Carmen Spitznagel

Carmen Spitznagel

Waldberg, Germany

About Carmen Spitznagel

Professional Fine Art Photographer, living in Waldberg, Germany.

Awards:
2016

-International Black and White Spider Awards:
2 Nominees in Nature, Nominee in Fine Art

2015

- London International Creative Competiton:
Honorable Mention with the series "silence"
-Schwarzweiss Magazin 105:
Winner: „Wettbewerb Küstenbilder“

-Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
Internat. Photography Competition, winner, 1st Place in landscape category

-International Color Awards:
winner (Honorable Mention in Fine Art, Nominierung in Fine Art

-Prix de La Photographie Paris:
Px3 „White“ competition, Honorable Mention with the series „A Winter’s Tale“
-Photo Club Arizona
„Balkan Dream 2015“, PCA Gold Medal

-Prix de La Photographie Paris
Px3 2015, Honorable Mention

2014

-International Black and White Spider Awards:
Winner (Honorable Mention) in Abstrakt und Still Life

-Julia Margaret Cameron Award:
Finalist in Landscape

2013

-Professional Woman Photographers
Spring International Call
Jurors Selection

-New York Center for Photographic Art
"Seasons"- Competition
2 Honorable Mentions

-International Color Awards
Nominee in Abstract, Nominee in Fineart

2012
- The Art of Photography Show, San Diego USA:
Winner 2nd Place with "lost childhood"

- Prix De La Photographie Paris:
Honorable Mention for the series "lost childhood"
Honorable Mention for the series "floral dance"

- International Black and White Spider Awards:
Honorable Mention in Wildlife, 2 Nominees in Fine Art, 3 Nominees in Nature

- Julia Margaret Cameron Award:
Honorable Mention in Fine Art

- Darkroomgallery Monochromatic Competition:
Jurors Choice for two photos

- The Center for FineArt Photography:
Winner Best of Show

2011
- International Color Awards:
Winner 2nd Place (Merit of Excellence) in Wildlife
3 Nominees in Fine Art

- International Black and White Spider Awards:
Nominee in People, Portrait und Silhouette

- Photocompetition Nationalpark Wattenmeer Husum:
Winner 2nd Place with "heaven can wait" und Special Recognition for "eternal moment"

- Light Space & Time Gallery
Animals Art Competition:
Special Recognition for "be a sheep II"

- The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards
Storyteller Award:
Nominee with the series "Memories"

- Prix de La Photographie Paris:
Px3 Official Selection for 2011 for the series "memories", "the sea" and the photo "be a sheep"

2010
- International Color Awards:
Nominee in Fine Art (1 Photo), Nominee in People (2 Photos)

- Competition Festival internacional da imagen:
Finalist

- International Black and White Spider Awards:
Winner (Honorable Mention) in Wildlife, Winner (Honorable Mention) in Photojournalism, Nominee in Fine Art

- Arte Laguna Festival:
Finalist in the category "photography"

- International Glanzlichter Photoawards:
Winner (Highlight) in the category "on the sky above us"

- Zingst Horizonte Festival:
Winner in the category "national parks"

- Emirates Photography Competition:
Winner Honorable Mention 2010

2009
- International Color Awards:
Nominee in Fine Art (3 Photos), Nominee in Abstract (1 Photo)

- Hasselblad Masters Competition:
Finalist in the "Up and coming" category

- International Aperture Awards:
Silver Award (3 Photos)

2008
- Black and White Spider Awards:
Nominee in Abstract, Nominee in Fine Art

Education

self study and taking part at workshops and photographers assistance

Exhibitions

2018

Haus der Geschichte, Dinkelsbühl:
„Lichtstuben“, Group Exhibition with Harry Kramer
Altes Amtshaus, Bad Neustadt/Saale:
„Dreisam“ Group Exhibition
Darkroom Gallery, Essex Jct. Vermont USA:
„Trees“, Group Exhibition
BetrO, Wildflecken:
„Aus dem Rahmen gefallen“, Solo Show
Schloss Sommerhausen:
Kunsttage Sommerhausen, Group Exhibition

