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About Us

History

FEP is based in Minneapolis, a city with a vibrant tradition of support for the arts. FEP has achieved substantial results in its first two decades, with its shows travelling to 35 countries on 4 continents, and with catalogues produced in many different language editions

FEP has always valued collaboration with institutions and individuals, and has worked with curators, historians, critics and educators in pursuance of its goals. Among the distinguished experts who have contributed or who are contributing to FEP’s projects are William Ewing (formerly Director of Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne), Joan Simon (formerly curator-at-large, Whitney Museum); A. D. Coleman (historian, critic and curator); Douglas Fogle (formerly curator at the Hammer Museum in LA); Tobia Bezzola (now Director, MASI, Lugano); Elizabeth Armstrong (formerly, Assistant Director of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts); Anne Tucker (formerly, curator of Photography at MFA Houston); Arthur Ollman (formerly, Director of Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego); Bartomeu Mari (formerly, Director of MMCA, Seoul); Nathalie Herschdorfer (Director, Museum of Fine Arts, le Locle).

Among the institutions we have worked with closely are the following: Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne; Jeu de Paume, Paris; Kunsthaus Zürich; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; High Museum of Art Atlanta; Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth.; Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida; Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri; Haus der Kunst, Munich; Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Auckland Art Gallery, NZ; Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing; National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Korea, Seoul.

Among the publishing houses we have worked with: Thames & Hudson, London and Paris; Delmonico Books, Prestel, New York; Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern; Skira, Italy; W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York.

Curators

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Board of Directors

Phil Rosenbloom
Board Chairman
Artist/Collector/Insurance advisor
Steve Rooney
Treasurer
Management Consultant/Retired Deputy Director for Finance and Administration, ICP
Todd Brandow
Executive Director, Founder
Curator
Deborah Berg McCarthy
Singer/Songwriter
Art Collector
Jon-Paul Bernard
FEP Legal Counsel
Partner Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Andrea Wallack
President of Nightowl Global
Photography collector

Emeritus Directors

Carl D. Lobell
Former Partner Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Evan Maurer
Minneapolis Institute of Arts/Director Emeritus
Arthur Ollman
Director of the School of Art, Design and Art 
History at San Diego State University

Professional Advisory Committee

Brian Daly
Patterson Sims
James Snyder

Organizations Supporting FEP Activities

American embassies (incl. Brazil, Denmark, France, Greece, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, from 2005)
Arnold and Augusta Newman Foundation (2010)
Estate of Marian O. Naumburg (2010)
Legacy Fund of the State of Minnesota (2010) as administered by the Minnesota State Library System (CRPLSA)
McKnight Foundation (2013)
US State Department / Public Diplomacy Affairs Department for the Western Hemisphere (2006)
Michael G. & C. Jane Wilson Trust (2016)

FEP Founding Friends

Joanna Steichen (2009)
Cy and Paula DeCosse (2009)
Arno Rafael and Sandra Hughes Minkkinen (2010)
Howard Greenberg (2012)

FEP Friends

Harry Drake (2009)
Kurtz Family Foundation (2012)

Staff

Todd Brandow
Executive Director
William Ewing
Special Projects / Curator
Laura Gómez-Schaer
Senior Assistant Curator
Justine Chapalay
Assistant Curator
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Contact

FEP
Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography
1650 West End Blvd. Suite 100
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
USA
T+1 612 961 1856
T+33 6 62 01 69 87
Einfo@fep-photo.org
FEP
Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography
57 Rue de la Roquette
75011 Paris
France
T+33 6 62 01 69 87
FEP
Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography
Avenue de la Rasude 2
1006 Lausanne
Switzerland
T+41 21 311 17 47
Einfo@fep-photo.org