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Center for Fine Art Photography
International Call for Entries: Portfolio ShowCase Volume 7
Deadline: Thursday, November 28, 2013
“There is no theme for this exhibition. The images will be evaluated as a cohesive body of work, rather than individual images. Fifteen photographers will be chosen to display their twelve-image portfolios in the Center’s Portfolio ShowCase Volume 7 book and online exhibition.
Juror: Alexa Becker holds an MA in art history and is the acquisitions editor for photography and art books for Kehrer Verlag, in Heidelberg, Germany.
The exhibition is open to photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles, and schools of thought to participate in its exhibitions.
Online Exhibition and Awards
With selection for this exhibition, featured artist’s work will be seen by an international audience of collectors, curators, art consultants, and other advocates of fine art photography. Participants will be included in the Center’s Online Gallery exhibition as well as have their accepted portfolio published in the Portfolio ShowCase Volume 7 Book. Select artists also will receive a blog feature at the Center’s blog, PERSPECTIVES.
- ONE SOLO EXHIBITION AWARD One artist will be chosen for a solo exhibition at the Center for Fine Art Photography.
- PORTFOLIO SHOWCASE GROUP SHOW The Center will exhibit prints from the selected artists in conjuction with the book launch to promote the artists.
- JUROR’S SELECTION The juror will select one portfolio to be the first presented in the book and will select an image from the portfolio to be the book cover.
There is no limit to the number of portfolios that may be submitted. Applicants signing up for membership at the time they submit will receive the automatic discounted entry fee.
- Members: $50 for the first portfolio (12 images)
- Non-Members: $65 for the first portfolio (12 images)
- Additional portfolios may be submitted for $85.”
“The Colorado Photographic Arts Center is seeking entries for a photography exhibition juried by Eric Paddock, Curator of Photography, Denver Art Museum.
The exhibition will be a survey of new work made within the past three years, and is a rare chance to get your work seen by this renowned photography curator. There is no theme.
A $500 purchase award will be given for Best of Show, chosen by the juror on site at CPAC. The selected image will become part of CPAC’s permanent photography collection. Three honorable mention awards will be made. An exhibition catalog will be published.
Selections for the exhibitions will be announced no later than Friday, December 9th; framed artwork must be received by the gallery no later than Tuesday, January 3rd, 8 pm. The exhibition will be at CPAC: January 9 – February 15, 2014.
Works submitted must have been made within three years of the exhibition deadline. All lens-based media are eligible, including but not limited to images made by film or video camera, scanner, screen-capture, digital camera, and any means of mobile photography. Entry is open to regional, national, and international artists, members and non-members of CPAC.
- Title jpeg entries with Last name and first initial first, i.e.: SmithJ_title.jpg.
Improperly titled jpegs will not be accepted.
- Jpegs should not exceed 2.5MB in size and 800 pixels on the longest dimension.
- Exhibition print sizes must be specified.
- Submit jpegs and Entry Form via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.”
Click here for the Entry Form (PDF) and complete guidelines.
Visit www.cpacphoto.org/2013/10/call-for-entries-juror-eric-paddock for details.
“Rayko Photo Center’s Artist-in-Residence Program was developed to continue our support and education of fine art photographers. Through the program, artists receive unlimited access to RayKo’s facilities. Artists-in-residence will receive significant discounts on other services and workshops at RayKo. There is a five month time frame to shoot, print, and complete the body of work, and one month to prepare work for the exhibition. Artists gain hands on experience in the entire process of creating work, from conceptualizing, printing, framing, and hanging. Work produced in the program will culminate in a show in our side gallery. Up to three final prints of the gallery director’s choice will be donated to RayKo’s print collection. Artists will have regular review sessions with the gallery director as the project progresses. Mentoring is available to assist in the artistic development of residents and cultivate a more polished body of work.
Submit printed copies of the materials below, with artist name on each page:
- Letter of Intent (Description of Project), specify preferred start date (January or June)
- RayKo facilities to be used for project
- Artist Statement
- Any additional documents including relevant press/publications or letters of recommendation.
- $20 application & administration fee | Payable to: RayKo Photo Center
- Digital files: Submit 10-20 images saved as .jpg, 72dpi, and sized to 1200 pixels on the longest dimension. Files should not be larger than 2MB.
- Prints: up to 11×14” size | up to 20 individual prints
- Include annotated list of: Image title, size of original piece, year of completion, and medium
- Send or drop off materials (include SASE for return of materials) to:
RayKo Photo Center
c/o Artist-in-Residence Program
428 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
- Artists may also submit their proposals and images on line through Smarter Entry: client.smarterentry.com/RayKo.”
