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Note: Please pay attention to “Reviewer Preferences” listed by some of our reviewers at the end of their bios. This will help in making your reviewer selections.
Following is a provisional list of reviewer’s biographies for Connect 2017.
Megan Baggott Suzee Barrabee Jacqueline Bates Pat Bates Glenn Batkin Roxanne Behr Sharyn Belkin Locke Kellie Bingman Jane Brown Nancy Butler Marianne Campbell Suzanne Darmory Anna Dickson Alexa Dilworth Crista Dix Suzanne Donaldson Belinda Downey Michelle Dunn Marsh Jessica Fuller Brian Gibson Angelika Hala Marta Hallett Ann Jastrab Daniel Kosharek Erin Lackey Sarah Laird Jennifer Lamping Patricia Lanza Jason Lau Carol LeFlufy Maria Lokke Jessica Manning Laura McClintock Elise McHugh Frank Meo Robert Morton Susan Nalband Deanna Nolasco Lisa Oropallo Chris Pichler Justin Rose Emily Rosser Cindy Rowe Alice Sachs Zimet Gabrielle Sirkin Mary Virginia Swanson Lena Tabori Judy Walgren Colin Westerbeck Susan White Allegra Wilde Kenneth Zane
Megan Baggott is the Director of Photography at Wine Enthusiast Magazine, both shooting and sourcing food, product, personality and travel imagery throughout the book. Meg joined the magazine after producing global identities for Starwood Hotels, which followed her post as Photo Director with Bauer Publishing. Reviewer Preference: Interested in meeting with New York-based photographers and portrait and travel photographers specifically accessible to Napa, Sonoma or other major wine regions in the US. Interested in photographers particularly focused on food, beverage, and still life. She is not particularly interested in video, unless highly relevant to wine and food.
Suzee spent the majority of her career at Goodby Silverstein & Partners. There, she worked on every major brand that passed through the agency doors – Polaroid, Adobe, Elizabeth Arden Fragrances, Nike, NBA, Princess Cruise Line and Chevrolet – to name a few. She is now diving into the freelance world and at the moment is a contract worker at Facebook. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.
Jacqueline Bates is Photography Director of The California Sunday Magazine, which won the National Magazine Award for excellence in photography in 2016. Previously, she was senior photo editor of W Magazine and worked in the photo departments of ELLE, Interview, and Wired. Bates holds an MFA in photography from the School of Visual Arts, and her work has been exhibited internationally. Reviewer Preferences: Open to seeing still photography and documentary film projects.
Pat Bates, founder of Pat Bates & Associates, has been in the photography industry for over twenty years representing a roster of exceptional talent and working with editorial and commercial clients such as Anthology, Restoration Hardware, Kinfolk, Williams Sonoma Home and Cooks, Martha Stewart Living, Cherry Bombe, the New York Times, Garnet Hill Home, CB2, and West Elm. She is an expert in lifestyle photography, including still, interior, and food photography. With an eye for discovering emerging talent, she has a reputation for bringing photographers into their heyday. Reviewer Preference: Interested in seeing Interiors, lifestyle, environmental, still life, food, environmental portraiture, and kids. NOT interested in seeing architecture, fashion, nudes, landscapes, motion, travel or reportage.
Glenn Batkin is a freelance creative director for advertising agencies. He’s worked on staff at New York agencies including: J Walter Thompson, Bozell, Grey, CDM and GSW. Awards for his efforts – Clio’s, Comm Arts, Manny’s, Graphis, Archive mag, Cannes, Rx Club, Obie and the NY Art Directors Club. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.
Roxanne is the senior photo editor at New York Magazine. Reviewer Preference: Portraiture, fashion, documentary, fine art.
Sharyn Belkin Locke has spent the past 20 years leading creative teams to help transform businesses and motivate consumers. She is currently the Vice President Creative Director of John Paul Mitchell Systems and is responsible for the conception and execution of all visual communications including global campaigns, photo shoots, package design, and print collateral for all JPMS brands. During her tenure, JPMS has been recognized with over 30 design and photography awards including Communication Arts, Type Directors Club, HOW, Graphis, and Graphic Design USA.
