Dewey Nicks

Dewey Nicks - Autotype

Emphasis: Photography

Amount: $4,000.00

The Autotype + Dewey Nicks Photography Scholarship is open to all students currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or extension program in Photography. 20% of proceeds from the Dewey Nicks + Autotype Collection of products and auction will help fund the scholarship. Dewey has chosen two panelists, Carol LeFlufy of Eye Forward and Leslie Simitch of Trunk Archive, to help judge submission.

About the Panelists:

Leslie Simitch

Leslie is Partner in creative agency Great Bowery and also serves as Vice President of Trunk Archive, an image licensing agency that represents the most sought after beauty, fashion, still life, interior, lifestyle and portrait photographers in the world. Artists represented include Inez & Vinoodh, Nick Knight, Annie Leibovitz, Ellen Von Unwerth, Mikael Jansson, as well as the historic archives of Conde Nast UK and the estates of Herb Ritts and Corinne Day. Prior to joining the company in 2007, Ms. Simitch had been president of LSLimited for over fifteen years, representing the photographers Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Pamela Hanson, Elaine Constantine, Mark Borthwick and Dewey Nicks, amongst others. Leslie has served as a jurist, mentor, teacher and portfolio reviewer for ICP, Red Hook Labs, Les Rencontres Arles, Festival de La Photographie Hyères, Palm Springs Photo Festival and SVA New York.

Carol LeFlufy

In 2004, Carol started the photography agency Eye Forward which represents and manages photographers and directors like The Ingalls, Sam Jones, Spencer Lowell, Perry Ogden, Frank Ockenfels, Chantal Anderson, Brad Torchia, Heather Hazzan, Michael Christopher Brown and Ward & Kweskin. Before Eye Forward, she made her living in Canada as a photographer for seven years until moving to New York City in the early 1980’s where she worked as Annie Leibovitz’s studio manager for three years. She then became an assistant agent to the original partners at Art + Commerce. Over her fifteen years with Art + Commerce, she represented Richard Burbridge, Mary Ellen Mark, Perry Ogden, Frank Ockenfels, Taryn Simon, Ellen von Unwerth and Max Vadukul. In addition to becoming the president of the company, she helped the company develop Anthology their stock and licensing division.

Eligibility & Submission

Please read eligibility and submission guidelines before you apply. Once your application has been submitted, we'll send you an email with the scholarship details and next steps.

Deadline First 100 Applicants

Selection Panel:

  • Dewey Nicks
  • Leslie Simitch
  • Carol LeFlufy
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