Announcing the 2013 Aperture Portfolio Prize Winner

Art Press Release from United States. Published by anonymous on Thursday 20 June 2013.

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Aperture is pleased to announce Bryan Schutmaat as the 2013 Aperture Portfolio Prize Winner for his series Grays the Mountain Sends.

Bryan Schutmaat (born in Houston,1983) has completed a BA in history at the University of Houston and received an MFA in photography from the Hartford Art School in Connecticut. Schutmaat’s photographs have been widely exhibited in such venues as Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Photographic Resource Center at Boston University; and Houston Center for Photography. Schutmaat also won the 2013 Flash Forward Emerging Photographer Award and first place at Center’s 2013 Gallerist Choice Awards.

The Aperture Portfolio Prize identifies trends in contemporary photography and features artists whose work deserves greater recognition. The first-prize winner of this international photography competition receives a cash prize and an exhibition at Aperture.