Smart New Art Publications, a publishing and communications company based in New York, offers its clients the range of services required for the highest quality art publications and collateral material, including exhibition graphics and branding—from conception to completion.
Today's international businesses demand fast-track deadlines, results, and SNAP is accustomed to meeting aggressive schedules, streamlining all aspects of editorial content, design, and production, as well as developing areas of cross-platform publishing, while ensuring timely completion and product excellence.
SNAP Editions will be adding a not-for-profit [501(C)] component [name to be announced] that will be developed with the counsel and recommendation of an international advisory committee. The new imprint will publish a limited portfolio of unique volumes, catalogues, and other printed objects intended to memorialize and perpetuate events, exhibitions, symposia, among others, in the visual arts, performance, and literary arenas that merit physical as well as digital documentation.
Sarah S. King, Editor-in-Chief
Sarah S. King is the cofounder of SNAP Editions where she has been Editor-in-Chief for the past seven years. King is also currently a correspondent for Art in America magazine, where she served as Senior Editor and Picture Editor in the 1990s. Between 1999 and 2005, King lived in Santa Fe, New Mexico and was Chief Editor/Head of Publications for SITE Santa Fe, overseeing the production of the museum’s exhibition catalogues as well as education and collateral materials. During that time, King was also appointed Special Projects Editor for the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. Over the past twenty-five years, she has contributed numerous exhibition catalogue essays to art institutions worldwide and also worked as a translator and photographic researcher for a wide range of art history and art criticism volumes.
David Ebony, Senior Editor
David Ebony, a longtime Art in America staff member, is currently a Contributing Editor of the magazine. He has written for the magazine numerous features, reviews, and news items on a wide range of subject matter and artists, including Per Kirkeby, Piero Gilardi, Antoni Tàpies, and Katharina Grosse. Ebony has most recently become a columnist for the website Yale ARTbooks, Yale University Press. He has also written a number of exclusive articles for the A.i.A. website as well as Artnet.com. Ebony also contributes to Lacanian Ink, a journal of psychoanalysis and art. He is the author of monographs on a number of artists, including Emily Mason [Braziller, 2006]; Botero: Abu Ghraib [Prestel, 2006]; Craigie Horsfield: Relation [Jeu de Paume, 2006]; and Carlo Maria Mariani [Edition Volker Huber, 2002]. Formerly a musician and songwriter, Ebony has had one of his 1983 compositions, “Gun Shaft City,” recently recorded by Bryan Ferry of Roxy Music fame, to be released in 2014.
Diane Armitage, Associate Editor
Diane Armitage has been an associate editor for SNAP Editions since 2004. She has a BA in English from the University of Rhode Island and a BFA and an MFA in Art Studio from the University of New Mexico. She is an artist working in digital video; a freelance writer and editor for art publications; and an adjunct lecturer in Art History at the Santa Fe Community College where she established the Art History program in 1999. She has also taught for the University of New Mexico and the Santa Fe University of Art and Design. She lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Katie White, Associate Editor
Katie White has worked in the curatorial departments at the Guggenheim, the International Center for Photography, MoMA and the Whitney Museum of American Art. She holds an MA in Art History from the Institute of Fine Arts at NYU, where she wrote her thesis on Depression Era photography under Linda Nochlin. She earned her BA in Art History and Journalism from NYU. She has contributed to The Art Newspaper, Il Sole 24 Ore and several graduate journals.
Sam DiBella , Assistant Editor
Sam DiBella is an editor and designer living in Brooklyn, NY. Along with SNAP Editions, he has worked with the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Triple Canopy. He is a regular volunteer at Bluestockings, a collectively run bookstore, and is organizing an ongoing series of cryptography workshops there. He writes computational poetry and interactive fiction, and has attended a number of game design jams, with the Ludum Dare, 7DRL, and Twiny Jam among them. His essays and poetry have appeared in Fanzine, First Person Scholar, The Collagist, and Bushwick Poetry. Previous literary publications he’s has worked on include Omnia, Lower Frequencies, and The Guillotine. He received a BA in Philosophy of Language from NYU in the spring of 2015.
Joseph Guglietti, Lead Designer
Joseph Guglietti has collaborated with Sarah S. King and SNAP Editions for over ten years. He holds an MFA in graphic design
from Yale University and has worked for such firms as Vignelli Associates and M&Co, and was the Graphic Design Director
Cooper-Hewitt Museum before founding his own firm in 1987. Guglietti has specialized in image development, brand positioning, print communications, and book/catalogue design for international corporations and institutions such as American Express Publishing, Random House, Rizzoli International, McGraw-Hill, National Audubon Society, Liz Claiborne, JP Morgan, The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Norton Museum of Art, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Museum of New Mexico,
The Santa Fe Opera, SITE Santa Fe, Stanford University, and Yale University.
Tim Laun, Designer
Based in New York City, Tim Laun has collaborated with SNAP Editions on numerous projects since 2012, for museums and art institutions such as the Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College and the Hunter College Department of Art & Art History, as well as other notable clients such as the Heisman Trophy Trust. Together with designer Natalie Wedeking, Laun founded the company Wedeking | Laun, offering a wide range of design services, and a combined more than 30 years of experience, to clients internationally. Laun's most recent art exhibition catalogue designs include Dannielle Tegeder: Painting in the Extended Field [Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College, 2014] and Notations: The Cage Effect Today [Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, 2012].
Christofer Degrér, Editorial/Design Correspondent
Christofer Degrér was born and raised in Malmö, Sweden and received his BFA in Fine Arts from Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, Florida. A multidisciplinary artist based in Berlin, Malmö, and Málaga, Spain, Degrér has exhibited his work internationally, including Carroll/Fletcher gallery in London, Hot Woods Art Center, Brooklyn, and the Contemporary Art Gallery of Calgary, Canada. He brings experience and expertise from his artistic practice and academic research to his role as Editorial/Design Correspondent at SNAP Editions. Aside from his background in art history and theory, Degrér has been involved in a number of art and design affiliated establishments, including the Scandinavian furniture and design gallery Roomexpo, Malmö, Sweden, as well as Tizianos Art and Kreëmart, New York.
Louis Doulas, Associate Editor
Louis Doulas is a writer based in New York City. Previously, he was an Editorial Fellow at Rhizome at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, the New York Correspondent at e-flux, and the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Pool. Doulas is a regular contributor to Rhizome.org, and has published in magazines, journals, and websites such as BOMB Magazine, Berlin-based Junk Jet, and WOW HUH, as well as the exhibition catalogue “In Over the Valley” at Steve Turner Contemporary [Los Angeles, 2013]. He has also contributed a book chapter to the Unlike Us Reader [Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, 2013]. As a lecturer and panelist, he recently spoke at the Museum of Arts and Design, New York. Doulas was also the 2014 recipient of CUE Foundation & Art21's Young Art Writer's Fellowship. He received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2011.