NYBG Larry Lederman Photography Fellowship

November 30, 2022 /

NYBG Announces a New Photography Fellowship Established by and Named for Board of Advisors Member Larry Lederman

Application Period for Annual Opportunity for an Outstanding Professional or
Emerging Garden or Landscape Photographer Runs October 20 through
December 31, 2022

Inaugural Fellow to Be Announced in February 2023

Bronx, NY—The Humanities Institute of The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) has announced a new photography fellowship established by Larry Lederman, a member of NYBG’s Board of Advisors.

The Larry Lederman Photography Fellowship will be awarded annually to an outstanding established or emerging photographer whose work focuses on gardens or landscapes and demonstrates excellence and a creative approach to the art of landscape photography. The application period runs
from October 20 through December 31, 2022. The selected Fellow will receive a $20,000.00 grant disbursed in installments for a nine-month term, March 1 through November 30, 2023, during which time the Fellow will have complimentary access to NYBG’s 250-acre landscape and historic
collections. The Larry Lederman Photography Fellowship is available to any photographer 21 years of age or older who is a United States citizen or is an international photographer currently authorized to work in the U.S. The inaugural Fellow will be announced in February 2023.

During the 9-month term, the Fellow will create a portfolio of photographs that captures the aesthetic character, seasonality, and ephemeral quality of The New York Botanical Garden and/or community gardens in its Bronx Green-Up program, parks, natural areas, and urban landscapes throughout the Bronx environs. At least 20 percent of the work should include photos taken onsite at NYBG, a 250-acre National Historic Landmark site, or its affiliated community gardens. A portfolio of at least 20 prints, from the submitted body of work, will be delivered to the NYBG’s LuEsther T. Mertz Library at the end of the term.

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