This year ASMP NY & ASMP National have partnered to bring our art fair program national and we are excited to announce our esteemed panel of judges from across the United States.
Paris Chong, Gallery Director Leica Gallery Los Angeles
Paris Chong is the Gallery Director and Curator at the prestigious Leica Gallery Los Angeles. With over two decades of experience as a Curator she has represented galleries and artists at events including Photo LA, Photo SF, Paris Photo, Paris Photo LA, and the Palm Springs Photo Festival in addition to promoting Leica Gallery LA in international shows such as Art Basel and Photo Paris. Ms. Chong has also served as a respected and sought-after juror and portfolio reviewer for The International Photography Awards (IPA, Lucies), PSPF, refocus Awards, OpenWalls British Journal of Photography & 1854 Media, LACP, Photo Lucida, Focus Photo LA. And the ongoing Meet the Curator portfolio reviews for Leica Akademie US.
Geoffrey Koslov co-founded Foto Relevance, AiPAD member gallery Houston, Texas
Foto Relevance, is a fine art gallery located in the museum district of Houston, Texas, for contemporary photography-based art. He is interested in the creative use of media, light, and new ways of seeing our diverse world through many different genres of expression. Geoffrey is a collector himself who also enjoys writing essays, which have been included in books and artist catalogs, about photographers who are creating new and challenging work. He had served for many years on the Photography Acquisitions Subcommittee for the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), and the Board of Directors for the Houston Center for Photography (HCP). He was formerly a member of HCP’s Exhibitions Committee and a former co-chair of its Print Auction and is currently co-chair of the Art Circle at Holocaust Museum Houston. Geoffrey has been involved across the US in reviewing the work of artists in various venues and in consultations with collectors.
Pamela Jean Tinnen, Curator of Public Art NYU Kimmel Galleries, NY, NY
Pamela is a curator and writer based in New York. She has worked for over a decade as a curator specializing in public-art at NYU, as well as for contemporary art galleries. Her artistic, academic and curatorial interests most often engage photography, noir-theory, dark-tourism, aesthetics and visual-culture. She holds an MA in Museum Studies from New York University, and a BA in Literary Criticism from the University of South Florida.
Currently, she is working on her first novel. Following a great literary tradition of writers who got the hell out of New York City, Pamela currently resides on a lake in the Catskills with her husband and their adorable rat-terrier rescue named Enzo, who they really thought would have gotten bigger by now.