Kellie Bingman is the Art Production Supervisor at McKinney Advertising. During her 16 years at McKinney, Kellie’s overseen art production for every agency client, including Audi, Samsung, Sony and Travelocity. Prior to joining McKinney, Kellie worked as a producer and marketing rep for a well-known national photographer. Kellie earned a degree in Advertising and Photography and for a time worked as a freelance and fine arts photographer.
Jane Brown has worked in book publishing for 24 years; she’s played a role in the publishing and marketing of hundreds of books. Since 2002 she’s been the National Accounts Director for the New York based publisher and distributor D.A.P. (Distributed Art Publishers) and she directs the west coast satellite office. She co-edited Looking at Los Angeles, published by Metropolis Books in 2006. Prior to D.A.P. Jane was the National Accounts Manager for Harry N. Abrams, and was a sales rep for a consortium of University Presses: Harvard University Press, MIT Press, and Yale University press.
Marianne Campbell Associates was established with the purpose of uniting photographers with clients who emphasize the art in art and commerce. They aspire to form collaborations that focus on a shared vision resulting in great creative product. Marianne Campbell Associates currently represents Randal Ford, Shaun Fenn, Jamie Kripke, Margaret Lampert, RJ Muna, Jim Salzano, Matthew Turley and Annabelle Breakey The diverse and talented group has worked most recently with clients such as Samsung, Lexus, Haagen Dazs, Pfizer, RAM Trucks, Clorox, HP, Asics and Target. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.
Suzanne Darmory has over 20 years of international, award-winning experience creating groundbreaking integrated solutions for highly recognizable clients at world-class agencies. Currently Executive Creative Director/Director of Agency Services at Zeta Impact (formerly Acxiom Impact). She has spent most of her career at advertising agencies in New York (Arnold, Deutsch, Grey, JWT, Moxie, mcgarrybowen, Ogilvy, R/GA) and three years working in London (Bates UK, Euro RSCG, Imagination, Ogilvy & Mather). In addition to winning Addys, Andys, Effies, Echos and other awards, Her work has been featured in: AdAge, Adweek, Brandweek, CBS, CNN, Communication Arts, engadget, Fast Company, Forbes, Good Morning America, Mashable, MTV, NBC, New York Times, Today Show, VH1 and Washington Post.
Anna is currently Photo lead for the Content and Community team at Google, focusing mainly on food and travel photography. Prior to Google, Anna was Photo Director at Huffington Post and Deputy Photography at The Wall Street Journal. She also worked on several print publications, including Rolling Stone and Popular Photography. Reviewer Preference: Food and Travel photography. Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.
Alexa Dilworth is publishing director and senior editor at the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University, where she also directs the awards program, which includes the CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography, the CDS Documentary Essay Prize in Writing and Photography, and the Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize.
Crista Dix is the Founder and Director of wall space gallery. Featuring creative artists who utilize photography to expand the medium through alternative process, both digital and analog, the gallery specializes in narrative works, focusing on photographs as object. Reviewer Preference: Crista is looking for fully formed bodies of work with clear intent, either in still photographs, video or mixed media.
Suzanne Donaldson is the Sr. Dir of Creative Production in Global Brand Imaging at NIKE. She is a highly experienced marketing and visual consultant. Suzanne spent 12 years as the Executive Photo Director of Conde Nast’s Glamour magazine, working with world class photographers such as Patrick Demarchelier, Ellen Von Unwerth, and Bruce Weber to name a few. As Photo Director she has previously influenced the artistic direction of such publications as Vanity Fair, Interview, Oprah, Lucky and SELF magazines. Her unique vision on press has been fine-tuned with exposure to advertising and the art world having held positions at Arnell Group, Wieden and Kennedy, Luhring Augustine Gallery and Robert Mapplethorpe studio. Suzanne has collaborated with Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers and Nike. Content creator Suzanne Donaldson spans both the commercial and editorial worlds.
Belinda has 12 years of international experience as an Integrated Art Director with a passion for brand development. Belinda loves storytelling in the creative process and has managed photo shoots over the years for fashion and advertising. Belinda aims to help young creatives get their foot in the door as she knows it’s hard to prove your worth without experience to back you up.
