Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category
I’ve recently returned from the Photolucida review event in Portland, Oregon where I met with several (mainly west coast) gallerists and curators. More on the outcomes of those meetings in future posts! Meantime I’m happy to announce that I’ve been selected (for the second year running) as one of the winners of the Magenta Foundation’s 2013 Flash Forward Competition for emerging photographers.
My ‘Avalanche UK’ project was selected by Sara Knelman (Talks Programmer, Photographers Gallery) and Rebecca McClelland (Group Photography Editor and Creative Director of the Ian Parry Scholarship).
The work will be published in the Magenta Foundation catalogue and feature in Flash Forward Festival events in Toronto, before touring to various venues.
This image from my ‘Avalanche UK’ series has been selected for the AMPS Salon at the Photofusion Gallery in London. The triptych is intended to be printed at 3 metres total width but due to lack of gallery wallspace I will be showing a half-size version. The private view is on 6th December at 6.30pm with the exhibition continuing until 18th January.
The Magenta Foundation’s Flash Forward 2012 exhibition is opening shortly at the Regent Park Arts and Cultural Centre in Toronto, Canada. The private view is on the 14th November at 7pm with the exhibition continuing until 20th November. I’m showing the image below from the Huangshan Ltd series.
Selected as one of the winners of the Magenta Foundation’s 2012 Flash Forward Competition for emerging photographersThursday, May 10th, 2012
I’ve been selected as one of the winners of the Magenta Foundation’s 2012 Flash Forward Competition for emerging photographers.
My ‘Huangshan Ltd’ project was selected by Diane Smyth (British Journal of Photography), Stefanie Braun (Photographers’ Gallery) & Francesca Sears (Panos Pictures).
The work will be published in the Magenta Foundation catalogue and feature in Flash Forward Festival events in Boston and Toronto.
From the series ‘Huangshan Ltd
- The ‘Huangshan Ltd’ series is now available as limited edition digital bromide prints from the Diemar/Noble Gallery in London. Edition sizes are 45 x 36ins (ed. of 3) and 24 x 20ins (ed. of 7).
- The ‘Bamboo (Six Seconds) series has been selected to be shown as part of the ‘Open Here’ exhibition at the Hereford Photography Festival throughout November. The exhibitions selection panel included Simon Bainbridge, editor of BJP and Melissa deWitt, editor of Hotshoe.
- A print from the ‘Bamboo (Six Seconds)’ series will be auctioned at an event at the Hotshoe Gallery in London on the 7th October. Organised by the Hereford Photography Festival, the prints will be on display at the gallery from 3rd October. Other contributors include Martin Parr and Simon Roberts.
- Images from the ‘Sound of Jura’ series are currently being shown at 10GS in Mayfair, London as part of an exhibition entitled ‘Luminance’. The private view is on the 2nd November and also features work by Wendy Pye and Judith Lyons.
From the series ‘Sound of Jura’
- Jon Wyatt Photography has a new facebook page for all the latest news on images, exhibitions and photographic wanderings. Check out www.facebook.com/jonwyattphotography and hit that ‘like’ button.
- Jonwyatt.co.uk is now fully available on all mobile devices, the new versions being Ipad and smartphone compatible.
- Printed versions of my two recent Chinese series – ‘Bamboo (Six Seconds)’ and ‘Huangshan Ltd’ – are now available as self-published 11 x 8 inch booklets from Magcloud.
- On a more commercial angle I have been selected (for the second year running) for Luerzer’s Archive’s ‘200 Best Advertising Photographers 2011/2012′. The publication will feature several pages of my work.
- Elsewhere over the last few months work has been featured on Harry Hardie’s ‘Here’ blog; alongside an interview on E-photoreview; as editors picks on the Behance Network and Adweek’s talent gallery; Shots Magazine; shown in the exhibition ‘Transience’ at Galerie Huit as part of Les Rencontres d’Arles Festival; and as part of the Association of Photographers Gallery ‘Collectives’ Print Sales.
