SCOTT THODE is a Director at Visura.co. He is also an independent curator and editor. He co-curated with Kathy Ryan LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph 2015. He was the Visuals Editor for E.O. Wilson’s Life On Earth, a new and innovative Biology E-Text Book along with a new E-Text Book on Malaria. He was also the editor of VII The Magazine for three years. As a photographer Scott was the recipient of numerous photography awards and his work has been exhibited at Visa Pour L’Image in Perpignan, France, The Bienalle Internazionale di Fotografia in Turin, Italy and The Colonnade Gallery in Washington, D.C. Scott teaches at The School of Visual Arts. He participates in many photo symposia, workshops and judges numerous Photography Awards.
Susan Baraz is the Founding Member / Chair Person for Focus on AIDS. (FOA), the largest, global fine art photography benefit. She is the Co-Chair for the Lucie Awards since its inception in 2003 and is the Head of Judges for the International Photography Awards.