31 Women in Photography

Curated by Charlotte Cotton and Jon Feinstein
March 6 – April 10, 2010, Press Preview: Thursday, March 4, 12pm – 6pm
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 6, 6pm – 9pm
After Party: Saturday, March 6, 9pm – 12am

Ann Woo
Cave  2007
C-print, 30 x 40 inches, Ed. of 5

Erica Allen
Gentleman #14  2009
Digital cibachrome print, 20 x 16 inches

Amelia Bauer
Toile #3 (Black Locust)  2008
Archival pigment print, 36 x 36 inches

Claire Beckett  Civilian Krista Galyean playing the role of an American Marine injured in an IED blast, Wadi Al-Sahara... CA  2008
Archival Inkjet Print, 30 x 40 inches, Courtesy Carroll EDIT

Gilda Davidian
Nate  2007
Cibachrome print, 20 x 24 inches

Jessica Eaton  Shadow 9  2009
Inkjet Print, 16 x 20 inches
Courtesy Higher Pictures

Carson Fisk-Vittori
Portal  2007
Cibachrome print, 20 x 30 inches

Naomi Harris
Whipped Cream/Lifestyles Convention/Las Vegas, NV/July 2007  2007
Cibachrome print, 22 1/2 x 30 inches

Anna Krachey
Seafoam  2008
Archival inkjet print, 13 x 19 inches

Yvonne Lacet  Template of a Sleeping City, Patterns #1  2008
C-print, 15 3/5 x 19 1/2 inches
Courtesy Galerie Bart

Erika Larsen
Among Buocut  2009
Cibachrome print, 24 x 30 inches

Jessica Mallios
Orange Crush  2009
Archival inkjet print, 40 x 50 inches

Alison Malone
Honored Queen, Age 16  2009
Digital cibachrome print, 24 x 20 inches


S. Billie Mandle
untitled, C  2008
Archival pigment print, 40 x 32 inches

Paula McCartney  Snowfall #6  2008
Archival pigment print, 15 x 30 inches
Courtesy Klompching Gallery

Rachelle Mozman
Sisters Tangle  2009
C-print, 16 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches

Yamini Nayar  Underfoot and Overhead  2008
Cibachrome print, 32 x 42 inches
Courtesy Thomas Erben Gallery

Sarah Palmer
The Birth of the World  2009
Digital cibachrome print, 24 x 30 inches

Kristine Potter  Untitled  2009
Archival pigment print, 32 x 40 inches
Courtesy Daniel Cooney Fine Art

Heather Rasmussen
Untitled (M/V Hanjin Pennsylvania, Indian Ocean, November 11, 2002)  2009
Lightjet print, 20 x 27 inches

Justine Reyes
Still Life  2009
C-print, 16 x 20 inches

Lisa Robinson  Invisible City  2005
Digital cibachrome print, 32 x 40 inches
Courtesy Klompching Gallery

Irina Rozovsky
Untitled  2009
Archival inkjet print, 30 x 30 inches

Sasha Rudensky
Bus Station, Sevastopol, Ukraine  2004
C-print, 16 x 20 inches

Victoria Sambunaris  Untitled (Tomato Pool, Yellowstone)  2008
C-print, 40 x 50 inches
Courtesy Yancey Richardson Gallery

Robin Schwartz  Tower  2006
Lamda print, 30 x 40 inches
Courtesy ClampArt

Emily Shur
Big Baby, Avondale, Arizona  2009
Digital cibachrome print, 30 x 40 inches

Brea Souders
Untitled #7  2009
Chromogenic print, 30 x 30 inches

Rachel Sussman
La Llareta #0308-23b26 (up to 3,000 years old; Atacama Desert, Chile)  2008
Archival pigment print, 44 x 54 inches

Kirsten Kay Thoen
Fog Field Prism  2009
Duratranz, lamination, plexi glass, maple and electronic components

Carmen von Kende
Untitled (BC/8)  2008 – 2009
Digital c-print, 24 x 30 inches


In honor of Women’s History Month, Affirmation Arts and Humble Arts Foundation in association are pleased to present the second edition of 31 Women in Art Photography, a five-week exhibition celebrating 31 of the most innovative women in new art photography. The exhibition, curated by Charlotte Cotton and Jon Feinstein, presents an eclectic mix of new talent, culled from open submissions. 31 opened at Affirmation Arts in New York City on Saturday, March 6 during The Armory Show 2010.

The exhibition includes photographs by Erica Allen, Amelia Bauer, Claire Beckett, Gilda Davidian, Jessica Eaton, Naomi Harris, Carmen von Kende, Anna Krachey, Yvonne Lacet, Erika Larsen, Jessica Mallios, Alison Malone, S. Billie Mandle, Paula McCartney, Rachelle Mozman, Yamini Nayar, Sarah Palmer, Kristine Potter, Heather Rassmussen, Justine Reyes, Lisa Robinson, Irina Rosovsky, Sasha Rudensky, Victoria Sambunaris, Robin Schwartz, Emily Shur, Brea Souders, Rachel Sussman, Kirsten Kay Thoen, Carson Fisk Vittori, and Ann Woo.

British curator Charlotte Cotton recently became the creative director for the National Media Museum in Bradford, England and will be heading up the planned expansion of the museum in London. Previously Cotton was the curator and head of the Wallis Annenberg Department of photography at the Los Angeles Country Museum of Art, head of programming at the Photographer’s Gallery, London photography curator for the Victoria & Albert Museum in London for several years and is the founding editor of Words Without Pictures. Jon Feinstein is the co-founder and curatorial director of Humble Arts Foundation; he has organized numerous exhibitions throughout New York including the recent exhibition “Trying Them On” at Hendershot Gallery.

Founded in 2005 by amani olu and Jon Feinstein, Humble Arts Foundation is committed to promoting the work of new photo-based artists. The New York-based nonprofit serves the international art community by way of exhibition and publishing opportunities, limited-edition print sales, twice–annual artists grants, and various special projects.

Selected Press

March 25, 2010

Art Hag 31 Women in Art Photography | Affirmation Arts

March 10, 2010

Eye to Eye 31 Women in Art Photography: A Review
by Michelle Leedy

March 8, 2010

Guest of a Guest Jon Feinstein Humble Arts Foundation Opening
by Susannah Long

March 7, 2010

ARTmostfierce 31 Women in Art Photography -Humble Arts Foundation@ Affirmation Arts

Friday Mar 5, 2010

Flavorwire Exclusive: 31 Women in Art Photography
by Kelsey Keith

March 05, 2010

WNYC More for Art Weekend
by Benjamen Walker

March 4, 2010

by Elle

March 04, 2010

Daily Candy 31 Women in Art Photography

March 04, 2010

Whitewall Magazine 31 WOMEN IN ART PHOTOGRAPHY
by Katy Donoghue


The New York Photo Review 31 Women in Art Photography
by Chandra Glick