2018-2019 Robert Giard Fellowship: Call for Applications

An annual award named for Robert Giard, a portrait, landscape, and figure photographer whose work often focused on LGBTQ lives and issues, this award is presented to an emerging, early or mid-career artist, from any country, working in photography, photo-based media, video, or moving image, including short-form film or video. The 2018-2019 Robert Giard Fellowship will be awarded in Photography Award: $7,500 Deadline: November 15, 2017, 7:00 pm   How to apply ›››

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P.J. Raval Wins Fellowship

P.J. Raval wins fellowship for documentary on murder of Filipino transgender woman by U.S. Marine in 2014. Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Jonathan Capehart addresses audience at Giard benefit, urging commitment to engage on behalf of social and civil rights causes under threat. At the 7th Annual Robert Giard Foundation Fellowship Benefit Thursday, June 1, 2017, the foundation’s board announced this year’s fellowship winner: P.J. Raval, whose project, the “Untitled Jennifer Laude Documentary,” tells the story...

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Seventh Annual Fellowship Benefit

Now more than ever Help support independent artists. Join The Robert Giard Foundation at its Seventh Annual Fellowship Benefit with special guest of honor, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and member of the Washington Post editorial board, Jonathan Capehart. Mr. Capehart will speak about the arts in these urgent times. Thursday, June 1, 2017 6:30 – 8:30 pm Hosted by Belmont Freeman Architects 310 Riverside Drive, Suite 2204 New York City Proceeds from this event will support the annual Robert Giard Fellowship for emerging photographers and filmmakers working...

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Recent Exhibitions

Ka-Man Tse, Giard 2014-15 fellow, has Exhibit at New York Public Library

Ka-Man Tse, the 2014 - 2015 Robert Giard Fellow, has work currently showing at the New York Public Library Mulberry Street branch from through September 7th, 2016. Ka-Man explains: "These photographs are part of an ongoing investigation surrounding notions of home, family, identity and community. My image-making is informed by the points of intersection between the LGBTQ and the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community; and what is shared, divergent, and negotiated between these two seemingly disparate worlds." Ka-Man Tse exhibit at NYPL Mulberry Street branch.

June 01, 2016 through September 07, 2016

New York Public Library, Mulberry Street Branch

New York, NY