Click here to download a PDF of the full prospectus and for directions to submit your application online.
“The purpose of the Aperture Portfolio Prize is to identify trends in contemporary photography and highlight artists whose work deserves greater recognition. When choosing the first-prize winner and runners-up, Aperture’s editorial and curatorial staff look for innovative bodies of work that haven’t been widely seen in major publications or exhibition venues. Previous winners and runners-up include Michal Chelbin, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Alexander Gronsky, Sarah Palmer, Bryan Schutmaat, and Jordan Tate, among others.
First prize is $3,000 and an exhibition at Aperture Gallery. The first-prize winner and up to five runners-up will be featured on Aperture’s website, where their images will be accompanied by a brief statement written by Aperture staff. All winners are announced in the foundation’s e-newsletter, which reaches forty thousand subscribers across the globe, including curators, critics, and members of the photography community. Winners will also have the opportunity to offer their prints via the Aperture Foundation limited-edition print program.”
$75 entry fee includes one annual individual membership in Aperture’s new membership program and covers entrance into the 2014 Portfolio Prize competition and the new, annual Summer Open exhibition. If you are already a member, there is no additional fee to enter. To receive a discount code that will waive the entry fee, contact email@example.com.
To enter, go to callforentry.org; once you are registered (free), you will be asked to provide the following:
- Four-digit Aperture membership ID number
- Statement of up to 250 words about your work
- 15 images with title/caption information
If you are already a member, to receive your membership ID number, along with a discount code that will waive the entry fee, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. New members, please enter ’0000′ when asked for your membership ID number.
Artists may submit up to two separate portfolios of 15 images each. A separate CAFÉ profile and application, filed under the same name and contact information, is required for each entry. A $25 fee must be paid for each additional entry. To receive a discount code adjusting the entry fee for second portfolios, please contact email@example.com.
When examining competition entries, Aperture’s editors and curatorial staff will consider the following criteria:
- Is the work new, e.g., created in the last five years?
- Is a theme or topic carried throughout the portfolio in a consistent manner?
- Are the individual images strong compositionally and in their use of color or tone?
- What technical and presentation choices has the photographer made, and are they appropriate for the work? For example, is there a clear reason for using sepia-toned black and white versus a digitally enhanced palette?
- Does the body of work take an innovative or unique approach to the subject matter?”
For the full prospectus and to apply go to: www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=1549.
Texas Woman’s University
Call for Entries: Joyce Elaine Grant Juried Photography Exhibition 2014
Deadline: Monday, November 4, 2013
Entry Fee: $35 for 5 images |$60 for 10 images
“Established in 2001 and organized by the graduate photography students at Texas Woman’s University and the Photographic Artist’s Coalition (a student-run photography organization), the annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition provides a national venue for the exhibition of artistic expression as seen through the eye of the camera. Photographers from throughout the United States are invited to submit entries for the exhibition. The exhibition will be on view to the public at the Texas Woman’s University Fine Arts Gallery February 20 through March 19, 2014.
The exhibition and endowment was established by Christine Shank and a small group of graduate students and named in memory of the mother of Professor Susan kae Grant. Exhibition proceeds fund the Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition Endowment which supports photography scholarships for future graduate students in the Department of Visual Arts.”
Juror: Elizabeth Siegel, Associate Curator of Photography at the Art Institute of Chicago
- Solo Exhibition at TWU Fine Arts Gallery (2015)
- Half Price Books: $1,000.00 Cash Award
- Coupralux: $500.00 Printing Award
- Red River Paper: Epson Printer Award
- Imaging Spectrum: Epson Paper Award
- Arlington Camera: $100.00 Gift Certificate
Entries must be received by November 4, 2013.
For the full prospectus, download the flier as a PDF here.
“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.
Awards + Prizes
Three solo exhibitions at The Print Center to be held June-July 2014, Online exhibition, Philadelphia Museum of Art Purchase Award, Two-year contract from The Print Center Gallery Store, and up to $3,000 in purchase, cash and material prizes.
All artists using photography and/or printmaking as critical components in their works can enter. Work submitted must have been completed in the last three years. Submitted works cannot have been exhibited within 50 miles of Philadelphia or in any prior exhibition at The Print Center. Up to five images may be submitted and only one submission per person.
Images: Up to 5 MB/each: jpg, png, gif
Videos: Up to 60 MB/each: mov, wmv, flv, mp4
You will be asked to label each uploaded file with Title, Date, Medium (e.g. etching, inkjet, gelatin silver, lithograph) and Size.
