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Deadline May 25th: LACDA 2015 “Top 40” Juried Competition

LACDA
Call for Entries: LACDA 2015 “Top 40” Juried Competition
Deadline: Monday, May 25, 2015

Fee: $35 for 3 files.

“Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA) announces an open call for our juried competition featuring digital art and photography. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of 2D artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are acceptable. This call is international, open to all geographical locations.

Forty artists and photographers will be selected! The selected winners receive one print up to 24×36 on museum quality paper to be shown in an international group exhibition in our gallery. The show will be widely promoted and will include a reception for the artists. Multiple entries are permitted, separate entry fee required for each set of three images submitted.

Juror: Joanna Szupinska-Myers, Curator of Exhibitions, California Museum of Photography.”

For the full prospectus and to submit visit: http://lacda.com/juried/juriedshow.html.

Deadline May 26th: LACDA 2014 “Top 40” Juried Competition

Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA)
Call for Entries: LACDA 2014 “Top 40” Juried Competition

Deadline: Monday, May 26, 2014
Fee: $35 for 3 images

“Enter the LACDA juried competition featuring digital art and photography. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are acceptable. Video stills are acceptable. This call is international, open to all geographical locations.

Forty artists and photographers will be selected! The selected winners receive one print up to 24×36 on museum quality paper to be shown in an international group exhibition in our gallery. The show will be widely promoted and will include a reception for the artists. Multiple entries are permitted, separate entry fee required for each set of three images submitted.

Curating Jurors:
Joanna Szupinska-Myers, Curator of Exhibitions, California Museum of Photography
Ryan Linkof, Parsons Curatorial Fellow, LACMA (L.A. County Museum of Art)

File uploads are the only accepted submissions maximum of 3MB each. Please do not send materials to LACDA. All materials sent to LACDA will not be viewed and cannot be returned.”

For the full prospectus and to apply visit lacda.com/juried/juriedshow.html.

Deadline February 24th: LACDA 2014 International Juried Competition

Los Angeles Center for Digital Art
Call for Entries: LACDA 2014 International Juried Competition
Deadline: Monday, February 24, 2014

Fee: $35 for every 3 images

“Enter our juried competition for digital art and photography. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are acceptable. The competition is international, open to all geographical locations.

The selected winner receives 10 prints up to 44×60 inches on canvas or museum quality paper (approximately a $2,500-$3,000 value) to be shown in a solo exhibition in our main gallery from March 13-April 6, 2014. This is the 10 year anniversary exhibit for LACDA and will be widely promoted and will include a reception for the artist.

Second place prizes: Ten second place winners will receive one print of their work up to 24×36 inches ($150-$200 in value) to be included in the anniversary exhibits opening on March 13!

Special consideration will be given to all entrants for inclusion in future shows at LACDA. Many entrants from past competitions have already been included in our exhibits.

Jurors:
Eve Schillo, L.A. County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Rex Bruce, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art”

For the full prospectus and to apply visit: lacda.com/juried/juriedshow.htm.

Deadline April 22nd: LACDA 2013 International Juried Competition

Los Angeles Center for Digital Art
Call for entries: LACDA 2013 International Juried Competition
Deadline: Monday, April 22, 2013
Fee: $30 for three images

Enter our juried competition for digital art and photography. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are acceptable. The competition is international, open to all geographical locations. Registration fee is $30US (three images). Multiple entries permitted, additional $30 entry fee for each three images.

Jurors
Holly Harrison, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Rex Bruce, L.A. Center for Digital Art

The selected winner receives 10 prints up to 44×60 inches on canvas or museum quality paper (approximately a $2,500-$3,000 value) to be shown in a solo exhibition in our main gallery May 9-June 1, 2013. The show will be widely promoted and will include a reception for the artist.

Second place prizes: Ten second place winners will receive one print of their work up to 24×36 inches ($150-$200 in value) to be included in upcoming group exhibits. The ten second place winners will be scheduled into group shows within twelve months of announcement of winners. Consideration is given to placing these works in shows appropriate to their style, genre and/or content. These shows will be widely promoted and will include a reception for the artists.

Special consideration will be given to all entrants for inclusion in future shows at LACDA. Many entrants from past competitions have already been included in our exhibits.”

Submissions accepted online only, details here: lacda.com/juried/juriedshow.html.

March 10th, LA: Linda Alterwitz at L.A. Center for Digital Art

Linda Alterwitz: Discarded Dreams
At the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art

Reception Thursday, March 10, 7-9 p.m.
Grand opening celebration at LACDA’s new expanded location at 102 West Fifth Street on the Southwest corner of Main and Spring (across the street).  [map]
In conjunction with the Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk

The exhibition will be open from March 10 – April 2, 2011

Linda Alterwitz is the winner of the 2011 LACDA International Juried Competition, selected by Edward Robinson, curator of the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

© 2011 Linda Alterwitz

Linda Alterwitz‘s philosophy addresses the constant challenge to keep a balance between the two sides of the brain: the logical and the creative. This duality is apparent throughout the body of her work, starting with her photographic equipment. Alterwitz uses both digital cameras and toy cameras. The high-tech digital cameras produce clear, factual images that are believable and acceptable in our right-brained world. In contrast, images shot on film by the low-tech, simple workings of plastic cameras capture a spontaneous altered world. Alterwitz’s inspiration, the inner workings of the human body and her external surrounding environment, plays with the dance of the two sides of the brain as well as the contradiction of fear and reassurance. Past personal struggles with medical issues were tempered by fond, childhood memories of playing in the sand dunes and forests of Gary, Indiana where Alterwitz grew up. It is this dichotomy that gives her work a comforting sense of familiarity while simultaneously creating tension.”


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