All images ©Anthony Almeida

Resume: Anthony Almeida


Present: Chairman of Photography Initiatives, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY.

Oct. 20, 2011-Present-Member of Art Committee, Salmagundi Club, NYC

Photographer/Exhibitor/Presenter/Juror and Teacher of Photography

Teacher of English, Photography and Media Studies at Prospect Heights       

High School, Crown Heights, Brooklyn



M.S. Degree—Richmond College

Studied Photography under Lisette Model

B.A. in English/Education/Art, Pace College, New York




Aug 1, 2016 - Co-Juror Salmagundi Club, NY Members Photography Show

June 26 - Juror, "Ocean County Artists Guild," Juried Photography Show

June 20 - July 14 - Nautical Theme Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, Photo"Mermaid's Buffet"

May 23 - June 16th -- Award, "Noble Nocturnes" exhibit, Salmagundi Club, New York."Innocent  Slumber"

May 23 - June 3rd -- "Urban Romance" exhibit, Salmagundi Club, New York, "The Kiss"

April 25 - May 19 -- Award -- Philip Isenberg Memorial Award,"Annual Members Exhibition,"  Salmagundi  Club, New  York, "Study in Early Light"

March - Monmouth Museum Invitational Art Talk/Auction..."The Creation of Woman."

March 7 - March 18 -- Cover Photo for SCNY Monotype Exhibition, "Night Watch"

February 8 - March 25 -- 2nd Place, Award, "Landscape Exhibition" Salmagundi Club, New York, "Gateway to    Eden."

January 18 - February 19 --First Place Award, Philip Eisenberg Memorial Award, "Historical Black and White  Exhibition," Salmagundi Club, New York. "Hallway Interlude."



Nov.22 -- Jan. 3 -- Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, New Jersey, "Transportation Show," "Next Stop Union  Street"

Nov. 23 - Jan 1-- Award.."Thumb Box" Show, Salmagundi Club, New York, " Three Hollers Yonder,"
Oct. 5 -- Oct 23 -- Fall Auctions, Salmagundi Club, New York, "Young Man Reading"

Aug. 10 - Aug 28--Award, "Summer Exhibition," Salmagundi Club, New York, 

July 27 - Aug  7-- Juror, "Annual Juried Photography and Graphics Non Members Exhibition, Salmagundi  Club, New York.

Fine Art Connoisseur, Photo Published, on "Monotype Printing"

July 13 - July 26 -- "Nautical Show," Salmagundi Club, New York, "Neptune's Conundrum," 

June 25 - July 18 - First Street Gallery, Chelsea, NY, "Strange Paradise" Exhibition, "Neptune's Conundrum."

June - Philip Isenberg Memorial Award, "Annual Exhibition of Photography and Graphics," Salmagundi  Club, New York, "Meandering Mermaids."

Feb. 9 - Feb. 26-"Landscape Exhibition," Salmagundi Club, New York, "Endless Sky at Anhinga Pond"

Jan.19 - Feb.5-Harry Ballinger Memorial Award, "Historical Black and White Exhibition," Salmagundi Club, New York,"Sojourn of Light and Line," 



Oct.8 Winner of First Vice Presidents Award, Salmagundi Art Club, NYC for "Conjurer in the Mist"

Sept. Award winner, Salmagundi Club, NYC, Summer Exhibition. "Pride is Catching"

Sept. Rockaway Art Alliance, "Art Splash Show""Shades of Marilyn" and "Butoh, the Dance of Life"

Aug. 29-Award,"Annual Non Juried Members Summer Exhibition", Salmagundi Club, New York. "Pride is Catching"

July 18-Award,"Nobel Nocturne Exhibition," Salmagundi Club, New York, Egret on Tree 

June 12-Awarded 2nd Prize, "Out My Window, Members Exhibition," Salmagundi Club, New York,  "Poker Faces."

April 8-Award-Alphaeus P.Cole Memorial Award, "130 Annual Members Exhibition," Salmagundi Club, New York. "No Frigate Like a Book."

March 6-Awarded S. Allyn Schaeffer Memorial Award, Spring Auction Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New  York, "Fisher Boys" 

Jan. 30-Award "Historic Black and White Exhibition" Salmagundi Club, New York, "Blessed are the  Healers."

