Congratulations Altpick Members Award Winners in AOP, AI-AP, 3×3, Int’l Color Awards, Communication Arts Awards, SND 42, and Black and White Spider Awards!

Altpick.com is honored to present awards winners in AI-AP, AOP, 3×3 Professional Show, International Color Awards, and The Black and White Spider Awards competition. We would like to take this time to congratulate all of the winners! Job well done!


Kate Turning – Turning Pictures‘s images win in the International Color Awards

“Orange Juice” Wins 2nd Place in the fashion category ©Turning Pictures

“Americana – Urban SUP” wins Honorable Mention ©Turning Pictures

“What’s for Dinner” wins in advertising category ©Turning Pictures

“Gillian” wins in Portrait category ©Turning Pictures

Ivan Canu’s images win in American Illustration 40 in Book and Exhibition categories

“Vittorio De Sica”, ©Oscar winner, Italian cinema director ©Ivan Canu

“Anna Magnani”, ©Oscar winner, Italian actress ©Ivan Canu

Simon Puschmann’s “Wastelands” wins AOP Gold Award

“For my series “Wastelands”, I wanted to highlight the scope and permanence of trash produced by various metropolitan cities. By transforming garbage into an elegant exercise of composition, form and line, the disposed waste begins to create an unusual portrait of each respective place. Through each urban center’s trash, a picture begins to take shape that reflects unique consumption patterns and habits”, comments Puschmann.


“Wasteland” ©Simon Puschmann

Simon Puschmann’s “Forest Bathing with Timothy Leary. Film.” wins AOP Gold Award

“I took my trichromatic photography one step further – to film. So here comes my first trichromatic film. Shot in 3 black and white passes, each filtered red, blue and green – one after another”, comments Puschmann.


“Forest Bathing with Timothy Leary” ©Simon Puschmann

Julia Kerschbaumer’s images win in the American Illustration 40 Awards

“We are the Countervirus” campaign created to inform about the fight against COVID19 ©Julia Kerschbaumer

“Collateral Dramage” published in the Scottish whisky magazine “Whiskeria” article on Donald Trump’s self-defeating trade sanctions on Scottish whisky. ©Julia Kerschbaumer

Ellen Weinstein’s images selected for the American Illustration 40 Awards

“Reckoning” for Scientific American ©Ellen Weinstein


“Disasters” for Korean Literature Now ©Ellen Weinstein

 Mark Matcho’s image selected for American Illustration 40’s online archive.


“That curfew…is for you too!” ©Mark Matcho


Garth Glazier’s series receives an Honorable Mention in the 3×3 Professional Show 17:

“Quilted American Landscapes” ©Garth Glazier

“Quilted American Landscapes ©Garth Glazier

Eddie Guy’s images win in American Illustration 40 and Society of Newspaper Designers

“The Healers are Hurting” for Psychology Today wins in American Illustration 40

©Eddie Guy

“Will We Ever Kiss Again” wins in Society of Newspaper Designers (SND 42)- Gold for ‘Single Illustration, Silver for ‘Features Cover’ and Silver for ‘Staff Portfolio Art Direction. ©Eddie Guy


Lisa Powers“The Unknown Woman” wins in the 15th Annual Black & White Spider Awards!


“The Unknown Woman” ©Lisa Powers

Morgan Gaynin’s Illustrators win in American Illustration 40


Mark Peterman’s work was selected for American Photography 37 Annual

Mark Peterman has had work ‘selected’ for the American Photography 37 annual book coming out this fall, from his series  ‘Constructed Realities’. Mark has previously had work ‘Selected’ for the AP36 and AP28 book and work ‘Chosen’ for the AP 35 online archive. 

“Days Present Themselves” a personal project by Mark Peterman

Chris Lyons‘ image wins in 3×3 International Illustration Annual 17

“Tappan Zee” ©Chris Lyons


Luisa Jung’s chosen winner in the American Illustration Awards 40

“Crisis of Argentina’s Agricultural Sector” for Forbes Argentina ©Luisa Jung

“Times in Crisis” for Psychologie Heute ©Luisa Jung


Jon Krause’s images win in CA and American Illustration Awards 40

“Systemic Change” wins in the CA Awards ©Jon Krause

“Wildfires” wins in both CA and selected for American Illlustration 40 ©Jon Krause


Kevin Steele’s “Life on Pause” wins in APA Off The Clock

“Life on Pause” series ©Kevin Steele


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