Aline Smithson is a photographic artist, educator and the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Lenscratch, a daily journal on photography that has provided exposure to thousands of photographers. She also curates and jurors exhibitions for a number of galleries, organizations, and magazines. In addition, she is a reviewer and workshop instructor at many photo festivals across the United States. She has the unique understanding of the fine art market from her experience on both sides of the reviewing table.
In 2012, Aline was recognized with the Rising Star Award through the Griffin Museum of Photography for her contributions to the photographic community. In 2014, Aline received the Excellence in Teaching Award by CENTER and her work was selected for the Critical Mass Top 50 Portfolios, Review Santa Fe and the PDN Photo Annual. She is represented by galleries in the U.S. and Europe and published throughout the world.
Aline is interested in seeing work by photographers both emerging and established, and is open to all genres of photography. Aline was a reviewer for the 2017 Click! Portfolio Reviews.