Local Photographer Honored in 15th Annual International Color Awards

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Photographer Felice Willat of Santa Barbara, California was presented with the 15th Annual International Color Awards 2nd Place Merit of Excellence in the category of Americana at the prestigious Winners & Nominee Photoshow streamed Saturday, March 26, 2022. 

The live online gala was attended by industry leaders and the photography community from around the globe who logged on to watch the climax of the world's premier event for color photography. 15th Annual Jury members included captains of the industry from The Armory Show, New York; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; The Art Channel, London; V&A Museum, London; Koller Auctions, Zurich; Preus Museum, Norway; Publicis Groupe, Warsaw; Fila, New York; Chung | Namont Gallery, San Francisco; Kolle Rebbe, Hamburg; Tilton Gallery, New York; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee; Cornette de Saint Cyr Auctions, Brussels; Podbielski Contemporary, Milan and RedKite NFT, London who honored Color Masters with 658 coveted title awards and 975 nominees in 37 categories. 

"It was an honor to participate alongside judges from all over the world in the selection of the beautiful works presented. The program continues to support the work of professional photographers and those who are simply passionate about the art of capturing the moment," said Juror Alexandra Prata of Publicis Groupe, Warsaw. 

“Willat’s ‘Pink Cadillac,’ an exceptional image entered in the Americana category, represents contemporary color photography at its finest, and we're pleased to present her with the title of 2nd Place Merit of Excellence. Her image of a Burmese laborer, ‘Carry the Weight’ earned an Honorary Mention in Photojournalism, as well as Nominees in four additional categories.” said the awards Creative Director, Basil O’Brien.

“I love the International Color Awards because they are open to the art and soul of photography.  Thank you so much to all the judges; I am so moved to be chosen among all of these gifted photographers,” said Willat.

INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS is the leading international award honoring excellence in color photography. This celebrated event honors the finest images with the highest achievements in color photography. To see more award-winning works, visit www.felicewillatphotography.com.

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