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Exhibit: "Images of Our World"

LabCentral Gallery Space

700 Main Street, North Entrance

Cambridge, MA

June 1-August 14, 2015

Reception with the Artist

July 30, 2015, 5:00-6:00PM

Free and Open to the Public

Please RSVP via the LabCentral link below, or to, to help with the catering.

A selection of Don's images from around the world will be on display through mid-August in the Gallery Space

of this biotech incubator located in the heart of Cambridge's Kendall Square, next to the MIT campus.

LabCentral is open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, but if you are planning a visit, please contact Ashley Patterson at She will arrange for you to receive a guest pass at the front desk when you arrive.

Read Don's Interview with the

US-ASEAN Creative Project

The US-Asean Creative Project was created to promote SE Asian cultures, peoples, and talents in the U.S. Its signature event is the US-ASEAN Film Festival, which has been held annually in Washington, DC, since 2003, with partners such as the National Geographic Society and the Smithsonian Institution. Don's work has been awarded, and given special recognition, in the photography exhibits that have been part of the festivals.

"First Prize" in Islands Magazine's 23rd Annual

"Islands Photo Contest 2012"

Don's image of a tile staircase in the town of Caltagirone

on the island of Sicily in Italy has won First Prize in Islands magazine's annual photo contest. Two other images of Don's were awarded Honorable Mention. See all 35 of the winning images, including the stunning Grand Prize winner, by clicking on the arrow at the right side of the webpage:

"Honorable Mention" in New York

Center for Photographic Art's

Fall 2012 "People" Photo Competition

Don's image "Daybreak at the Ganges" was awarded "Honorable Mention" among 1,000 images submitted to the competition juried by photographer Thomas Werner.!galleries

Don's Work Places in Creative Asia's

2012 Photo Awards Competition

One of Don's images won 5th place in the "Street and Travel" category in the annual Creative Asia Awards photo competition, designed to gain recognition for Asian photographers and photography.

"Honorable Mention" in Planet Magazine's

2012 4th Annual Photography Contest

"Global Travel"

One of Don's photographs is among some of the outstanding images receiving "Honorable Mention" in the "Global Travel" photography competition of this web magazine devoted to celebrating our planet and its diversity.

Don's Work Included in the 2012 Edition

of the Book "Best of Photography" Published by Photographer's Forum Magazine for 8th Year

Don's work has once again been included in Photographer's Forum magazine's annual "Best of Photography" book, featuring images by several hundred photographers from around the world.

"Honorable Mention" in the 2011 Worldwide

Photography Gala Awards"Best Shot" Competition

and "Finalist" in the 2010-2011 Gala Awards

"Storyteller" Competition

Several of Don's images were awarded "Honorable Mention" out of nearly 10,000 images submitted by photographers from 57 countries in the 2011 "Best Shot" competition.

Don's photo essay from Ura, Bhutan, "At the Masked Dance Festival", was also selected as "Finalist" in the 2010-2011 Gala Awards "Storyteller" competition. It was one of 134 stories selected from over a thousand submitted from 44 countries.

"Honorable Mention" in the Santa Fe

Photographic Workshops 2011 Semi-

Annual Photography Competition "Light"

More than 750 photographers from 29 countries submiitted almost 3,000 images to this competition sponsored by one of the world's premier photo venues, the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops. Fifty photographers were selected for awards.

Don's Work Awarded in the 2011 

International Color Awards

Photography Masters Cup

for Fifth Year in a Row

Don's work was awarded "Honorable Mention" in the "Abstract" category in the 2011 competition, from thousands of submissions from around the world, by an outstanding panel of international judges. Previously, Don's work received nominations in both the "People" and "Silhouette" categories in 2010; "Honorable Mention" in the "Silhouettes" category in 2009; a nomination in the category "Photojournalism" in 2008; and nominations in the categories "Photojournalism", "Architecture", and "People" in 2007.

To see Don's awarded images from all four years, go to:

Enter "Gurewitz" in the "Photographer" search window.

Don's Work Recognized in 2009

International Loupe Awards Competition

One of Don's images placed 28th in the amateur "People and Portraits" category from among thousands of images submitted to this annual international competition.

"Finalist" in the 2009 Worldwide Photography

Gala Awards"Photographer of the Year"


The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards (WPGA) provides a juried competition for professional and amateur photographers from around the globe to compete for the WPGA Annual Photographer of the Year Award, and the Humanitarian Documentary Grant, provided by WonderPick Gallery.

187 "Finalists" were chosen from over 3,100 images submitted by photographers from 47 countries. See all the Finalists' images, as well as the award winners at:

"Honorable Mention" in the 2011 International

Photography Awards for the Fourth Year

Don's work won "Honorable Mention" for two of his

5-photo essays--"Bhutan" and "Chard!".

Don's work also won "Honorable Mention" for three of his 5-photo essays in the "People" category--"Portrait of India", "Traditional Life in Myanmar", and "The Monks of Tibet"--and also in the "Architecture" category for "Spain!" in the 2009 competition .

In 2008, six of Don's single images were awarded "Honorable Mention" in the "People" category, as was one of his images in 2007.

The IPA "Lucie" Awards are presented annually to top photographers from around the world at a gala ceremony in New York's Lincoln Center.

Don's Work Awarded in the

2009 International Aperture Awards

Five of Don's images were chosen for Silver and Bronze Awards in six of the eleven different professional and amateur categories in the 2009 International Aperture Awards competition, which has since combined with the International Loupe Awards.

Internationa "Public Choice"Awards

and "Honorable Mention"in the 2007

PX3 "Prix de la Photographie Paris",

and "Honorable Mention" in the 2007

PX3 "Human Condition" Competitions

Thanks to your votes, several of Don's images were winners in the public voting portion of the PX3 international photography competition "Prix de la Photographie Paris". Don's images won "Overall First in Category" for "Non-pro Fine Art", and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places in the "People",  "Travel", and "Culture" subcategories of "Non-pro Fine Arts" and "Non-pro Photojournalism". Don was also awarded an Honorable Mention, along with a host of other terrific photographers, by the official judges in this competition, and in the competition, "Human Condition". You can see Don's work, and all the other winners chosen by the judges and the public, at:

PX3 2007

PX3 2007-The Human Condition

"Wildlife" Gallery

Wildlife images from the four corners of the globe. From the Galapagos Islands in Latin America, to the Serengeti Plain in Africa, to Borneo in Southeast Asia, from lions to butterflies, take a glimpse at the astonishing diversity of our planet's creatures.   


Wildlife Gallery

Shutterbug Magazine Radio

Hear Don's interview on your computer

Don was interviewed live on the premier photo magazine's internet radio program in the fall of 2006. Listen to the the show online, and as a podcast. Parts 1 and 2 on:

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