Founded in 2010 in Cincinnati, Ohio, FotoFocus is a nonprofit organization created to celebrate and champion photography as the medium of our time through programming that ignites a dialogue between contemporary lens-based art and the history of photography. This programming includes the FotoFocus Biennial, FotoFocus Symposium, and FotoFocus Lecture and Visiting Artist Series. FotoFocus supports programs throughout the region and has awarded over 200 grants to regional artists and institutions since 2010 for the production and presentation of photography and lens-based art.
FotoFocus collaborates to present and support photography and lens-based projects that are accessible, enriching, and engaging to a diverse public.
Inspiring conversations about the world through the art of photography.
Who We Are
- Mary Ellen Goeke, Executive Director
- Nancy Glier, Deputy Director of Finance and Administration
- Carissa Barnard, Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Programming
- Kevin Moore, Artistic Director and Curator
- Sarah Klayer, Director of Events and Engagement
- Jacob Drabik, Designer
- Kristin Riepenhoff, Participating Venue and Project Coordinator
- Hunter Clem, Outreach Liaison and Office Assistant
- Brian Emch, Project Assistant
- Bruce Halpryn, President and Treasurer
- Amanda Grace Louis, Secretary
- Cynthia Collins, Director
- Christian Diederich, Director
- Dr. Ren Egbert, Director
- Maureen France, Director
- Melvin Grier, Director