Jury 2014

Andrea Bigiarini

Andrea Bigiarini lives in Florence, Italy, where he was born in 1956. Since he was a child he has developed a fascination for painting, graphic design, music and photography. In 2012 he ended up founding the The New Era Museum, the first museum dedicated to mobile photography, as a tool for improving reality and building a new era. He is also founder and president of SNAPFlorence International Photography Awards. Your latest project is called Impossible Humans. In addition, Bigiarini is the curator of several photogalleries, such as Impossible Humans e The Most Wanted Visionaries Catalog. https://www.andreabigiarini.com

Brett Chenoweth

Chenoweth is an artist who has worked and exhibited nationally for over twenty years. He got a B.F.A. of photography with a minor in art history from Washington University in St.Louis in 1986 and a B.F.A. in painting from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1989. Brett also holds a master's degree of interdisciplinary studies in literature, creative writing, art, philosophy, and theology from St. Louis. Johns and Goddard College in Plainfield, Vt., Received in 1999. He has worked as a drawing and painting teacher in Kansas City, Vermont and Maine. At the moment, Chenoweth considers mobile photography to be his main tool. The iPad allows you to easily mix drawing, painting and photography, thus breaking down the barriers between these mediums.

Cedric Blanchon

Cedric Blanchon was born in France. With just two years into his career, he has already won the Mobile Photography Awards in the 2013 edition as Mobile Master 2 and has presented his work with numerous exhibitions. Cedric Blanchon likes surrealism, black humor and street photography.

Eloise Capet

Capet photographs with mobile devices and leads Mobag Paris, the first non-governmental organization that promotes this type of photography in France. Since July 2011, Capet has been photographing exclusively in black and white with his smartphone. She shoots, edits and posts images every day. She is an Ax3, Mobile Photography Awards and Mobile Masters winner.

Emanuel Faria

Faria is stimulated by different cultures. Through the possibilities of the iPhone, he rediscovers his position as an artist. He is a Board member and founding artist of the New Era Museum. He has acquired several awards since 2012, the year in which he bets on the development of images captured by his mobile phone. Highlights include exhibitions in New York, Toronto, Melbourne, Prague, Vermont, Lisbon, Verona and Silicone Valley. Faria is often referenced in the specialist press.

Gina Costa

Gina Costa is a photographer, independent curator and museography professional. Her photographs are held in private collections throughout the United States and Europe, including the oldest and most prestigious archive of photography, The Alinari Archive, Firenze, Italy. She was awarded in 2019 and 2018 with the Julia Margaret Cameron Award. Costa has a degree in Art History from the University of Chicago. She has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Art Institute of Chicago; she taught Art History at the University of Notre Dame and the University of Rochester, New York. Costa has written for numerous publications, including Art Narratives, Collezione Maramotti and the Catalog of Photography Europe.

Joanne Carter

Created by Joanne Carter, a professional journalist and photographer, TheAppWhisperer is the most popular mobile photography website in the world. With a team of over twenty editors, TheAppWhisperer has built a global reputation by recognizing and curating the very best in mobile photography. TheAppWhisperer has become the reference for the art press, manufacturers, photography magazines and specialized websites. It represents the pinnacle of photography and mobile art and continues to grow at an extraordinary rate, every day. www.theappwhisperer.com

Karen Divine

Karen Divine's first introduction to photography was in the early 1970s; from there, she studied painting, drawing, and alternative photographic processes. After learning Photoshop in 2001 she started creating the images she envisioned using her photographs as a palette. Over the past three years, she's been transferring that process to the iPhone. Learning to create a beautiful image on its own is essential for a fine art photographer, but what most excites Divine is multi-image.

MaryJane Sarvis

Sarvis holds a degree from Bennington College, majoring in painting, printmaking and ceramics. Her work has been featured in numerous prestigious art collections in the US and around the world. She has been covered by Ornament Magazine and, over her 25-year career, has been involved in numerous shows and exhibitions. She is notorious for her knowledge and control of color. In 2010, Sarvis discovered the IOS photography and editing system through an iPhone. She has acted as a guest lecturer and teacher in both fields, in addition to exhibiting in various galleries and arts centers.

Nettie Edwards

Edwads received the Mobile Photographer of the Year ax3 American Aperture awards 2013; she was a winner in the Fine Art category at the fourth edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Photo Awards and, in 2012, a finalist for the Lumen Prize. Edward has exhibited her work in the UK, France, USA, Australia, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Shanghai and Hong Kong. It has been published by, among others,: European Photography; Black and White Photography (UK); Journal of the Royal Photographic Society, New York Times Lens Blog, Mobile Masters 1 & 2 e The Art Of iPhone Photography.