Michelle Dunn Marsh is the founder of Minor Matters Books, and executive director of Photographic Center Northwest. She has worked in non-profit and commercial art book publishing for twenty years, fostering the creation of over 100 photography books. In the last five years she began curating exhibitions, including Jim Marshall: The Rolling Stones 1972 (EMP Museum), Here I Am—Photographs by Lisa Leone (Bronx Museum), and Terminal, Me and My Selfie, and Salt/Water (PCNW). She is interested in transcendent photography that pushes the boundaries of our culture and the medium today.
Jessica has been an acquisitions and project editor of illustrated books for Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., for more than 15 years. Jessica specializes in a wide range of subjects including architecture, photography, fashion, pop culture, museum and gallery exhibition publications, and modern and contemporary art.
Brian Gibson is the Senior Art Producer at Team One Advertising Agency. After 11 years as a photo producer in NYC, Brian recently moved to LA to join Team One. Over the years Brian worked with magazines including Vogue, Women's Health, Fortune. Ad agencies including McCann, Team One, Saatchi, Chiat, Deutsch. Clients including Lexus, Nike, Captain Morgan, Pampers, and pharmaceuticals.
Angelika Hala is the New York photo editor for the German magazine stern and the magazine group’s publications VIEW and CRIME, and special editions. For more than 15 years, she has produced photo features with award-winning photographers as well as helped develop new talent, enjoying the process of creating photographic narratives from single images to multi-page magazine spreads. Angelika is co-producer of Open Show New York. Reviewer Preference: photojournalism/reportage, environmental portraiture, travel features; love to look at personal projects.
Marta Hallett Is the President & CEO of Glitterati, Inc. a New York-based publisher of fine photography books. Before founding Glitterati, she was the Director of Rizzoli Publishing in the US.
Ann M. Jastrab is currently the gallery director at RayKo Photo Center located in the SOMA arts district in San Francisco near SFMOMA and the Yerba Buena Arts Center. RayKo is a comprehensive photographic facility with studio and galleries that has been serving the San Francisco Bay Area for over 20 years. RayKo Gallery serves to advance public appreciation of photography and create opportunities for regional, national and international artists to create and present their work. RayKo Gallery offers over 1600 square feet of exhibition space and presents eight to ten exhibitions yearly with many nationally recognized artists; there is also a section of the gallery called The Marketplace that is reserved for Bay Area artists and displays a wide variety of photographic work. RayKo also has a thriving artist-in-residence program. Ann has curated many exhibitions for RayKo as well as juried exhibitions for the San Francisco Arts Commission, the Academy of Art in San Francisco, Artspan, SFAI, the Center for Fine Art Photography, and other national and international venues outside of San Francisco. Ann is always looking for new artists for the gallery, both for solo shows and group shows. She is most interested in seeing documentary projects, fine art photography, alternative processes/historical process work, and also work made with traditional film cameras as well as plastic and pinhole cameras. Ann is not interested in seeing work that is obviously digitally manipulated. Ann can offer exhibition as well as resident artist possibilities.
Daniel Kosharek is the photo curator at the Palace of the Governors Photo Archives and New Mexico History Museum which holds over 1 million photographs that document the history of photography from the earliest years through contemporary images of the West in general and the Southwest in particular. He has curated numerous far ranging photography exhibits most recently Native American Portraits, Poetics of Light: Pinhole Photography and Lowriders, Hoppers and Hot Rods.
Erin is a Creative Director at Jugular where she specializes in digital advertising programs. Jugular, founded in 2006, has become one of the premiere New York-based agencies that combines traditional communications with a strong digital focus. Jugular’s current clients range from food to wine & spirits to travel. Before Jugular, Erin began her advertising and communications career at McCann Erickson in their digital group where she developed projects for Kohl's, Mastercard and a promotional program for McCann itself. Reviewer Preference: Strong interest in food & beverage photography
Sarah Laird is the founder and principal at Sarah Laird + good company, a photographers agency representing top creative talent in fashion, lifestyle, beauty, portraiture, still life and motion. Over 20 years strong, and with offices in New York and London, Sarah has a roster of photographers, motion directors, creative & art directors, illustrators, set designers, glam artists and stylists known for it's international perspective and limitless energy, passion and dedication. Sarah’s exceptional and knowledgeable perspective and client-relations style make her a go-to resource for advertising agencies, retailers, brands and publications from around the world. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.
