Reviewer Biographies

Following is a provisional list of reviewer’s biographies for the Open Portfolio Review at PhotoPlus Expo 2017.

Cameron Barnum
As Senior Content Producer / Art Buyer at BBDO San Francisco, combined with prior turns at McCann & Leagas Delaney, Cameron has worked with a range of advertising accounts, including Wells Fargo, HP, Mars, Mattel, Microsoft, Xbox, Adidas, General Motors, Vail Resorts, Harrahs, Gallo Wines, and Sutter Health... to name a few.

Sherrie Berger
Photography Consultant Sherrie Berger is a creative collaborator with expertise in entertainment and high-end celebrity portraiture, documentary and fine art photography, production, marketing and public relations. She conducts workshops and works one-on-one with photographers designing and implementing successful career strategies, producing photo shoots, creating marketing and publicity campaigns for exhibitions, photography events and special projects. Previously she headed up the west coast photo department for ABC Television, and subsequently, the high-end celebrity portraiture division of Corbis, an international stock and syndication agency. Sherrie encourages photographers to find and express their authentic vision. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Sue Brisk
Sue Brisk, was the Editorial Director for seven years at Magnum. Before that she was the bureau chief at SIPA Agency. A board member of the Eugene Smith Fund, her current focus is as a visual editor & media consultant for photographers, helping them realize their vision, find their place in the art world, and ‘new areas’ they transition within. She also works with foundations & corporations to help execute, plan, & evaluate their own photographic projects. Particularly at this juncture in the photographic market, even the most experienced photojournalists need guidance on how to re-imagine and reposition their practice. The boundaries between documentary work, the web, multimedia practice, and the photographic and art world are shifting. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Kathy Bruml
Kathy Bruml and Jean Conlon are New York City, Soho-based photographer and stylist agents representing talent in New York, London, Copenhagen and Sydney. Their agency Brumlconlonlon Artists Agents handles life style, still life and food photographers as well as food and prop stylists. Having been involved for 20+ years in the photography industry, Brumlconlon is well respected for their work by international publications and ad agencies producing assignments for clients both here in the states and abroad. Reviewer's Preference: Lifestyle, still life and food photographers as well as food and prop stylists

Susan Carolonza Chanin
Susan Carolonza Chanin is a founder of Mother Image, a boutique photo agency specializing in authentic lifestyle photography and video for assignment and stock representation. She has been Director of Photography for Getty Images NY, Liasion Agency/ Gamma Liaison NY, and Director of Creative Development for Getty Images.Reviewer's Preference: Our vision at Mother Image is to provide authentic, powerful images that celebrate women of all ages and ethnic backgrounds experiencing essential moments of their lives.

Amy Cooper
Amy Cooper is a photography consultant and owner of the artist representation agency, Trove Artist Management. Cooper has worked in the photography industry for over 20 years as a photo editor (MTV, Elle Decor), art buyer (T3, Dell), digital asset manager, consultant, and now artist representative. Trove Artist Management is based in Austin, Texas and represents photographers, illustrators, and stylists all over the country. Reviewer Preference: Prefer to see lifestyle, still life, portraits, travel and fashion. Open to seeing video, please bring personal work as well..

Suzanne Darmory
Suzanne is Executive Creative Director at Zeta, leading the creative department with world-class solutions for Fortune 500 clients. She has over 20 years advertising experience in New York (Deutsch, Grey, JWT, mcgarrybowen, Ogilvy, R/GA) and three years in London (Bates, Euro, Imagination, Ogilvy & Mather). She was recently recognized as one of the 29 most powerful women in digital media by Refinery29. In addition to winning over 100 awards, Suzanne's work has been featured in: AdAge, Adweek, Brandweek, CNN, and Forbes. She judges awards shows (Addy's, Caples, Stevies), reviews portfolios (FIT, NYCFotoWorks, PSPF), participates on panels (AdWeek, Email Insider Summit), and teaches at FIT.

Raquel Duarte
Raquel Duarte recently joined the team at Pereira & O'Dell as an Art Buyer and Print Producer, with a BFA in photography and 18 years of experience in Art Buying & Print Production. Some of her clients include: Lloyd&Co, Directv, Arnold Worldwide, Audi, Adidas, Calvin Klein, Coca-Cola, Estee Lauder, Youtube, Kohler, Lee Jeans, Macy’s, Mederma, Milk-Bone, Movado, Bottega Veneta, Starbucks, Unilever, Samsung, Y-3. Reviewer Preference: Interested in all genres. Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography & personal work.

Jillian Harris
Jillian is a multi-faceted hands on Creative Director whose work encompasses art direction for brand identities, ad and social media campaigns, photoshoots, and exhibitions, as well as the UX/UI of websites, apps, user interfaces and games. Her career began as a designer and art director in her native Trinidad and Tobago, producing work for clients including Duracell, Guinness, Smirnoff ICE, Singer Sewing Machines and Oral B. After almost 2 decades of experience, she has worked with more than 50 global and national brands ranging from nonprofit and education to alcohol, music and fashion. Her clients have included: Jimmy Choo, Pernod Ricard / Accept Responsibility, Wild Turkey American Honey and Rare Breed, The Glenlivet, The University of California Santa Cruz, Scholastic, Amazon, Amazon Kindle, Home and Garden Television, Good Housekeeping Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, All Clad, KRUPS, Lagostina, Rowenta, Markwins, American Express Publishing, Conde Nast, Financial Times, Medtronic, AGFA, and Xerox. Jillian is a Parsons School of Design alum and is looking to partner with emerging and professional photographers across all categories.Reviewer Preference: Interested in fashion, product, lifestyle and portraiture.

