Awards & Competitions

Matt Black Wins $30,000 Award for 2015 W. Eugene Smith Grant

October 14, 2015

By David Walker

© Matt Black

El Paso, Texas, where 21.5 percent of the population lives below the poverty line. 

Photojournalist Matt Black has won the 2015 W. Eugene Smith Grant in humanistic photography for his ongoing project about poverty in the United States, the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund announced today. The $30,000 grant was presented to Black in a ceremony at the SVA Theatre in New York City. For two decades, Black has been exploring issues of poverty,...

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