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Deadline May 4th: PCNW Documentary: 19th Annual Photography Exhibition

Photo Center Northwest
Call for Entries: Documentary: 19th Annual Photography Exhibition
Deadline: Sunday, May 4, 2014

Fee: $42 for 4 images.

“The Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) is pleased to announce Documentary: 19th Annual Photography Exhibition, and our esteemed juror, Whitney C. Johnson. This year the theme is documentary. An artist statement is encouraged with your entry. Selected entries will be exhibited in Seattle, WA at PCNW August 2014. All photo processes are welcome.

Juror
Whitney C. Johnson, Director of Photography at The New Yorker.”

For the full prospectus visit: pcnw.org/gallery/call-for-entries/documentary19th-annual.
Entries to be submitted online only through CallforEntries.org here: http://bit.ly/1qsqNzf.

June 7th, Seattle: Artist Talk by Julie Blackmon

JBlackmon

© 2013 Julie Blackmon

Photo Center NW
Artist Talk by Julie Blackmon
Friday, June 7, 2013 at 6:30 pm
Tickets: $10 General | $8 Members

“Join us for an artist lecture by Julie Blackmon at Photo Center NW, presented in partnership with G. Gibson Gallery. Blackmon’s exhibition “Undertow – New Work” at the G. Gibson Gallery runs through July 13, 2013.”

Photo Center NW
900 12th Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98122

May 30th, Seattle: Artist Talk by Emily Hanako Momohara

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© 2013 Emily Hanako Momohara

Photo Center NW 
Artist Talk by Emily Hanako Momohara
Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 6:30 pm
Tickets: $10 (suggested donation)

“Photo Center is proud to welcome photographic artist and filmmaker Emily Hanako Momohara to an artist talk at Photo Center NW. Momohara will be spending the month of June working in and around Seattle (and at PCNW) on a new documentary film about a woman named May Namba whose life has chronicled many of life’s hardest and cherished aspects: war, incarceration, freedom, discrimination, love, family, generosity, patriotism and perseverance. Learn more about the project here.

As part of her presentation, Momohara will discuss her other photography projects: Islands, Koden and Desert Sands. Intrigued by collective memory and its relationship to the imagination, her images combine the real and fictional to create places that explore myth and belonging. 
As in her documentary film, Momohara deals with issues of loss and legacy. Eerily beautiful and strangely quiet, Momohara’s photographs convey at once the idea of obscurity and the quest for information.”

Photo Center NW
900 12th Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98122

Deadline May 18th: Musings: 18th Annual Photo Competition Exhibition

Photo Center NW
Call for Entries: Musings: 18th Annual Photo Competition Exhibition

Deadline: Saturday, May 18, 2013
Fee: $42 for 4 images.

“The Photo Center NW is pleased to announce Musings: 18th Annual Photo Competition Exhibition, and our esteemed juror, John Bennette. This year the theme is open and images from a cohesive body of work and an artist statement are encouraged in your entry. Selected entries will be exhibited in Seattle, WA at the Photo Center August – Mid September 2013. All photo processes are welcome. The competition is open to all photographers, including international.

Juror
John Bennette is a collector, curator and champion of artists. Bennette has written for a number of publications including 21st Journal of Photography. He has been a portfolio reviewer at events including Fotofest, Rhubarb-rhubarb, Photolucida and Atlanta Celebrates Photography. He works with the committees of a number of charity based photography groups including FWAB. Bennette was former Art Director and Art Editor for South by South East Photography Magazine.

Awards
First Place Award: $1000 cash & $75 Blurb Gift Certificate (sponsored by Blurb Inc.)
Second Place Award: $500 Glazer’s Gift Certificate & $75 Blurb Gift Certificate (sponsored by Glazer’s Camera)
Third Place Award: $250 cash & $75 Blurb Gift Certificate (sponsored by Panda Lab).”

For submission guidelines and to apply visit www.callforentry.org.

November 18th, Seattle: Lecture & Book Signing by Ernesto Bazan

Photo Center NW
Lecture by Ernesto Bazan Al Campo & Bazan Cuba
Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 6:00 pm
Tickets: $8 PCNW members | $10 General

Ernesto Bazan will share his photographic stories and new book, Al Campo, five years of work portraying the intimate daily life of his farmers’ friends in the Cuban Countryside. Bazan has published several books: The Perpetual Past, Passing Through, The First Twenty Years, Island, Molo Nord. He has had exhibitions in Europe, Latin America and the United States. His photographs have been acquired by collectors and museums among which MOMA and ICP in New York, SFMOMA in San Francisco, the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston,the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, the South East Museum of Photography in Daytona, the Fondazione Italiana della Fotografia in Turin, the Biblioteque Nationale in Paris and the Musee Rattau in Arles. In 2002, Ernesto Bazan created his own photographic workshops providing special emphasis in Latin America. Several hundred students have studied with him in the last eleven years. He lives in Veracruz, Mexico.

