This year’s YPA Awards Ceremony and Benefit Auction will be held at the Calumet Gallery, New York, from 7pm to 10pm on Wednesday, October 19th.
The Awards Ceremony and Benefit Auction is YPA’s principal fundraising vehicle. The event is open to all and is a unique opportunity to meet leading players in the photography and stock image business, and to enjoy – and possibly acquire – some stunning photography, while celebrating and supporting young talent.
Tickets cost $50 (or $75 at the door), including wine, beer, classy hors d’oeuvres and smooth live jazz
The awards will be presented by five of America’s leading photographers: Albert Watson, Deborah Willis, Hans Neleman, Lois Greenfield and Theresa Raffetto.
The Benefit Auction will include highly collectable signed prints by renowned photographers Amy Arbus, Barbara Bordnick, Brad Trent, Cameron Davidson, Jill Enfield, Marcus Gaab, Martyn Thompson, Sebastian Smith, Toby McFarlan Pond, Vincent Dixon, Jimmy Fikes and others. There will also be prints by the 2011 YPA Scholarship winners
- Date: Wednesday, October 19th, 2011
- Time: 7pm-10pm
- Location: Calumet Gallery, 22 W. 22nd Street | New York, NY 10010
All profits will help fund the various programs we run:
- Scholarships for photography students
- Mentoring programs for young photographers
- Internships for emerging photographers
- Photography portfolio reviews