Altera Vita Photography Contest
Stephen Perloff is the founder and editor of The Photo Review, and editor of The Photograph Collector. He has taught photography at numerous colleges and universities and has been the recipient of two grants from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Sol Mednick Award, the first annual Vanguard Award from the Philadelphia Center for the Photographic Image, and the Colin Ford Award for Curatorship from the Royal Photographic Society.
Stephen is regarded as an expert in the photographic art market. His articles are reproduced in dozens of journals including American Photo, Town & Country, Silvershotz, and the website Le Journal de la Photographie. He has been called on as an expert for The New York Times and several other publications, He has also written several essays and introductions for photography books. He is a long-time member of the Board of Artistic Advisers of the Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) and a board member of the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, both in Philadelphia.
His own images have appeared in numerous galleries, museums and private collections including: The Light Room Gallery, Philadelphia; James A. Michener Art Museum; The Print Center, Philadelphia; Philadelphia Museum of Art; and Santa Bannon Fine Art; as well as the InVision Photography Festival. In addition, he has curated more than a score of exhibitions, from the James A. Michener Art Museum to the Juliet Margaret Cameron Trust and Galleries on the Isle of Wight, United Kingdom.
His last curatorial project, “Nine New Jersey Photographers,” was seen at the Stockton University Art Gallery in Winter 2018.
Photo by Judith Harold-Steinhauser
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