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02/25/2018

Dogs & Children

South x Southeast Photo Gallery
Molena, Georgia

 
Call is open to anyone over the age of 18. We accept all processes of photography, color and/or b/w.
We want to see your images of dogs and/or children – they don’t need to be in the same frame. They don’t even need to be your dogs or children!
Juror:  David Carol
02/26/2018

TPS 27

Bath House Cultural Center
Dallas, Texas

 

The Texas Photographic Society is thrilled to announce that TPS 27: The International Competition juried by Kate Breakey, renowned visual artist based in Arizona is open for submissions.  This show offers $1,000 in cash awards and will open at Bath House Cultural Center in Dallas, TX, on May 5, 2018, before traveling to other venues across the state. A catalog will be created to accompany the exhibition, highlighting all the juror’s selections. This call is open-themed, and submissions from artists of all levels internationally are encouraged. You do not need to be a member of TPS to enter. However, you may join TPS and enter this competition at the same time.

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02/28/2018

HAPPINESS: International Call For Artists and Writers by ArtAscent


 

Happiness. We all want it. We all have different ideas of what it means. To some it requires being busy, involved, connected, purposed, fulfilled, loving or loved. To others being happy means feeling healthy, generous or successful. It seems to be entangled with our level of acceptance and expectation. What, where, who or when is your happy place? Share your HAPPINESS with words or imagery.

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02/28/2018

Project Development Grant

Center
Santa Fe, New Mexico

 

The Project Development Grant offers financial support to fine art, documentary, or photojournalist works-in-progress. The grant includes a cash award to help complete a project as well as platforms for feedback and professional development opportunities for the work’s final stages. This grant is awarded to projects that are still in progress and have not been exhibited or published. It requires signing of a contract to participate in an exhibition during Review Santa Fe.

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02/28/2018

Project Launch Grant

Center
Santa Fe, New Mexico

 

The Project Launch is granted to an outstanding photographer working on a fine art series or documentary project. The grant includes a 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 complete or nearly completed projects that would benefit from the grant award package. It requires signature of a contract to participate in an exhibition during Review Santa Fe.

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02/28/2018

Review Santa Fe 2018

CENTER
Santa Fe, New Mexico

 

Review Santa Fe Photo Festival is the premier international juried portfolio review event. The festival features a number of ways to connect and engage through workshops, artist talks, and a special event honoring a photo luminary. Invited photographers receive nine formal portfolio reviews, receptions, access to artist talks and more.

The Review Santa Fe Reviewers are carefully selected curators, editors, book publishers, gallery directors. There will be about half to the 2017 reviewers returning and half new reviewers. We are always looking out for new reviewers and researching who is using photography well in the field.

The Selection Committee for Review Santa Fe changes every year and it is comprised of former reviewers and one alum.

This special festival in the foothills of the Sangre De Cristo mountains has been called one of the most effective professional development programs for photographers. The reviewers and the Review Santa Fe 100 Photographers travel from around the world to take part in this prestigious juried portfolio review and are carefully chosen with their ability to offer actual opportunities as well as feedback. Dozens of outcomes happen for photographers as a result. Applications are open now for the 2018 portfolio review event.

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02/28/2018

The Choice Awards

Center
Santa Fe, New Mexico

 

The Choice Awards recognize outstanding photographers working in all processes and subject matter. Images can be singular or part of a series. The Awards are divided into four categories: Curator’s Choice, Editor’s Choice, Director’s Choice and a new category, The Producer’s Choice Awards. Winners receive recognition via exhibition, publication, admission to Review Santa Fe portfolio reviews and more.

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02/28/2018

The Hand Magazine


 

The Hand Magazine is an international journal for photography, printmaking and collage. Our mission is to promote the hand of the artist in “reproduction-based arts”. We never have any themes so the subject matter is open. Any artwork that incorporates any kind of photography or printmaking process is accepted. We are particularly interested in unique, experimental techniques and innovative work including alternative process, mixed media, mixed process, installation, and performance. We consider the hand of the artist to be present in subject matter as well as the print itself; for example, directorial work, tableaux, and staged still-lifes.

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02/28/2018

The Independent Photographer’s Street Photography competition


 

Website The Independent Photographer is hosting a month-long competition with the aim of attracting the best emerging talents in street-photography. Entries will be judged by renowned photojournalist Reza (National Geographic, Time, Newsweek and more.)

