MIRA Mobile Art Prize 2022 – Results

We are delighted to announce the Winner’s and the entire Shortlist of the 13th edition of the 2022 Annual MIRA Mobile Art Prize, created by Manuela Matos Monteiro and supported by TheAppWhisperer among others within the Mobile Art World. The award celebrates contemporary art within six specific categories, these include, Landscape, Portrait, Daily Life, Architecture, Minimal and Digital Art.

The past few years we have all experienced so much hardship and loss that it makes this years MIRA Mobile Art Prize even more thrilling and meaningful.

It was truly an honour and privilege to be member of the jury of this esteemed mobile photography and art competition, celebrating the world’s best mobile artists and photographers. It is truly breathtaking and uplifting to view this body of mobile photography work. Congratulations to you all and of course to my colleagues on the jury Gina Costa, Giulia Baita, Manuel Roberto, Andrea Bigiarini.

The prize includes one week in Porto (6 days, 5 nights, with accommodation) with a round trip from a European capital. Journey to the Picos de Europa ((Fotoadrenalina program) for the best rated photograph by a Portuguese author.

We are also extremely excited to announce that all winning entries and runners up images will be available to purchase within our hugely successful Online Gallery (subject to contract).

The opening of MIRA Mobile Prize 2022 will take place at Galeria MIRA FORUM on March 26, 2022, at 4pm. The photographs chosen by the jury as finalists will be printed and exhibited; the top 150 will be projected at the exhibition.

Huge congratulations to each and everyone of you! We have listed below all of the winners and the honourable mentions within each category including:

Alon Goldsmith, Teresa Santos, Himanshu Roy, Jan Bijker, Jane Schultz, Joseph Cyr, Juilette Hertereau, Lee Atwell, Lenor Soares, Michel Kharoubi, Renee Zanone, Roger Guetta, Sengul Bekmez, Sukru Omur, Vladka Tobias, Will Delaney, Agniezka Zyrek, Alexandra Cordeiro, Andréa Seligman, Andrey Kryukov, Anthony Ginns, Antonieta Monterio, Arlete Bonelli, Armineh Hovanesian, Bob Weil, Arthur Sadness, Christian Barroso, Christian Giraldeau, Christine Mignon, David Krol, Dominka Koszowska, Edwin Loyola, Elaine Taylor, Elenni Gemeni, Eric Mueller, Erika Brothers, Gianluca Ricoveri, Glenn Homann, Heather McAlister, Ile Mont, Elizabeth Lopez, Juta Jazz, Monica Brandão, Oola Cristina, Pedro Bruschy, Sarah Bichachi, Sofia Santos, Vera Carlotto.

Alon Goldsmith – Winner 2022

Teresa Santos – Best Portuguese Rated

Shortlist 2022

Himanshu Roy

Jan Bijker

Jane Schultz

Joseph Cyr

Juliette Hertereau

Lee Atwell

Lenor Soares

Michel Kharoubi

Renee Zanone

Roger Guetta

Sengul Bekmez

Sukru Omur

Teresa Santos

Vladka Tobias

Will Delaney

Agniezka Zyrek

Alexandra Cordeiro

Alon Goldsmith

Andréa Seligman

Andrey Kryukov

Anthony Ginns

Antonieta Monteiro

Arlete Bonelli

Armineh Hovanesian

Bob Weil

Arthur Sadness

Christian Barroso

Christian Giraldeau

Christine Mignon

David Krol

Dominika Koszowska

Edwin Loyola

Elaine Taylor

Eleni Gemeni

Eric Mueller

Erika Brothers

Gianluca Ricoveri

Glenn Homann

Heather McAlister

Ile Mont

Elizabeth Lopez

Juta Jazz

Monica Brandão

Oola Cristina

Pedro Bruschy

Sarah Bichachi

Sofia Santos

Vera Carlotto


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Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said. Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London. Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art. Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK. She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: [email protected]