Karen I. Hirsch Photography

Black and white photo of 2 older Spanish men on a bench

2017 International Color Awards Honorable Mention-Abstracts,

Nominee Sports

2016 Black & White Spider Awards Nominees in Architecture

2016 ArtSlant/Chicago Showcase Award in Photography

2015 Black & White Spider Awards - 3 Nominees

2015  Artslant Chicago Showcase winner - new media

2014  Illinois Arts Council Grant for exhibition prints

2014  Artslant Chicago Showcase winner - new media

2014  Art Slant Chicago Showcase winner - abstract

2013 Black & White Spider Awards - 3 Nominees-Abstract, Nominee-Architecture

2013  Masters Cup International Color Photo Competition - Nominee-Abstracts

2012  International Photography Awards - Honorable Mention - Fine Art/Abstract series

2011  The Art-Exchange - Winner of  “Your Art on Your Website” Competition

2010  First Place-Alteration of Reality - Fort Dearborn International Photography Competition

2009  Black & White Spider Awards - Nominee - Abstracts

2009  International Photography Awards- Honorable Mention/Fine Art

2009  PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris - Honorable Mention/Professional

2007  Participant in “Rizhao, China In Eyes of Foreign Photographers”

2007  The International Color Awards - Masters Cup - 2 Nominations in Sports

2007  Fort Dearborn-Chicago Photo Forum - Best Color Photo of the Year - Large print

2006  Black & White Spider Awards - Nominated in Abstracts, Architecture, Silhouettes, Sports

2006 and 2004  Adobe Digital Imaging International Competition - Honorable Mention

2003  Illinois Arts Council Grant for My Chicago photo exhibit

2003  International Photography Awards - Portraits-Honorable Mention

2003  Honored by the Women’s Apparel Board as Contributor to the Arts in Chicago

2001  Finalist in the Millennium Project - Worldwide project involving 3000 photographers

2000  Participant in City 2000 Project - Documenting Chicago in the year 2000

1999  ASMP/Fuji Astia Competition - Grand Prize

1994  Photography Grant - Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs

1993  Communication Arts Photo Annual

1992  Named Illinois Artisan by the State of Illinois

1992  Studio Magazine Awards - Two Merit Awards

1991  Group Best of Show - Silver - Creative People Awards - Chicago

1990  Best of Show - Creative People Awards - Chicago

1990  Photography Grant - Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs

1989  Third Place - Impact Through Applied Photography National Competition

1980  Special Merit Award - Ilford International Competition

1977  Special Merit Award - Eastman Kodak Competition

1977  Grand Prize - Chicago Daily News Competition

1975  Fulbright Travel Grant

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