Barbara E. Leven Photography




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CURRENT and UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

"Color it Red Mini Portfolio", Shadow and Light Magazine, Volume6/Issue03, March/April 2020: pp. 65-69

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"Showcase Portfolio", Shadow and Light Magazine, Volume2/Issue2, January/February 2016: p. 48

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AWARDS

2020 Light Space & Time Online Gallery "Abstracts"

Honorable Mention for "Seahorse3" and  Special Merit  for "Digesters Abstract3"

Seahorse3, 2004

Digesters Abstract3, 2019

 

2020 Color It Red, juried by Tim Anderson, Shadow and Light Magazine

Finalists for "Rainblow Tulip" and "Red Red Rose"

Rainbow Tulip, 2019

 

Red Red Rose, 2019

 

2019  Color It Red, juried by Tim Anderson, Shadow and Light Magazine

Finalist for "Scarlet Meadow Flower"

Scarlet Meadow Flower, 2014

 

2018  Photo Review Competition, juried by Sarah Meister, Museum of Modern Art Curator of Photography

9th Prize Winner for "Tentacle Abstract3"

Tentacle Abstract3, 2017

 

2018 11th Annual International Color Awards

Nominee in the Category Wildlife for "Baby Croc2"

Baby Croc2, 2016

 

2018 Light Space & Time Online Gallery "Cityscapes"

Special Merit  for "Old San Juan" and Special Recognition for "Manhattan Bridge Panorama2"

Old San Juan, 2009

Manhattan Bridge Panorama2, 2017

2017 Light Space & Time Online Gallery "Seascapes"

Honorable Mention for "Cliffs of Moher"
Special Merit  for "Newport Race"
Special Recognition for "Newcastle High Tide "

Newport Race, 2008

Cliffs of Moher2, 2017

Newcastle High Tide, 2017

 

2017 10th Annual International Color Awards

Honorable Mention in the Category Wildlife for "River Frog"

 

River Frog, 2015

 

2016 The Photo Review Competition juried by Laurence Miller, Laurence Miller Gallery, NYC

Winner  for "Purim Pirate"

Purim Pirate

 

2016 Color it Red, juried by Tim Anderson, Red Dog News

"Tug Tire" and "Aging Roses"

Tug Tire, 2006

Aging Roses, 2015

 

2015 Light Space & Time Online Gallery "Botanicals"

1st Place (Photography & Digital) and 2nd Place (Overall) for "Two Coves Sunflower"

Two Coves Sunflower, 2015

 

2015 International Photography Awards

1 Honorable Mention in the Professional Division Category Fine Art - Landscape for "Bundoran Beach, County Donegal, Ireland"

Bundoran Beach, County Donegal, Ireland

2015 Light Space & Time Online Gallery "Abstracts"

Special Merit  for "Phonedots"

Phonedots, 2015

 

2015 8th Annual International Color Awards

Nominee for "Pod Abstract"

Pod Abstract
 

2015 Red Dog News "Color it Red"

Fourth Place for "Diner Abstract"

Diner Abstract

 

2015 Light Space & Time Online Gallery "Seasons"

Honorable Mention  for "Autumn Colors" and "Special Recognition" for "Stone Mill"

Autumn Colors

Stone Mill

 

2014 9th Annual Black and White Spider Awards

Nominee in Fine Art for "Pooch"

Pooch

 

2014 International Photography Awards

3 Honorable Mentions in the Professional Division Categories:

Nature – Flowers for "Rose is a Rose"and "Heliconia" ;
Architecture – Historic for "Grecian Temple Ruin"

Rose is a Rose

Heliconia

 

Grecian Temple Ruin

 

2014 iPhone Photography Awards 7th Annual Competition

2 Honorable Mentions in Seasons and
1 Honorable Mention in Trees

 

 

2014 The Photography Masters Cup 7th Annual Competition

Nominee in Wildlife for  "White Koi";  Nominee in Still Life for  "Scarves" and "December Orchids2"

White Koi

 

Scarves

December Orchids2

 

2013 International Photography Awards

2 Honorable Mentions in the Professional Division Categories: Nature – Seasons for "Spring Etude"

and Fine Art – Landscapes for "Navy Yard Woods"

