‘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

Mary F. Calvert Wins World Press Photo First Prize, Long-Term Projects

Mary F. Calvert has won First Prize in World Press Photo’s Long-Term Project category for her work “Sexual Assault in America’s Military.” The Alexia Foundation is proud to have been able to help fund this vital work through our Women’s Initiative Grant. Continue reading

The New York Times Discusses Mary F. Calvert’s Photography on Sexual Assault in the Military

Photography by 2014 Alexia Women’s Initiative Recipient Mary F. Calvert is featured by The New York Times in a new Lens post entitled, “Surviving Rape in the Military.” The article speaks with Calvert about how she came to tackle the … Continue reading

Five Alexia Photographers Honored by The Pixel Project for Fighting Violence Against Women

The Pixel Project project has published its list of photographers who support the cause to end violence against women as part of its “16 for 16” campaign against gender violence. Of the 16 photographers named, five are Alexia Foundation grantees. … Continue reading

Announcing the 2014 Alexia Foundation Women’s Initiative Grant Recipient

The Alexia Foundation is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2014 Women’s Initiative Grant is Mary F. Calvert, an independent photojournalist based in the United States. Calvert will utilize the $25,000 grant for her project “Missing in Action: … Continue reading

Liu Xin on Women’s Access to Education in China

In 1993, Liu Xin used her Alexia Foundation first place student grant to document lack of access to education for women and children in the Guizhou province, the most impoverished area in China. Liu’s work is an expansive look at … Continue reading

Farzana Hossen on Survivors of Acid Attacks

“There are scores of new acid attack and burn victims arriving every day at the hospital,” Farzana Hossen tells us in her proposal. “In addition to disfigurement of the face and body, some have permanent loss of eyesight; some will … Continue reading

Call for Proposals: Announcing the 2014 Women’s Initiative Grant

The Alexia Foundation is pleased to announce the call for entries for our 2014 Women’s Initiative Grant which will provide a $25,000 grant for a project to be produced on a significant issue involving and affecting women. We invite proposals … Continue reading