October 31st & November 1st Deadlines: LensCulture Exposure Awards, Print Center 88th Annual Competition, HCP Fellowships, SPE Student Scholarships

LensCulture: Exposure Awards 2013
Deadline: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 11:59 pm PDT

“Gain invaluable global exposure to photo editors, creative directors, curators, gallery owners, collectors, publishers, agents, critics, journalists, festival directors, and international photo networks. Your work will be shared directly with LensCulture’s opt-in community of over 100,000 photography enthusiasts — so your photos will reach a huge audience of people who really know and love photography. It’s all about results — getting shows, selling prints, editorial and commercial assignments, book deals, magazine features and more. We reward talent with global recognition and career-changing exposure.”

This year’s jury consists of: James Estrin, Co-editor, NY Times Lens Blog; Regina Maria, Director, Anzenberger, Anzenberger Gallery & Agency; Dimitri Beck, Editor in Chief, Polka Magazine & Gallery; Jim Casper, LensCulture Founder & Editor; Els Barents, Director, Huis Marseille Museum for Photography; Michael Famighetti, Editor, Aperture Magazine; Alan Taylor, Senior Editor
, The Atlantic Magazine “In Focus” photography blog; Christophe Laloi, Artistic Director and Director of Programming, Festival Voies Off; Andy Adams, Founder & Editor, Flak Photo.

Entry Fees
Portfolio submission fee is $75 for 5-10 images, $5 for each additional image, no limit.
Single Image submission fee is $35 for first image, $5 for each additional entry, no limit.”

Visit www.lensculture.com/awards for the full prospectus and to apply.

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The Print Center: 88th Annual International Competition
Deadline: Thursday, October 31, 2013

Fee: $45 for 5 images

“The Print Center’s Annual International Competition is one of the most prestigious and oldest competitions in the United States. The Print Center is particularly interested in highlighting local, national and international artists who utilize photography and printmaking in intriguing ways, both in content and process. Artists who use printmaking and/or photography as critical components of their work, or whose work pushes the boundaries of traditional photographic and printmaking practices, are encouraged to enter.

Julia Dolan, Minor White Curator of Photography, Portland Art Museum
Bruce Guenther, Chief Curator, Mercedes Eichholz Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Portland Art Museum”

For the full prospectus visit: printcenter.org/pc_comp_future.html.

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Houston Center for Photography: 2014 Fellowships
Deadline: Friday, November 1, 2013
Fee: $35 for 10 images or video

“Two fellowship recipients will be awarded $3,000 each and a solo exhibition at HCP in the summer of 2014. One Houston-based artist (residing within a 100 mile radius of Houston including the Beaumont, Galveston, and College Station areas) will receive the Carol Crow Memorial Fellowship and another artist from anywhere in the world, outside the Houston area, will receive the HCP Fellowship.

Juror: Elisabeth Biondi, Independent Curator (New York, NY).”

For the full prospectus and to apply to this call, visit: www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=1448&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes.

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Society for Photographic Education: 2014 Student Scholarship Opportunities
Deadline: Friday, November 1, 2013, 11:59 pm EDT
Fees: $10

“The Society for Photographic Education is a nonprofit membership organization that provides a forum for the discussion of photography-related media as a means of creative expression and cultural insight. Through its interdisciplinary programs, services and publications, the society seeks to promote a broader understanding of the medium in all its forms, and to foster the development of its practice, teaching, scholarship and criticism.

SPE student members can apply for scholarships to offset the cost of attending SPE’s 2014 national conference in Baltimore March 6-9, 2014. All awards include a 2014 national conference fee waiver and a one-year membership to SPE.

Jurors: This year’s jurors are SPE national board members serving on the Awards and Recognition Committee: Erika Gentry (chair), Claude Baillargeon, Amy Holmes George, and Lupita Murillo Tinnen.”

Click here for a PDF of the prospectus.


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