Charleston, South Carolina—February 10, 2021—Charlie Smith, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, is one of four members of the International Photographers’ Association (IPA) to celebrate their milestone 100th anniversary with a photo exhibition.
The International Photographic Congress (IPC), hosted by the IPC, brings together over 70 photojournalists and photographers in the United States and around the world.
The IPC is a global association of photographers and photojournalism, established in 1891.
The inaugural event was held in the Washington, DC Hilton in honor of the 100th year of the IPA, on February 10, 2019.
IPC members from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as the Republic of China and Australia, are invited to attend and participate in this event.
The inaugural exhibition features images by over 70 photographers from around the globe.
The exhibition will be held at the National Press Club (NPC) in Washington, D.C. and will run through March 3, 2019, with the final show at the ITC in D.L. on March 7, 2019 at 7 p.m.
The theme of the exhibition is “Photography’s Global Revolution.”
Smith’s photographs have been exhibited at the Whitney Museum of American Art (MoMA), The Photographic Museum of the American Museum of Natural History (PMNH), and the Louvre Paris.
Smith is also known for his work on the Pulitzer Prize winning photo essay, The Man from the Mountain (1971), and his work as a photographer for Newsweek, The Associated Press, and The Washington Post.
Smith has written more than 50 books, including “The Photographer’s Companion” (2011), “Photograph and Image: A New Vision of Photography” (2012), “I Shot That” (2013), and “A Life of Photography: My Life on the Front Lines” (2015).
Smith will be featured at the exhibition in a series of talks and talks about photography, photography culture, and the photographers who have made history.
The event will be moderated by the renowned photographer Robert Capa.
Smith was born in the South Bronx, New York, and moved to Washington, Maryland, where he received his bachelor’s degree in journalism from Harvard University.
After working as a freelance journalist in New York City, he moved to New Orleans and became an assistant photographer for the New Orleans Saints, where his work was featured in Time magazine, Time Warner, The New York Times, and Time Warner Sports.
He went on to capture many iconic photographs for Time magazine and Time, and was honored with the Pulitzer Prizes for his photography of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Smith began his photography career at a time when the National Park Service was considering whether to create a national monument for photographers.
He then moved to the United Kingdom, where the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) held a photographic exhibition called the Photographer’s Choice Awards.
After returning to the States, Smith began working in the media, primarily in New Orleans, Louisiana, where, in 1977, he won a Pulitzer for his photograph of the Louisiana Flood.
In 1981, he was named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People by the magazine.
Smith continued to shoot, as did his wife, Linda, who died in 2008.
Smith founded his own company, The American Photo, Inc., in 1991, and later went on tour as a photojournalistic ambassador to China, Vietnam, Thailand, and South Africa.
He is also the founder and chairman of the Institute for Creative Photography (ICAP).
Smith has been an avid photographer for over 40 years.
In 2006, he published a book, “The Photo Journalist,” which details his experiences as a journalist covering the New York media scene from the 1960s through the 1980s.
He is the recipient of several awards and honors, including the Pulitzer, National Academy of Arts and Sciences, National Medal of Arts, and Peabody Awards, among others.
Smith also has been recognized by the American Society of News Editors for his “extraordinary contribution to journalism,” which includes his work in “The Wall Street Journal,” the Wall Street Review, the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, the New Yorker, and Newsweek.
Smith and his wife have five children: Emma, John, Lisa, Daniel, and Emily.
He lives in Charleston, North Carolina, with his wife.
About the IACPI The IACP is the international professional association for photographers and other photographers.
Its members have diverse backgrounds, including students, practitioners, professionals, and citizens.
The membership of the Association is composed of over 2,000 members, representing more than 60 countries and regions.
IACP member organizations are listed in the World Wide Web at www.ica.org.
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