Tag: Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography

Deadline April 9th: “PhotoPlace Open” Call for Entries

PhotoPlace Gallery
Call for Entries: PhotoPlace Open
Deadline: Monday, April 9, 2012 at 12:00 am EDT
Fee: $25 for 5 images; $6 for each additional.

“PhotoPlace Gallery is pleased to welcome Kyohei Abe as the juror for the 3rd annual PhotoPlace Open.  Kyohei Abe is Chief Curator and Director of the Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography.  Abe holds an MFA in Photography from Cranbrook Academy of Art and his photos are in the collections of the Museum of Fine Art, Houston, the Detroit Institute of Art, and numerous private and corporate collections around the world.  He is a faculty member at the Center for Creative Studies in Detroit.

For PhotoPlace Open, 2012, Abe will select forty photos for exhibition at PhotoPlace Gallery from June 12 through July  9, 2012.  He will also choose an additional thirty-five photos for the gallery’s “Online Annex.”  All selected work will be included in a full-color exhibition catalog available for purchase.  To help artists defray costs, PhotoPlace Gallery offers to mat and frame work selected for exhibition free of charge, providing artists print their images to our pre-cut mat and frame sizes.

For the PhotoPlace Open, PhotoPlace seeks photographs of any subject in any style or medium. 

Submission Guidelines

  • Only digital files accepted.
  • Image size should be 72 ppi at 1024 on the longest side.
  • Save as JPEG only and as sRGB for best display.
  • Files should be titled as follows: LastName_FirstName_1Title.jpg  The number should correspond with the number on the application form.  If you include the application form as a word or pdf document, please title it LastName_First.
  • All work must be the original work of the artist.
  • E-mail digital files and application form to photos@vtphotoworkplace.com.
  • OR mail CD (not DVD) with all materials on CD to:
    PhotoPlace Gallery
    3 Park Street, Middlebury, VT 05753
    CDs must be received by the submission deadline.

Click here for the application form.

Deadline March 31st: Call for Entries “Change of Pace”

Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography
Call for Entries: Change of Pace
Deadline: Saturday, March 31, 2012

Participation is open to all artists working photographically, amateur and professional.  Entries must be recent works that have not been exhibited in any previous DCCP main gallery show.

David Bram, a fine art photographer and the editor, founder, and curator of Fraction Magazine.


  • Each accepted participant will be included in the print exhibition, the online gallery exhibition, and the printed catalogue.
  • Best in Show – $150 cash prize, a one-year individual membership to DCCP, plus a free (three-image) submission to a future call for entries show at the DCCP.
  • 2 Honorable Mentions – A free (three image) submission to a future call for entries show at the DCCP

Entry Fee

  • There is a non-refundable $20 fee for up to three entries for members in good standing and full-time students, non-members: $25. Up to three additional entries may be submitted at $5 for each entry (both members and non-members). Entry forms or download here at detroitccp.org
  • Applicants signing up for membership at the time they submit will receive the automatic discounted entry fee. Membership application form is available in the entry form packet (above) or for download at detroitccp.org
  • Check or money order should be made payable to Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography.

Entry Procedure

  • Images will be juried by Jpegs in a .pdf document burned to a CD. Save images as Jpegs (4”x6” at 300 ppi), with the naming convention of (Last Name, number that matches the application form – for example Smith01, Smith02, etc). Merge all files into a single .pdf document and burn to a CD.
  • Contact information should be on the CD and CD case. Include a SASE for return of materials if desired to have materials returned.
  • Late submissions or substitute images will not be accepted.
  • Deadline for submission: Received by March 31, 2012
  • Mail submission to:
    Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography
    PO Box 522
    Birmingham, Michigan 48012-0522

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