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FotoFest 2016 Biennial

FotoFest 2016 Biennial

Meeting Place Reviewers

Nion McEvoy

Chairman & CEO
Chronicle Books LLC and the McEvoy Group LLC, San Francisco, CA, USA
Nion McEvoy is the Chairman & CEO of Chronicle Books LLC and of The McEvoy Group LLC. Chronicle Books, based in San Francisco, California is known for its excellence in design and the strong popular appeal of its titles, including such best-sellers as The Beatles Anthology, Press Here, and Plenty. Photo titles include David Maisel’s Library of Dust, Elinor Carucci’s Closer, Jim Marshall’s Proof, Andrew Zuckerman’s Creature, and Toni Greaves’ Radical Love.

Mr. McEvoy joined Chronicle Books in 1986, and served as Editor-in-Chief of the adult trade division. In 2000 he acquired the company through The McEvoy Group, which also includes becker&mayer!, Princeton Architectural Press, and Galison/Mudpuppy.

Mr. McEvoy worked previously in the business affairs departments of the William Morris Agency in Beverly Hills and of Wescom Productions. He is a graduate of Porter College at the University of California, Santa Cruz and UC Hastings College of the Law. He is a Commissioner for the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and serves on the boards of SFJAZZ, the UCSF Foundation, and SFMOMA. He is also on the Photography Accessions Committee at SFMOMA and the overall Accessions Committee at SAAM.

He has two sons and a daughter, and plays drums in the elusive band, Rough Draft.


Session Three
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