[ Meet the 2017 Jury ]

Since the inception of THE FENCE in 2011, United Photo Industries has collaborated with a impressive roster of photo editors, curators, and photo-professionals who have helped make THE FENCE a truly exceptional public art project. We are honored to introduce the members of the 2017 Jury:

Edie Dillman

Art & Photography Director

New Mexico Magazine

Brian Henning

Freelance photographer & educator/Adjunct faculty

New Mexico Junior College, Arts and Humanities Dept.

David Bram

Editor, Founder, Curator

Fraction Magazine

Meg Birnbaum

Photographer & Educator

Elan Buchen

Project Coordinator for Art and Design

Atlanta BeltLine

Natasha Christia

Independent writer, curator and educator

Sean Corcoran

Curator of Prints and Photographs

Museum of the City of New York

Alexa Dilworth

Publishing & Awards Director / CDS Books Senior Editor

Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University

Barbara Griffin

Independent Creative Director & Photo Editor

Haley Hamblin

Features Photo Editor


Yoav Horesh


Frank Konhaus

Director of Cassilhaus


Toby Kaufmann

Director of Photography


Kerri MacDonald

Social Media Photo Editor

New York Times

Suzanne Revy


Tim Rasmussen

Director of Photography


Mary Stanley

Independent Curator & Art Consultant

Mary Stanley Studio

Scott Thode

Director of Art & Education


Lawrence J. Wheeler

Director of the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA)

North Carolina Museum of Art

Michael Wichita

Director of Photography

AARP Media

Additional jury members to be announced in the coming weeks