“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.
Elisabeth Biondi, Independent Curator (New York, NY).
Participants must be or become HCP members (any level) at the time of submission. The competition is open to all artists working in photographic and lens-based work. Any photographic process is acceptable as long as it is:
- Original work
- The body of work is still in development within the last two years
- The body of work submitted as a whole has not been exhibited in a previous HCP Exhibition.
There is a $35 entry, which includes entry for 10 images or video. The maximum number of images artist can submit is 10. You are not required to submit 10 images. You may submit more than one entry. Each entry is $35 (+ membership fee).
Rules for Entry
- All submissions will go through CALLFORENTRY.ORG, you can create a free account.
- Entrants should upload up to 10 images or videos, an artist statement, and a resume/bio.
- Acceptance will be based on the body of work by each artist rather than on individual images.”
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.
“FotoVisura Inc. is delighted to announce the 2014 FotoVisura Grant—which aims to support personal photography projects and encourage the production and development of photography outside the commercial realm.
The Grant aims to recognize photographers as judged by their images, the story, the dedication and commitment of the photographer to the story, and the extent that he or she is willing to go to bring about positive change in society.
It is our belief that this profession needs to recognize its emerging leaders—and the FotoVisura Grant stands for recognizing, celebrating and supporting the international community of emerging photographers and its leaders.
The Grant is divided into two categories:
• The FotoVisura Grant for Outstanding Personal Project
• The Spotlight Grant for Outstanding Student Project
The FotoVisura Grant awards photographers publishing on the fotovisura.com platform, new members are welcome to submit. The grant is eligible for ongoing projects not initiated by an assignment or commission. To be eligible for the Student Grant you must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, or a recent graduate, having graduated after January 1st 2012. Additionally, the following requirements apply for both the Grant and the Student Grant:
- Submit a photography series, up to 35 images
- Series must be ongoing or photographed within the past 12 months
- Image size: minimum 1000px on the longest dimension (14 inches @ 72 dpi)
- A written reflection, in first person, of at least 150 words
- All images and text to be uploaded through the FotoVisura.com website
- To enter you must read and agree to the contest Terms & Conditions
- Only one Submission per photographer
- You may enter either published or unpublished bodies of work
- Projects may be submitted privately via your FV-Profile (more info)”
For the full prospectus and to apply visit: grant.fotovisura.com.
“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.
“London Exhibition: All winners plus 25 finalists will be exhibited at a gala show in London — one of the world capitals of photography — with museum quality prints provided by Genesis Imaging, UK.
- Grand Prize: $2500 cash
- 2nd Prize: $1000 cash
- 3rd Prize: $500 cash
Single Image Award
- Grand Prize: $1500 cash
- 2nd Prize: $500 cash
- 3rd Prize: $250 cash
Worldwide Exposure: Every winner and 25 finalists will be highlighted in special feature articles in LensCulture — and prominently promoted throughout our network of over 100,000 influential enthusiasts in the global photography marketplace.
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.
“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.
Ten SPE Awards are offered and feature a $500 travel stipend to attend the national conference.
The SPE Award for Innovations in Imaging
The SPE Award for Innovations in Imaging is open to all eligible students working primarily with digital technology and is designated for work only possible because of emerging digital technologies-no alternative processes or gelatin silver prints. A project description describing how the work is possible as a result of emerging digital technologies is required as part of the submission process. Jurors will seek to award work that demonstrates the most innovative, unique, and freshest uses of digital technologies.
Applicants must be currently matriculated students enrolled at a post-secondary institution as an undergraduate or graduate student majoring/concentrating in photography not graduating before the end of the academic year 2013-2014.
Applicants must be student members of SPE or become members before submitting their scholarship application. Visit www.spenational.org for information.
Applicants are not eligible to receive the same award for two consecutive years, and cannot receive two awards in one year.
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.
Submit online via spenational.slideroom.com. There will be a $10 fee for submitting a portfolio. If you need technical support, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- A cohesive body of work with no more than FIVE images. Images around 1280 x 1280 px @ 72 ppi are ideal for good image quality and fast upload
- A succinct artist statement of 200 words or less
- A statement addressing how attendance at the conference will benefit you, as well as an overview of prior involvement with SPE or other arts organizations
- A description of the conceptual basis of your work and its technical qualities, including a description of processes used
- A brief resume, including name, address, phone number, email address and current institutional affiliation, and educational and professional experience
- Contact information for a current photography professor (include name, title, email, and phone number)
- Applications that do not fulfill all requirements may be eliminated from the competition.”