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H. Allen Benowitz, Photographer

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H. Allen Benowitz, a  self-taught photographer, born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, and a  graduate from the Interboro Institute of Business in Manhattan, migrated  to Miami, FL, in the 1960s, where he currently resides. He  enjoys living at his log home in Burnsville, NC, from spring to fall.


As  an evolution from the accomplishments of his professional  court reporting, legal videography, and videoconferencing career, the  camera became a natural segue to photography, awakening an earlier  passion from childhood.


Recognition  for his work includes a Judges' Award at the University of Miami Lowe  Art Museum's Beaux Arts Festival; honorable mention in the International  Kodak Contest; award winner, B/W photography, One Ear Society; winner,  American Institute of Architects global competition; honorable mention,  five-state juried art competition, Toe River Arts Council,  Spruce Pine,  NC, September 2015. His work has also appeared at Books & Books,  Coral Gables, FL, and in the Wynwood and Miami Design Districts. Among  numerous publications in which he has been featured are Coastal Elegance  & Wealth, The ARTnews, Laurel of Asheville, Art & Beyond, and  Art Business News magazines. Two of his visual works of art have been  selected for inclusion in the 2014 International Contemporary Artists  art book, Volume IX, entitled "An Exploring Journey to Art." Mr.  Benowitz has also been chosen as one of Art Business News' Top Emerging  Artists for 2014, published in its fall edition. In July 2015, his work  was on display at the Louvre in Paris. In March 2016 and 2018, he was  presented with six Winner and Nominee Medals in the 9th & 11th  Annual International Color Awards Competitions. Photo subjects include  Nature, wildlife, people, architecture, and adventure travel. In the  2017 11th Annual Black & White Spider Awards, "Fog City," "Surf  Slinky," and "Cigar Man" received Honorable Mention, Nominee,  and Nominee awards, respectively. Published: National Geographic "Your  Shot."  Lifetime Achievement Award; Featured Artist, Marquis Who's Who,  2018-2019; Art & Beyond and SE Florida Style & Design magazines.


His  highly acclaimed photo, "Behind the Wall," received national  recognition at Holland & Knight Charitable Foundation's Holocaust  Remembrance Project Awards Dinner in Washington, D. C.  

Mr. Benowitz has been invited by His Majesty,  King Mohammed VI, to photo journal his country's Moussem de Tan-Tan, an  annual festival. 20,000 tribesmen and foreign dignitaries met for a  cultural and professional exchange mission 500

miles  south of Casablanca in the Sahara Desert. The Moussem de Tan-Tan  has been declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage for Peace and the  Humanities.


Mr. Benowitz has also lectured and exhibited in Florida, North Carolina, Massachusetts, and New York.


Mr. Benowitz returned from Cuba on a humanitarian mission where he photographed "Life in Cuba 2008." 


His  recent exhibitions: the Beaux Arts Festival, Coral Gables, FL;  Design Gallery, Burnsville, NC; Naples National & Downtown Arts  Festivals; Las Olas Art Festival, FL; the Toe River Arts Council,  Burnsville, NC; Art & Culture Center of Hollywood; Spectrum-Miami;  Coral Gables Museum; Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, Chelsea, New York City;  and Coconut Grove Art Festival Gallery.