Juror: Andrew Smith
Andrew Smith, a native New Mexican, started his business buying and selling photography in 1974. In 1976 he became director of the Center of the Eye Photography Collaborative, one of the early non-profit photographic workshops, located at that time in Santa Fe.
He opened a public gallery in Albuquerque in 1984 and moved the gallery to Santa Fe in 1986. During these 38 years in business the gallery has published and co-published catalogs and monographs of historic, classic and contemporary photography, as well as work by Eikoh Hosoe, Lee Friedlander and Adam Clark Vroman. The gallery has organized over 150 photographic exhibitions of work by regional, national and internationally known photographers, and curates exhibitions for museums, non-profits and other exhibition spaces around the world. The gallery web site is www.andrewsmithgallery.com.