National Portrait Gallery Winner
Atwood was chosen in the National Portrait Gallery’s Outwin Boochever competition (Smithsonian Museum) as a semifinalist. The exhibition aims to advance American contemporary portraiture, and spans all media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, printmaking, mixed media and installations.
International Photography Awards Winner
Atwood's second book, Kings & Queens in Their Castles, won First Place in the International Photography Awards (book category). Winners were exhibited nationwide including in New York and Los Angeles.
Lucie Award Winner
Atwood's second book, Kings & Queens in Their Castles, won a Lucie Award (book-other category). The awards and accompanying exhibition are held each year at Carnegie Hall and Splashlight Studios in New York.
Frank Museum in Miami
Twelve images from Atwood's second book, Kings & Queens in Their Castles, will exhibit in a solo show at the Frank Museum in Miami.
ClampArt Gallery in NY
Atwood held a book launch party and signing for his second book, Kings & Queens in Their Castles, at ClampArt Gallery in New York.
AIPAD Photography Show in NY
Atwood held a signing of his second book, Kings & Queens in Their Castles, at the AIPAD Photography Show in New York.
The Fence at Photovile Winner
Several of Atwood's photos exhibited at THE FENCE in New York, a summer-long photo exhibition with an audience of more than one million. Out of an astonishing number of submissions, the jury selected works that speak to the importance of ‘community’. Curated by PDN and United Photo Industries, THE FENCE was a public installation more than 1000 feet in length at Brooklyn Bridge Park, as well as a nighttime projection at PHOTOVILLE. PHOTOVILLE was a veritable village of freight containers transformed into temporary exhibition spaces on more than 60,000 square feet in the heart of Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Art Master's Exhibition in Monte Carlo, Monaco
Tom Atwood, David Lachapelle, Helmut Newton, Karl Lagerfeld, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Mapplethorpe, Herb Ritts, Cindy Sherman, Horst P. Horst, Man Ray, Edward Steichen, Alfred Stieglitz, Robert Doisneau, Edward Weston, Joyce Tenneson, Brassaï, André Kertesz, Edouard Boubat, Jacques-Henri Lartigue, Lola & Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Doug Aitken, Hans Bellmer, Graciela Iturbide, Duane Michals, George Hurrell, Elliott Erwitt, Greg Gorman, Peter Lindbergh, Jock Sturges, Lauren Greenfield and Jean-Baptiste Mondino were among the photographers represented in the 2008 Art Masters exhibition in Monte Carlo. Among Atwood's images in the exhibition, titled Women in the Magic Mirror, was a portrait of Catwoman actress, Julie Newmar. Art by Picasso, Matisse, Chagall, Degas, Warhol, Cristo and other greats was also featured, as well as works from the Segantini, Engadin and Berry Museums. The show was held at the Salle D’Exposition du Quai Antoine, Affaires Culturelles de la Principauté in Monaco.
PDNB Gallery in Dallas
Ten images from Atwood's first book, Kings in Their Castles, were exhibited at PDNB Gallery in Dallas in an exhibition titled, There's No Place Like Home.
ClampArt Gallery in NY
Tom Atwood, Nan Goldin, Horst P. Horst, Robert Mapplethorpe, George Platt Lynes, Bruce Cratsley, John Dugdale, Robert Giard, Bill Jacobson, Paul Meleschnig, Duane Michals, Jack Pierson and Arthur Tress were among the photographers represented in ClampArt's show, Boys of Summer. Among Atwood's images in the exhibition were portraits of John Waters and John Bartlet.
Farmani Gallery in LA
Twenty five images from Atwood's first book, Kings in Their Castles, were exhibited at Farmani Gallery in LA / Beverly Hills. View photos from opening.
Louis Stern Fine Arts in LA
Each year, the Advertising Photographers of America selects 50 of the top advertising photographs in an international competition, sponsored by the Getty Museum and the Armand Hammer Museum. Winners are displayed at Louis Stern Fine Arts in LA and are part of a national traveling exhibit.
MoMA in NY
Select photographs by Atwood exhibited in a group show about the city of New York.
Photographer of the Year
Worldwide Photography Gala Awards
London's Worldwide Photography Gala Awards named Tom Atwood Photographer of the Year. Atwood also won first place in Portraiture, chosen from over three thousand entries from about 50 countries.
First Place Winner
Prix de la Photographie Paris
Atwood won first place in Portraiture in the Prix de la Photographie Paris competition. Chosen from thousands of entries from over 85 countries, winners from each major category were published internationally and exhibited in Paris at the 13Sévigné Gallery.
Art Takes Times Square
Work from Atwood's Kings & Queens in Their Castles exhibited at Times Square in a group exhibition witnessed by half a million people. A dozen of the most iconic billboards in Times Square were transformed into an immense, glittering display of art more than 23 stories tall at Broadway Plaza.
Griffin Museum of Photography
The Griffin Museum of Photography recognized Atwood with an award and exhibited work from his first book, Kings in Their Castles.
Center for Fine Art Photography
The Center for Fine Art Photography recognized Atwood with an award and exhibited work from his first book, Kings in Their Castles.
Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego
Select photographs by Atwood were exhibited in a group photography show titled Snapshot.
Slideshow & Discussion in Mexico
Atwood presents his photography on stage to an international audience in Mexico.
Círculo de Bellas Artes Museum in Madrid
Photographs from Atwood's first book, Kings in Their Castles, exhibited at the Círculo de Bellas Artes Museum in Madrid.
Steven Kasher Gallery in NY
Atwood's work exhibited in a group show to benefit children in Uganda.
Photo Life Top 50 Emerging Photograper
Atwood was recognized on Photo Life Magazine's list of Top 50 Emerging Photographers.
3rd Ward Exhibition in NY
Atwood won the Grand Prize in Photography from arts center and organization 3rd Ward in NY. In addition to a residency, several of Atwood's images exhibited in 3rd Ward's gallery.
Book Launch Parties in LA & NY
View photos from Atwood'sbook launch parties in LA and New York, which followed his discussions at Barnes & Noble.