The Print Atelier invites a creative, collector or taste-maker to curate an exclusive collection of photographs from the gallery.
October 2015 Guest Curator : Alice Sachs Zimet, Photography Collector, Educator and Advisor
Exhibition Dates: 16 October - 16 November, 2015 As part of the Guest Curator series, The Print Atelier invites a creative, collector or taste-maker to curate an exclusive collection of photographs from the gallery. For this edtion, we have the great pleasure of welcoming Alice Sachs Zimet, collector, advisor and educator. American Photo Magazine once voted her ‘one of the 100 most important people in photography in the US’!
Alice lives and works in New York City and is Chair of the Photography Collections Committee at the Harvard Art Museums; Board Member of the Magnum Foundation; Member of the International Center of Photography’s (ICP) Acquisitions Committee; and involved with Friends Without a Border, an auction to benefit the Angkor Hospital for Children in Cambodia and Laos Hospital for Children.
Well recognized and well respected, Alice teaches collecting classes at museums and schools across the United States. Classes are geared for those interested in collecting photography as well as for photographers looking to get their work out into the marketplace. In addition to teaching, Alice advises collectors on purchases and coaches photographers on their communication tools.
In 1999, Alice founded Arts + Business Partners to consult on issues of corporate sponsorship. Alice works with both non-profit groups as well as business sponsors and is an accomplished lecturer, regularly teaching for Americans for the Arts and the U.S. Department of State. She is Adjunct Professor, Graduate Program, Arts Administration, at New York University.