Frances Jakubek is a photographer, independent curator and all around advocate for photography. She is the Director of Exhibitions and Operations at Bruce Silverstein Gallery in New York City and past Associate Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography in Massachusetts. Jakubek works independently with artists to edit and market their photography. Recent curatorial appointments include NY Photo Curator, The RefridgeCurator, and Umbrella Arts NYC.

Personal works have been exhibited at The Southern Contemporary Art Gallery in Charleston, SC; Filter Space; Chicago, IL; Camera Commons in Dover, NH; and The Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College, MA. She has been a guest writer for Don’t Take Pictures, Diffusion Magazine and for artist publications. Jakubek has been a panelist for the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Photography fellowships, speaker for The Photo Brigade and juror for exhibitions throughout the US including ‘The Fence’ and PDN’s ‘The Curator Awards’.


PDN Curator Awards - Winners announced September 2019
NY Photo Curator - Call for Entry opens September 2019


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