Karsh Award

Ottawa City Council established the Karsh Award
 in 2003 to honor the late photographers
Yousuf and Malak Karsh

Photo by Lois Siegel
Yousuf Karsh

A $5,000 prize is presented to a local
professional artist for
outstanding work in a photo-based medium

Photo of Lois by Bill Blackstone

Event Photos
Photos by Lois Siegel

Awards 2005

Justin Wonnacott receives the 2005 Karsh Award
Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel
Estrellita Karsh, Barbara Karsh
Clive Doucet
Ottawa City Councillor

Justin receives a book by Malak Karsh (1915-2001)
presented by Malak's wife Barbara Karsh

 Clive Doucet
Ottawa City Councillor

Justin Wonnacott

shelter - its loss and replacement - a photomontage
by Justin Wonnacott

Barbara Karsh, Clive Doucet, Estrellita Karsh

Barbara and Estrellita Karsh

Barbara Karsh
Lorraine Gilbert
Karsh Award Winner 2003

Estrellita Karsh

Nicole Zuger
City of Ottawa
Program Manager Arts Development
Peter Honeywell
Council for the Arts
Executive Director

Barbara Karsh
Alan Schwartz

Georgette Houle, Director of Grant Making Programs and Services

Sir Winston Churchill
by Yousuf Karsh

Pablo Casals
by Yousuf Karsh

Albert Einstein
by Yousuf Karsh

Ottawa Rocks

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