Jennifer Lampingstarted her career at The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in the Communications Department before finding her way to TBWA\Chiat\Day as a Project Manager. After joining the Art Production department, she moved up the ranks to an Executive Art Producer working on a variety of accounts such as Pepsi, PlayStation, Visa, Nissan, Apple, Harmon Kardon, Stacy’s Pita Chips, Pur, The Grammy Museum, Infiniti, Jimmy Dean, Gatorade, Principal Financial, Energizer, and new business initiatives. While at Chiat\Day, she also co-founded and managed \ARTSPACE, an in-house art gallery at the Agency that showcased a variety of local and world-renowned artists. After 9 years at Chiat\Day, Jennifer decided to check out the “other” side of the business and joined the team at Giant Artists as an Artist Rep for nearly 2 years managing and promoting the commercial and editorial careers for a roster of artists including photographers/directors, illustrators, designers, videographers, and stylist. With a unique full circle perspective of both sides of the business, Jennifer is now back on the Agency side producing content alongside broadcast, social, digital, and PR for all things Toyota. She also continues to foster a more creative work environment by bringing inspiration and creativity into the Saatchi &Saatchi space by curating a rotating artist gallery and speaker series. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.
Patricia Lanza is the Director of Talent and Content for the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles. Pat worked on the development of the Annenberg Space Photography from its inception and is responsible for the vision and development of each exhibition, under the Directorship of Wallis Annenberg, the CEO of the Annenberg Foundation. The Annenberg Space for Photography opened in 2009 and has hosted 16 exhibitions with over 500,000 visitors. Exhibitions always included a print exhibition as well as an original film production, which is presented in our state of the art, digital theatre gallery. Lanza began her career in photography with the National Geographic Society in Washington DC where she had over 700 pictures published over a 10 year period. Assignments have taken her to five continents and 48 countries. She has produced articles for a variety of international newspapers and magazines, and has been under contract with the Tribune Syndicate News Corporation.
Jason has been an art producer for the past 15 years. He recently moved to 180LA in Santa Monica to take on an additional role as a content producer. In this role he been working as integrated producer working on both print and film campaigns. He has produced advertising campaigns for Lexus, The Ritz Carlton, JW Marriott, Renaissance Hotels, Belkin, Haagen Dazs, Flexjet, Heal The Bay, Nissan, Infiniti, Principal Financial, Masterfoods and Playstation. In 2011, Jason launched his agency’s in-house art gallery and continues to curate innovative and emerging artists for it, helping to make Team One a unique hub of creativity. This past 2016 season he's was fortunate to work on UNICEF's "Unfairy Tales" Campaign which awarded him and his team a number of awards. Amongst those award, he's won the Cannes Grand Prix for Good including 1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze Lions. As well as awards from the Brand Film Festival, D&AD, The One Show, Radio Mercury Awards and Clios. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.
Carol LeFlufy is the Director of Eye Forward, a photographer's representative agency in Los Angeles. Eye Forward represents Sam Jones, Spencer Lowell, Dewey Nicks, Frank Ockenfels 3, and Perry Ogden. Carol previously worked at Art + Commerce where she represented Richard Burbridge, Mary Ellen Mark, Perry Ogden, Frank Ockenfels 3, Taryn Simon, Ellen von Unwerth and Max Vadukul. Carol also helped the company develop Image Archive, their stock and licensing division. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.
Maria Lokke is a Photo Editor at WIRED. Previously, she has worked as a photo editor for The New Yorker and MSNBC. She currently lives in San Francisco. Reviewer Preference: Maria is open to view motion video
Jessica Manning is an Art Producer at Digitas Advertising Agency.
Laura Grace McClintock is a professional photographer, photo editor and editorial representative for Redux Pictures. She currently manages over 60 photographers, edits both inside and outside of Redux and maintains a fine art practice of her own. Reviewer Preference: Editorial work, portraiture, fashion and fine art. No motion samples
Elise McHugh is the humanities acquisition editor at the University of New Mexico Press. Her acquisition fields include photography, photography criticism, and photography history, as well as fiction, poetry, memoir, literary and popular culture studies/criticism, art, and architecture. Her experience in publishing includes ten years at UNM Press and eight years at West End Press, as well as literary and scholarly journals. The University of New Mexico Press publishes several books of art, architecture, and photography each year. Elise and the Press are interested in both fine art portrait and landscape photography and social documentary photography, particularly work that focuses on the U.S. West and the U.S.-Mexico Border.
