Awards and Shows

AWARDS & HONORS
"Associate Distinction Award" (ARPS), The Royal Photographic Society

2017
12th Annual Black & White Spider Awards:
Honorable Mention: Abstract Category for "Spontaneous Dance"
Nominee: Abstract Category for "Raindrops on Lumen Print"

10th Annual Pollux/Gala Awards:
Finalist, Fine Art "The Long Moment" Color Series
Honorable Mention, Still Life, "The Flow" BW Series
Invitation to show at: 5th Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography, Barcelona

10th Annual International Color Awards: Nominees in Abstract ("Birds of Paradise"), in Fine Art ("English Cathedral", and in Still Life ("Blondes Have More Fun")

Honorable Mention, The 77th Inernational Photographic Salon of Japan, The All-Japan Ass'n of Photographic Societies and the Asahi Shimbun, Honorable Mention
Honorable Mention, New York Center for Photographic Art, "Liquid", Juror: Debra Klomp Ching, Owner of Klompching Gallery, NYC
International Photographer of the Year 2017:
Fine Art - Abstract "His and Hers"
Nature - Trees "Arboretum of the Imagination Series"
Category: Open Theme "Glass I Series"; in addition, "Organic Whoosh Series"

2016
IPA 2016, Honorable Mention, Still Life for "Sehnsucht - 3D Lumen Print"

"Pannonia Reflections Salon of Photography" International Exhibition

"The 77th Annual International Photographic Salon of Japan" "The All-Japan Assoc. of Photographic Societies"
Honorable Mention for "Heel and Toe", to tour various Japan cities for 2 years starting March 2017.

"Monochrome Awards": 7 Honorable Mentions in Landscapes, Conceptual, Nude, Abstract, and Fine Art

11th Annual Black & White
Spider Awards:
Nominee in Abstract | Dune Goddess
Nominee in Abstract | Spontaneous Dance
Nominee in Fine Art | Sweet Dreams
Nominee in Nature | Achafalaya #1
Nominee in Nature | Storm, Monument Valley
Nominee in Silhouette | Into the Light
Nominee in Still Life | Equivalences
Nominee in Still Life | Medusa's Bouquet

9th Annual International Color Awards:
Nominees in Abstract: "Yellow Whoosh" and "Red from Lumen Series"; Nominees in Still Life: "Organic Purple Heart" and "Dance of the Trumpets from 'The Beauty of Decay'"

"ND Awards 2016" Honorable Mentions in "Fine Art Other" and "Fine Art Abstract"

Finalist, International Photography Competition "NAKED" at Soho Gallery, NYC

Short-listed: Magnum Photography Awards 2016

Prix de la Photographie Paris, Honorable Mentions for 2 Series: "Alternative Process Reds" and "The Blink of an Eye"

Piazza Italiano, Berlin, Germany (5 Images): "4th International Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography"


2015
Short-listed for the "Julia Margaret Cameron Award"
Category Awards:
--Winner: "Landscape & Seascape"
--Finalist: "Self-Portrait", and "Still Life & Abstraction"
--Runner Up: "Nude and Figure"

10th Annual Black & White Spider Awards with:
Honorable Mention in Still Life | Angel's Trumpet, Kneeling
Nominee in Photojournalism | Berlin 24 Years Ago
Nominee in Silhouette | Appenzell, Switzerland
Nominee in Silhouette | Pounding Silver
Nominee in Still Life | Edinburgh, 2014

People’s Choice Award BLACK & WHITE Magazine "Single Image Contest 2015"

8th Annual International Color Awards, Nominee for "Abstract": "3 Fish Wearing Lipstick"

2014
9th Annual Black & White Spider Awards:
Nominee in Abstract | "Apple Peelings, 2013"
Nominee in Abstract | "Lift Off!"
Nominee in Abstract | "Untitled"
Nominee in Nude | "Personal Landscape"
Nominee in Still Life | "Intimacies #2"

Nominee, Still Life, 7th Annual (color) Photography Masters Cup

Accepted into Triennial Exposition of Visual Arts, Rome, Italy

Featured Artist: Photographer's Formulary May Newsletter (Lumen Printing)

Seven fine art portraits exhibited on the Oprah Winfrey Easter Show

2013
"The Special Prize": The 73rd International Photographic Salon of Japan, on display in Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Fukoka

