Professor Janice Levy receives International Photography Award


Contributed by Melissa Gattine

International Photography Awards (IPA) has announced the winners of 2012's competition. Professor Janice Levy was awarded Honorable Mention in Fine Art - Other category for the winning entry "Animal Display, Riyadh, KSA."

Levy, an acclaimed photographer and professor, spent her sabbatical leave in 2010-2011 teaching photography to women at Princess Noura bint Abdulrahman University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

To view her winning entry, click here.

Her work is also on display in Dijon, France, as part of a photographic exhibition titled, “Saudi Arabia from Within. ” The exhibition will be on display at the Hotel Malteste, an historic 16th century residence located in on September 15, 2012 and will be featured in an article in Saudi Arabia’s le Bien Public. A review of the exhibition will also appear in the publication’s special Arts section on Saturday.