Elizabeth Avedon

Independent Curator and Book Designer


Elizabeth Avedon has received awards and recognition for her exhibition design and publishing projects, including the retrospective exhibition and book “Avedon: 1949-1979” for the Metropolitan Museum of Art and “Richard Avedon: In the American West” for the Amon Carter Museum, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, among many others. Elizabeth was Creative Director for the Gere Foundation, Art Director for Polo Ralph Lauren national advertising, Photo Editor for Ralph Lauren’s RL Magazine, and former Director of Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe. Portfolio Reviews include the New York Times Lens Review, FotoFest, Center’s Review Santa Fe, Photolucida, FilterPhoto Festival, and many others. She curated the exhibitions of Nicholas Vreeland and Magdalena Solé at New York’s Leica Gallery. Elizabeth is also an instructor in the Masters in Digital Photography program at The School of Visual Arts and a regular contributor to L’Oeil de la Photographie.