Jake Brown Homovich is 2018 Janie Moore Greene Grant Recipient

Jake Brown Homovich of Downsville, New York has been chosen as the 2018 Janie Moore Greene Grant recipient. He is beginning his graduate program studies in photography at the Maine Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at the Maine College of Art.

Remote Village in Western Sichuan, China © Jake Brown Homovich

Following graduation from his undergraduate studies, Homovich moved to Chengdu, China to hone his artistic ability as a photographer. He is documenting the minority populations of China, particularly the Qiang, Hui and Tibetan people, and how the rapid growth of tourism within China has affected their culture, geography, religion and ways of life.

The Janie Moore Greene Grant is a $1,000 award given annually by the NANPA Foundation through the generosity of Janie Moore Greene to a student currently enrolled in, or who has been accepted to, an institution of higher education specializing in the study of photography.

Applications for the 2019 award will be accepted beginning in late summer. For more information and updates, visit the NANPA Foundation website.