Posts Tagged ‘Awards’

Aaron Siskind Foundation Announces 6 Winners of 2013 Grants

Posted by on Monday June 24, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants

The Aaron Siskind Foundation has announced the winners of its 2013 Individual Photographer’s Fellowship (IPF) grants. The six recipients are documentary photographer Michelle Frankfurter of Takoma Park, Maryland; portrait photographer Wayne Lawrence of Brooklyn, New York; conceptual photographer Joshua Lutz of Katonah, New York; documentary photographer Justin Maxon of Eureka, California; fine-art photographer Jenny Riffle... More

National Geographic and W Win Photography Categories at National Magazine Awards

Posted by on Friday May 3, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Fashion, Media, Photojournalism

  The American Society of Magazine Editors announced the winners of the 2013 National Magazine Awards last night in New York City. National Geographic won in four categories, including Photography and Multimedia. For the Photography category, National Geographic submitted three issues of the magazine, which included work by Aaron Huey, Andrew Parkinson, Carsten Peter,  Alex... More

Aris Messinis Wins the Photo Trophy at the Bayeux-Calvados Awards

Posted by on Wednesday October 17, 2012 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

AFP photographer Aris Messinis won the Photo Trophy at this year’s Prix Bayeux-Calvados des Correspondants de Guerre, a festival held in Bayeux, France, that focuses on war reporting. The 7,000-euro prize, sponsored by Nikon, was awarded to Messinis last week for his coverage of the Battle of Sirte in Libya. Messinis has been with the... More

Cindy Sherman and Bruce Nauman Honored by the National Academy

Posted by on Thursday June 28, 2012 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Fine Art

Cindy Sherman and Bruce Nauman are among the 23 visual artists and architects honored by the National Academy in New York City. For the first time in the institution’s 187-year history, photographers were included in the annual roundup of “Academicians.” Last year the membership categories changed from “Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking and Architecture” to “Visual Arts... More

Nan Goldin Awarded the Edward MacDowell Medal

Posted by on Tuesday June 5, 2012 | Awards/Contests/Grants

The MacDowell Colony, a non-profit artist residency program in New Hampshire, has named Nan Goldin as the 2012 Edward MacDowell Medal recipient. Each year The MacDowell Colony honors “an individual artist who has made outstanding contribution to his/her field.” Past winners include Robert Frank, Edward Hopper, Joan Didion, Thornton Wilder and I.M. Pei. On August... More

Vogue, Harper’s Magazine and The New York Times Magazine Win National Magazine Awards for Photography

Posted by on Friday May 4, 2012 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Fashion, Media, Photojournalism

Vogue won the prize for best overall use of photography at the 2012 National Magazine Awards, held in New York City last night. Given out by the American Society of Magazine Editors, the awards honor excellence in magazine editorial. Vogue beat out four other finalists in the category of Photography: GQ, Interview, National Geographic and... More

BD Hope For a Healthy World Photo Competition

Posted by on Monday January 30, 2012 | Uncategorized

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