About

Born in Stavropol, Russia, in 1974. Eduard Korniyenko became a professional photographer in 2000.

In 2002 he joined the Russian Union of Journalists. At present Korniyenko is a full-time photo-correspondent for regional news agency Pobeda26 and a REUTERS Contractor Photographer.

His work as a photojournalist has focused on developments in Northern Caucasus, which has experienced ethnic and intercultural conflict and political and economic instability.

EXHIBITIONS

2018

  • Agora Gallery, Professional Competition Exhibition, New York, USA.
  • Exhibition Memories, LoosenArt Mag / Gallery, Group Exhibition, Rome, Italy.
  • The State of the World, PX3 PRIX LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS, Group Exhibition , Paris, France.
  • Royal Photography Society, International Photography Exhibition 161, UK. 

2017

  • SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS, Group Exhibition, Somerset House, United Kingdom.
  • Mobile Only, PH21 Contemporary Photography Gallery, Group Exhibition, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Felix Schoeller Photo Award, Group Exhibition, Osnabrück, Germany. 

2012

  • War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath, Museum of Fine Arts, Group Exhibition, Houston, USA, Participant. 

AWARDS

2021

Kolga Tbilisi Photo, Documentary series, Shortlist, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Kolga Tbilisi Photo, One Shot, Shortlist, Tbilisi, Georgia.

FAPA (Fine Art Photography Award) in 7th edition, Photojournalism categories, Nominee, London, UK.

International Color Awards , Children of the World , 3 place , CA , USA.

The Focus on the Story Portrait Awards , Finalist , Washington, USA.

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

  • IPA 2015, Photo Essay and Feature Story, Honorable Mention, USA