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Fellowship 23: Samantha Box, Trent Bozeman, Terrell Halsey, Karen Lue, Dominick McDuffie, André Ramos-Woodard
On view at Silver Eye Center for Photography through July 28, 2023
Image credit: Sean Carroll

Helen Trompeteler is a curator specializing in photography. With twenty years of international experience, she is deeply committed to elevating the vision of underrepresented artists.

As Deputy Director of Programs at Silver Eye Center for Photography, Helen provides curatorial leadership for a diverse schedule of original exhibitions and programs that consider and support expansive contemporary lens-based practices.

Previously Helen spent eighteen years leading exhibitions and strategic partnerships for internationally recognized collections, including the Royal Collection and National Portrait Gallery, London. She has written extensively on photography for books and publications worldwide.

Born in London, Helen remains deeply influenced by her European heritage and her grandparents’ experiences of migration. She lives with her wife, Liz Dewar, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.