306.36 VISUAL DOCUMENTARY PROJECT
ThE REINKe GRANT for VISUAL STorytelling
One student documentary photographer is awarded THE REINKE GRANT FOR VISUAL STORYTELLING annually by the Boyd's Station 306.36 VISUAL DOCUMENTARY PROJECT providing for a 12-week intensive documentary opportunity to photograph the people and culture inside the nearly 300 square miles surrounding Harrison County, Kentucky.
Highlighted by weekly critique and commentary from 12 prize-winning visual documentary photographers in addition to other mentoring opportunities, The Reinke Grant for Visual Storytelling provides a unique one of a kind opportunity for the next generation of visual storytellers to expand their skills and develop the tools to sustain a career in documentary photography.
Continuing in the documentary tradition of the Farm Security Administration pictorial project’s recording of American life between 1935 and 1944, the Boyd’s Station 306.36 Visual Documentary Project works to create an archive of the people of Harrison County.
PROJECT 306.36 SPONSORS
Project 306.36 and the Reinke Grant for Visual Storytelling would not be possible without the generous support from Nikon, the official sponsor and supplier of professional photographic equipment to Boyd’s Station and Project 306.36, PhotoShelter, the official provider of the Boyd's Station Project 306.36 archive powered by Libris and the countless number of professional photojournalists who graciously donated their work in a true grassroots effort to successfully fund this visual documentary project along with support from the Northern Kentucky Clyde N. Day Foundation, The Troy Foundation & the Oskar and Charlotte Buschmann Fund along with generous donations from Charles Bell and Nancy Baird and Darlene Tranter Anderson.
2018 REINKE GRANT FOR VISUAL STORYTELLING RECIPIENTS
The 2018 Reinke Grant for Visual Storytelling recipients are Ohio University’s Michael Swensen and University of Kentucky’s Arden Barnes.
Nearly 50 student and emerging visual documentary photographers applied for the 2018 inaugural grant awarded through the Boyd's Station 306.36 Visual Documentary Project providing for a 12-week intensive documentary opportunity to photograph the people and places inside the nearly 300 square miles surrounding Harrison County, Kentucky.
THE REINKE GRANT FOR VISUAL STORYTELLING
Ed Reinke, an award-winning Associated Press photographer and mentor to countless photojournalists over the years, died in 2011 following an injury he suffered while covering an Indy Car race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY.
Boyd's Station awards this grant annually to emerging visual storytellers offering them the gift of time to work on their craft while bringing them together with experienced professionals in a fitting tribute to a man who had a passion of supporting future generations of visual storytellers.
Ed Reinke was an incredible man in so many ways and he truly loved the Commonwealth of Kentucky and making pictures to tell the stories of the people and the place he called home.
Please contact Jack Gruber at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or comments regarding the applications process or general information regarding The Reinke Grant for Visual Storytelling.