Frank Meo has represented photographers for thirty years as a business partner, advocate, curator, and manager. This collaboration has produced hundreds of award-winning ad campaigns, art shows, provocative editorial content and successful books.
He has strategized and facilitated photographic productions with every major advertising agency and Fortune 500 companies. With intimate collaboration between client and photographer, he has created branded content libraries to drive business objectives to meet and exceed sales targets.
Meo is a sought-after moderator, portfolio reviewer and curator. He’s extremely proud to mentor and influences the next generation of emerging artists with whom his guidance has built enduring, creative and nurturing careers.
Frank is a passionate advocate of the photographic community through various channels.
Creative Business Workshop is recognized industry-wide for its insightful, dynamic and passionate overview of the current photographic landscape. This reality business-based workshop addresses estimating, negotiation, client relationship building, retention, effective promotion, industry trends and best practices.
PROJECTIONS is a twice once a month-moderated event (7th year) that showcases the talent of visionary photographers to an eclectic audience of creatives. Presenters have included: Donna Ferrato, Peter Turnley, Ron Haviv, David Hume Kennerly, Linda Troeller, David Burnett, Pete Souza, Deanne Fitzmaurice, Douglas Dubler, Elliott Landy and Nancy Borowick, among others.
He’s extremely proud to have consulted, collaborated and curated numerous photographic books that include: Nancy Borowick’s “The Family Imprint: A Daughter’s Portrait of Love and Loss, Tim Mantoni’s, “Behind Photographs”, Bob Zahn’s “Slab City”.
He also has judged photos in numerous competitions, PDN Photo Contest, Sienna Photo Awards, Moscow Photography Awards and Lucie Awards. He has also been a nominator for the prestigious ICP Infinity Awards.
Frank has spoken at learning institutions: Syracuse University, New School, Parsons, ICP, SCAG and SVA. I’m an in-demand speaker for trade organizations: ASMP, Eddie Adams Workshop and APA.