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Photography Competition & Exhibition

Photography Exhibition in Ohio UnionFor 19 years, the Office of International Affairs has hosted an annual International Photography Competition where Ohio State faculty, staff, students, visiting scholars and alumni are invited to submit photos taken outside of the United States. Photographers enter photos in a number of categories, which in the past have included People, Places, Politics, Animals, Signs and Transportation, among others. First, second and third prizes, as well as a number of honorable mentions, are awarded in each category, and one photograph is named "Best in Show." The 2020 Competition will open during Autumn semester.

The 2016 International Photography Exhibition features 40 original photographs taken overseas by Ohio State faculty, staff, students, visiting scholars and alumni. The Office of International Affairs annual Photography Exhibition includes a Best in Show winner, first, second and third place awards in three categories: People, Places and Cultural Exchange. Additional honorable mentions were also chosen to include in the exhibit. The exhibition is on display on the first floor of the Ohio Union outside of the Great Hall meeting room until December 30, 2016.

View the images on our Facebook album.

The 2015 International Photography Exhibition features 40 original photographs taken overseas by Ohio State faculty, staff, students, visiting scholars and alumni. The Office of International Affairs annual Photography Exhibition includes a Best in Show winner, first, second and third place awards in three categories: People, Places and Buckeye Pride Worldwide. Additional honorable mentions were also chosen to include in the exhibit. The exhibition is on display on the first floor of the Ohio Union outside of the Great Hall meeting room until January 31, 2016.

Best in Show - Fire and Ice, the glacier lagoonThe 2015 International Photography Exhibition on display in the Great Hall of the Ohio Union features 40 original photographs taken overseas in 19 different countries by 36 Ohio State students, staff, faculty, visiting scholars and alumni. The exhibition features a diverse selection of photographs taken in 20 countries, including Australia, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Scotland, Tanzania, and Uganda.

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The 2015 International Photography Exhibition list of photographs on exhibit on the first floor of the Ohio Union outside of the Great Hall meeting room. The Office of International Affairs annual Photography Exhibition features photos taken outside of the United States by Ohio State faculty, staff, students, visiting scholars and alumni. In addition to awarding a Best in Show winner, first, second and third place awards were selected in three categories: People, Places and Buckeye Pride Worldwide. Honorable mentions were also chosen to include in the exhibit.

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2019 International Photography Exhibition Best in Show - Making of a MandalaThe 2019 International Photography Exhibition features 40 original photographs taken overseas by Ohio State faculty, staff, students, visiting scholars and alumni. The Office of International Affairs annual Photography Exhibition includes a Best in Show winner, first, second and third place awards in three categories: People, Places and Arts & Culture. Additional honorable mentions were also chosen to include in the exhibit. The exhibition will soon be on display on the first floor of the Ohio Union outside of the Great Hall meeting room and remain on display until December 31, 2019.

View the 2019 International Photography Exhibition Facebook Album.

Mother and Daughter of the She EthnicThe 2018 International Photography Exhibition features 40 original photographs taken overseas by Ohio State faculty, staff, students, visiting scholars and alumni. The Office of International Affairs annual Photography Exhibition includes a Best in Show winner, first, second and third place awards in three categories: People, Places and Arts and Culture. Additional honorable mentions were also chosen to include in the exhibit. The exhibition is on display on the first floor of the Ohio Union outside of the Great Hall meeting room until December 28, 2018.

View the 2018 International Photography Exhibition Facebook Album.

2017 International Photography Exhibition Best in Show - "Beneath the Glacier" by Steven HirschThe 2017 International Photography Exhibition features 40 original photographs taken overseas by Ohio State faculty, staff, students, visiting scholars and alumni. The Office of International Affairs annual Photography Exhibition includes a Best in Show winner, first, second and third place awards in three categories: People, Places and Politics. Additional honorable mentions were also chosen to include in the exhibit. The exhibition is on display on the first floor of the Ohio Union outside of the Great Hall meeting room until December 29, 2017.

The 2016 International Photography Exhibition features 40 original photographs taken overseas by Ohio State faculty, staff, students, visiting scholars and alumni. The Office of International Affairs annual Photography Exhibition includes a Best in Show winner, first, second and third place awards in three categories: People, Places and Cultural Exchange. Additional honorable mentions were also chosen to include in the exhibit. The exhibition is on display on the first floor of the Ohio Union outside of the Great Hall meeting room until December 30, 2016.

2016 International Photography Exhibition - Facebook Album