Founder of thephotocloser.com, Frank advises and consulates with photographers from around the globe. His services include estimating and negotiating of behalf of photographers to ad agencies. Part of the PhotoCloser offering is brainstorming that motivates and inspires photographer of all levels. For 25 years, Frank has represented photographers that include Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalists in securing highly valued commercial assignments. He has worked on hundreds of company photo libraries and campaigns for clients such as American Express, Acura Motor Sports, US Coast Guard Xerox, ESPN, Citi, Nike and others. His photographers have worked for every major newspaper, magazine and TV station around the globe.
Robert Morton has worked in the world of book publishing for more than four decades for such publishers as Bantam, Time Life and over 25 years at Harry Abrams as Director of Special Projects. Currently, Morton works as an editor, agent, and consultant for photographers and artists seeking publication in books. In addition to helping to prepare presentations for consideration by publishers (selecting and sequencing photographs, deciding upon forms of presenting work, discussing desired formats and printing methods), Morton works with the artist and publisher to find and enlist authors for introductions and other texts. Reviewer Preference:Robert is interested mostly in seeing subject-based work of all kinds, especially book-worthy ideas, rather than abstract images or work of purely personal expression.
Susan Nalbandi is the Director of the 555 Gallery in Boston. 555 Gallery specializes in bringing the work of a growing number of emerging and established fine art photographers to collectors and buyers in Boston and internationally. In 2013, the creation of 555 Gallery in Boston came from Susan Nalband’s personal admiration for the work of the many talented artists evolving in this new era of contemporary photography. Nalband has over thirty years of experience as a photographer, a serial entrepreneur, an installation director and an art consultant. She was raised in Minneapolis, and was heavily influenced by her family’s love of art and artists and the Walker Art Center’s collection of the work of the 20th century art giants. “Photography is best seen and enjoyed in person. Online images are fleeting and easy to click through. But to have the opportunity to see the work as a finished expression of the photographer's vision and glimpse at the world as someone else sees it, can be a transformative experience." -Susan Nalband 555 Gallery is the newest gallery in Boston dedicated to contemporary fine art photography, endeavoring to bring interesting, meaningful exhibitions and events to the area while supporting the work of talented artists. The gallery is located in South Boston, where old industrial and new residential meet the Seaport and Innovation Districts. The gallery resides in 2000 square feet of a renovated 1950s manufacturing plant.
Deanna Nolasco is a Brooklyn-based Art Buyer and Producer. She began her career at DNA Model Management’s Men’s Division before transitioning into art buying and production. Deanna has experience in the fields of fashion, sports, technology and spirits. Current and past clients include Absolut, Adidas, American Eagle, David Yurman, Facebook, Intel, Stella Artois and Tommy Hilfiger.
Lisa Oropallo is the Director of Art Production at Digitas LBi based in NYC. Digitas Art Production is a National model that services all of Digitas North America. Digitas has offices in NYC, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Detroit & Atlanta. Digitas is primarily an Interactive and mobile agency with print components. As Director of Art Production at Digitas, Lisa has worked on most of the Agency accounts, American Express, Delta, Comcast. MillerCoors, Diageo, Trans Union, KAO, Whirlpool, GM, and Sprint. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing still photos, social shooters, and motion samples.
Chris Pichler founded Nazraeli Press in 1988, and has published some 500 books on the fine and applied arts to date, with an emphasis on contemporary photography. The press currently publishes 20 to 30 books each year. The books are distributed throughout the world. In 2007, Pichler received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Center for Photographic Arts in Carmel, California. In 2011, he was awarded the International Award from the Photographic Society of Japan. In 2014, Stanford University Art & Architecture Library acquired the complete archives of Nazraeli Press.
Justin Rose is the Creative Producer at Creative Partners, a New York-based fashion industry branding company.
Emily Rosser is the Senior Photo Editor at Vogue magazine.
Cindy Rowe has been an art producer in commercial advertising agencies since 1994. She started her career at BBDO/Los Angeles, where she worked on the Apple Computer, Pioneer Electronics, Starbucks and Best Western Hotels accounts. After six years in that role, she left BBDO to become Manager of Art Production at Saatchi & Saatchi Los Angeles in 2000, overseeing the department while working on many exciting Toyota projects and is currently the Executive Art Producer. A popular reviewer, she brings her unique perspective to her critiques at PSPF.
