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Announcing the 2011 Portfolio Prize Finalists

Copyright by artist, clockwise from top-left: Sarah Palmer, Louie Palu, Lisa Lindvay, Andrew McConnell, Thibault Brunet

Thanks to all the photographers who took part in our annual Aperture Portfolio Prize contest this past year. Judges have gone through the submissions and after much deliberation, we’re pleased to announce the five finalists:

Lisa Lindvay

Andrew McConnell

Sarah Palmer

Louie Palu

Thibault Brunet

For almost a decade now, our contest has helped to identify trends in contemporary photography and bring the work of innovative and emerging artists to a wider audience.  This year, first prize is $3000 and an exhibition at Aperture Foundation.

Check back with us in the coming weeks as we get ready to announce the winner via email newsletter and our website and showcase their work. Don’t forget to check out the winning images from years past here. And remember, it’s never too early to start thinking about submitting for next year’s prize.



2011 Scholarship Winners Announced

The Lucie Foundation is proud to announce the winners of the 2011 Scholarship Competition. Grand GMC Thornton . There were so many talented applicants this year, and though it may be cliche t say, it’s true: It was incredibly hard to choose just two winners. After much deliberation, here they are:

Daria Tuminas is this year’s winner in the Professional category. The Foundation will provide her with $5,000 to complete a year-long project about Russia.

Daisuke Ito will receive the $2,500 Non-Professional scholarship to work on a project following boxers in Cuba.

We are very excited to support both photographers’ work over the course of the coming year. Further details will be available on the Lucie Foundation website. In the meantime, check out the 2011 Scholarship Shortlist.