BYU Photo was recognized with several awards at the 2016 Symposium of the University Photographer’s Association of America. Mark Philbrick placed 5 prints in the Annual Print Competition and won the competition.
The UPAA also announced on Friday that they are renaming the Photographer of the Year Award the Mark Philbrick Award, in recognition of Mark’s storied career as a University Photographer. Mark served as the past president of the organization and was named the UPAA Photographer of the Year a record 8 times during his 40 years working at BYU.
Jaren Wilkey placed 2 prints in the Print Competition and took 1st place in the Multimedia Competition for his research piece “The Look of a Language” chronicling BYU’s Study Abroad program in Tena, Ecuador.