Meet the Juror

David Oresick
Executive Director and Chief Curator, Silver Eye Center for Photography
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

David Oresick is the Executive Director and Chief Curator of Silver Eye Center for Photography, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Silver Eye promotes the power of contemporary photography as a fine art medium by creating original exhibitions, unique educational programing, and a space for artists to learn, create, and connect through our digital lab. Silver Eye’s programs are dedicated to supporting the work of emerging, mid-career, and under-recognized artists and sharing that work with our diverse audience in engaging and meaningful ways.

David holds an MFA from Columbia College Chicago and a BFA from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He also teaches the history of photography at Carnegie Mellon University. David has curated dozens of exhibitions at Silver Eye and he was a co-founder of the screening series Video Playlist at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago and he was the Lab Manager of Light Work in Syracuse, NY.