2021 Newhouse Photography Annual

March 22 – July 23, 2021
Jeffrey J. Hoone Gallery

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Best of Show:
Kai Nguyen
Honorable Mention: 
Zoe Davis, Molly Gibbs, Laura Oliverio

Light Work presents the 2021 Newhouse Photography Annual, featuring work by photography students in S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. This exhibition comprises more than 30 thematically diverse photographs by Newhouse’s Multimedia Photography students. The exhibition represents various approaches to photographic practice and technique and showcases the range of images that today’s students are producing. Selected works will be on view in the Hallway Gallery at Light Work from March 22 – July 23, 2021. 

The exhibiting artists are Nina Bridges, Gabrielle Cavallaro, Zoe Davis, Renee Deemer, Madeline Foreman, Hannah Frankel, Max Freund, Molly Gibbs, Daniel Lyon, Lauren Miller, Thi Phuong-Anh Nguyen, Laura Oliverio, Katherine Reahl, Thomas Shaw, and Codie Yan.

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications students are a vital part of the photography community on the Syracuse University campus. The Light Work staff and community congratulate all the students for their accomplishments and wish them bright futures in the field of photography.

Michael Kamber has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. Between 2002 and 2012, Kamber worked for The New York Times, covering international conflicts including those in Afghanistan, Congo, Iraq, Liberia, Somalia, and Sudan. He has also worked as a writer and videographer for the Times, which twice nominated his work for the Pulitzer Prize. Nearly every major news magazine in the United States and Europe has published his photos, as well as many newspapers. In 2011, Kamber founded the Bronx Documentary Center, a space dedicated to education and social change through photography and film.