 

The competition is open to photographers from all ages and backgrounds. The winning photographs are set to gain up to $1500 in prizes, as well as the opportunity for their work to be shared with a global audience, as well as featuring in a group exhibition in Berlin and a photo book.

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02/28/2018

Visual Art Open

Chester Arts Fair
London,

 

All artists both UK & International are invited to apply for the Visual Art Open Prize, to win cash prizes of £1,000, plus a solo exhibition, and mentoring package.

We are a not for profit organisation and the primary goal of the awards, are to reveal and promote unknown artists who are yet to establish their profile in the contemporary art world. Finalists will also be exhibited at Chester Arts Fair 2018.

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03/01/2018

Domesticity – Group Photography Exhibition

Midwest Center for Photography
Witchita, Kansas

 

Domesticity is a primarily household act, an activity and chore with devotion to family and home life. One in which we do with pleasure to sustain life with the personal characteristics that makes it our own. The building of the family unit, the organization of personal possessions, the nourishment provided from the meals we prepare, and the art of creating a space of comfortable respite is a great necessity of the human condition, of survival. Photographs using domestic subject matter, images of people and places we call home, of family, of shelter, are what make up the images in this exhibition, encompassing a range of approaches from the traditional codes of domesticity to alternative modes of home making.

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03/01/2018

Elston Gunn Zine- Printe Issue #3- I Believe In You


 

I Believe In You

Don’t let me drift too far
Keep me where you are
Where I will always be renewed
And that which you’ve given me today
Is worth more than I could pay
And no matter what they say
I believe in you

Theme: All interpretations of the lyrics above are welcome. There aren’t any restrictions in regards to content – nudes, portraiture, landscapes and everything in-between are all fine.

Medium: All analog/film formats (35mm, 120, wet plate, Polaroid, collage etc). No digital work will be accepted.

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03/01/2018

Odesa Photo Days 2018- Off Limits

Odesa Photo Days
Odesa,

 

Odesa Photo Days is quite young, but still the only one international photography festival in Ukraine and just begins to gain popularity in the international arena.  It was founded in 2015 and  arose as a reflection of the war in eastern Ukraine, political events and social media manipulation.

 

Three years in a row our festival tried to create educational platform for the international photographers, that to share knowledge, opportunities,  ideas and spread the information about ukrainian photography. This year we also would like to see hidden stories from different continents, that’s why we announce Open Call for the main exhibition of the Festival, with theme “Off Limits”.

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03/04/2018

FOTOFILMIC18 The 2nd Spring Shortlist Call


 

FotoFilmic: Material Practices in Contemporary Photography.  The 2nd SPRING SHORTLIST CALL has launched and is now accepting entries until March 4, 2018. Be 1 of the 30 more photographers announced on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

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03/04/2018

NYC4PA- PORTALS 2017-8

New York Center for Photographic Arts
New York, NY

 

The New York Center for Photographic Arts (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, Iphone, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, color etc.). Winners will receive $4,000 in cash awards and be featured in the NYC4PA Online Gallery. The Grand Prize winning image will be posted on the NYC4PA home page.

This, our mid winter call, is a little different from most of our others.  We will still have a wonderful juror, great cash prizes, an online gallery and a winners’ catalog. However cash awards will be larger in lieu of the gallery show we usually produce for Prize Winners and Juror Selections.

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03/04/2018

S E A S O N S

Southeast Center for Photography
Greenville, South Carolina

 

Spring is fast approaching and what better time to celebrate the use of color in photography. We usually think of color and seasons to mean landscapes, but this time let’s not limit it to just the landscape, or Spring. All subject matter relating to any season, digital, analog or alternative methods. All locations, all ages.

35-40 Selected images will hang in the SE Center’s main gallery space for approximately one month with the opportunity to be invited for a solo show at a later date. Openings are timed to coincide with Greenville, South Carolina’s, First Fridays, a celebration of art, food and music.

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03/05/2018

Making Strange

Praxis Gallery and Photographic Arts Center
Minneapolis, MN

 

How do we document what happens and recurs everyday: the banal, the common, the ordinary? Can we rescue astonishment from the forgotten obvious by finding unexplored perspectives to depict our common places and familiar activities in startling and engrossing new ways?

Praxis Gallery seeks the submission of photographic works that search for the iconic and ironic in the everyday world around us; that portray the people, places and things which have become ordinary to us in new, imaginative and expressive ways. All genres interpretations, capture types, color and black & white, traditional and non-traditional photographic and digital post-production processes are welcome for submission.

