Deadline June 22nd: Hey, Hot Shot! The International Photography Competition

Hey, Hot Shot!
The International Photography Competition

Deadline: June 22, 2011, 8:00 pm (EDT)
Currently, $80 for five images

“Since its inception in 2005, Hey, Hot Shot!, the premier international photography competition, has provided one hundred and thirty-five photographers from all over the world with unrivaled exposure, support and recognition. With a longstanding history of incredible opportunities being awarded to hundreds of artists, Jen Bekman Projects encourages photographers at all stages of their careers to enter Hey, Hot Shot!. One talented image maker will receive a $10,000 honorarium, in addition to the hallmark awards we’re offering.

A diverse panel of photography professionals—including founder Jen Bekman, Aperture Foundation publisher Lesley A. Martin, Chronicle Books chairman and CEO Nion McEvoy, photographer Kent Rogowski and Assistant Director of Fraenkel Gallery (San Francisco) and co-founder of Radius Books Darius Himes—reviews each and every entry.

Our panel will select five photographers per round of competition as the 2011 Hot Shots. Each photographer will be awarded:

•  A $500 honorarium.
•  Participation in the 2011 Hot Shot Exhibition at Jen Bekman Gallery.
•  The opportunity to release an edition on 20×200.

Jen Bekman Projects will select one of the ten 2011 Hot Shots for the Grand Prize and announce the recipient in early 2012. In addition to the honors as a Hot Shot, the grand prize recipient will be awarded:

•  A $10,000 honorarium to support a personal project.
•  A solo exhibition at Jen Bekman Gallery.
•  Representation from Jen Bekman Gallery for two years, commencing with his/her selection.”

To read more about the competition and to apply, click here.


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