Arie van Praag

Photographer of MediRabbit.com, Switzerland

with Mr Zip, Geneva, Switzerland, 2012

 

Highlights

 

1940

Born in The Hague, The Netherlands

 

1958

Engineering diploma from Aircraft Academy in The Hague, The Netherlands

 

1959

Set out on the journey of Photography

 

1962

Diploma of Electronics Engineering

 

1963

Research position at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland and moved to Geneva

Member Photo Club CERN

 

1969

Invitation for membership to the Société Genevoise de Photographie

 

1974

Distinction as Artiste FIAP (AFIAP)

 

1978

Distinguished as Excellence of FIAP (EFIAP)

 

1980

Membership of the central committee of ASPA”, since renamed “Photo-Suisse”)

Honorable member of the Photo-Club Buenos-Aires

 

1987

Distinguished as Master Photographer of FIAP (MFIAP)

Honorable membership of the Ostereichische Gemeinschaft für Photography (Hon.ÖGPh)

 

1990

Organization of the 16th FIAP Color Slide Biennial in Geneva, Switzerland

 

2007

Diploma Hon.E.O.G.Ph. from the Östereichische Gemeinschaft für Photography

 

Hungry tick migrating over the fur of a rabbit

Correct handling of a rabbit

 

Recent Personal Exhibitions

 

1989

Large traveling exhibition in 4 different towns in Poland

1991

Tel Aviv, Israel

Traveling Exhibition in 2 different cities, Lithuania

Gallery 2X, Geneva, Switzerland

Gallery Urania, Vienna, Austria

Gallery Forum 2000, Geneva, Switzerland

1992

Mother Jones Foundation, San Francisco, USA

1993

Invitation Exhibition in Cordoba, Spain

1997

Invitation Exhibition, Pakistan

2004

Participation to FIAP Masters of Photography Exhibition, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2006

Participation to FIAP Masters of Photography Exhibition, Belgrade, Serbia

2007

Participation to FIAP Masters of Photography Exhibition, Rovigno, Croatia

Recent Awards

1986

Photographer of the Year in Switzerland's ASPA-SAPV (best of all categories)

Honourable member of the Ostereichische Gemeinschaft für Photography (Hon.ÖGPh)

1987

Photographer of the Year in Switzerland's ASPA-SAPV (best of all categories).                 

Distinction MFIAP (Master Photographer FIAP)

1988

Photographer of the Year in Switzerland's ASPA-SAPV (best of all categories)

1989

Distinction M.ASPA (Master ASPA-SAPV)

1990

Golden Plate ASPA-SAPV for the totality of Black and White pictures

1999

Gold Medal, Linz, Austria

2002

Golden Plate Photo-Suisse for the totality of color pictures

2007

Diploma Hon.E.O.G.Ph. from the Östereichische Gemeinschaft für Photography

Publications in Photo Magazines and Books

 

Photo-Amateur Switzerland

 

Alt om Phot, Denmark

 

Photographie, Germany

 

PSA Journal USA

 

Photografie im 20 Jahrhundert, 2005, OGPh ISBN 3-902361-00-X

 

Photo-Suisse Magazine, 1986

 

Photo-Suisse Magazine, 2006

 

Photo-Suisse Magazine, 2007

 

Photo-Suisse Magazine, 2012

 

Book - Photo-Suisse, 2002

 

BOOK

 

 

 

 

 

Travail des Champs – Fieldwork

Arie van Praag

2012, in preparation

 

 

 

 

 

2012