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03/05/2018

Shots Magazine – Spring Issue #139 – Self-portraits


 

Submission is open to all photographers internationally. Each new theme for submissions will be announced in the current issue, and after that on our website and on our Instagram page. All processes, formats, techniques and experience levels are welcomed. Color work can be submitted but will be reproduced in black & white. Please follow guidelines closely.

Images are chosen by artistic vision, overall excellence, how they relate to the theme, how well they reproduce in B&W and the whims of fate. All are subjective…

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03/08/2018

New Photography: Inaugural National Juried Exhibition

Academy Art Museum
Easton, MD

 

Photographic artists of all walks are invited to submit their latest works to a new national juried show at the Academy Art Museum in Easton, MD. The exhibition aims to highlight the current state of photography across a broad spectrum. Artists may submit all types of photographic works including digital, analog, alternative processes, etc.

 

Juror: Sarah Stolfa

 

Awards: Best in Show $1,000, Second Prize $500, Third Prize $250

 

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03/08/2018

SIGNIFICANT COLOUR

PH21 Gallery
Budapest, Hungary

 

There are two kinds of photographs with respect to the significance of their use of colours. On the one hand, ever since colour film technology became widely available, colour has become the default in most photographic practices. That is, some photographs are in colour not because their colours bear some special significance (compared, for instance, to their possible black and white counterparts) but simply because the available film or digital technology has long turned colour to be the common method of capturing photographic images. We may think of these photographs as colour by default. On the other hand, colours are often central to the meaning of photographs for their emphatic, symbolic, psychological, social, compositional, etc. significance. These photographs would not work in black and white the same way; that they are in colour is not merely a technological given, rather, it is an integral, formative and significant aspect of their photographic meaning. We may think of these photographs as colour by significance.

PH21 Gallery invites photographers to submit their work for a group exhibition themed Significant Colour. We are looking for submissions from all photographers who are interested in the significance of any colour in photography and would like to share their work with a wider international audience through the exposure of PH21 Gallery. The theme is broadly construed, as the significance of colours is independent of generic or stylistic constraints. Indeed, we are interested in all possible creative photographic interpretations of the theme.

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03/12/2018

Celebrating Women

PhotoPlace Gallery
Middlebury, VT

 

For this exhibition we seek images that will contribute to a mosaic of what it means to be female: the mystery, the diversity, the enduring and the changeable. Photographs of women of any age are encouraged that reveal aspects of the feminine core—its physicality, emotional complexity, strength and vulnerability, and unique place in humanity.

Any capture or process is welcome.

We are immensely pleased that Joyce Tenneson will be jurying and curating this exhibition. She will select approximately 35 images for exhibition in the gallery, and 35 for our Online Gallery Annex. The recipients of the Juror’s Award and the Director’s Award will each be entitled to a personal portfolio review by Ms. Tenneson. 

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03/12/2018

The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition

Agora Gallery
New York, NY

 

The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition (CIFAC) opens February 6th.

For the past 33 years, the CIFAC has provided artists with an invaluable opportunity to present their art in New York City and gain critical exposure in the international art world.

With awards valued at $70,000 — including cash prizes, magazine profiles, PR opportunities, and an exhibition in New York City’s famed Chelsea art district— the CIFAC is one of the best resources available for artists looking for a way to take their career to the next level.

Jurors with varied backgrounds in the art industry will be reviewing entries in search of great talent. Submit your work for an opportunity to expose your work to the New York and international art scene.

The 33rd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition will be accepting entries from February 6– March 12, 2018, with results announced on April 23.

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03/13/2018

Juried Documentary Photography

Mills Pond Gallery
St James, New York

 

Smithtown Township Arts Council invites submissions for its upcoming juried documentary photography exhibition at the Mills Pond Gallery. Open to photographers age 18 and older using visual narratives in their photos. Show us your story!

Juror: Kevin C. Downs

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03/15/2018

In- Between Shores; Open Call: Artists-In_Residency

JEST
Torino , Italy

 

In-Between Shores is a 23-days residency opportunity open to photographers all over the globe, with no age restriction, born through a collaboration between Ardesia Projects, Jest and Witty Kiwi.