Alice Sachs Zimet is a collector, educator, and advisor who began collecting photography in 1985. Her collection of roughly 300 images includes 20th Century masters up through the present. Alice is Chair, Photography Collections Committee, Harvard Art Museums; board member, Magnum Foundation; and a member of ICP’s Acquisitions Committee. She teaches classes for collectors and photographers about the "Photography Marketplace" at schools, museums and festivals across the United States. She also consults with collectors on acquisitions and with photographers on how to get their work out into the marketplace. Alice was Director, Worldwide Cultural Affairs, The Chase Manhattan Bank for over two decades and now is President, Arts + Business Partners, a consulting boutique that specializes in corporate sponsorship.
Gabrielle Sirkin is an Art & Photo Producer at TBWA\Chiat\Day in Los Angeles.
Mary Virginia Swanson is a consultant who helps artists find the strengths in their work, identify appreciative audiences and present their work in an informed, professional manner. Her informative seminars and lectures on marketing opportunities have proven to aid photographers in moving their careers to the next level. She is the author of Finding Your Audience: An Introduction to Marketing Your Photographs and co-author with Darius Himes of Publish Your Photography Book. Reviewer Preference: Ms. Swanson is pleased to review any work and advise participating artists on what markets are most likely to respond positively to their imagery. Sharing your website during your session will allow her to advise on its effectiveness in presenting your work.
Lena Tabori is the founder of Welcome Enterprises, a New York book packaging and consulting firm. She was the Publisher/Founder of Welcome Books until 2014 when she sold that imprint to Rizzoli. Prior to that she was a Vice President of Abrams, the President & Publisher of Collins, as well as a founding partner of the influential publishing firm of Stewart, Tabori & Chang.
Judy Walgren is the Editorial Director for the visual media start-up, ViewFind. She manages a team of writers, photo editors, designers and developers who are exploring new and innovating ways to present and monetize visual storytelling as legacy media outlets dry up. She has led a robust career as a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, a visuals editor and editorial director. She has held multiple newspaper staff positions, the last being the Director of Photography at the San Francisco Chronicle.
Most recently, Colin Westerbeck has curated the exhibition “A Democracy of Imagery,” on view at the Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York through April 2016 and with a catalogue being published by Steidl Books. In Fall 2014, Prestel published Westerbeck’s book Chuck Close, Photographer, and in the following spring at the Parrish Museum in Sourhhampton, New York, he co-curated an exhibition of Close’s photography currently on a national tour. In 2017, British publisher Laurence King will bring out a new and up-dated edition of Westerbeck’s 1994 book with Joel Meyerowitz, *Bystander: A History of Street Photography* Reviewer Preferences: Open to seeing new photography by young photographers
Susan White is the Director of Photography at Vanity Fair Magazine
Allegra Wilde is a Founder of Eyeist, LLC, the online portfolio review service. She is a well known consultant in the Photo industry and has been a Picture/Visual Strategist, Creative Director and Consultant to artists, photographers, and other art-based businesses in the advertising, editorial assignment, and fine-art marketplaces. Prior to her opening her independent consulting business and Eyeist, she was the Director of Talent and Agent Branding at The Workbook. Allegra is a recognized photography industry authority on the agent/artist relationship, marketing for artists, agency and talent branding, picture strategy and image editing. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.
Kenneth Zane is a Sr.Producer at Leo Burnett advertising agency in Chicago. Ken began his career in New York as an Art Buyer for Palio Communications, followed by work for DRAFTFCB, and Digitas. Some of his many accounts have included: Motorola, MilkPep, GSK, Pfizer , Astra Zeneca, KMART, SC Johnson, Hampton Inn, Nestle, Kraft, Boeing, Dow, UCB, and Olay—running the gamut from consumer to health care. Currently he is working with such clients as Coca-Cola, McDonalds, Miller-Coors,3M and P & G. Zane has cultivated turning this diverse experience into indispensable assets. Passionate about photography and art since childhood, he loves and thrives on the visual discovery of both new and seasoned talent. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.
Sharyn Belkin Locke
Michelle Dunn Marsh
Alice Sachs Zimet
Mary Virginia Swanson