A portrait is not made in the camera but on either side of it.
— -Edward Steichen –

About

Boy Surminski (born 1995) is a Beuningen-based Dutch (portrait) photographer. 

After starting a study to become a nurse. His creative side and passion of photography took over and he changed his study. He graduated from the university of applied photography Venlo and has been working as a freelance photographer since.

In aditition to commissioned, editorial and commercial projects, he is always working on his own concepts and projects. Through his work Boy loves to tell stories, stories that he thinks need to be told. The people, the lives they live and choices they make, fascinate him. His concepts emerge from his own experiences and curiosity about the lives of extraordinary people.

Boy Surminski has been fortunate to have won several international awards in his short career as a photographer.

WIM OLIJSLAGER, EXPO COMISSIE FOTOGALERIE OBJEKTIEF:

Boy's potraits stand out, as they show the unique and special bond, that is being formed between the potrayed and the photographer. Not just his choice for the right subject, also the quality of fitting light make it an intruing and acriminous whole.


AWARDS

MONOCHROME AWARDS 2017
International Black & White Photography Contest
4x HONORABLE MENTION 2017 - Category Portrait

ND AWARDS PHOTO CONTEST 2017
Photographer of The Year - People
1st place ND Awards 2017 in People - Portrait
3rd place ND Awards 2017 in People - Portrait
2X Honorable Mention - People - Portrait

BLACK & WHITE SPIDER AWARDS 2017
International photography competition
1 x HONORABLE MENTION 2017 - Category: Portrait

IPA INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2017
International photography competition
1x HONORABLE MENTION 2017 - Category Fine Art: Portrait
2x HONORABLE MENTION 2017 - Category People: Children
2x HONORABLE MENTION 2017 - Category People: Portrait
2x HONORABLE MENTION 2017 - Category People: Culture

B&W CHILD PHOTO COMPETITION 2017 1st Half
NOMINEE – “Portrait of Angel”

MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS 2017
International Photography competition (non-professional)
1st PLACE - Subcategory Winner People-Portrait
2nd PLACE - Subcategory Winner Fine Art-Portrait
2nd PLACE - Subcategory Winner People-Children

FINALIST IN KUALA LUMPUR PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2017
Top 25 Finalist in the Open Category 

PX3 PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS WINNER 2017
International photography competition
Bronze Winner - Portraiture Category Winner
Gold Winner - Culture Category

PX3 PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS  2017
International photography competition
Honorable Mention - Fine Art/People Category
Honorable Mention - Book Proposal (Series Only)/Fine ArtCategory

FINE-ART PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2017
International photography competition
2x NOMINEE in Category Portrait
1x NOMINEE in Category Fine-Art

INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS 2017
International photography competition
1st PLACE OUTSTANDING ARCHIEVEMENT 2017 (student) - Category Portrait

MONOCHROME AWARDS 2016
International Black & White Photography Contest
2x HONORABLE MENTION 2016 - Category Portrait

IPA INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2016
International photography competition
1x HONORABLE MENTION 2016 - Category People: Children
1x HONORABLE MENTION 2016 - Category Fine Art: Portrait

NEW DUTCH PHOTOGRAPHY TALENT 2016
Curated by GUP Magazine

 

Info

 

Julianaplein 66
Beuningen, CT 6641

info@boysurminski.com

+31 6 330 995 16


EXHIBITIONS

04.04.2018 - 12.05.2018 - Fotogalerie Objektief - Walstraat 33 - Enschede NL

25.10.2017 - 04.11.2017 - Graduation Show 2017 - Fotovakschool - Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 10, Amsterdam NL

09.09.2017 - 19.09.2017 - the WHITEBOX gallery - PUBLIKA art space, Kuala Lumpur

03.07.2017 - 15.09.2017 - Gender - Gemeentehuis - Beuningen, NL

02.06.2015 - 14.06.2015 - Bevrijdt!? - Museum van Bommen van Dam, Venlo, NL

10.12.2015 - 14.01.2016 - NEW 2016 - 5&33 Gallery, Amsterdam, NL