2021 Fine Art Photography Jurors
David is founder and Managing Director of the Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts in Providence also works as a commercial and fine art photographer. With training as both a printmaker and photographer, his 30 years of experience has spanned the transition to digital technologies, and his dual role has informed his work to develop new ways to create a visual narrative.
Jessica serves as Director and Curator at the Danforth Art Museum. Selected exhibitions include Barbara Swan: Reflected Self, The Memory Palace: Domesticity, Objects, and the Interior, Beautiful Decay, and Lois Tarlow: Material Vocabulary. Jessica has held positions at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., and the Museum of Fine Arts, and has taught courses at Emerson College and Suffolk University. Jessica has an MA in Art History from the University at Buffalo and a Ph.D. in American Studies, with a focus on the History of Photography, from Boston University.
For several decades, Al was a corporate and commercial photographer with a focus on environmental portraiture. He now concentrates on fine art portraiture with a practice that seeks to elevate the ordinary. Al’s work has been widely published, and displayed in numerous exhibitions including shows at the Providence Art Club, the Newport Art Museum, and the Art League, Rhode Island.