Space for Arts is pleased to announce the establishment of its Industry Advisory Board. The Advisory Board’s purpose is to provide leadership in the form of industry specific guidance and insight. Members of the Advisory Board will act as informal ambassadors for SFA, helping to lead our growing presence and acceptance within the photography community. We are pleased to welcome industry leaders Marcel Saba, Carol LeFlufy, and Barbara Griffin as the founding members.
Marcel Saba is the founder of Redux Pictures, an award winning New York based, commercial and editorial photo agency with photographers located around the world. Redux artists have photographed portraits of world leaders, CEOs, politicians, athletes and celebrities. They have documented everything from social issues such as healthcare, immigration, and poverty, to global issues such as the economy, the environment, and war. In addition, their extensive travel, food, and lifestyle photography showcases Redux as an Industry leader. As a global leader in photography, Redux pictures represents the photo collections of the NY Times Archives, and is partnered with over 25 world renowned photo collections. Marcel has served on the board of the Eugene Smith Foundation award, and as faculty member of the International Center of Photography. Regular Redux editorial clients include Afar, Forbes, Fortune, ESPN, The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, GQ, GEO, Time, Newsweek, The New Yorker, Reader’s Digest, and Travel & Leisure. Commercial shoots include contemporary annual reports for Goldman Sachs, USAA, and ad campaigns for PNC Bank, Siemens and Zappos.
Carol LeFlufy began her career as Annie Leibovitz’s studio manager, after three successful years, she was asked to join the powerhouse agency Art + Commerce. There, she was an assistant agent to the original partners. At the time, Art + Commerce represented Annie Leibowitz, Steven Meisel and Robert Mapplethorpe; with these original agents, Art & Commerce grew to represent and create the careers of over twenty of the most famous names in 20th century commercial photography. Carol became the President of Art + Commerce and led the development of Anthology their stock and licensing division. In 2004 Carol moved to Los Angeles and opened the successful photography agency Eye Forward.
In addition to being a photographer herself, Carol is also a collector of photography and photography books. She has taught at the International Center of Photography in New York, The Center for Photography in Woodstock NY and Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.
Carol has a deep knowledge of the business of photography, from both the fashion and journalism worlds, and maintains an international network of clients, and contacts.
Barbara Griffin is an independent Creative Director, Producer and Photo Editor. She is President Emeritus of Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP), a non-profit arts organization which produces the largest annual community-oriented photo festival in the U.S. She serves on the board of re:imagine/ATL, a non-profit organization whose in-school and mobile programming serves Atlanta teens from all backgrounds by providing mentorship and resources in film and digital media. She recently joined the Advisory Council for ATL Photo Night, a creative organization that hosts bi-monthly talks featuring photographers.
Formerly, senior vice president of Image Management for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., Barbara was responsible for all photography created globally for Turner’s entertainment, animation and news networks. Among her most recent photo editing projects are Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink, the award-winning fine art book by photographer Bill Yates. An educator and frequent speaker on professional photography, she’s a member of the International Center of Photography, APA, ASMP and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.