Posts Tagged ‘Edward Burtynsky’

Edward Burtynsky Establishes Photo Book Grant with Prize Money

Posted by on Friday March 11, 2016 | Uncategorized

Photographer Edward Burtynsky announced this week that he will use a CAD 25,000 ($18,892) award he received to establish a photo book publishing grant for Canadian emerging photographers. The money will support one CAD 5,000 ($3,778) grant per year for the next five years. Burtynsky had received the cash prize from The Canada Council for... More

Shortlist for $105K Prix Pictet Announced

Posted by on Friday July 10, 2015 | Awards/Contests/Grants

The organizers of the Prix Pictet today announced the 12 photographers on the shortlist for the sixth cycle of the award, which was founded by Swiss private bank Pictet Group. At CHF 100,000 CHF ($105,487), the Prix Pictet is one of the richest prizes for photography. Each of the six cycles of the Prix Pictet... More

Scotiabank Announces 2014 Finalists for $50K Photography Prize

Posted by on Wednesday March 5, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Fine Art

Rodney Graham, Mark Ruwedel, and Donald Weber have been named finalists for the 2014 Scotiabank Photography Award, the sponsor announced yesterday. The winner of the $50,000 prize will be announced April 29 in Toronto. The award was established four years ago to honor the work of contemporary Canadian photographers. The 2014  nominees “have unique and... More

Landscape Photographer Edward Burtynsky Explores Another Endangered Resource: Water

Posted by on Tuesday August 27, 2013 | Uncategorized

Edward Burtynsky, the photographer renowned for his monumental photographs that explore how human activity alters the landscape, has spent the last five years investigating our exploitation of a precious natural resource: Water. Spanning ten countries, “Water” may be his most ambitious project to date. “Over five years, I have explored water in various aspects; distress,... More