Steve McCurry  (American, 1950) 

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1980   Robert Capa Gold Medal Award for coverage of the war in Afghanistan for Time
1984   National Press Photographers Association: Magazine Photographer of the Year
1985   World Press Competition, Four First Prize First place, Nature and Nature Series; First place, Daily Life and Daily Life Series
1985   Oliver Rebbot Award Citation ("Monsoons" and "The New Faces of Baghdad")
1986   Oliver Rebbot Memorial Award, Overseas Press Club, Best Photographic Reporting from Abroad for work done in the Philippines
1987   Medal of Honor, Philippines, for coverage of the 1986 Philippine Revolution
1990   Award of Excellence, White House News Photographers Association ("Spanish Gypsy")
1992   Oliver Rebbot Memorial Award, Overseas Press Club, Oliver Rebbot Memorial Award, Overseas Press Club
1992   Picture of the Year Competition, Magazine Feature Picture Award of Excellence ("Fiery Aliens'") First Place, Magazine Science Award ("Camels under a Blackened Sky") First Place, Gulf War News Story ("Kuwait: After the Storm")
1992   World Press Photo Competition; First Place, Nature and Environment ("Oil-Stricken Bird, Kuwait"); First Place, General News Stories ("Kuwait After the Storm"); Children's Award ("Camels under a Blackened Sky")
1993   National Press Photographers Association, Award of Excellence ("Rubble of War")
1994   Pennsylvania State University, Arts and Architecture Distinguished Alumni Award
1996   Picture of the Year Competition; Magazine Feature Picture Story Award ("Beggar"); Magazine Feature Picture Story Award ("Burma: The Richest of the Poor Countries")
1997   Picture of the Year Competition; Magazine Feature Picture Award of Excellence
1998   "Life" Eisenstaedt Awards - Our World Photo Winner and Our World Essay Finalist
1998   Picture of the Year Competition, Award of Excellence
1998   SAJA, Southern Asian Journalistic Award, Outstanding Special Project
1999   Pennsylvania State University, Lifetime Fellow Award
2000   Picture of the Year Competition; Book of the Year, South SouthEast; Magazine Feature Picture Award of Excellence: ‘Women in Field, Yemen’
2001   Photography Annual, Communication Arts ; Award of Excellence, Book Series, South SouthEast
2002   Distinguished Visiting Fellow, College of Creative Studies, University of California
2002   Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ
2002   Photographer of the Year, PMDA Professional Photographer Award
2002   Photographer of the Year, American Photo Magazine
2002   United Nations International Photographic Council: Special Recognition Award
2002   French Art Directors Association, Award of Excellence for “Women of Afghanistan”
2003   International Photography Awards, Lucie Award for Photojournalism
2003   Distinguished Alumni Award, Pennsylvania State University
2003   Co-recipient of the New York Film Festival Gold for “Afghan Girl: Found” documentary
2005   Honorary Fellowship, Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain
2005   Photographic Society of America, Photojournalism Division-International Understanding Through Photography Award
Selected Exhibitions
2010   Centro Cultural Borges, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2009   Open Shutter Gallery, Durango, CO
2009   Asian Civilizations Museum, Singapore
2009   Palazzo della Ragione, Milan, Italy
2009   International Festival of Photojournalism, Perpignan, France
2009   The History Center, Orlando, FL
2009   Face of Asia – Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA
2009   Bagh- Babur, Queen’s Palace, Afghanistan
2009   Stories from the Field – Cavalier Gallery, Greenwich, CT
2009   Stadtmuseum, Schleswig, Germany
2009   Latitudes Photography Festival, Huelva, Spain
2008   Human Reflection, The Photo Symphony, Milwaukee, WI
2008   The Magnum Print Room, London, United Kingdom
2008   Face of Asia – Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2007   Camera Obscura, Denver, CO
2007   Path to Buddha, Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL
2007   India at 60, New York NY
2007   Pilgrimage, Morris Museum, NJ
2007   South Southeast, Rennes, France
2007   Fahey Klein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2007   South Southeast, Art Center Waco, TX
2007   Tibet, International Center of Tibet, Washington DC
2006   South Southeast, Valencia, Spain
2006   Afghanistan’s Children: The Next Generation, United Nations Lobby, New York, NY
2006   First Photography Biennial, Alejandro Otero Museum, Caracas, Venezuela
2006   Face of Asia, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
2006   Soho Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2006   Cavalier Gallery, Greenwich, CT
2006   Gallery Old Town, San Diego, CA
2006   Daegu Photo Biennale, Daegu, Korea
2006   Pilgrimage, Madrid, Spain
2006   Face of Asia, Sir William Gray House, Hartlepool, United Kingdom
2006   Lucca Photofest, Lucca, Italy
2006   Sojourn: Narratives of Asia, Galleria ModernArte, Modena, Italy
2006   Hartlepool Art Gallery, Hartlepool, United Kingdom
2005   Face of Asia - Asia House, London, UK
2005   Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
2004   Phil Woods Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
2004   Pilgrimage - National Geographic Society, Washington D.C.
2004   Buddhism - New Delhi, India
2004   Written with Light - Artopia Gallery, Miami, FL
2004   Boca Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
2003   Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2003   Face of Asia - George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
2003   Tibet House, New York, NY
2003   The Augen Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2003   Pilgrimage - National Geographic Society, Washington D.C.
2003   Levering Hall, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
2002   Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL
2002   Stenerson Museum, Oslo, Norway
2002   Palacio dos Aciprestes, Pro Historica Associacao, Lisbon, Portugal
2002   The Victor Barsokevitsch Photographic Centre, Finland
2002   The School of Photography, Madrid, Spain
2002   The Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2002   Exhibition Leeuwarden, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2001   Radiant Light Gallery, Portland, OR
2001   Palacio dos Aciprestes, Pro Historica Associacao, Lisbon, Portugal
2001   Vision Workshops, Annapolis, MD
2000   Magnum: Our Turning World, New York Historical Society, New York, NY
2000   Fondazione Palazzo Bricherasio and Cappella dei Mercanti Gallery, Torino, Italy
1999   India: A Celebration of Independence, 1947-97, Photo Festival Naarden, Amsterdam, Holland
1999   Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
1998   Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
1997   National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India
1997   National Gallery of Modern Art, Bombay, India
1997   India: A Celebration of Independence, 1947-97, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1997   India: A Celebration of Independence, 1947-97, Chicago Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
1997   International Photo Journalism Festival, Perpignan, France
1997   Royal Festival Hall, London, England
Selected Public Collections
  George Eastman House, New York, NY
  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  Fondazione Palazzo Bricherasio, Torino, Italy
  Ackland Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
  Houston Museum of Modern Art, Houston, TX
  Tokyo Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
  Palmer Museum of Art, the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
  International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Literature
2009   The Unguarded Moment, Phaidon Press, USA
2007   In the Shadow of Mountains, Phaidon Press, USA
2006   Looking East, Phaidon Press, USA
2005   Steve McCurry, Phaidon Press, USA
2003   The Path to Buddha: A Tibetan Pilgrimage, Phaidon Press USA
2002   Sanctuary: The Temples of Angkor Wat, Phaidon Press, USA
2000   South Southeast, Phaidon Press, USA
1999   South Southeast, Phaidon Press, USA
1988   South Southeast, Phaidon Press, USA
1985   The Imperial Way, Houghton Mifflin, USA