Photo by Jacob Drabik

You can contact FotoFocus directly at or by phone at (513) 400-4027. Contact our national press team at Cultural Counsel with requests for further information, images, or to arrange an interview.

For National Press:
Marcella Zimmermann
Vice President, Cultural Counsel

About FotoFocus

Founded in 2010 in Cincinnati, Ohio, FotoFocus is a nonprofit organization created to celebrate and champion photography as the medium of our time through programming that ignites a dialogue between contemporary lens-based art and the history of photography. This programming includes the FotoFocus Biennial, FotoFocus Symposium, and FotoFocus Lecture and Visiting Artist Series. FotoFocus supports programs throughout the region and has awarded over 100 grants to regional artists and institutions since 2010 for the production and presentation of photography and lens-based art.

Who We Are

Executive Committee
  • Mary Ellen Goeke, Executive Director
  • Nancy Glier, Deputy Director of Finance and Administration
  • Carissa Barnard, Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Programming
  • Kevin Moore, Artistic Director and Curator
  • Sarah Klayer, Director of Events and Engagement
Team Members
  • Jacob Drabik, Designer
  • Kristin Riepenhoff, Participating Venue and Project Coordinator
  • Anastasia Nurre, Development Associate and Assistant to the Executive Director
  • Hunter Clem, Outreach Liaison and Office Assistant
  • Ryan Elliott, Project Assistant
  • Brian Emch, Project Assistant
Board Members
  • Bruce Halpryn, President and Treasurer
  • Barry W. Andersen, Secretary
  • Donnell J. Bell, Director
  • Maureen France, Director
  • Melvin Grier, Director
  • Amanda Grace Louis, Director

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