Five national and international artists, will be selected and invited to create new bodies of work on the territory surrounding the lake of Varese alongside the editor Tommaso Parrillo (Witty Kiwi) and curator Benedetta Casagrande (Ardesia). The selected artists will be accommodated in Cascina Ronco (Daverio, VA), a farmhouse in the woods surrounding the lake, where they will be provided with the adequate materials to develop  their projects. The residency will result in an exhibition at Jest and in a small editorial publications

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03/15/2018

Underwater

Loosen Art Project
Caligari,

 

Free entry. This call aims to gather photos and digital graphic works for a collective exhibition whose lead theme is “Underwater”. The exhibition will be an occasion to telling and giving testimonies of memories and experiences lived “underwater”, as well as an opportunity to gather works that, through the theme, call upon the dreamlike state and subconscious.

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03/16/2018

HOME


 

Don’t Smile is seeking images that represent the concept of home. This can span anywhere from the feeling of home, domesticity, quotidian, or anything that might pertain to home as you see it. Home will be published on Don’t Smile for the April-June online exhibition, juried by Davìda Carta who is the editor of Underexposed Magazine and whose own work explores residential interiors.

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03/18/2018

AINT – BAD Issue 13


 

Issue No. 13 of Aint–Bad arrives at a moment when the impact and strength of women in the world is an irrefutable force, and is a momentum integral to global strides for equality.

As we continue to see, the immediacy of this conversation is underscored by women across the photographic discipline. With great dedication and critical inquiry, Aint–Bad No. 13 will represent the perspectives, strategies, and diversity of these shifting narratives as an issue comprised entirely of images by self-identifying female photographers.

We want to see your most compelling work that represent the female experience. Please take a moment to explore Aint–Bad’s visual archive on our website to get a sense of the imagery that we have shown in past publications, both online, and in print.

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03/18/2018

L.A. Photo Curator Call for Entry: The Animal Kingdom with curator Carol Erb


 

Carol Erb says, “Animals can be found just about everywhere on our planet, from tiny single cell microorganisms to gigantic creatures that roam the land and swim in the sea. Birds and insects dance around us in magical aerial ballets. Animals dazzle us with their colors and patterns. They evoke feelings in us of fear and love.

I am looking for fine art photographs that capture the beauty and spirit of animals in a unique way.”

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03/29/2018

This American Landscape

The New England School of Photography
Waltham, MA

 

Artists are invited to submit thematic work which addresses issues within the American Landscape to include history, politics, land-use, ecology, economy, and collective memory.

Juror:  Jim Dow

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03/30/2018

The Woven Tale Press


 

No Entry Fee

The Woven Tale Press is a monthly online literary and fine arts magazine. The Press mission is to grow traffic to noteworthy artists and writers on the Web; we link contributors works directly back to their websites or blogs.

The Press welcomes submissions of painting, mixed media, crafts (including fiber), sculpture, photography, printmaking, and experimental. We pride ourselves on being eclectic.

For submission guidelines visit http://thewoventalepress.net/how-to-submit/.

Please review current issues before submitting.
Website: thewoventalepress.net

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03/31/2018

The Curated Fridge- Spring 2018

The Curated Fridge
Somerville, MA

 

Open Theme

Francine Weiss will be the Refrigecurator of the Spring 2018 show!
Francine Weiss is the Senior Curator at the Newport Art Museum in RI where she curates exhibitions of photography, new media, contemporary, and American art. Her past positions include Curator at the Photographic Resource Center (and Editor of Loupe), Acting Assistant Curator in the Department of Photographs at the National Gallery of Art (Washington DC), and curatorial fellow at Harvard University Art Museum and deCordova Museum. She has also worked at the Fitchburg Art Museum and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Weiss teaches in the MFA program at New Hampshire Institute of Art and has taught at Wellesley College and Boston University. She has a Ph.D. in photo history from Boston University.

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04/01/2018

site/sight

Sweetwater Art Center
Sewickley, PA

 

Sweetwater is currently seeking photographic work for our upcoming site / sight exhibition concerning humanity’s complex relationship to place. What does the world look like and how do people see themselves within it? How are memory and identity manifested in those perspectives? How does the constancy of change and the current state of flux influence this connection?

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04/04/2018

RPS International Photography Exhibition 161

Royal Photography Society
London,

 

The Royal Photographic Society is pleased to announce the call for entries to the International Photography Exhibition 161 (IPE 161), an annual competition and UK touring exhibition, open to entry to photographers worldwide. Each year the IPE provides a fascinating insight into the range and diversity of contemporary and traditional photography.

