Deadline January 23rd: CENTER Choice Awards, Project Grant, Project Launch Grant, Santa Fe Prize and Teaching Award
The Choice Awards recognize outstanding photographers working in all processes and subject matter. The Awards are divided into three categories: Curator’s Choice, Editor’s Choice, and Gallerist’s Choice. The winners receive recognition via exhibition, publication, portfolio reviews and more.
Curator’s Choice: Tina Schelhom, Curator, Kolga Tbilisi Photo, Georgia & Founding Director, Galerie Lichtblick, Cologne, Germany
Editor’s Choice: Susan White, Photography Director, Vanity Fair
Gallerist’s Choice: Lauren Panzo, Director, Pace/MacGill Gallery
Project Development Grant
The Project Development Grant offers financial support to fine art, documentary or photojournalist works-in-progress. The grant includes a $5,000 cash award to help complete a project as well as platforms for feedback and professional development opportunities for the works final stages.
This grant is awarded to fine art or documentary projects that are still in progress and have not been exhibited or published. It requires signing of a contract to participate in an exhibition at the Center for Contemporary Arts, during Review Santa Fe.
Juror: Denise Wolff, Senior Editor, Book Program, Aperture
Project Launch Grant
The Project Launch grant is presented to an outstanding photographer working in fine art series or documentary project. The grant includes a $10,000 cash award to help complete or disseminate the works as well as providing a platform for exposure and professional development opportunities.
This grant is awarded to completed projects that would benefit from the grant award package. It requires signature of a contract to participate in an exhibition at the Center for Contemporary Arts, during Review Santa Fe.
Santa Fe Prize
The biennial Santa Fe Prize for Photography recognizes and supports a gifted and committed photographer who has completed, or is near completion of, a meaningful body of work. Cash prize of $10,000 and participation in Review Santa Fe.
Juror: Maggie Blanchard, Director, Twin Palms Publishing
The Excellence in Teaching Award honors a high school, college or postgraduate teacher’s dedication with a $3,000 award. Educators in all areas of photographic teaching are eligible, including fine art, documentary, history and criticism.
Juror: Stephan Hillerbrand, University of Houston, Houston, TX”
Visit CENTER’s website for submission details, www.visitcenter.org/competitions.
“CENTER is pleased to present Portfolio Viewing, a photographic walk through the Review Santa Fe 100 fine-art and documentary portfolios. Attendees can view contemporary photography and engage in dialogue with the artists as well as the extended photographic community.”
IHM Retreat Center, Sunmount Room
50 Mt. Carmel Road
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2012, 11:59 PM MST
“The 17th Annual CENTER Awards provide serious photographers with a prestigious and international program designed to give support and exposure. Jurors from TIME magazine, Getty Museum, Rizzoli, the Victoria & Albert Museum and others make for a world-class opportunity to submit your hard work to be seen.
Prizes Include: $10,000, Exhibition, Publication in Fraction Magazine, admission to Review Santa Fe, and more.
Submit: 20 images from a body of work, artist statement, resume, $35 members/$45 nonmember.
Prizes Include: Exhibition, Publication in Fraction Magazine, admission to Review Santa Fe, and more.
Jurors: Stefanie Braun – Senior Curator, The Photographer’s Gallery, UK; Ashley Givens – Assistant Curator, Victoria & Albert Museum, UK; Jamie Wellford – Senior Photo Editor, The Newsweek Daily Beast.
Submit: 1-4+ images, $25 members/$35 nonmembers per category OR $60 members/$75 nonmembers for all 3 categories.
Prizes Include: $5,000, Exhibition, Publication in Fraction Magazine.
Juror: Virginia Heckert – Associate Curator, J. Paul Getty Museum
Submit: 8-10 images from a work-in-progress, artist statement, resume, $25 members/$35 nonmember.
REVIEW SANTA FE
JUNE 2012: This weekend conference and juried portfolio review event is designed to facilitate relationships with industry professionals looking for new work. Scholarships and payment plans are available.”
Click here for the guidelines and application.
“Portfolio Bootcamp is a unique weekend workshop and review dedicated to helping serious photographers refine and direct their creative edge and ignite their brands. Esteemed presenters and reviewers will work with you to maximize your impact for award submissions, portfolio reviews, fund-seeking campaigns, and meetings with industry professionals.
Plenary presentations are followed by intimate classroom discussions and end with one-on-one portfolio reviews where attendees receive invaluable advice on editing, sequencing, presenting, and preparing to engage an audience. Evening panel discussions will cover topics including:
- Storytelling Techniques
- Building Your Network
- Motivating Your Audience
- Funding Opportunities
- Follow up”
Maggie Blanchard, Director, Twin Palms Publishers
David Bram, Founder and Editor, Fraction Magazine
Amy Feitelberg, Photography Editor, Outside Magazine
Rob Haggart, Founder and Editor of aphotoeditor.com
Joanna Hurley, President HurleyMedia, Co-Founder of Radius Books
Melanie McWhorter, Book Division Manager, photo-eye Books and Prints
Robin Fisher-Roffer, CEO, Big Fish
Amber Terranova, Photo Editor, Photo District News (PDN)
Katherine Ware, Curator of Photography, New Mexico Museum of Art
For more information and registration visit Center’s website.