The 2016 Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture was awarded to Sian Davey, for her series “Looking for Alice”. The award was co-presented by Maine Media Workshops’ Vice President of Academic Affairs, Elizabeth Greenberg, and ASMP’s Executive Director,Thomas Kennedy.
The award recognizes photographers who are creating work in the spirit of Arnold Newman’s legendary photographic portraiture with the winner of the award receiving a $15,000 cash prize. The Arnold Newman Prize is funded by the Arnold and Augusta Newman Foundation, with support from the American Society of Media Photographers, Maine Media Workshops, and PDN.
For more information about Sian Davey, recipient of the 2016 Arnold Newman Prize, and the project that earned her the award, please click here.