From the series ‘Bamboo (Six Seconds)
Recently I was invited to submit some work to Luerzer’s Archive magazine. I have just heard that some of the work has been selected for the issue entitled ‘200 Best Advertising Photographers Worldwide’.
The Warehouse Gallery in Kendal, Cumbria, is pleased to announce an exhibition by award-winning photographer Jon Wyatt. As part of the renowned Kendal Mountain Film Festival, he will be showing editioned prints from his series entitled ‘Naked’.
Photographed in mountain ranges across Europe, Greenland and North America, the prints feature isolated figures in dramatic, winter mountain landscapes. They are alone, exposed and vulnerable (ie naked) in these extreme and primal environments.
The images stand as a howl for the preservation of these ecosystems, and have received honours in both the Prix de la Photographie, Paris and IPA Awards.
You are invited to a private view on Friday 30th October and the exhibition will run until Sunday 22nd November.
The whole series can be viewed at www.jonwyatt.co.uk/portfolio
I’ve received three honourable mentions in this years U.S. based International Photography Awards (aka Lucie Awards). Two were in the Fine Art category, and one in the Sunset category. Here are the images:-
A series of five images from my ‘Naked’ series has been awarded third place in the Nature (Earth) category of the 2009 PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris awards and will feature in their annual book. The first image in the series also received an ‘honorable mention’. ‘Naked’ is a series of images which feature solitary figures in vast mountain landscapes. So that’s ‘naked’ in the sense of being exposed and vulnerable rather than the literal sense!
Here’s the official PX3 press release:-
WINNER OF PX3, Prix de la Photographie Paris
Jon Wyatt of United Kingdom was Awarded Third Prize in the PX3 2009 Competition.
Prix de la Photographie Paris (Px3) announces winners of PX3 2009 competition.
Jon Wyatt of United Kingdom was Awarded: Third Prize in category Nature for the entry entitled, ” Naked .” The jury selected PX3 2009’s winners from thousands of photography entries from over 85 countries.
Px3 is juried by top international decision-makers in the photography industry: Carol Johnson, Curator of Photography of Library of Congress, Washington D.C.; Gilles Raynaldy, Director of Purpose, Paris; Viviene Esders, Expert près la Cour d’Appel de Paris; Mark Heflin, Director of American Illustration + American Photography, New York; Sara Rumens, Lifestyle Photo Editor of Grazia Magazine, London; Françoise Paviot, Director of Galerie Françoise Paviot, Paris; Chrisitine Ollier, Art Director of Filles du Calvaire, Paris; Natalie Johnson, Features Editor of Digital Photographer Magazine, London; Natalie Belayche, Director of Visual Delight, Paris; Kenan Aktulun, VP/Creative Director of Digitas, New York; Chiara Mariani, Photo Editor of Corriere della Sera Magazine, Italy; Arnaud Adida, Director of Acte 2 Gallery/Agency, Paris; Jeannette Mariani, Director of 13 Sévigné Gallery, Paris; Bernard Utudjian, Director of Galerie Polaris, Paris; Agnès Voltz, Director of Chambre Avec Vues, Paris; and Alice Gabriner, World Picture Editor of Time Magazine, New York.
The “Prix de la Photographie Paris” (Px3) strives to promote the appreciation of photography, to discover emerging talent, and introduce photographers from around the world to the artistic community of Paris. Winning photographs from this competition are exhibited in a high-profile gallery in Paris and published in the high-quality, full-color Px3 Annual Book.
In Nov 2008 I traveled to the UK Lake District to receive an award at the Kendal Mountain Film Festival where one of my images won the Professional Photography category. Three of my images were shortlisted in the top 10 public vote and the winning image was chosen by leading UK landscape photographer Colin Prior. The Kendal Mountain Film Festival is one of the world’s most prestigious film festivals attracting top adventurers, climbers, film-makers and photographers. As part of the prize I will be holding a solo exhibition at the next festival in November 2009.