Dallas, TX (September 12, 2013) – San Francisco based photographer Lisa Kristine will be honored in New York with the Humanitarian Award at the 11th Annual Lucie Awards. Lisa Kristine has impacted the photographic community for over two decades with her stunning documentation of indigenous cultures throughout the world.
The 11th Annual Lucie Awards will be held in New York City on Sunday night, October 27, 2013 and for the first time will be held at Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall, New York, NY, at 7:00PM, arrivals at 6:00PM. Tickets are on sale on August 29 at www.lucies.org
The Lucie Awards are a celebration of photography’s greatest achievements the world over and this year caps Fall Photo Week. The Lucie Foundation and the global photography community will recognize this year’s extraordinary honorees and the talented winners from the 2013 International Photography Awards (IPA) juried competition – the Foundation’s sister-effort. Awards presented will include: Lucie Honorees, IPA prizes, Support Category Awards, and the APA/Lucie Foundation Scholarship Prize in the amount of $5,000 to a professional to further advance a personal project.
Each year, the Lucie Awards recognize master photographers who have made a significant and lasting contribution to photography. The 2013 honorees who will join the distinguished group of 93 prior honorees are:
Lisa Kristine – Humanitarian Award
Arno Rafael Minkkinen – Achievement in Fine Art
Victor Skrebneski – Achievement in Fashion
Benedikt Taschen – Visionary Award
John H. White – Achievement in Photojournalism
Li Zhengsheng – Achievement in Documentary.
The Lucie Awards, produced by the Lucie Foundation (a non-profit charitable foundation), honor the achievements of the world’s most accomplished photographers, discover and cultivate emerging talent through mentoring and scholarship programs, and promote the appreciation of photography worldwide.
About Lisa Kristine
Lisa Kristine is a San Francisco based photographer specializing in indigenous peoples worldwide. Through her work, Lisa wishes to encourage a dialogue about the beauty, diversity and hardship of our inter-locking world. The more meaning born in the images, the deeper that dialogue may be. Lisa Kristine aims to enhance her viewer’s awareness and engage them in a visual journey that is also a questioning of our existence. She wants to welcome them into the exploration of our mysterious existence with a spirit of importance, astonishment and hope.
For more than twenty-five years, Lisa Kristine has explored the globe, looking for the peoples, cultures and places that time forgot, creating indelible and unforgettable images. She brings the distant and the ancient and the rare into clearer focus. Best known for her evocative and saturated use of color, her fine art prints are among the most sought after and collected in her field. Lisa’s work has been auctioned by Christie’s New York for the United Nations with Kofi Annan; she works with foundations, educational venues and museums. www.lisakristine.com