Competition entries can include single images and photographic series across all genres: Documentary, Fine Art, Landscape, Portraiture, Travel, Photojournalism and Street Photography to name but a few.

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04/13/2018

The Spirit of Flight Juried Photography Exhibition

The Museum of Flight
Seattle, WA

 

Our annual exhibition asks photographers to submit images they feel embody the “spirit of flight.” Selected by a jury of Museum staff and volunteers, the 2018 exhibition is sure to showcase a stunning selection of images curated from photographs submitted by photographers from around the world. The exhibition opens June 16, 2018.

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04/15/2018

International Photography Competition – 2018

ViewPoint Gallery
Halifax, NS

 

This is an opportunity to exhibit your work for one month at ViewPoint Gallery, a photography gallery located in Halifax, Nova Scotia on a busy downtown street in the heart of one of Canada’s most vibrant arts communities.

The International Photography Competition is open to photographers located in any country around the world.  There are no restrictions on subject matter.  The images will be reviewed by an independent jury comprised of experienced photographers who will select 12 images for exhibition at ViewPoint Gallery.

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04/23/2018

Urban Landscapes Suburban Scenes Rural Impressions

New York Center for Photographic Arts
New York, NY

 

The New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, etc.). Prizes include  $3,000 in cash awards, a New York Gallery Exhibition and images in both the  NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the ONE 2017 catalog. 

Juror: Kay Kenny

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05/15/2018

PLASTIC

Loosen Art Project
Milan, Italy

 

Free entry

Starting from the 60s, plastic material became the “new frontier” in the field of fashion, design and art. The “new” material bursts into the everyday and into the imagination of millions of people, in kitchens, in living rooms, allowing ever wider masses to access consumption previously reserved for a privileged few, simplifying an infinite number of daily gestures, coloring the houses , revolutionizing habits estabblished for centuries and helping to create the “modern lifestyle”

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05/20/2018

Pastiche Magazine – Call for Entry


 

All accepted submission will be included in the printed publication while selected submissions will be featured both online and physically.

 

Theme is open. Photographers are invited to submit their best work!

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06/01/2018

Annual Contemporary Photography Competition

Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
Philadelphia, PA

 

2 Artists will win $5,000 each and concurrent solo exhibitions from April 11, 2019 –
May 25, 2019. PPAC understand’s that contemporary photography takes many forms, we are open to all photography, digital imaging, film/video, and lens-based installation work.

Juror: Lucy Gallun, Assistant Curator, Department of Photography, The Museum of Modern Art

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11/04/2018

Chromatic Photography Awards 2018


 

Chromatic Awards is an international competition of color photography open to both professionals and amateurs. Participation in the Chromatic Awards offers not only prestige, but also the opportunity to win extra money for the development of passion.
As such, every professional and amateur photographer from every corner of the world is invited and urged to participate in the very first edition of this international prestigious photographic competition dedicated to color photography where 20 categories will be adjudicated by an international jury composed of magazine editors, gallery curators, professional agents and other industry professionals.
By taking part in the competition, Chromatic Awards accords you a chance that is otherwise fleeting or nonexistent in other platforms. Being noticed can help further your career path and give additional experience and opportunities previously denied from you.
2017 Grand Prize is $2.000 for Professional Winner and $1.000 For Amateur Winner.
This year’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners along with the Honorable Mentions handpicked by book editors from both the Professional and Amateur levels will likewise be published in our Chromatic Awards Annual Book.
11/14/2018

The Annual International Competition

The Print Center
Philadelphia, PA

 

The Annual International Competition is one of the most prestigious and oldest competitions in the United States. The Print Center is particularly interested in highlighting local, national, and international artists who utilize photography and printmaking in intriguing ways, both in content and process. Winners will be selected by Keliy Anderson-Staley and Katherine Ware. Anderson-Staley is a Houston-based artist whose work was introduced to us through our 84th Annual International Competition in 2010. Ware is the Curator of Photography at the New Mexico Museum of Art.

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12/31/2018

Open Call: In the In-Between Seeks Portfolios for Publications


 

In the In-Between welcomes project submissions for portfolio features, interviews, and photobook reviews. All submissions remain on file for 1 year and are reviewed 4 times annually. All photographic genres are considered for publication, and we value work that demonstrates new, innovative, and critical approaches to photographic authorship.

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