Alexia Celebrates 10th Year at Pingyao International Photography Festival

Attendees of the 2016 Pingyao International Photography Festival examine Mary F. Calvert's Alexia supported photography on homelessness among women veterans in the U.S.

For the 10th consecutive year, Alexia Foundation Executive Administrator James Dooley will be presenting the works of Alexia Grant Recipients at the Pingyao International Photography Festival in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the ancient walled city of Pingyao, China. He will be exhibiting the projects of The Alexia 2017 winners Sarah Blesener and Monica Jorge.

“Showing the Alexia student and professional winners each year gives the winners and the Alexia Foundation an opportunity to expose a large audience to the power and the importance of serious documentary photography,” explains Dooley. Continue reading

The Alexia Foundation at China’s Pingyao International Photography Festival

James Dooley gives a gallery talk to a packed crowd at the 2014 Pingyao International Photography Festival.

For the 9th consecutive year, The Alexia Foundation will be exhibiting at the Pingyao International Photography Festival, in Pingyao, China. Taking place Sept. 19-25 in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the ancient Walled City of Pingyao, it is one of the largest photographic festivals in the world. It is an important opportunity for the foundation to share the work it supports with a tremendous audience. 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

Alexia Grantees Take Top Awards at Pingyao International Photography Festival

As Shane and Maggie continued to fight, Memphis ran into the room and refused to leave Maggie's side. She witnessed the majority of the assault on her mother. "Please Shane, let me take her out of here," Maggie pleaded. "She shouldn't be seeing this." Sara Naomi Lewkowicz

Abir Abdullah and Sara Naomi Lewkowicz have received top awards at this year’s China Pingyao International Photography Festival. Abir was named in the top international photographer category. Sara was named top student in the international category. Raising awareness of domestic … Continue reading

The Alexia Foundation Exhibiting at the China Pingyao International Photography Festival

The Alexia Exhibition in Pingyao last year showing work by Amanda Berg and Bharat Choudhary.

The Alexia Foundation will be bringing an exhibition to the 13th China Pingyao International Photography Festival. This is the sixth consecutive year that the foundation has exhibited in the festival. Opening next month, the week long 2013 festival runs from … Continue reading

After a great reception at the UN, Alexia Foundation show is on its way to Pingyao, China

Peter and Aphrodite Tsairis: Eyes on the World

After a very successful exhibition at the UN, the Alexia Foundation Show is on its way to China. It will show at the Pingyao International Photography Festival from September 16-22. The Pingyao International Photography Festival will take place in the … Continue reading