INTRODUCING! Young California Photographer Award
Paris Photo, in partnership with J.P. Morgan Private Bank, is pleased to announce the inaugural INTRODUCING! Young California Photographer Award.
For the first time, J.P. Morgan joins the Los Angeles edition as part of a mutual commitment to support the next generation of talented young photographers.
Culled from some of the most prestigious M.F.A. programs in California, the 2015 Laureates will exhibit their work at the Fair in May, providing the public with the opportunity to engage with new and innovative talent.
The six finalists whose work are featured at the fair are:
-Daniel Centofanti, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia
-Brian Dean, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco
-Shannon Foreman, San Francisco Art Institute,San Francisco
-CJ Heyliger, University of California, Los Angeles
-Paul Mpagi Sepuya, University of California, Los Angeles
-Arden Ellis Surdam, California Institute of the Arts,Valencia
The INTRODUCING! jury, presided by Lisa K. Erf, Director and Chief Curator of the JPMorgan Chase Art Collection includes:
-Christoph Wiesner, Paris Photo Artistic Director
-Michael Hawley, Collector
-Britt Salvesen, Department Head and Curator of the Wallis Annenberg Department of LACMA
-Jamie Lee Curtis, Actress, Collector, Photographer
-Jennifer Pastore, Director of Photography, WSJ. Wall Street Journal Magazine
CJ Heyliger is the recipient of the $5000 award. Congrats!
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