Michael Meyersfeld

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Michael Meyersfeld is an award-winning fine art photographer living and working in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Career[edit]

Meyersfeld photography began at a very young age.

He obtained a B.Com degree at the University of the Witwatersrand. He entered the world of professional photography in 1970. His fine art and commercial work co-existed for the next 20 years. In 1998 his focus changed to fine art; exhibition and publications.

Awards[edit]

Meyersfeld has won numerous awards, the most recent being a Gold at the London AOP Awards.

AOP Awards London[edit]

  • 2010 - Gold Non-Commissioned Body Single (Alex Church)[1]
  • 2008 - 3 Bronze (Mercedes SLK Campaign)

Pendoring Awards[edit]

  • 2010 - Gold Award – Kalahari.net Campaign

Sony Profoto Awards, South Africa[edit]

  • 2010 - Picture of the Year - Professional Category (Alex Church)
  • 2010 - 2 Silver Awards - Professional Advertising Category (Ecomist Campaign)
  • 2010 - 1 Gold Award - Professional Photo Journalism Category (Alex Church)
  • 2009 - 1 Gold Award - Professional Advertising Category (Yum Yum Purple)[2]

Cannes Lions Advertising Festival[edit]

  • 2008 - Finalist (Olay)
  • 2005 - 2 Gold Lions, 1 Silver lion (Nugget First Campaign)

The One Show, New York[edit]

  • 2006 - 1 Bronze Pencil (Durex Campaign)
  • 2005 - 2 Silver Pencils, 1 Bronze (Nugget First Campaign)

The Andys, New York[edit]

  • 2007 - Bronze Statue (Post - it)
  • 2006 - Bronze statue (Nugget First Campaign)

Clios Advertising Awards, USA[edit]

  • 2005 - 2 Silver Statues, 1 Bronze Statue (Nugget First Campaign)

New York Advertising Festival[edit]

  • 2007 - 1 Gold World Medal (Post - it)
  • 2007 - 1 Grand Prix, 1 Gold (Mercedes SLK Campaign)
  • 2006 - 1 bronze World Medal (Durex and Nugget Second Campaign)
  • 2005 - 2 Gold World Medals, 1 Silver World Medal (Nugget First Campaign)

London International Advertising Awards[edit]

  • 2008 - 1 Silver (Olay)
  • 2006 - 1 Winner Statue
  • 2005 - 1 Winner Statue
  • 2004 - 1 Winner Statue

The Eagle Awards[edit]

  • 2008 - Bronze (Olay)
  • 2006 - Bronze Eagle

Creative Circle (South Africa) & Ad of the Month[edit]

  • 2006 - 1 Winner in February
  • 2005 - 4 Winners in January, February, May & June

The Loerie Awards, South Africa[edit]

  • 2010 - Bronze Certificate (Communication & Design) Isuzu Big Mother Trucker Campaign.
  • 2010 - 1 Bronze (South African National Blood Service)
  • 2008 - 1 Bronze (Tipp-Ex)
  • 2008 - 1 Bronze (Olay)
  • 2007 - 3 Bronze Loeries
  • 2006 - 1 Silver Loerie
  • 2005 - 2 Silver Loeries, 4 Bronze Loeries

Exhibitions[edit]

  • 2014: Fried Contemporary: Group
  • 2014: Bayliss Gallery: Group
  • 2013: Meyersfeld - Braunschweig '13. Villa von Amsberg.
  • 2013: Group Exhibition: In Toto Gallery
  • 2013: Discordance: University of Johannesburg Gallery
  • 2012: Group Exhibition: South African Jewish Museum
  • 2012: Retrospective: ABSA Gallery[3]
  • 2011: Transience: In Toto Gallery[4]
  • 2010: Life Staged: Obert Contemporary
  • 2007: David Brown Gallery[5]
  • 2004: Photo ZA Gallery
  • 2001: Paris Photo
  • 2001: Photo ZA Gallery
  • 1995: Everard Read Gallery
  • 1986: The Photo Gallery
  • 1982: Marker Photo Gallery
  • 1980: Pentax Gallery
  • 1979: Gallery Querschnitt
  • 1978: Goodman Gallery
  • 1977: SA Pentax Gallery
  • 1975: Nedbank Gallery

Publications[edit]

Meyersfeld has published two books, the first being the gay and lesbian GAZE,.[6] The second book, Life Staged[7] accompanied the exhibition of the same title.

Work in selected public collections[edit]

References[edit]