Announcing The Reinke Grant for Visual Storytelling

(Boyd, KY., January 8, 2018)  Boyd’s Station is proud to announce The Reinke Grant for Visual Storytelling and is now seeking submissions.

One student documentary photographer will be awarded The Reinke Grant for Visual Storytelling for 2018.

 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 the IndyCar race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY  (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 the IndyCar race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY  (Photo by Mark Cornelison)

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 opportunity for the next generation of visual storytellers to expand their skills and develop the tools to sustain a career in documentary photography.

The Reinke Grant for Visual Storytelling application submission deadline is Feb. 1, 2018.

The Reinke Grant for Visual Storytelling is awarded through the Boyd's Station 306.36 Visual Documentary Project at Boyd’s Station providing for a 12-week intensive documentary opportunity to photograph the people and places inside the nearly 300 square miles surrounding Harrison County, Kentucky.

This grant is named in honor of Ed Reinke, an award-winning Associated Press photographer and mentor to countless photojournalists over the years. Ed died in 2011 following an injury he suffered while covering an Indy Car race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky.

Boyd’s Station - a Kentucky nonprofit 501c(3) organization - promotes a rural and serene environment in Boyd, Kentucky, to “live free and create” through various programs to pursue individual craft without distraction in a supportive community of creators all working to create self-sustaining careers in the arts.

To apply and for full details on Boyd’s Station, The Reinke Grant for Visual Storytelling, and the 306.36 Visual Documentary Project, visit http://www.boydsstation.org/.