Charles Guice is the director of Charles Guice Contemporary. Recognized for developing new talent as well as for advancing more established artists, he has been instrumental in the careers of several of today’s leading contemporary artists including Erika Diettes, Birthe Piontek, Hank Willis Thomas and Carrie Mae Weems. Since establishing his eponymous gallery in 2002, Guice has placed works in prominent private and public collections throughout the United States and abroad, including The Brooklyn Museum of Art, The J. Paul Getty Museum, The High Museum of Art, The International Center of Photography and The Williams College Museum of Art. A former healthcare executive, he has served on the Boards of Trustees for the California College of the Arts and The Museum of the African Diaspora, and was a founding member of the nominating committee for the Aperture West Book Prize. Guice has curated a number of exhibitions throughout the U.S., and was a principal, Managing Director and co-curator for Photo Miami. He has been an invited juror for Center and The Center for Fine Art Photography, as well as a frequent portfolio reviewer at ASMP, Atlanta Celebrates Photography, En Foco, FotoFest, Photolucida, photoNOLA and Review Santa Fe. Guice recently served as a curator for Discoveries of the Meeting Place at the 2012 FotoFest Biennial.