I wanted to share this great news I only recently learned of and to thank all of you for your support and kindness as I continue following my creative dreams.
I hope you like the winning image and also the press release that accompanies it.
Blessings to you all,
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
10TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS HONORS SYLVIA WRIGHT FROM CANADA
LOS ANGELES (August 11, 2017) – Amateur photographer, Sylvia R. Wright of Canada was presented with the 10th Annual International Color Awards Honorable Mention in the category of Abstract at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photoshow streamed Saturday, March 4, 2017.
The live online gala was attended by 9,575 photography fans around the globe who logged on to watch the climax of the industry's most important event for color photography.
10th Annual Jury members included captains of the industry from Christie's, New York; Contemporary Art Society, London; Sotheby's, Paris; ING Collection, Netherlands; Y&R, Malaysia; Preus Museum, Norway; Art Beatus, Hong Kong; Ogilvy & Mather, Amsterdam; Whitechapel Gallery, London; and J. Walter Thompson, New York who honored Color Masters with 723 title awards in 33 categories.
"It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 6,178 entries we received this year," said Basil O'Brien, the awards Creative Director. “Sylvia Wright’s “Azzurro”, an exceptional image entered in the Abstract category, represents contemporary color photography at its finest, and we're pleased to present her with the title of Honorable Mention."
INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS is the leading international award honoring excellence in color photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight on the best professional and amateur photographers worldwide and honors the finest images with the highest achievements in color photography.
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