Debra Klomp Ching is the co-owner/co-director of the KLOMPCHING GALLERY, described as 'dynamic' and 'one of the galleries to watch in NYC.' Its exhibitions have been reviewed in The New Yorker, HotShoe, New York Magazine, ArtReview, The New York Times, The British Journal of Photography, The Architect’s Newspaper and Modern Painters, amongst others.
Mrs. Ching has been an invited reviewer to several notable festivals including Houston Fotofest, Review Santa Fe, Rhubarb-Rhubarb and Atlanta Celebrates Photography. She is an experienced juror and has been a judge for PhotoLucida's Critical Mass, Magenta Foundation's Flash Forward, American Photo's Emerging Talent, En Foco's People/Places/Things, Perkins Center for the Arts Annual Photography Exhibition and is guest juror for the upcoming CPW annual Photography Now.
In addition to owning and operating the KLOMPCHING GALLERY, Debra Klomp Ching is a freelance consultant, writer and educator. Her writing has been published in Magenta Magazine, photo-eye Booklist, (re)collect (writer and editor), Nahtsellen and PDN. She is currently the Guest Editor for Photography Quarterly and the 2009 external examiner for the photography thesis program at the Maryland Institute College of Arts. As a private consultant, she provides creative and professional advice to photographers intending to or working within a fine art context and acts as an adviser to collectors of contemporary photography.