About

GLOBAL AWARDS PLATFORM HONORING THE WORLDS GREATEST PHOTOGRAPHERS SINCE 2004

 

WPA: World Photo Arts is a leading photography contest organizer and marketplace for photographic art. We operate as a holding company connecting our brands – Black & White Spider Awards; International Color Awards; book|BASIL Publishing; and Terminal 1. We manage 208,000 photographs from our global network of 16,550 clients from 132 countries. We disrupted industry norms in 2004 and pushed commercial and fine-art photography online. We reach new audiences, create new markets and transform our clients business. Our mission is to discover and honor the best new contemporary photography in partnership with the world’s leading creative agencies, publishers, museums, auction houses, art directors, curators and galleries.