16th Annual LECTURE SERIES
CARLOS JAVIER ORTIZ WITH PRESTON GANNAWAY
APRIL 6TH, 2018 AT 7:30 PM FRIDAY
San Francisco Art Institute Osher Lecture Hall 800 Chestnut Street San Francisco, CA
Lecture: $15.00 general admission | All students with ID free
TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE OR AT THE DOOR starting @ 7:00 pm
Carlos Javier Ortiz
Carlos Javier is a director, cinematographer and documentary photographer who focuses on urban life, gun violence, racism, poverty and marginalized communities. In 2016, Carlos received a Guggenheim Fellowship for film/video. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in a variety of venues including the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture; the Worcester Art Museum in Massachusetts; the International Museum of Photography and Film in Rochester, NY; the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago; the Detroit Institute of Arts; and the Library of Congress.
Preston Gannaway is a Pulitzer Prize-winning documentary photographer and artist. For 15 years, she has focused on intimate stories about American families and marginalized communities while addressing themes such as gender identity, class and our relationship to the natural world.
Her work has also been honored by Pictures of the Year International, NPPA’s Best of Photojournalism, Critical Mass, American Photography and Communication Arts. She’s been supported by grants from the Chris Hondros Fund Award, The Documentary Project Fund, NPPA and the Economic Hardship Reporting Project.
Editorial clients include New York Times Magazine, California Sunday Magazine, Mother Jones, ESPN, ProPublica, and WIRED among others.
Born and raised in North Carolina, she now lives in Oakland, California. Gannaway's photographs are held in both public and private collections and have been exhibited around the world.