ChromaLuxe is pleased to announce that Bianca Salvo has been named the recipient of the 2018 ChromaLuxe X Lucie Foundation Scholarship. This is the first year of the scholarship which was open to both emerging and established photographers worldwide.
Salvo will receive a monetary reward of $3,000, three select images printed on ChromaLuxe aluminum, and will be included in the 10th Anniversary Edition of the Month of Photography Los Angeles Group Show. She was awarded the scholarship based on her project, The Universe Makers.
“ChromaLuxe would like to congratulate Bianca Salvo on winning the inaugural ChromaLuxe X Lucie Foundation Scholarship,” said Steve Flores, Global Brand Manager for ChromaLuxe. “The support of fine art photography is at the core of our business and we are thrilled to have partnered with the Lucie Foundation on this scholarship.”
Bianca Salvo is an Italian visual artist living and working between Italy and South America. She received her MA in Fine Art Photography in 2012 from the London College of Communication in London and previous to that she graduated in 2010 from a BA in Photography and Visual Arts at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan. From 2013 to 2017 she was a lecturer in Creative Research in Photography at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan.
The scholarship received more than 200 worldwide submissions. Each submission was required to include a project proposal, one-page biography, and twenty digital images. Jurors for the scholarship included:
Eve Schillo Assistant Curator, Wallis Annenberg Photography Department
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Paul Martineau Associate Curator, Department of Photographs
Paul Getty Museum
Federica Chiocchetti Founder & Director
“ChromaLuxe has become a valuable partner to the Lucie Foundation and to the field of fine art photography,” said Cat Jimenez, Executive Director of the Lucie Foundation. “This scholarship is just another way ChromaLuxe has proved its commitment to fine art photography. Congratulations to Bianca Salvo in winning this prestigious scholarship.”
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