The global award in photography and sustainability

Merry Foresta

Freelance curator and Arts Consultant

Merry A. Foresta has researched and published widely in areas that include art and photographic history. She established the department of photography at the Smithsonian American Art Museum where she organised numerous exhibitions including Perpetual Motif: The Art of Man Ray, Photography of Invention: Contemporary American Photography, and Between Home and Heaven: Contemporary American Landscape Photography.

From 2000-2011 she served as the Director of the Smithsonian Photography Initiative.  Currently she works as a freelance curator and consultant for the arts.

Merry Foresta