Newhouse visual artists honored in College Photographer of the Year competition

Three Newhouse School students have earned honors in the 75th annual College Photographer of the Year competition (CPOY).

Jessica Ruiz

Jessica Ruiz, a graduate student in multimedia, photography and design, won silver in the Documentary category for “Poison in our Homes.”

Dan Lyon

Dan Lyon, a senior photography major, won bronze in the Interpretive Project category for “Sweet Ground.”

Laura Oliviero - Peeper Season
Laura Oliverio

Laura Oliverio, a senior photography major, won an Award of Excellence in the COVID category for “Peeper Season.”

This year’s CPOY competition drew nearly 10,000 images and multimedia projects from 569 student photographers at 129 colleges and universities in 29 countries.

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