Bazan will also be offering a master workshop in portfolio building through book editing and sequencing. More info here!

Photo Center NW
900 12th Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98122

Deadline May 18th: PCNW 17th Annual Photo Competition

Photo Center Northwest
Call for Entries: 17th Annual Photo Competition “Equivalents”
Deadline: Friday, May 18, 2012 at 7:00 pm PDT
Fee: $40 for 4 images (each additional image is $7, up to 12 total)

“The Photo Center NW is pleased to announce Equivalents: 17th Annual Photo Competition Exhibition, and our esteemed juror, W.M. Hunt. This year the theme is open. Selected entries will be exhibited in Seattle, WA at the Photo Center August – Mid September 2012. All photo processes are welcome. Maximum frame size is 32 inches on the longest side. Artists will be responsible for shipping their framed work to and from the gallery. The competition is international and open to all photographers.

Juror
W.M. Hunt is a champion of photography – collector, curator and consultant who lives and works in New York. He is the author of “The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious” published in 2011 by Aperture in the US, Thames & Hudson in the UK and as “L’Oeil Invisible” by “Actes Sud” in France. Highlights from his collection have been seen at the George Eastman House and in Europe in Arles, Lausanne, and Amsterdam.  more»

Awards
First, second, and third prize winners will take home $1000, $500, and $250 as well as a $75 Blurb Inc. Scrip Certificate for each winner. Photo Center gratefully acknowledges Blurb Inc., Glazer’s Camera, and Panda Lab respectively for their award sponsorships.

Entry Fee
The entry fee is $40 for 4 jpgs (minimum). You may add additional jpgs for $7 a piece up to 12 total. You must submit a minimum of 4 images to be reviewed with a artist’s statement (digital file). Payment must be in U.S. Dollars. Entry fees are non-refundable. This juried show is our gallery program’s annual fundraiser and the entry fees help to support our gallery program offerings throughout the year.

Submission Guidelines

  • Print out the PDF entry form from our website and fill it out legibly. Click Here.
  • Burn up to 12 jpg images on a CD – no DVDs please – (no dvd drive on our office computer-we’re working on it), and include a PDF file on the CD that has your Artist Statement, Print Sizes, Print Types and Your Name. (The juror will view this PDF). Entries by email are not accepted.
  • Must submit a minimum of 4 jpgs, and up to 12 total.
  • Jpeg resolution 72 ppi, RGB preferred, approx 1000 pixels wide.
  • Jpegs must be titled in this format: photographer’s name, correlating letter to match the printed out entry form & the title of the image (JohnDoe _A_Untitled.jpg).
  • Required PDF file on the CD that includes your name, artist statement or project statement. This statement should be no longer than 4 paragraphs. After the statement, list the image size of your work and print type. (for example: 16 x 20, Silver Gelatin Prints). Do not send a hard copy of the statement-it won’t be used.
  • The CD and CD case must be labeled with the photographer’s name.
  • Put everything in an envelope and mail with your payment to (materials will not be returned):
    Photo Center NW
    17th Annual Contest
    900 12th Ave
    Seattle, WA 98122.

TONIGHT August 5th, Seattle: Lecture by Karen Irvine at SAM and Opening Reception for “AGROUND” at PCNW

Seattle Art Museum
Lecture by Karen Irvine, Curator at MoCP
Friday, August 5, 2011 at 7:00 pm
Admission: $10 | $8 for Students & Seniors | $5 for PCNW & SAM members
Tickets can be purchased at the door tonight, PCNW in advance, or online here.

“In collaboration with the Seattle Art Museum and Photo Center NW, Karen Irvine, Curator of Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago and juror of the annual Photo Center juried exhibition, will discuss convergent themes featured in the photographs in the exhibitions Beauty and Bounty and Reclaimed at SAM, as well as AGROUND: 16th Annual Photo Competition exhibition at PCNW focused on Land and Water.”

Seattle Art Museum Downtown
1300 First Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98101-2003 [map]

After the lecture at the Photo Center NW . . .

Artist Reception & Awards for AGROUND:16th Annual Photo Competition
Friday, August 5, 2011 from 8:00 to 9:45 pm

“AGROUND: 16th Annual Photo Competition Exhibition was juried by Karen Irvine. This annual juried show remains amongst the most popular in Photo Center’s gallery program. This year 366 photographers from around the globe entered the competition with over 2500 images. Irvine selected 37 photographers displaying a variety of images focused on land and water.”

The exhibition will be up at PCNW from August 5th to October 12th.

Photographic Center Northwest
900 12th Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98122 [map]

Deadline June 11th: PCNW 16th Annual Photo Competition – Deadline Extended

PCNW 16th Annual Photo Competition: Deadline Extended to JUNE 11, 2011

Details here in a previous post.

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