to our sponsors, the jury and all of the entrants to this year’s
edition of The Curator. See the online gallery, featuring each
winner’s full series, at pdncuratorawards.com.
Ashlyn is the executive director of Houston
Center for Photography, a nonprofit gallery, education space and publisher. She
is also the editor of spot, a biannual magazine about fine-art photography in Texas
David J. Carol is a photographer, writer,
curator, editor, teacher, lecturer and publisher. He recently retired after 25+ years
as the director of photography at Out-front Media to become the editor-in-chief
of Peanut Press Books. He is the author of
four monographs and has extensively juried competitions and reviewed portfolios
for major photo publishers and festivals.
Claartje van Dijk is the assistant curator
of collections at the International Center
of Photography in New York City. Most recently, she co-curated Winning The White
House: From Press Prints to Selfies (2016).
In addition to her work at ICP, she reviews
portfolios, including those at PowerHouse
Books and The New York Times, and she
Frances Jakubek is the head of exhibitions
at Bruce Silverstein Gallery in New York
City. She is the former associate director
and associate curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography in Massachusetts and
works independently with artists to edit
and market their photography. She is an
accomplished fine-art photographer with
recent exhibitions around the U.S.
ASHLYN DAVIS DAVID J. CAROL
CLAARTJE VAN DIJK FRANCES JAKUBEK
Efrem Zelony-Mindell is an independent
curator, writer and artist based in New
York City. He writes about art and photography for DEAR DAVE, VICE, Baxter Street
Camera Club of New York, Mossless, L’Oeil
de la Photographie and aCurator.
Romke Hoogwaerts is the founder of independent photo book publishing project
Mossless (2009) and co-founder of Rubber Factory Posters (2016), which he manages alongside his work as an indepen-dent writer, editor and photographer. He
has previously worked as a photo editor
at major publications like MSNBC and