International Color Awards

Honorable Mention in the category Fashion, Nominee in the category Advertising and 2x Fashion

About The Award

International Color Awards is the leading international award honoring color photography. A global platform and channel for photographers to show their work to important key industry tastemakers.

Winners and nominees are recognized in a night of online gala celebrations when photography fans around the globe log on for the climax of the annual Photoshow and pay tribute to the most outstanding achievements in color photography.

International Color Awards is open to professional and amateur photographers shooting in all forms of color photography using traditional or digital methods. We encourage classic styles, new creative ideas and photographers who are driven by their artistic eye and a desire to excel in this classic art form.


Press Release


LOS ANGELES (2023/04/29) - Professional photographer Tobias Meier (2b+photo) of Canada was presented with the 16th Annual International Color Award "Pieces Of Me" in the category of Fashion at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photoshow streamed Saturday, April 29, 2023.

The live online gala was attended by industry leaders and the photography community from around the globe who logged on to watch the climax of the world's premier event for color photography. 16th Annual Jury members included captains of the industry from The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; The Art Channel, London; Groninger Museum, Netherlands; Koller Auctions, Zurich; Preus Museum, Norway; Throckmorton Fine Art Gallery, New York; Publicis Groupe, Warsaw; Chung 24 Gallery, San Francisco; Kolle Rebbe, Hamburg; Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe; High Museum of Art, Atlanta; Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr Auctions, Brussels; Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Philadelphia; William Shearburn Gallery, Saint Louis; Museo d'arte Moderna di Bologna (MAMbo), Bologna; and Clamp, New York who honored Color Masters with 608 coveted title awards and 916 nominees in 37 categories.

"It was a real pleasure to participate on the jury of the 16th International Color Awards. These occasions are precious for getting to know new artists and understanding where the contemporary taste is leading, with themes that interest, fascinate and capture the collective gaze." Said Juror Lorenzo Balbi, Director of Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna (MAMbo).

INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS is the leading international award honoring excellence in color photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight on the best professional and amateur photographers worldwide and honors the finest images with the highest achievements in color photography.

Color Awards Jury:
James A. Ganz, Senior Curator of Photographs, Head of Department - THE J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM - Los Angeles; Marlon Steensma, Head of Collections - GRONINGER MUSEUM - Netherlands; Brian Paul Clamp, Owner & Director - CLAMP - New York; John Lin, Executive Creative Director, VP of Basketball - FILA - New York; Caroline Gentsch, Specialist Contemporary Art - BONHAMS CORNETTE DE SAINT CYR - Brussels; Hege Oulie, Curator - PREUS MUSEUM - Norway; Gabriel Mueller, Head of Department, Photography - KOLLER AUCTIONS - Zurich; Hallie Ringle, Chief Curator - INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART (ICA) - Philadelphia; Benjamin Eck, Director & Founder - B/E BENJAMIN ECK GALERIEN - Munich; Angie Davey, Art Consultant & Advisory - REDKITE NFT - London; Norberto Rivera, Photography Director - THROCKMORTON FINE ART GALLERY - New York; Dr. Thomas Elsen, Director of H2 / Contemporary Art - KUNSTSAMMLUNGEN & MUSEEN AUGSBURG - Germany; Emma Chiu, Global Director - WUNDERMAN THOMPSON INTELLIGENCE - New York; Joshua White, Founder - THE ART CHANNEL - London; Tiago Pinto, Creative Director - DUDA PROPAGANDA - Warsaw; Diane Chung, Owner & Gallery Director - CHUNG 24 GALLERY - San Francisco, Alexandra Prata, Head of Design - PUBLICIS - Warsaw; Savina Mokreva, Creative Director Art - KOLLE REBBE | Part of Accenture Interactive - Hamburg; Maya Brooks, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art - NORTH CAROLINA MUSEUM OF ART - Raleigh; Christopher Till, Director - APARTHEID MUSEUM - Johannesburg; Lorenzo Balbi, Director - MUSEO D'ARTE MODERNA DI BOLOGNA (MAMbo) - Bologna; Anne Kelly, Gallery Director - PHOTO-EYE GALLERY - Santa Fe; Katherine Rodway Vega, Director - Saint Louis - WILLIAM SHEARBURN GALLERY - Saint Louis; Maria L. Kelly, Assistant Curator of Photography - HIGH MUSEUM OF ART - Atlanta; Diane Waggoner, Curator, Dept. of Photographs - THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART - Washington DC