Sylvia Plachy

Sylvia Plachy

Fellow: Awarded 1977
Field of Study: Photography

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Annual Report for 1977:

Plachy, Sylvia. Appointed for photography.

Born May 24, 1943, Hungary. Pratt Institute, B.F.A., 1965.

Three Lions Photo Agency, New York, Photographer and Photo Librarian, 1968; M. D. Medical News Magazine, New York, Senior Researcher, 1969–72; New York Magazine, Photographer and Picture Researcher (part-time), 1973; Village Voice, Photographer and Picture Researcher, 1974—.

Exhibitions: Group shows: Museum of Modern Art (New York), “Recent Acquisitions,” 1965; Floating Foundation of Photography (New York), “E Pluribus Unum,” traveling exhibition, 1976. One-woman show: Pratt Manhattan Center (New York), 1972.


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