Art & Photography

See below for the list of 2021 winners in the ART & PHOTOGRAPHY category, for books with a copyright date of 2020. Click here to watch the Gold and Silver winner speeches.

Fighting for My Life: Finding Hope and Serenity on Martha's Vineyard
2021 Gold Winner

Author: Michael Blanchard

Publisher: Genevieve Press

ISBN: 978-0-9915028-5-1

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Fighting For My Life begins with Michael’s first days in rehab and chronicles his journey back to a new life filled with reflection, creativity and connection with others. Through the lens of his camera and poignant essays he takes the reader on a moving journey from the wreckage of alcoholism to a life rebuilt on the foundations of sobriety and contribution.

Grouse & Woodcock: The Birds of My Life
2021 Silver Winner

Author: Timothy C. Flanigan

Publisher: Wild River Press

ISBN: 978-0-9993093-8-4

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This lavish all-color celebration in print of America's 100% wild native game birds is the life's work of a master wildlife photographer, a retired Pennsylvania conservation officer, who long ago gave up his shotgun for studying and capturing near-impossible images of these elusive species in their secretive woodland habitats.

Street Culture
2021 Silver Winner

Author: Seleen Saleh

Publisher: Goff Books

ISBN: 978-1-943532-59-9

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Street Culture is a stunning collection of photographs representing women and men of color who exhibit a unique style. Seleen Saleh’s photographs reveal individuality, fearlessness, and creativity in the most vibrant beings who collectively represent street style.


See below for the list of 2020 winners in the ART & PHOTOGRAPHY category, for books with a copyright date of 2019.

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Art in the White House
2020 Gold Winner

Author: William Kloss

Publisher: The White House Historical Association

ISBN: 978-1-931917-76-6

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Art historian William Kloss presents a comprehensive catalog of the White House fine arts collection of more than 500 works by America’s most celebrated artists.

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Beauty and the Beast: California Wildflowers and Climate Change
2020 Silver Winner

Author: Rob Badger and Nita Winter

Publisher: WinterBadger Press

ISBN: 978-1-7331044-0-1

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Art and science are seamlessly woven into a stunning coffee table book inspiring hope and action. A thoughtful collaboration of many hearts and minds dedicated to protecting Nature’s beauty.

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Cultures in Transition: Spirit Heart Soul
2020 Silver Winner

Author: Oliver Klink

Publisher: True North Editions

ISBN: 978-1-943013-13-5

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Cultures in Transition explores the changes that people go through, the subtleties that make their life evolve, their spiritual guiding light in 5 Asian Countries.

2020 Silver Winner

Author: Chris Rainier

Publisher: Earth Aware Editions

ISBN: 978-1-68383-645-2

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Mask presents a striking collection of rare masks steeped in ancient tradition, captured through the lens of one of the world’s most celebrated documentary photographers.

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