Juror: Glenn Ruga
Glenn Ruga is the Founder and Director of Social Documentary Network (www.socialdocumentary.net) and the Executive Editor of ZEKE magazine (www.zekemagazine.com). He is also the former Executive Director of the Photographic Resource Center. Ruga has produced three major documentary projects that each traveled to numerous locations across the United States. He served as a curator of the 2012 New York Photo Festival and has been a reviewer at FotoFest, Review Santa Fe, Palm Springs Photo Festival, New England Portfolio Reviews, PDN Portfolio Reviews, and New England ASMP Reviews. His curated exhibits include Global Health in Focus (Photographic Resource Center, 2012); PRC in NYC (New York Photo Festival, 2012); On the Razor’s Edge: Between Documentary and Fine Art Photography (New York Photo Festival, 2012); Global Warning (555 Gallery, Boston, 2014); Rania Matar, Girls in Between and Nancy Grace Horton, Being 13 (Photographic Resource Center, 2012), and four exhibitions of work from the Social Documentary Network including Crisis and Opportunity: Documenting the Global Recession(2010); Ten Years After 9/11: Searching for a 21st Century Landscape (2011); The Art of Documentary(2012); and Using the Power of Photography to Promote Global Awareness (2014).