Klompching Gallery, NYC: "The Final Twenty-Five" shortlist, "Fresh 2013"

Nominee Awards for 7 images in the following categories: Abstract, Fashion, Nature, Still Life
in the 8th Annual Black and White Spider Awards

Grand Prix de la Deconverte, International Fine Art Photography Competition, Paris: Honorable Mention in "Still Life" - Juror Awards of Merit in both "Cityscape/Architecture" and "Still Life"

3rd Place, "Nature: Flowers", The Lucies: International Photography Awards (PX3)

Pollux Awards, Finalist in both "Fine Art" (2) and "Abstract" (1)
Bronze Award, "Nature"

Epson International Photographic Pano Awards

Third Place, Holga Out of the Box, TCC Photo Gallery, Longview, TX juror: Ted Orland

First Place in "Fine Art": Professional Women Photographers 2013 Call for Entry Juror: Julie Saul

Honorable Mention, "Ambient Light", The Darkroom Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Second Place, «Marais du Monde», Grand-Cachot-de-Vent, La Chaux-du-Milieu, Switzerland

Single Image Honorable Mention Award: "Spirit of Place", Maine Photographic Workshops-Maine Media

2012
8 Honorable Mention Awards in 5 categories, International Photography Awards (Px3): "Fine Art: Still Life" (2), "Nature Flowers" (2), "Nature: Trees", "Fine Art: Abstract" (2), "People: Lifestyle"
Nominee, 7th Annual Black and White Spider Awards
Honorable Mention Awards (2): 2012 The World Photography Gala Awards Fine Art Competition
Finalist, The Grand Prix de la Découverte Jurors: Michael Kenna et al


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2017
"8x10 2017 Invitational Exhibition", Center for Photographic Art, Carmel
SPECTO Art Space, Harrisonburg, VA - "International Juried Show: Black and White 2017"
"Liquid" group show, New York Center for Photographic Art Juror: Debra Klomp Ching, Owner of Klompching Gallery, NYC
"Chiaroscuro" group show, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT Juror: David H. Wells
"The 77th Inernational Photographic Salon of Japan, The All-Japan Ass'n of Photographic Societies and the Asahi Shimbun" traveling on exhibition within Japan for 2 1/2 years
"Unseen: Photography beyond the Visible" group show, Providence Center for Photographic Arts, Providence, RI Jurors: Peter Miller & Laurie Klein
"The Art of Scanning" group show, Niza Knoll Gallery, The Month of Photography, Denver, CO
"Figure Contemporary All Media Group Show", (3 Film-based images), Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA Juror: Noah Buchanan

2016
"Pannonia Reflections 2016", 3rd International Salon of Photography, Lendava-Lendva, Slovenia
PH21 Contemporary Photography Gallery, Budapest, Hungary: "RGB" Show
Soho Photo Gallery, NYC: "NAKED" Show (One entire wall, 10 prints) Juror: Professor T. Lawrence Wheatman
Center for Photographic Art, Carmel - Members Juried Exhibition Juror: Heather Snider
Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA Juror: Charlotte Eyerman
"Chaos", Arc Gallery, San Francisco - online Juror: Annette Schutz
"Dynamic", Studio Channel Islands "Blackboard Gallery", Matthew Furmonski, Juror
"Maitland International Salon of Photography 2016", Monochrome Print Awards, Maitland, Australia

2015
Solo Exhibition, "The Alchemist's Vision", Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA (6 weeks), Curator: Ted Orland
"8x10 Show", Center for Photographic Art, Carmel (by invitation)
"Black ,White & Everything in Between", SE Center for Photography, Greenville, South Carolina Jennifer Schlesinger, Director of Verve Gallery of Photography, Juror
"Through a Curious Lens", Santa Cruz Art League, Juror: Sean Duggan - 4 images chosen
"Trees", 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles
"Photo Alchemy", Pajaro Valley Arts Council Gallery, Juror: Ted Orland - 3 images chosen

2014
"Reflections", San Luis Obispo Museum Juror: Lee Gleason
"Dark" Show, Arc Gallery (online), San Francisco Juror: Nancy Toomey
"Annual Alternative Process Show", Soho Photo Gallery, NYC Juror: Geoffrey Berliner
"Degrees of Abstraction", Santa Cruz CA Art League Juror: Tobin Keller
MPLS Photographic Center, "Black and White Show", MN Juror: Paul Berlanga
152nd Edinburgh International Exhibition of Photography, Edinburgh International Festival, Scotland
Château Pertusier, "Marais World", Morteau, France
Ph21 Gallery, "Inside Out", Budapest, Hungary
Triton Museum Gala Show, Santa Clara, CA
Chosen to be featured in the first print edition of Excel Magazine

