306.36 VISUAL DOCUMENTARY PROJECT

ThE REINKe GRANT for VISUAL STorytelling

 

The Boyd’s Station 306.36 VISUAL DOCUMENTARY PROJECT is an annual visual archive project documenting Harrison County, Kentucky.

Continuing in the documentary tradition of the Farm Security Administration pictorial project’s recording of American life between 1935 and 1944, these collection of images taken by photographers over many years will become an important historical record of the people and places inside the 310 square miles of Harrison County.

Two student documentary photographers are 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 of Harrison County, Kentucky.

Highlighted by weekly critiques and commentary offered by renowned documentary photographers, 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.


2018 REINKE GRANT FOR VISUAL STORYTELLING RECIPIENTS

2018 Reinke Grant for Visual Storytelling recipients Ohio University’s Michael Swensen and University of Kentucky’s Arden Barnes reflect on the Boyd's Station Project 306.36.

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.

USA TODAY's and Sports Shooter Academy founder Robert Hanashiro talking about Boyd's Station and the Reinke Grant for Visual Storytelling.

 

 

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 FoundationThe Troy Foundation & the Oskar and Charlotte Buschmann Fund along with generous donations from Charles Bell and Nancy Baird and Darlene Tranter Anderson.

 
 

 

THE REINKE GRANT FOR VISUAL STORYTELLING 

 Ed Reinke, an award-winning Associated Press photographer and mentor to countless photojournalists.  (Photo by Mark Cornelison)

Ed Reinke, an award-winning Associated Press photographer and mentor to countless photojournalists.  (Photo by Mark Cornelison)

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.

 

 
 

QUESTONS

Please contact Jack Gruber at jack@boydsstation.com with any questions or comments regarding the applications process or general information regarding The Reinke Grant for Visual Storytelling.