Awards & Recognitions:  photographer Kate Ampersand



2017:  First Place, Black & White (Abstract) (for “Stairway to Heaven”)    Clackamas County Fair Photography Competition  •  Canby OR

2017:  Beautify Beaverton, City of Beaverton    my image “Look Up” was chosen as part of the Vinyl Art Wrap Project (wrapping utility & traffic signal boxes with local art)    Beaverton OR

 2016:  First Place, Colour  (for “Rocky Shore”)  and  First Place, Black & White  (for “Foggy Night”)  •  Vancouver Island Exhibition (VIEx) Photography Competition  •  Nanaimo BC

2016:  Judge's Choice, Professional  (for “Autumnal Non-Selfie”)  and  Judge's Choice, Black & White  (for “Shark's Teeth”)  •  Washington County Fair Photography Competition (Professional Division)  •  Hillsboro OR 

2016:  Permanent Exhibition, Beaverton City Library  •  three of my images (including “A Boy and His Bike”) were selected as part of a photographic series honouring the late Cathy Stanton (longtime city councillor and community volunteer)  •  Beaverton OR

2015:  Best of Show  (for “Streaming Shadows in Black & White”)  •  Washington County Fair Photography Competition (Professional Division)  •  Hillsboro OR 

2015:  Third Place winner  (for “Rocky Shore”)  •  Alaska Airlines Magazine 2015 Photo Showcase  •  published in May 2015 issue  •  chosen out of 2500+ entries nationally  •  awarded two round-trip tickets on Alaska Airlines

2014:  Council of Presidents Award  (for “On the Beach”)  •  Beaverton Arts Mix (BAM!)  •  Beaverton OR

2014:  My image  “Tree of Life”  scored in the  99th percentile  in its category  •  Oregon State Fair Photography Competition  •  Salem OR

2014:  Best of Show  (for “Blue Infinity”)  and  Best of Show Runner-Up  (for “On the Beach”)  •  Washington County Fair Photography Competition  •  Hillsboro OR

2014:  Winner, Photography Division  (for “Force Field”)  •  Trinity Arts Festival  •  Oregon City OR