Special Events

Special Events such as the Opening Reception, Awards Dinner and Farewell Bash are also described separately here.

Note: Schedule is subject to change due to the busy schedule of our presenters. Changes will be posted at all sites during the week.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Tuesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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FOTOfusion Opening Reception

Jumpstart FOTOfusion® 2020 and meet everyone at the opening reception honoring FOTOfusion presenters, sponsors, participants and the FOTOmentor Award Recipient, Carol Guzy.
Gold Passport Holders: Free
General Admission $45

The opening reception is held in the Museum.

Location: Museum

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Wednesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Opening Night Reception of Carol Guzy's Exhibition

The recipient of the Palm Beach Photographic Centre’s FOTOmentor Award during FOTOfusion 2020, Carol Guzy is a passionate photojournalist news photographer working full time for ZUMA Press. The all-time Pulitzer Prize winner (four times) in journalism, graduated in 1980 from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. Immediately hired by The Miami Herald, first as an intern and then as a staff photographer. Guzy was the first woman to receive the NPPA's Newspaper Photographer of the Year Award. Eight-time White House News Photographers Association honoree. 2009 Robert F. Kennedy Award for photojournalism. 2018 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award for her reportage, about the effects of the war against ISIS, on the civilian population of Mosul from the Overseas Press Club. Just back from Syria where she covered in-depth for months, the crisis and especially the Kurds, who are stock in the world power crossfire. Currently specializing in long-term documentary projects for ZUMA, telling stories that need to be told!

Location: Museum

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Thursday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Special Event S3

FOTOfusion Awards Dinner

Each year, the PBPC Awards Committee selects a photographer to receive the FOTOmentor Award in honor of his/her lifetime achievements in the world of photography.  Among the previous recipients of this prestigious award are Ruth Bernhard, Joyce Tenneson, Laurence Gartel, Ralph Gibson, Duane Michals, Arnold Newman, Gordon Parks, Sebastiao Salgado, Douglas Kirkland and Vincent Versace.

FOTOmentor Award

Carol Guzy

The recipient of the Palm Beach Photographic Centre’s FOTOmentor Award during FOTOfusion 2020, Carol Guzy is a passionate photojournalist news photographer working full time for ZUMA Press. The all-time Pulitzer Prize winner (four times) in journalism, graduated in 1980 from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. Immediately hired by The Miami Herald, first as an intern and then as a staff photographer. Guzy was the first woman to receive the NPPA's Newspaper Photographer of the Year Award. Eight-time White House News Photographers Association honoree. 2009 Robert F. Kennedy Award for photojournalism. 2018 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award for her reportage, about the effects of the war against ISIS, on the civilian population of Mosul from the Overseas Press Club. Just back from Syria where she covered in-depth for months, the crisis and especially the Kurds, who are stock in the world power crossfire. Currently specializing in long-term documentary projects for ZUMA, telling stories that need to be told!

Cocktail and dinner party starting at 6:30 pm at the Lake Pavilion and Terrace

Admission

$200.00 - General Admision

$100.00 - Gold Passport

Location: Waterfront Pavilion

Friday, February 14, 2020

Friday 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Special Event S3

FREE EVENT: FOTOvision at the Waterfront Pavillion

In celebration of FOTOfusion’s 25th Anniversary - Fifth Edition of FOTOvision,

Join us for this FREE evening event and experience photography from around the globe.   Scott Mc Kiernan presents work and a conversation with all-time Pulitzer winner and 2020 FOTOmentor Carol Guzy, plus:

+ Newspaper Photographer of the Year Richard Tsong-Taatarii of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune

+ Local super star photographer from The Palm Beach Post Greg Lovett

+ Surprise cameos by famous photographers

Also, the world premiere of 365 2019: The Year of Eat a Peach by ZUMA Press, featuring the work of Sacramento Bee staffers Renee Byer and Paul Kitagaki Jr., and 363 other award-winning photographers with images from more than 60 countries, and more. All FREE. (Executive Producer: Jeremy Mc Kiernan)

Many other top award winning photographers, as well as, witness amazing work by internationally acclaimed 2020 FOTOfusion faculty.

A FREE public event on the waterfront!

FOTOvision will be held at the Waterfront Pavillion at 101 S. Flagler Drive in Downtown West Palm Beach.

Location: Waterfront Pavilion

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Saturday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Special Event S5

FOTOfusion Farewell Bash

Location: Studio

 


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