Sara Ickow

Sara Ickow manages Exhibitions & Special Projects at Women Photograph and is the Senior Manager, Exhibitions and Collections at the International Center of Photography. Previously, she worked as a Curatorial Assistant and Collections Manager with the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in their Department of Photographs and as a freelance collections manager. She holds an MA in art history from NYU’s Institute of Fine Arts, where she studied photography and time-based media art and wrote her thesis on Walker Evans in the 1930s. Her BA from Trinity College, Connecticut is in French and Art History.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Sara Ickow

What We See

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

Excerpted images from What We See, Women Photograph’s first book: featuring the work of 100 members of our community and spanning 50 years of photographic history.

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The Journal: Women Photographers Respond to COVID-19

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2020

The Journal is a collective, global project begun in March by more than 400 Women Photograph members in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the resulting lockdowns and quarantines.

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Women & The American West

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

A collection of images by Women Photograph members that shows the importance of women as champions and storytellers in the American west—a space where they are often excluded or forced into the background.

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Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

Who has the right to tell a story? Are there limitations on objectivity as an insider, or sensitivity as an outsider? Presented as two parallel exhibitions, “Insider/Outsider” seeks to start a conversation about how photographers tell stories, how they define their own relationships to the people and issues they cover, and how their lives impact the stories they tell.

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