Mary F. Calvert on ‘Missing in Action: Homeless Women Veterans’ 


In a new Alexia Foundation video, Mary F. Calvert discusses her Women’s Initiative Project, ‘Missing in Action: Homeless Women Veterans.’ The project will be on display at the ‘Alexia at 25′ exhibition this week from June 13-19 at the LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph. Continue reading

‘Alexia at 25′ Exhibit at LOOK3 Open June 13-19


There are only a handful of days remaining before the opening of Alexia at 25 at LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph. Make plans to join us in Charlottesville, Va. June 13-19. Continue reading

Exhibition: Alexia at 25 at LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph


Honoring The Alexia Foundation’s 25 year legacy of supporting documentary photojournalism worldwide and celebrating the years to come, The Alexia Foundation will be presenting the exhibition “Alexia at 25″ at LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph from June 12-June 19 in Charlottesville, Va. Continue reading

The Alexia Foundation at Head On Photo Festival


The Alexia Foundation will be exhibiting 2015 Professional Winner Paolo Marchetti’s “The Price of Vanity” at Head On Photo Festival in Sydney, Australia. Head On Photo Festival is Australia’s most prestigious showcase for photography sourced from across the globe Continue reading

Shahria Sharmin’s Work Selected for Moving Walls 23 Exhibition

Nayan (24), a garment worker. In day time, she works in a factory,which is perceived as a legitimate earning to her family. But at night she goes back to her community. Photo: Shahria Sharmin

Alexia 2014 grantee Shahria Sharmin’s work “Call Me Heena” will be showcased in the next group exhibition, Moving Walls 23, of the Open Society Documentary Photography Project. The show will be opening at the Open Society Foundations in New York in October 2015. Continue reading

The Alexia Foundation at PIP2014 in Pingyao

The Alexia Foundation exhibition at Pingyao International Photography Festival 2014. Photo by Jim Dooley.

The Alexia Foundation is currently at the Pingyao International Photography Festival in China exhibiting work from this year’s grant winners, professional, Sebastian Liste, and student, Mehran Hamrahi. Alexia Executive Administrator Jim Dooley is overseeing the exhibition. The festival is going … Continue reading

The Alexia Foundation to Exhibit at Pingyao

SALVADOR DE BAHIA, BRAZIL – JANUARY 22, 2011: Ana celebrating her sixth birthday. She was born and has grown up inside the abandonated chocolate factory, on January 22, 2011 in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil. This impoverished community took up residence in an old abandoned chocolate factory on the coast in Salvador de Bahia. Despite the lack of socio-economic support from the government, they have managed to make a safe place for themselves to live, and form a community of their own, which is safer that the alternatives available to them. However they are currently being evicted by the government due to being there illegally. Sebastian Liste/Reportage for Getty Images

The Alexia Foundation will be exhibiting the work of Sebastian Liste and Mehran Hamrahi, our 2014 Professional and Student Grant Winners at the 2014 Pingyao International Photography Festival in Pingyao, China. The exhibition opens Sept. 19 and runs until Sept. … Continue reading

Matt Eich Releases The Invisible Yoke

Tylor Woodrum, 16, holds a box containing his father's ashes. Dave Woodrum was killed in August of 2006 in a high-impact 4-wheeler accident. Dave's family had his body cremated and his favorite cock-fighting rooster mounted on top of the box. Matt Eich/Alexia Foundation

Matt Eich has released “The Invisible Yoke,” a maquette which houses 8-years of work about the American condition condensed into four chapters. The work is a collaboration between Matt, Art Director/Designer Deb Pang Davis and Picture Editor Mike Davis. Mike … Continue reading

Jim Dooley Brings Alexia to Australia’s Head On Photo Festival


Jim Dooley, our Executive Administrator, is on his way to Australia to represent The Alexia Foundation at the Head On Photo Festival in Sydney. The festival is the second largest festival of photography in the world, celebrating a wide range … Continue reading