Count Down to the Center Awards
January 27th is the last day to submit to the 2011 Center Awards, and consider marking your calendars now! Since 1994 Center has been at the epicenter of all things fine art photography, providing opportunites to gifted and committed photographers. Besides providing two major portfolio reviews during each calendar year, Center’s Award program offers photographers the chance to have their work seen by major players in the photographic world.
This year’s line-up:
Simon Baker, Curator of Photography, Tate, U.K.;
Christina Cahill, Deputy Director, Editorial Reportage by Getty Images;
PRIZES $5,000 cash, 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 nonmembers
In 2010, Dana Popa’s heart breaking series on sex trafficing, Not Nastasha, was selected for First Place
Dewi Lewis, Publisher, Dewi Lewis Publishing, U.K.
PRIZES $3,000 cash, exhibition, publication in Fraction magazine, admission to Review Santa Fe and more.
SUBMIT 8-10 images from a work-in-progress, artist statement, resume, $25 members/$35 nonmembers
Sam Comen won the 2010 Project Launch Award for this exploration of Lost Hills, a community in California’s Central Valley
Erin O’Toole, Asst. Curator of Photography, SF Museum of Modern Art
Aaron Huey’s image was selected for Curator’s First Place
Dianne Vanderlip, Curator, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Steve Beckly won the Director’s Choice Award
Todd James, Senior Photo Editor, National Geographic magazine
Jamey Stillings recieved First Place for the Editor’s Award
REVIEW SANTA FE
SELECTION COMMITTEE Three professionals representing different aspects of the field such as a curator, an editor and a publisher
EVENT Receive 9 portfolio reviews, inclusion in an on-line listing, receptions, a night of Portfolio Viewing and more; June 2-5, 2011 in Santa Fe, NM
SUBMIT 20 images from a body of work, artist statement, resume, $45 members/$55 nonmembers (discounts if you apply to both Project Competition and Review Santa Fe)
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