2021 Lucie Foundation Scholarship Winners

2021 Lucie Foundation Scholarship Winners


Los Angeles, CA—The Lucie Foundation supports emerging talent with “dynamic ideas that challenge as well as progress the art form of still photography into compelling works.” Through the 2021 Lucie Foundation Scholarship program, it supports fine art and documentary photographers as well as photojournalists.

Following are the winning photographers for the 2021 scholarships. In addition to the grants, all winners also received a $150 B&H gift card.

2021 Lucie Foundation Scholarship Winners

Lucie Foundation Fine Art Scholarship

This $3,000 scholarship is open to both emerging and established fine arts photographers. The scholarship was given to Louise Amelie for The Lost Children Of Kirgistan. 2021-Lucie-Foundation-Scholarship-Fine-Art

Honorable mention photographers and their works are Oskar Alvarado, Where Fireflies Unfold; Juan Brenner, Genesis; and Mohammad Rakibul Hasan, The Forbidden Love.

Lucie Foundation Emerging Artist Scholarship

Sponsored by Sony, this scholarship is open to all genres of photographic work. The foundation awards this scholarship to an individual to create or continue work on a specific dynamic project. The scholarship comprises a $1,500 grant and a Sony Alpha 7 C mirrorless camera with a 28–60mm lens. 2021-Lucie-Foundation-Scholarship-Emerging-Artist

This year’s winner is Tyler DeHaarte, The Unspectacular Negro: Searching for The Oasis Promised. Honorable mentions went to Shubhadeep Mukherjee, Smells Like Home; Tajette O’Halloran, In Australia; and Katarzyna Piechowicz, Romni.

Photo Taken Emerging Scholarship

This scholarship goes to an individual to create or continue a project focused on telling an existing story through a documentary or photojournalism approach. It is a grant of $1,000. 2021-Lucie-Foundation-Scholarship-Photo-Taken

The 2021 winner is Pang Hai, The Garden’s crossroads. Receiving honorable mentions are Dan Agostini, Palomas; Laila Stevens, A House Is Not a Home; and Doro Zinn, Future Kids.

Photo Made Emerging Scholarship

In addition, the foundation awards this scholarship to an individual to create or continue a project focused on creating a story through a conceptual fine art approach. It is also a $1,000 grant.

The winner is Daniela Rivera Antara, Silence of Dawn. Moreover, honorable mentions went to Lilia Luganskaia, Cosmodrome; Marisol Mendez, Madre; and Izabella Provan, Bending Galaxies Back.