Lydia Melamed Johnson is the new executive director of the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD). She helped organize AIPAD's Photography Show last year.
Previously Melamed Johnson was Corporate Partnership and VIP Officer at Paris Photo New York. She founded October Art Week while serving as Director of Robert Simon Fine Art in New York. Melamed Johnson is a member of the Board of the Art History Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
"We are delighted to have Lydia Melamed Johnson as Executive Director at AIPAD," said Michael Lee, President of AIPAD and Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA. "Last year, she contributed enormously to the new iteration of the Show, and I am greatly looking forward to her continued success showcasing the best photography in the world."