at Foam in Amsterdam where she started in 2020 and has worked on the exhibition, Vivian Maier – Works in Color (2020). Previously, she worked at the International Center of Photography (ICP) for nearly 12 years as Assistant Curator, Collections. At ICP, Claartje managed the museum’s collection and was a curator on numerous exhibitions, including Winning the White House: From Press Prints to Selfies (2016), Perpetual Revolutions: The Image and Social Change (2017),Elliott Erwitt: Pittsburgh (2018) andYour Mirror: Portraits from the ICP Collection (2019. Independently, Claartje juried various exhibitions, including PDN: The Curator Award, Critical Mass and the Carriage Barn Annual Photography Show. Claartje was previously the Management and PR Assistant at Museum Ons’ Lieve Heer op Solder in Amsterdam. She studied Art History and Museum Studies at the University of Amsterdam.
PHILLIP LEONIAN AND EDITH ROSENBAUM LEONIAN CURATOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY, BROOKLYN MUSEUM
Drew Sawyer is the Phillip Leonian and Edith Rosenbaum Leonian Curator at the Brooklyn Museum and a contributor to Aperture, Artforum, Mousse, and OSMOS, among other publications. His recent exhibition includes JR: Chronicles (2019), Art after Stonewall, 1969-1989 (2019), Garry Winogrand: Color (2019), and Liz Johnson Artur: Dusha (2019). Sawyer holds a Ph.D. in Art History and Archaeology from Columbia University.
PUBLISHER OF MINOR MATTERS BOOKS
Michelle Dunn Marsh is the publisher of Minor Matters Books, which she co-founded with Steve McIntyre in 2013. Previous positions include Chief Strategist and Executive Director at Photographic Center Northwest in Seattle; senior editor at Chronicle Books in San Francisco; consultant to Jim Marshall Photography LLC; and deputy director of Aperture Foundation. She received tenure as a professor of graphic design at Seattle Central Community College.
She has worked with publishers and cultural institutions throughout the United States developing publications, exhibitions, and public programming, highlighting masters and underrepresented voices in the field. She proudly served on the national YoungArts panel from 2013–2020, and as its chair 2015–2020, selecting and mentoring future leaders in the field. Though primarily known as a book designer and editor, she has also curated significant exhibitions over the last decade.
A graduate of Bard College and lifetime member of its Board of Governors, Dunn Marsh also completed her MS in Publishing at Pace University, and has lectured internationally on visual literacy, the artform of photography, and visual book publishing.
The Lucie Emerging Scholarships are open to emerging photographers 18 years and older, worldwide. We define “emerging” as any photographer enrolled as a student, in the first five years of their photography career, or does not earn the majority of their income from photography.
The Lucie Foundation Fine Art Scholarship Scholarship is open to both emerging and established photographers.
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