Posts Tagged ‘Aperture Portfolio Prize’

Eli Durst Wins 2016 Aperture Portfolio Prize

Posted by on Friday March 25, 2016 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Fine Art

Photographer Eli Durst has won the 2016 Aperture Portfolio Prize for his series “In Asmara.” The prize, which includes $3,000 and an exhibition at Aperture Gallery in New York, is intended to identify trends in contemporary photography and highlight artists whose work deserves greater recognition, according to Aperture. Past winners include LaToya Ruby Frazier, Michal Chelbin, and Bryan... More

Amy Elkins Wins 2014 Aperture Portfolio Prize

Posted by on Thursday March 27, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants

Photographer Amy Elkins has won the 2014 Aperture Portfolio Prize for two bodies of work exploring capital punishment. The Aperture Foundation announced the prize today. For her series “Parting Words,” Elkins utilized the text of the last words of executed prisoners to reconstruct their mug shots and portraits. “These briefest of statements resonate with the... More

Upcoming Photo Events, and Current Competition and Award Deadlines

Posted by on Wednesday May 8, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Events, Fine Art, Photojournalism

Awards and Competitions: 2013 Pierre and Alexandra Boulat Award The Pierre and Alexandra Boulat Award for journalism was created in honor of the late VII Photo founder Alexandra Boulat and her father, Pierre. Sponsored by Canon, the award carries an 8,000 Euro prize, and is given to “a professional photographer of any age, sex or... More