Jan. 18-March 9--Monmouth Museum, "35th Annual Juried Art Exhibition"  Photo:"Butoh, The Dance of Life."


April 5 - Museum of the City of New York-South Street Seaport Museum, "Street Shots" show, photo: "Of Youth and Age"

Feb. 25 - March 28-Fourth Annual Sylvia Maria Glassman Floral Exhibition, Salmagundi Art Club, NYC 

Feb. 13 - Awarded Martin Hannon Memorial Award, for photo,"Of Youth and Age," Salmagundi Club Auction, NYC.

Jan 21 -Feb. 8-  Awarded Harry Ballinger Memorial Award for photo "Shades of Marilyn-I Hope You'll Dance!"

The Historic Black and White Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC

Jan 21- Feb. 8 - The Noble Nocturne Exhibition, Salmagundi Art Club, NYC

Jan. 19 - March 3 - Monmouth Museum, NJ, 34th Annual Juried Art Exhibition-Photo  "Neptune's Conundrum" 

Dec.10 - April 5-Museum of the City of New York-South Street Seaport Museum Show, photo "Of Youth and Age"

Dec.3 -Jan. 1-Salmagundi Art Club, "Winter and the Holidays" show, photo: "Against all Odds"

Nov. 24 - Dec. 21-"The Best of McKay Imaging Gallery, Photo: "Victory Kiss, Times Square, Nov. 8, 2008" 

Nov.15-Nov.30-Awarded the Alphaeus P. Cole Memorial Award, photo, "Moment of Meditation-Zuccotti Park"

Annual Members Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC.

Oct. 22-Nov. 2- Awarded Certificate of Merit, "Woe of the Enslaved", Mood Indigo Show, Salmagundi Club, NYC

Sept. 17-Oct.5- Honorable Mention, photo: "Lone Star Pine and Brambles", Sunrise, Sunset Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC

Aug. 14-Photo "Clarion Call" wins Presidents Award- "Summer Potpourri" show, Salmagundi Art Club       NYC

June 22-Juror, New Jersey Astra Awards-NJ Communications, Advertising, Marketig Association  

Jan 27-Guest juror, "Eclectic" a group show, Gallery 364, Brooklyn, NY

Jan 25-Museum of the City of New York-"Occupy Wall Street" Exhibition at South Street Seaport  Museum.

Jan 14-Feb 26-Monmouth Museum-33rd National Annual Art Exhibition-Occupy Wall Street photos:

"Moment of Meditation" and "Reparation" win Jurors award at Monmouth Museum Show

Island Weiss, Juror

Jan. 3-Historic Black and White Exhibition-Salmagundi Club, NYC

Awarded "Harry Ballinger Memorial Award" 



Nov. 18, 2011-Occupy Wall Street photo "Reparation" wins Philip Isenberg Memorial Award,     Salmagundi Club, NYC

Oct. 20, 2011-Present-Member of Art Committee, Salmagundi Club, NYC

May 15-July 3- Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, New Jersey, Solo Show "The Everglades, Vanishing Splendor-An Awakening"

June 24, 2011, Lecture/Musical Presentation at Monmouth Museum, with Carolyn Antonucci Almeida, soprano soloist, "An Encounter in an Everglades Swamp and the Metamorphosis of Everyman"


Nov. 22, Received Alphaeus P. Cole Award, Photography-Salmagundi 1 27th Members Exhibition  

Nov. 4-30, 2010, Solo Show, Central Park Arsenal Gallery, NYC, "The Everglades, Vanishing Splendor-            An Awakening"

Nov. 3-30, 2010, Solo Show, Arsenal Gallery, New York, “The Everglades,Vanishing Splendor”

Nov. 2, 2010, Profiled for Channel 12, in Conjunction with “Empowerment Calendar”

Oct., 2010  Placed on Jury of Awards, Salmagundi Club, NYC

Oct., 2010, Published i n Calendar for Empowerment of Women, Gallery 364

Sept. 2010,  “In the News” show, Salmagundi Club, Award

June, 2010, Award, Gallery 364 “Empowerment” Exhibition

June, 2010, Image, “Victory Kiss,” accepted into Brooklyn Museum - Permanent Collection    

May, 2010,  “Summer Potpourri” Show, Salmagundi Club-Honorable Mention

May, 2010, Juror for Gallery 364, “Love” Exhibition

April 2010, Award, Gallery 364, Brooklyn, New York

April, 2010, Honorable Mention –In The News Exhibit, Salmagundi Club, NYC

April 7, 2010,  Finalist in Society of Publication Designers Awards-Photo                           

Feature-News Reportage-Single Sp read, for the best Media Photo of 2009.