2017
Markthalle Mellrichstadt
"Bilder, Skulpturen, Objekte", Group Exhibition
Solo Exhibition in the context of the "Kunstwoche Kleinsassen 2017"
Huntenkunst, Art fair Ulft, Netherlands, Group Exhibition
Darkroom Gallery Essex Jct. Vermont USA
"Chiaroscuro" Group Exhibition
Kaiserpfalz Museum, Forchheim
"Lichtstuben", Double Solo Show with Harry Kramer

2016
Bürgerhaus Biebergemünd
"Augenblicke" Group Exhibition
Nurona Pflegezentrum, Bischofsheim
"Poesie des Augenblicks" Solo Exhibition
Solo Exhibition in the context of the "Kunstwoche Kleinsassen 2016"
Galerie M Beck, Homburg/Saar
"Die Reise ins Ich - Eine Unschärfe - Zeitgenössische fotografische Positionen", Group Exhibition

2015
Bruder-Franz-Haus, Bischofsheim-Kreuzberg, Rhön
"Rhön Melancholie" Solo Show
Malerdorf Kleinsassen, Rhön
Solo Show "Kunstwoche Kleinsassen 2015"
International Women’s Exhibit Atlanta
“Women in Focus 2015”, Group Exhibition
Darkroom Gallery, Essex Jct. Vermont USA
“Lines”, Group Exhibition
1650 Gallery, Los Angeles
“IN THE ZONE”, Group Exhibition
Darkroom Gallery, Essex Jct. Vermont USA
“Black & White”, Group Exhibition
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, Miami USA
“International Photography Competition”, Group Exhibition

2013 und 2014
Haus der Schwarzen Berge, Wildflecken
Solo Show “Rhön Melancholie”
Rittergut Endschütz, Endschütz Solo Show
"Memories" und “Wintermärchen”
The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, USA
Black + White 2014, Group Exhibition
"Kunst und Kultur in Staatz", Staatz, Austria - Group Exhibition
"Kunstwoche Kleinsassen" Solo Show
Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco "Center Forward" Group Exhibition
Huntenkunst, Ulft, Niederlande, Group Exhibition
Sangiovese Festival in Modigliana, Italy - Group Exhibition
Darkroom Gallery, Essex Jct. Vermont USA "Color Story" Group Exhibition

2012
Immagis Gallery, Würzburg, Germany, "Momento Eterno" - Solo exhibition
San Diego Art Institute, San Diego USA, "The Art of Photography Show 2012" - Group exhibition
The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado USA, "Center Forward" - Group exhibition
PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont USA, "Water" Group exhibition
"Kunst und Kultur in Staatz", Staatz, Austria - Group exhibition
"Kunstwoche Kleinsassen" Solo Show
Darkroom Gallery, Essex Jct. Vermont USA, "Among Trees" - Group exhibition
The Perfect Exposure Gallery, Los Angeles, USA - Group exhibition
Foto8 Gallery "Summershow Exhibition", London, United Kingdom
F-Stop Magazine publication in Issue 53, "Serial Photography"
Vermont Photography Photoplace Gallery, "Photoplace Open" - Online exhibition
Darkroom Gallery, Essex Jct. Vermont USA, "Night Light" - Group exhibition
PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont USA - Group exhibition
The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado USA, "Black & White" - Group exhibition
Light Space & Time Online Gallery - Online exhibition
Darkroom Gallery, Essex Jct. Vermont USA "Monochromatic" - Group exhibition
Parallax Artfair, Chelsea Town Hall, London - Group exhibition

2011
Fotonoviembre Teneriffa "Atlántica Colectivas" - Group exhibition
Photoplace Gallery, Vermont "The Language of Light" - Group exhibition
Husum Photofestival, Husum, Germany - Group exhibition

2010
"Glanzlichter", Fürstenfeldbruck and German cities - Touring group exhibition
"Horizonte Zingst", Zingst, Germany - Group exhibition
"Arte Laguna Festival", Venedig, Italia - Group exhibition
Festimage in Chaves, Portugal - Group exhibition
PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont USA "Uncommon Portraits" - Online exhibiton

2009
"immagine di mare", Finale Ligure, Italia - Group exhibition
"Hasselblad Masters on Tour", Hong Kong, Copenhagen, New York and London - Group exhibition