2013
Salon de la Photo Gallery at Porte de Versailles, Paris - November, 2013
Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, California Jurors: Dean Birely and Chris Johnson
Greg Moon Art Gallery, "After Dark II", Taos, NM
Art Ark Gallery, San Jose, California "Tango and the Modern Nude"
Pajaro Valley Arts Council, "Best of Show, Fur, Feathers and Fuzz", Watsonville, CA

2012
Solo Show "Arboreal Realms": http://ForwardThinkingMuseum.com/exhibitions/solo_kaye_01.php
Curator: Peter Fahrni, Director
"Holga Out of the Box International", Tammy Cromer-Campbell Gallery, Longview, Texas Juror: Michael Kenna
"Interior Monologues: Views into the Artist's Mind", Pojaro Valley Art Center, Watsonville, California
"Among Trees", Darkroom Gallery, Essex Juction, VT Juror: Beth Moon
New Orleans Photo Alliance Show, LA
Pajaro Valley Arts Center, Watsonville, CA "Photo Alchemy" Jurors: Ted Orland, Prof. Brian Taylor
Group Show, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA 2012 Juror: Prof. Brian Taylor
"Salon 5: Travel" Holland International Image Circuit
2012 Juried Exhibition, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA Jurors: Brian Taylor and Bryan Yedinak
Portfolio Artist, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

2011
"Four Corners of the Earth", Dark Room Gallery, Essex Junction, VT Juror: George deWolfe
"Lith Prints, Traditional Film Photography", Featured Artist, www.thiaps.com
Inaugural Portraiture Exhibition, Juju FotoFactory, Austin, TX
Group Show, Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley, Los Gatos CA
Plates to Pixels "Photocraft", Lightbox Gallery, Astoria, OR Juror: Blue Mitchell
Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, VT "Poetry of Shadows" Juror: Christina Z. Anderson
"Shut Up and Shoot" Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR Juror: Todd Johnson
"Exposed, The Contemporary Nude Show", 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, California Juror: Tricia Noble
"Trees 2011", Wilding Art Museum, Los Olivos, CA
Group Show, Florida Museum of Photography
Bristol Salon of Photography, UK Jurors: Collis, Harrison and Reeves
“PhotoPlace Open”, Middlebury, VT Juror: Alison Nordstrom
Lightbox Gallery, Astoria, OR "The Photographic Nude" Juror: Cherie Hiser
"Urban Landscape", 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Juror: Joshua Hess
“Flowers, Trees, Birds & Bees”, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont Juror: Alan Nyiri

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Bibliothèque National de France
Indie Photobook Collection

PUBLICATIONS
Catalog for Solo Show: "The Alchemist's Vision", Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA (2015)
Special Issue #107 of BLACK & WHITE Single Image Contest 2015
https://wobnebmagazine.com/2017/08/13/photos-directly-from-nature%e2%80%8a-%e2%80%8afine-art-botanicals-by-diane-kaye/
BLACK & WHITE Single Image Contest 2014, 1 or more awards (to be announced)
Silvershotz Magazine”, 2010
"Poetry of Shadows" Catalog, 2011
B&W Magazine, "COLOR Single Image Contest 2011" AWARD
B&W Magazine, "Single Image Contest 2011", MERIT AWARD - “Special Issue” #80
"Featured Portfolio, March 2009: Creative Image Maker Magazine
"Black+White Photography Magazine", UK, 2009, "A Close Call" (Scanner Art Portfolio & Article)

AFFILIATIONS
Royal Photographic Society, UK
Griffin Museum of Photography, Member
Center for Photography, Carmel, Member
Santa Cruz Art League, "Creative Circle" Member

EDUCATION
Liberal Arts Degree, University of California, Berkeley: Edward Frank Kraft Scholarship Prize; Distinction in General Scholarship, Phi Beta Kappa
Karl August Universitaet, Goettingen, Germany
Studies with Ruth Bernhard, Michael Kenna, Jerry Uelsmann, Ray McSavaney, Ansel Adams, Rod Dresser, and other master photographers