MEITAR AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PHOTOGRAPHY

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Rhiannon Adam, 2020 Meitar Winner

ABOUT

The Meitar Award for Excellence in photography, a collaboration between PHOTO IS:RAEL and the Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund, will be awarded for the sixth time this year for a body of work that demonstrates excellence in the field of photography.

A professional independent jury of leading international professionals will review all shortlisted candidates anonymously and will select a photographer who demonstrates thought, quality, originality, and excellence in photography, as well as the potential to create a comprehensive body of work suitable for a solo exhibition.

The 20 finalists will be showcased in a group exhibition at the International Photography Festival in November 2021 in Tel-Aviv.  The award winner will be announced in November during the festival.

10.06.2021

Early Registration Opens

12.07.2021

Late Registration

29.07.2021

Submission Deadline

31.10.2021

Selected artists notified

AWARDS

Finalists

The 20 finalists will be showcased in a group exhibition at the International Photography Festival in November 2021 in Tel-Aviv.

2020 finalists »

THE WINNER

The winner will be announced in November 2021. The award winner will receive a $14,000 grant, composed of a personal grant of $2,500, curatorial  guidance, and the production of a solo exhibition that will be part of the 2022 International Photography Festival.

2020 Winner »
Edgar Martins, Finalist 2020

JURY 2021

Scott Gray

CEO of World Photography Organisation & Angus Montgomery Arts

Karin Rehn-Kaufmann

Art Director and Chief Representative Leica Galleries International (Austria)

Dr.h.c Avi Sabag

Founder & Director, Musrara, The Naggar School of Art and Society Jerusalem

István Virágvölgyi

Curator, photo editor, Secretary of the Capa Grand Prize Hungary

Enrico Stefanelli

Founder and Artistic Director Photolux Festival in Lucca, Tuscany, Italy

Eric Vroons

Editor-at-large for GUP and Chief editor for the print edition of GUP Magazine

דפנה מיתר נחמד , קרן משפחת צבי ועפרה מיתר

Dafna Meitar Nechmad

The Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund

Rivka Saker

Chairman of Sotheby's Israel, Founder and board chair of ARTIS

Sigalit Landau

Artist

2020 WINNER

Rhiannon Adam

 

The Winner of the 2020 Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography

Rhiannon Adam

Series Name
Big Fence / Pitcairn Island

2020 FINALISTS

Léonard Pongo
Rafael Heygster
Radek Polak
Edgar Martins
Tamara Eckhardt
Alex Kemman
Alfredo Bosco
François Lesage
Tim Franco
Agnieszka Sosnowska
Federico Estol
Irmina Walczak
Daniela Rivera Antara
Natalie Keyssar
Thomas Gauthier
Ciro Battiloro
Ingeborg Everaerd
Eyal Fried
Veronica Losantos
Léonard Pongo / The uncanny (2011-2019)

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