Spring Etude

Navy Yard Woods



2013 Light Space & Time Online Gallery "Botanicals"

Special Recognition  for
"December Orchids2"





December Orchids2
 

2013 The iPhone Photography Awards – Honorable Mention for "Bronx Tree"

Bronx Tree

 

2013 The Photography Masters Cup 6th Annual Competition

Nominee in Wildlife for  "FreeRange2", and "Peacock2"; Nominee in Still Life for  "ham"

Freerange2

Peacock2

ham

2012 International Photography Awards

2 Honorable Mentions in the Professional Division Categories: Fine Art - Abstract for "Diner Abstract3",  and Nature - Flowers for "Water Lillies"

Diner Abstract3

Water Lillies


2012 Sony World Photography Awards

Shortlisted in Professional Nature & Wildlife category

https://www.worldphoto.org/sony-world-photography-awards/winners-galleries/2012/professional/shortlisted/nature-wildlife/Barbara-Leven


2011 The Photography Masters Cup 5th Annual Competition

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement in the Nature Category for "Two Coves Sunflower"

Two Coves Sunflower


2011 International Photography Awards One Shot: The City

2 Honorable Mentions in the Professional Division Categories: People for "Asleep" and Cityscapes for "Gallery Window"

Asleep

Gallery Window

2010 International Photography Awards - Lucie Awards:

4 Honorable Mentions in the Professional Division Categories: Fine Art - Abstract for "Elevated Flags", Fine Art - Still Life for "Pear Study"  and Nature - Flowers for "Astoria Sunflower" and "Orchid Ballet"

Elevated Flags

Pear Study

Astoria Sunflower

Orchid Ballet

 

2009 International Photography Awards - Lucie Awards:

4 Honorable Mentions in the Professional Division Categories: Fine Art - Abstract for "Autumn Ice" , Fine Art - Other for "Vegan Splendor",  Nature - Seasons for "Autumn Ice" and Nature - Trees for "Roots"

Autumn Ice
Vegan Splendor


 

Roots

2008 International Photography Awards - Lucie Awards:

3 Honorable Mentions in the Professional Division Categories: Fine Art - Abstract for "Origins", Fine Art - Other for "Jailbirds" and Nature - Seasons  for "W Train"

Origins


 

Jailbirds

W train

 

2007 International Photography Awards - Lucie Awards:

2 Honorable Mentions in the Professional Division Categories Fine Art - Abstract for "Enigma Variations" and Nature - Seasons for "Enchanted Earth - Seasons"

Enigma Variations

 

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Winter

Enchanted Earth Seasons


March 2008 Think Tank Weather Photo Competition:  Winner

W train

 

Double Exposure Challenge 2007

Autumn: Runner-Up

Kettlepond



May 2007 Outstanding Art/Photo Site Award

Barbara Leven Photography
Awarded by Wayne J. Cosshall of Digital Imagemaker


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LINKS

http://www.licartistsflowers.blogspot.com


FEATURED ONLINE VIDEO

Enchanted Earth: Up Close and Personal
A talk featuring images from my ongoing series "Enchanted Earth"  given at the B&H SuperStore Event Space, NYC, NY May 24, 2012.

 


FEATURED  ONLINE ARTICLES

"Showcase Portfolio", Shadow and Light Magazine, Volume2/Issue2, January/February 2016: p. 39-48

 

"An Enchanted Earth Awaits in Queens", Queens Ledger, Queens, NY January 12, 2012: p.16:
 


BOOKS

Enchanted Earth 3.0

A Continuation of the Enchanted Earth series with photographs taken in cultivated gardens, nature preserves and forests as well as iin the parks and street of New York City. Available through blurb.com

 

Enchanted Earth 2.0

A Catalog of the "Enchanted Earth 2.0" exhibition held at the Queens Botanical Garden , Flushing, NY Oct. 1, 2011 - Jan. 31, 2012 . Available through blurb.com


 

What's for Dinner? A Provocative Look at What We Eat

A photographic response to what we eat — while still alive, swimming or growing, newly deceased, being processed, and at the market. Available through blurb.com

 

Enchanted Earth: A Study of Nature in Captivity

An 80 page book of photography of lush botanicals combind with English haiku.
Available through blurb.com