|Chapnick Grant Invitation|
|Written by Yukiko Launois|
Application deadline for the 2007 Howard Chapnick Grant is July 15th, 2007. Please download an application form from the link at www.smithfund.org.
The annual grant of $5000 is NOT intended for the creation of photographs, but in support of the ancillary field of photojournalism, such as editing, research, education and management.
The grant was established to honor the memory of the enormous contribution to photography by the late Howard Chapnick. He was president of Black Star photo agency from January 1st,1964 to December31st,1989. His career, which spanned for 50 years, was dedicated for photography and photographers with such passion and love. He discovered, nurtured, and promoted some of the world's most talented photojournalists. The annual award will assist the individuals who wish to follow in the steps of this unique leader in the field of photojournalism, Howard Chapnick.
Application should be submitted to:
The Howard Chapnick Grant
c/o International Center of Photography
1133 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
If you wish your submission returned to you, please enclose the return postage.
For inquiries, please contact:
125 East 87th Street 4B
New York, NY 10128