An Evening with Maggie Steber
Professional Photographers Guild of Florida www.PPGF.com
Wednesday September 18th, 2013
· 7 PM -7:30 PM Meet and Greet
· Program 7:30-9:30 PM
· Location: Hollywood Jaycees
Hollywood Blvd West of I-95
directly across from the train station on Jaycee Blvd.
Next to the west side of the railroad tracks.
Cost: Free to current PPGF members
$10 for guests, $5 students with ID card
3 Students for $10
September’s program is a special program with a Master Career Photojournalist, Maggie Steber. Maggie will be presenting her 25 years and continuing work in Haiti.
Maggie Steber Bio
Maggie Steber is an acclaimed documentary photographer who has been honored with numerous awards for her humanistic stories of people and cultures in crisis in 63 countries. Among many other subjects, she has produced a significant body of work on Haiti, including a book with Aperture entitled “DANCING ON FIRE: Photographs from Haiti.” Steber was Director of Photography at The Miami Herald for four years, has served as a judge on many grant and award panels and has been exhibited internationally in solo and group shows. An esteemed master teacher, she has taught internationally including three years at the World Press Photo Joop Swart Master Classes in Amsterdam, three years with the Foundry Photojournalism Workshops, at LOOK3 Photo Festival, Bursa Photo Festival in Turkey and at various workshops throughout the United States. Her photographs are in the permanent collection of the Library of Congress and held in many other private and public collections. Her world-class clients include National Geographic Magazine, The New York Times, Smithsonian, and The New Yorker. Her longtime work in Haiti received the prestigious Alicia Patterson Foundation and Ernst Haas grants, along with numerous honors and awards.
The Leica Medal of Excellence, First Prize Spot News World Press Photo Foundation News, First Prize Magazine Documentary in Pictures of the Year (iPOY), Overseas Press Club Oliver Rebbot Award for Best Photographic Coverage from Abroad, The Medal of Honor for Distinguished Service to Journalism from University of Missouri.
Rite of Passage by Mediastorm
No End to Trouble, New York Times "Lens"
A Culture in Jeopardy, Too, New York Times "Lens"
Scenes From a Ruined Blvd, New York Times
Madje Has Dementia, AARP Bulletin