Rich Smukler honored by Monochrome Awards 2015


London, UK (30 January 2016) – Photographer rich smukler of United States was Awarded Honorable Mention in Fine Art for the winning entry Longest Night at the prestigious Monochrome Awards honouring Black & White Photography

The 2015 Monochrome Awards received 7212 submissions from 79 countries around the world.

Winning images were selected by panel of international judges, including: Allison Barnes, Katarina Balgavy, Claire A. Warden, Anna Filipova, Rebecca Cairns, Ted Preuss, David Fokos, Roman Loranc, David Johndrow, Stefano Brunesci, Tomasz Lazar, Dominique Bollinger, Andre Brito, Giacomo Brunelli and Martin Stavars.

About Winner:
Selected Museums and Venues 25th Annual All Florida Juried Art Show (The Arts Council of Martin County 2015), Art Olympia 2015 (Tokyo, Japan), (SDAI) The San Diego Art Institute/(MOLA) Museum of the Living Artist: The 50th and 54th International Juried Exhibitions (San Diego, California 2009, 2015), The Alexandria Museum of Art National Juried Exhibition (Alexandria, Louisiana 2014), The Virginia Academy of Fine Arts National Juried Photography Exhibition (Lynchburg, Virginia 2014), The Philadelphia Athenaeum’s 200th Anniversary Juried Art Exhibition (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2014), (JAX) The Jacksonville Center for the Arts (Floyd, Virginia) 2014 Juried Exhibition, (NAA) The Naples Art Association’s 50th Founders Juried Awards Exhibition 2014 (Naples, Florida), The Farmington (New Mexico) Museum of Art 2014 Juried Exhibition, (CAC) The Las Vegas, Nevada Contemporary Arts Center (25th Annual Juried Show, 2014), The Museum of Flight Juried Exhibition 2014 (Seattle, Washington), (CAFA) The 101st, 102nd, 103rd and 104th Juried Exhibitions of The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts (Mystic, Connecticut, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015) elected member, (MARINMOCA) The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art Juried Exhibition (Novato, California 2013 and 2014), The Montreal Art Centre: Global Art League International 2013 Juried Exhibition (Montreal, QC, Canada), The New York Center For The Photographic Arts (NYC4PA) Primary Colors 2013 Juried Exhibition, The St. Augustine Art Association (Annual Nature & Wildlife Juried Exhibition, St. Augustine, Florida 2013, 2015), (CIDPA) Canadian International Digital Photography Juried Exhibition 2011 (Montreal, QC, Canada), Boca Raton Museum of Art Juried Exhibition (Boca Raton, Florida 2012), Monmouth Museum of Art Juried Exhibition (Lincroft, New Jersey 2008), Andrews Museum of Art Juried Exhibition (Andrews, North Carolina 2010), (MOCA) Museum of Computer Art Juried Exhibition (Brooklyn, New York – current), The Southern Museum of Flight Juried Exhibition (Birmingham, Alabama 2008).

La Rondine Gallery (Ponte a Serraglio in the commune of Bagni di Lucca, Italy) Solo exhibition May 2015, Sandro Santioli Photo Atelier (Florence, Italy 2010),IPA (International Photography Awards) Professional One-Shot Category, fine art:still life, fine art: landscape, and architecture:buildings 2015, Photo Review International Photography Competition 2015, 9th Annual Black & White Spider Awards Nominee and Fellow (2014), The Photo Review (on-line) 2014, Best of America Photography, Part II (Kennedy Publishing; 2011), Photographer’s Forum Magazine/Best of Photography 2011 (Serbin Communications; 2011), Photographer’s Forum Magazine/Best of Photography 2012 (Serbin Communications; 2012), Artists Portfolio Magazine (December 2012), B & W Magazine (2013 Portfolio), B & W Magazine (2015 Single Image Still Life/Objects), 2015 Photo Review 2014 (Of The Land on-line).

About Mono Awards:
Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers. Our mission is to celebrate monochrome visions and discover most amazing photographers from around the world.

Rich Smukler specializes in Landscape and Fine-Art Photography from his studio in South Florida. His works have been featured in numerous museums, galleries and private collections internationally. You can see more of his works at (Kick back and stay awhile).