Feb. 2010, Accepted into Salmagundi Art Club, NYC-Resident Artist

Jan. 11, 2010, Courrier Japon, Tokyo Monthly news magazine - Introductory Photograph  For story on Barack and Michelle Obama, ”The First Marriage.”


Nov. 1, 2009,   New York Times Magazine-Opening photograph for feature story on Barack and Michelle Obama, The First Marriage

Nov. 1, 2009,   International Herald Tribune, Front page photo for story on Barack and Michelle Obama 

Additional — Arsenal, Publications, daily plant, gallery 364 juror

Oct, 2009, Focus Fine Art Photo. Magazine, Issue #18 pp. 174-177

Aug. 2009, B&W Magazine,Special Issue 2009, Portfolio Contest Awards, Issue #68, pp.74-75

Sept. 25, 2008, Tri City News, “Everglades Splendor, Before it’s Gone”

Sept. 25, 2008, The Hub, “The Everglades,  Vanishing Splendor”,

July 17, 2008, The Hub, “ Celebrating Independence”

May 14, 2008, Brooklyn Eagle, “Howe’s Brooklyn”, “Poker Faces”

July 12, 2007, The Hub,  “Mean Streets to Rustic Villages”

June, 1994,  Newsday, “Art in the Boroughs”



2009   June—“Recycling, Rescued and Retrieved” Gallery 364, Brooklyn, New York

June – “Faces”, Monmouth Art Alliance, Red Bank New Jersey  

May--  Juror for “Recycling Show,” Monmouth Art Alliance, Red Bank, New Jersey    

May  – Solo Exhibition- “Precipitation Possibilities” Monmouth Art Alliance, Red Bank, New Jersey   

May – “Brooklyn Neighborhoods”, Gallery 364- Brooklyn, NY., Exhibition/Competition. Awarded "Honorable Mention"

April- “The Year in Pictures”“ Victory Kiss at Times Square” photo, 

Featured on  Danziger Projects site , NYC

April-   “Water Show” Gallery 364, Brooklyn, NY Exhibition/Competition, Awarded “Best in Show”

March – Exhibited at Soho  Photo Gallery, Annual  Juried Show

Feb.      “The African American Experience” at the Central Park Arsenal Gallery, NY. “Victory Kiss, Times Square “, photograph used as cover for “ Ebony Society” publication, “The Light of the World”, “Hydrant Song” photo used on New York Department of Parks” web site, “ The African American Experience”

Dec “Small Works Show,” Brooklyn Waterfront Artist’s Coalition, Brooklyn, New York.


Dec.“ Red Bank Centennial Exhibition” – McKay Imaging Gallery, Red Bank, New   Jersey

Nov. – Exhibited at “Pace University Alumni Show”, Pace University, New York City

Sept. – Solo Show, “The Everglades, Vanishing Splendor, --An Awakening” McKay Imaging Gallery, Red Bank, New Jersey.

May “Brooklyn Back in the Day”, Henry Gregg Gallery, Dumbo, Brooklyn, New York


Nov. “Twenty First Annual State-Wide Juried Exhibition”, Monmouth Art Alliance, Red Bank, New Jersey, Awarded “ Best in Show”

June.. Solo Show, “ Circles of the Heart:” Retrospective Exhibition                                                                                 McKay Imaging Gallery, Red Bank, New Jersey


Nov.“20th Annual State Wide Juried Exhibition

Monmouth Art Alliance, Red Bank, New Jersey

Awarded Honorable Mention-

Sept.  Solo Exhibition- “Guardians of the Light”

Perspectives in Light, Gallery School, Brooklyn, New York

June ..  Exhibited  Group Show, “Diversity”, Saint Francis College, Brooklyn, NY

April ..  Exhibited Group Show at Bay Ridge Festival of the Arts, Brooklyn, NY

March ..  Solo Photo Gallery Annual Juried Exhibition, NYC Awarded Honorable Mention                                


Dec.“Small Works Show,” Brooklyn Waterfront Artist’s Coalition, Brooklyn, NY

June Anniversary Spring Art “, Brooklyn Waterfront Artist’s Coalition, Brooklyn, NY

May...   Solo Show, “ Through Portals of Molten Light”, Dept. of Parks-A Documentary Photo Essay and Musical, Presentation on Central Park During “Gates “Exhibit.

