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  • Summer Photo Contest

  • The New School Alumni Summer Photo Contest, a summer tradition, opens on July 1, 2016. Over the years, hundreds of alumni from around the world have shown us a vast and wonderful spectrum of photos telling intriguing stories of travel, home, relationships, and more. Stay tuned for details of this year's contest.

    The 2015 Summer Photo Contest called for photos on the theme of color. Of the 20 finalists whose photos were chosen by MFA Photography director James Ramer, three photos were selected as the winners. In addition, one photo was selected as the "New School Choice," receiving the most combined “Likes” on Facebook and Instagram.

    2015 Winners

    First Place Winner

    “As Proud as Pride Can Be” by Amando Basurto, Politics ’15

    Second Place Winner

    “Aisle 8” by Trey Hoyumpa, Illustration ’02

    Third Place Winner

    “Blue Woman with Camera” by Janet Sternburg, Philosophy ’67

    New School Choice

    “The Blue Forest Fairy” by Elina Akselrud, Performance – Piano ’12

    Honorable Mention

    “Inside the Break” by Constance Sargent, TESOL ’10

    View the finalists in our Facebook album and on our Instagram feed.

    Where did alumni go this summer?

    View all the exciting photos submitted in this year’s contest in our Flickr album.

    We look forward to seeing photos from you throughout the year. Use #NewSchoolAlumni on Twitter and Instagram to show us your viewpoint!