The First Ever Alexia Print Sale Has Launched

This holiday season, we are offering a curated selection of stunning prints from Alexia grant recipients past and present.

In purchasing a print from this collection, you will receive a beautiful work of art from today’s photographic luminaries, while also making possible tomorrow’s most important photojournalism. These works are important additions to any serious collection of photography, and make spectacular gifts. Continue reading

“The Price of Vanity” in National Geographic Magazine

Paolo Marchetti’s 2015 Alexia Professional Grant Project on cruelty in the worldwide skin market is featured in the September issue of National Geographic Magazine accompanying an article entitled, “Why Fur Is Back in Fashion.” Marchetti wants his images to raise questions and reignite the debate about the use of animal skins and materials in fashion. 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

Paolo Marchetti Named POYi Photographer of the Year

The work in Marchetti’s winning portfolio ranges from child poverty in Nicaragua to a children’s beauty patent in Italy. Figuring prominently is his Alexia project, “The Price of Vanity,” which looks at the brutality of intensive breeding programs of animals for use in the fashion industry. Continue reading

Consider a charitable donation on #givingTuesday

Consider making a charitable donation today on ‪#‎GivingTuesday‬ to the Alexia Foundation, a non-profit organization that has helped fund photojournalists and documentary photographers share their visions for over 25 years. Continue reading

Px3 Paris Prizes for Alexia grantees

Several Alexia grantees were awarded top prizes in the 2015 Prix de la Photographie Paris (Px3) photography competition. Ismail Ferdous and Rahul Talukder received Gold prizes in the General News category and Paolo Marchetti won Gold and Silver prizes for projects in the Nature/Environmental Press category. Continue reading

5 Questions for Alexia Professional Winner Paolo Marchetti

Paolo Marchetti, the 2015 Alexia Foundation Professional Winner, is featured in an interview on his project documenting the cost of global factory farms used by the high fashion industry. Continue reading