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Daniel Stewart Memorial Fund Early Photographer Award Ceremony
December 11, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Daniel Stewart Memorial Fund Early Photographer Award of Underground Railroad Education Center announces its award recipients for 2022. The Daniel Stewart Fund was founded in 2020 to honor the memory of Daniel Stewart, a Capital Region photographer who volunteered his photographic services to Underground Railroad Education Center, who was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident in Forest Grove, Oregon in that year. The fund is supported by community member contributions and seeks to support developing self-taught photographers who aspire to grow their careers.
The Fund announces it recipients for 2022 as George Paul, Paula Hebert and Laura Kordowski. George Paul will receive the top prize. Paula Hebert will receive a second-place award and Laura Kordowski a third-place award. Selection was made based on a submission of photographs, face to face interviews and a narrative. Judges included volunteers from the Underground Railroad Education Center board, volunteers and area photographers.
The Early Career Photography Award will be presented on Sunday, December 11th, at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM The event will be held at the Albany Center for Economic Success, located at 255 Orange Street, Albany, New York 12210 in the 2nd floor Conference Room. Off-street parking is available. Limited attendance space is available. Those planning to attend should RSVP to Paul Stewart at 518-596-0260.