The global award in photography and sustainability

Jillian Schultz

Independent Producer and Curator, Los Angeles

Jillian Schultz is an independent producer, curator, and Mandarin-English translator involved in a range of international projects. She has expertise in lens-based media, educational programming, and artist development. She is passionate about art as a catalyst for exchange, fostering greater mutual understanding across cultures and within communities. Her work often focuses on leveraging creative intervention to promote social justice. This year, she launched Magnum Foundation’s photography and social justice fellowship program in China. Other recent collaborations include co-curating Taking Temperature at Embark Arts with and producing the #ReframeClimate public wheatpasting campaign with Dysturb. Other partners include: Beijing Photo Biennial, United State Of Women, Corita Art Center, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Jimei X Arles Photo Festival, and Asia Society. She has curated exhibitions and produced public programs in the U.S., the UK, China, Ethiopia, and Germany. She is producing two forthcoming projects (a feature-length documentary & a VR series) related to immigration, representation, and women’s rights. Jillian has a B.A. in art history and Asian studies from Tulane University and an M.A. in East Asian languages & culture/art history from Columbia University.

Jillian Schultz