 2004  Nov.  Soho Photo Gallery-Juried Exhibition/Competition, NYC Award Winner, (Bob Shamis, Curator, Museum of The  City of New York           

Nov.  Solo Exhibitor/Lecturer, “ The Mouth of the Amazon-From Brooklyn, NY to Belem, Para, Brazil. (Digitally projected/ operatically accompanied photography presentation.

July...Group Show, “ Water Show” Brooklyn Waterfront Artist’s Coalition, Brooklyn, NY.

June/ Oct. Spring and Fall Shows, Brooklyn Narrows Botanical Art Show, Brooklyn, NY

April-Group Show, Bay Ridge Festival of the Arts, Brooklyn, NY



Dec. Presenter/Lecturer “ Crown Heights-Circles of the Heart”

Park West Camera Club at Soho Photo Gallery, NYC

June/Oct. Group Show, Brooklyn Narrows Botanical Art Show, Brooklyn, NY

April-Soho Photo Gallery, Juried Exhibition/Competition, NYC, Award Winner

March-   Solo Show, “ Circles of the Heart”, Soho Photo Gallery, NYC. Extensive Photo Essay on the Multi-cultural Diversity of Crown Heights


Exhibited at  Various Group Shows at Soho Photo Gallery, NYC, throughout the year

April-Group Show, Bay Ridge Festival of the Arts, Brooklyn, New York


June/Oct. Exhibited-Brooklyn  Narrows Botanical Art Show, Brooklyn, NY

April -    Group Show, Bay Ridge Festival of the Arts, Brooklyn, NY

1999 Jan.-- Solo Show, Esperanza Gallery, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

1995   May-Exhibited “Portraits of the Community”, Crown Heights Public Library, Brooklyn, New York

1994  Jan.- Profiled by Barbara Wood for NY Cable 1, TV, “ An Extended Photographic Journey Through Crown Heights”

Jan- Invited by Brooklyn Borough President to Exhibit in “Long Exposures in Crown Heights” at Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY

1993  June-Exhibited  at Salmagundi Club                   

May - Presidential Art Award-Kingsborough Community College-Photograph In Permanent Collection

Feb.-  Solo Show “Blessed are the Peace Makers”, Crown Heights Youth Collective

Feb.- Solo Show, Confluencia del Artes, Exhibition, Niteroi, Brazil

1990  June- Solo Show, Prospect Gallery Museum, in conjunction with BACA, Brooklyn, NY

1973  June-Exhibited full selection of Work at Nassau Coliseum, International Photography Show. Lectured on “ Using Photography to Turn other ‘Bored’ of Education”


Brooklyn Museum, "Victory Kiss, Times Square, Nov 4, 2008

James Danziger, Gallerist, Collector, New York City. 

Salmagundi Club, New York, "Night Watch"

Robert Pillsbury, Pres. Salmagundi Club, New York, Portrait, "Robert Pillsbury, at the Press"

Tim Newton, Art Collector, CEO, Salmagundi Club, New York

Barbara Kopellman, Editor, Curator, Photographer, Collector 

Mayor David Dinkins

Richard Green-Crown Heights Youth Collective

Joan Tash Goldberg, Educator, Collector, Curator, Artist

Professor Janice Mehlman, Teacher, Artist, collector

Robert McKay, Gallerist-Collector, photographer

Andre Martinez, Gallerist, Artist, Collector

Various private collections, U.S., Europe and South America.

Kingsborough College Permanent Collection

Prospect Heights Gallery, Permanent Collection

Jennifer Lantzas, Curator, collector

Sy Schleimer, Essayist, Poet, Collector