Melissa Hennessy
Melissa began her career as a photographer after receiving her BFA from RIT in 1991. After a decade of shooting for commercial & editorial clients, she focused her love for the marketing and business side of photography toward artist management. In 2004, she started Hennessy Reps, an agency representing nationally recognized photographers and directors. She stays current with the industry as a freelance agent & consultant and is an active member of AIGA, APA, & SPE. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Michael Itkoff
Michael Itkoff is an artist and Cofounder of Daylight Books which, since its inception in 2003 has evolved from a quarterly magazine to become one of the leading independent publishers of high- quality art and photography books. Daylight has published some of the world's leading photographers including Joel Sternfeld, Alec Soth, Susan Meiselas, David Maisel, Simon Norfolk, Luc Delahaye, Allan Sekula,, Tim Hetherington, Adam Bartos, Hank Willis Thomas and more... Michael's monograph, 'Street Portraits', was published by Charta Editions in 2009 and his work is represented by the Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago

John Kenney
John Kenney is a partner at John Kenny AND agency in NYC. John and partner Ed Varites work closely with their artists and clients to create impactful imagery. It's all about connection. John has successfully represented both photographers and directors, nationally and internationally, from New York to Tokyo. He has worked with clients such as Nike, Coke, Adidas, Ford, Nissan, Vicks, Under Armour, ESPN, AT&T, Bauer, New Balance, Reebok, Oakley, Gillette, Verizon Wireless, Qualcomm, M&Ms, Lowe's, Motorola, Bank of America, American Express, DHL, and many others. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Erin Lackey
Erin is a Creative Director at Jugular where she specializes in digital advertising programs. Jugular, founded in 2006, has become one of the premiere New York-based agencies that combines traditional communications with a strong digital focus. Jugular’s current clients range from food to wine & spirits to travel. Before Jugular, Erin began her advertising and communications career at McCann Erickson in their digital group where she developed projects for Kohl's, Mastercard and a promotional program for McCann itself. Reviewer Preference: Strong interest in food & beverage photography - and open to seeing motion

Michele Martuscello
Michele Martuscello is the Brand Photo Manager for the Travel Channel.

Frank Meo
Founder of thephotocloser.com, Frank advises and consulates with photographers from around the globe. His services include estimating and negotiating of behalf of photographers to ad agencies. Part of the PhotoCloser offering is brainstorming that motivates and inspires photographer of all levels. For 25 years, Frank has represented photographers that include Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalists in securing highly valued commercial assignments. He has worked on hundreds of company photo libraries and campaigns for clients such as American Express, Acura Motor Sports, US Coast Guard Xerox, ESPN, Citi, Nike and others. His photographers have worked for every major newspaper, magazine and TV station around the globe.

Stephen Perloff
Stephen Perloff is the Editor of The Photo Review and The Photograph Collector as well as a photographer and curator.

Carolyn Potts
Carolyn Potts provides photographers with the portfolio edits, marketing strategies, and business systems they need to land the assignments and photo projects they want. Her results-focused photography consulting practice, founded in 2004, is based on her 25+year career as a successful photo rep; a career that was fueled by her education in and passion for, photography and design. She's created 10,000+ portfolio edits/presentations for photographers and illustrators– portfolio edits and marketing plans that have garnered hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of assignments for photographers from ad agencies, design firms, corporations, and publishers across the globe. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Rebecca Robertson
Rebecca Robertson is Photo Editor of Photo District News and PDNOnline, where she writes the Photo of the Day blog. Previous experience includes working as the Photo Editor of ARTnews magazine, where she was also a contributing writer. She was a founding editor of the website New York Photography Diary.

Maya Robinson
Maya Robinson is the Digital Art Director, Photography & Visuals , for New York Magazine. Reviewer Preference: Interested in studio and environmental portraiture and photojournalism.

Timothy Stapleton
Timothy Stapleton has been an art director, writer, associate creative director, creative director and chief creative officer. He's won almost every major award, including Effies and Bronze Anvils for PR. Since Timothy's been at Sigma, they have won small agency of the year from Ad Age and were featured as one of the top fifty agencies in the country (one for each state) by Adweek. His work has been incredibly successful across all platforms, including social media and digital, whether consumer facing, business-to-business or employee-facing communications. Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Stacy Swiderski
Stacy Swiderski is a Creative Consultant and freelance Photo Editor. Previously she was the Senior Photo Editor at Wonderful Machine, a global photography agency with a network of over 700 photographers, where she worked for 3 years before launching her freelance career. On a daily basis she consults with and advises photographers on all aspects of their work and brand, from creative direction and portfolio development to web site edits and print portfolio production. Before working with Wonderful Machine, she worked in Higher Education as a Photography Professor and as a fine art photographer. She holds an MPS in Digital Photography from The School of Visual Arts and a BFA in Photography from Parsons School of Design.Reviewer Preference: Open to seeing motion samples in addition to still photography.

Lena Tabori
Lena Tabori is the founder of Welcome Enterprises, a New York book packaging and consulting firm. She was the Publisher/Founder of Welcome Books until 2014 when she sold that imprint to Rizzoli. Prior to that she was a Vice President of Abrams, the President & Publisher of Collins, as well as a founding partner of the influential publishing firm of Stewart, Tabori & Chang.

Amy Wolff
Amy Wolff is a photo editor, art consultant and producer. Amy is also the co-founder of CoEdit Collection, a business dedicated to fostering new relationships between artists, collectors and commercial clients by selling work as prints and producing custom images. As a freelancer photo producer, she works with select brands on editorial and advertorial print and multi-media campaigns.