/ 2018 / Fine Art / Still Life

Still Lives

  • Prize
    Bronze in Fine Art/Still Life
  • Photographer
    Nancy Oliveri Photography

This project of staged still life photographs was inspired by the
light and domestic compositions of16th Century Dutch and
Flemish painting. It also references the tradition of early
daguerreotypes and the Victorian tradition of post-mortem
portraits. My previous work included unstaged images of wildlife
in the Gowanus Canal and evolved into these staged studio still

Nancy Oliveri is an American fine art photographer born in Providence, Rhode Island. She studied film and photography at Hartford Art School in the early 80's and lives in NYC. She was recently featured in the New York Responds Exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York 2021 and the Women Street Photographers at El Barrio Art Space in NYC 2021. She has been featured in Musee Magazine, L'Oeil Magazine, WhiteHot Magazine for Contemporary Art, Arcade Project, SouthXSoutheast Photography Magazine, Float Magazine among others.

Awards Silver Award- Mermaids of Coney Island, self published book, Tokyo International Foto Awards 2021
Bronze Award- The Space Between, self published book,Tokyo International Foto Awards 20121
Water Exhibition, New York City Center for Photographic Art,1st Place Winner curated by Mark Sink, 2020
Tokyo International Foto Awards, Silver Award for self published book Coney Island Mother of Exiles, 2019
Tokyo International Foto Awards, Bronze, self published book Flora & Fauna 2019
2019 Julia Margaret Cameron Awards, Category Winner, Women See Women, juror Elizabeth Avedon 2019
2019 Julia Margaret Cameron Awards, Category Winner, 2019
Still Life Category Winner, Pollux Award, 2018 Juror Phillip Brookman
Women See Women, 12th Julia Margaret Award 2018, Honorable Mention
Px3 Paris, 2018 Bronze Winner Fine Art Category 2018
American Splendor, 2018 Honorable Mention, Jurors: Ruben Natal-San Miguel, Harlem, NYC
Significant Color, 2o18
11th Julia Margaret Cameron Award, 2017
Pollux Award, 2017