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Deanne Fitzmaurice Event in Tucson
Deanne Fitzmaurice is a Pulitzer Prize winning freelance photographer based in San Francisco. Her work has been published in Time, Newsweek, U.S. News & World Report, the NY Times Magazine, Sports Illustrated and ESPN Magazine. While a staff photographer at the San Francisco Chronicle, she won the Pulitzer Prize, the Casey Medal, the Associated Press’s Mark Twain Award, in addition to awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Pictures of the Year International, National Press Photographers Association, Best of Photojournalism, California Press Photographers Association, Atlanta Photojournalism Competition.
Deanne was a finalist in 2005 for UNICEF’s “Photo of the Year” award. Her work has been shown at Visa pour L’Image in Perpignan, France, the largest international photojournalism festival. She also has been a contract photographer for the best-selling Day in the Life books.
Deanne won the Pulitzer Prize in 2005 for a photo essay about a 9-year-old Iraqi boy, who was nearly killed by an explosion, and his courageous battle as doctors in California tried to mend his wounds as he adapted to life in America. The work was described as “a sensitive photo essay” by the Pulitzer judges.
Deanne is married to photographer Kurt Rogers and lives in Northern California. In 2005, she and Kurt co-founded the camera bag company, Think Tank Photo. In 2007, Deanne was named one of Microsoft's prestigious Icons of Imaging. In 2006, she was selected to serve as a committee member for the NPPA Best of Photojournalism international contest.
She is a frequent lecturer on photojournalism, speaking at the 2008 Imaging USA convention in Tampa, Florida, 2007 PhotoPlus in NY, 2005 NPPA Women in Photojournalism conference in Phoenix, AZ, the 2005 NPPA Flying Short Course in Boston, MA, Austin, TX and Eugene, OR.
Deanne earned a BFA in Photography at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, where she was honored as a Distinguished Alumni.
Please register before the event.
Registration at the door costs more — $10 for students and members, $20 for non-members!
|March 4, 2010
6:00pm – 7:00pm Social Hour - Food & Bev
7:00pm – 9:00pm Program (Starts Promptly!)
|Steven Meckler Studio
121 South Fourth Ave
Tucson, Arizona 85701
|Reserve your seat!
Register by E-mail
Besides registering by e-mail, you can register by calling Jennifer Polixenni Brankin at (720) 273-8285 during business hours, 9-5 Arizona time. Attendance may be limited, so please register early.