About the Judge
Emmet Gowin, Professor of Visual Arts in the Lewis Center for the Arts, Emeritus
The OIP is honored to have Emmet Gowin, distinguished American photographer and professor emeritus of visual arts, as the judge of our International Eye Photo Contest for the second year in a row.
Gowin earned his MFA in photography from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1967, after studying graphic design as an undergraduate. He taught at Princeton from 1973 to 2010. His work has been exhibited in the United States and abroad, including solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Corcorcan Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia Museum of Art; and Escape Photographie Marie de Paris. This summer the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson held a retrospective of his work in Paris.
Gowin’s work is included in major museum collections worldwide; he has published more than six monographs; and he has been awarded several honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, the Pew Fellowship for the Arts, and the President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching at Princeton University. See more about Emmet Gowin.
2011-2012: Allan Macintyre, Lecturer in Visual Arts in the Lewis Center for the Arts See: http://www.allanmacintyre.com
2010: Joel Smith, former Curator of Photography at Princeton University Art Museum (currently, curator of photography at the Morgan Library) (2010)
2008-2009: Andrew Moore, former Lecturer in Visual Arts in the Lewis Center for the Arts. See http://www.andrewlmoore.com/