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Alyssa Coppelman is a photo editor and picture researcher with more than 15 years of experience, including as Assistant Art Director of Harper’s Magazine and Art Researcher at the Oxford American magazine, which won the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in 2016. She regularly sources images from a wide variety of sources worldwide. Working directly with photographers, Alyssa provides oversight in editing, sequencing, design, and editorial aspects of portfolios and photobook projects.

Please email to inquire about photo editing, picture and footage research, website editing, or portfolio or photobook consultation.
alyssa [at] alyssacoppelman [dot] com

PDN Magazine interview with Holly Hughes
Lenscratch Mixtape interview
On Photolucida's Advisory Council
The Oxford American magazine wins the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in 2016

Guest blogger, Hatje Cantz’s fotoblog, February 2019!
Exhibition juror, Lenscratch THE IDES OF MARCH: Omens and Predictions. Submit by March 5, exhibition goes live March 15
Portfolio Reviewer, PhotoAlliance, in San Francisco, March 15-17, 2019
Visiting Lecturer, Brigham Young University, March 28, 2019
Portfolio Reviewer, Photolucida, in Portland, OR, April 25-28, 2019
Juror, SlowExposures, in Zebulon, GA, September 19-22, 2019

Adobe Create
Feature Shoot
Hatje Cantz's fotoblog
Slate's Behold blog

Preston Gannaway, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea. Book design, consultant
Sandy Carson, We Were There. Photo editor, design consultant, editor
Lindsay Blatt and Paul Taggart, Herd in Iceland. Photo editor, book design
Justin Cook, Made in Durham. Photo editor

Blue Rider Press
C3 Presents
Knopf Doubleday
Foreign Affairs
Harper’s Magazine
The Intercept
The Oxford American
PBS NewsHour series, That Moment When
Riverhead Books
Second Peninsula

PHOTO EDITING – A partial list of photographers I've worked with:

Aaron Huey
Ben Sklar
Ilana Panich-Linsman
Kiliii Yüyan
Kristian Thacker
Lindsay Blatt
Lisa Elmaleh
Lynsey Addario
Paul Taggart
Peter Turnley
Preston Gannaway
Sandy Carson
Theo Stroomer

Singular/Signature, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
Critical Mass 2014-2018
Portraits exhibition at A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX
Ben Sklar, Lower Left Gallery, Austin, TX
Flash Forward 2015
Slideluck Austin VI

Atlanta Celebrates Photography
Filter Photo Festival
Fotofest Houston
Medium San Diego

Editing Workshop, PhotoNOLA 2018
Panelist, Social Media Strategies for Artists, seminar at PhotoNOLA 2018 by Mary Virginia Swanson
Visiting Lecturer, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, April 2018
Visiting Lecturer, Texas Woman's University, Department of Visual Arts, Denton, TX, April 2018
Visiting Lecturer, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Hixon-Lied Visiting Artist, October 2017
Visiting Lecturer, AAU, San Francisco: Contemporary Topics in Photography, October 2017
Panelist, Making Photography Transparent: Q&A for Graduates, moderated by David Rosenberg, Unseen Amsterdam, September 2014