News Update: October 30th 2016
Winner of IPA Award, 2016
Lisa Creagh was Awarded: 3rd place in Nature - Flowers category for the winning entry "Floriculture 2"
Lisa Creagh graduated from Goldsmiths in 1994, and more recently, with a masters in Photography from Brighton University. Between 1997 and 2001 she lived and worked as an artist in New York, teaching digital imaging and curating exhibitions. Upon her return she founded The Brighton Photo Fringe in 2003, a vital network of photographers, still running in conjunction with the Brighton Photo Biennial. As a producer and curator she has delivered large-scale photographic projects for international artists and delivered talks at various colleges . In 2006 she received critical acclaim for the originality and collaborative nature of ‘Tidy Street’ where she transformed a street in Brighton in to a series of lightboxes utilizing the windows of small terraced houses. Prior to her MA she was awarded two Arts Council, England Individual Artists Awards for exhibitions reviewed in photographic journals and featured on television and radio. Her current ongoing project, “The Instant Garden” was begun in 2008 and has been exhibited widely and was recently awarded a development grant by The Arts Council of England.
The 2016 International Photography Awards received nearly 15,000 submissions from 103 countries across the globe. IPA is a sister-effort of the Lucie Foundation, where the top three winners are announced at the annual Lucie Awards gala ceremony. The Foundation's mission is to honor master photographers, to discover new and emerging talent and to promote the appreciation of photography. Since 2003, IPA has had the privilege and opportunity to acknowledge and recognize contemporary photographers' accomplishments in this specialized and highly visible competition. Visit www.photoawards.com for more details.
Director, International Photography Awards