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The 2018 Lenscratch Student Prize


“Winning the Lenscratch student prize has been an incredible experience.  It has provided more than I could have ever expected, from Aline’s incredible mentoring and personal dedication, to the tremendous amount of exposure and personal connections that followed.  The support of Lenscratch propelled my artistic career forward, providing opportunities that were out of reach prior and pushing beyond personal expectations.  Students at every level of education should apply for the award and embrace the process without a doubt.” Shawn Bush, 2017 Lenscratch Student Prize Winner


FIRST PRIZE receives:
a $500 Cash Award and a feature on Lenscratch
a year long mentorship with Aline Smithson
a THINK TANK camera bag
a $500 Gift Certificate towards a Santa Fe Photo Workshop
a $250 Gift Certificate from Freestyle Photo Supplies
a mini exhibition on the Curated Fridge
a Canson Infinity Inkjet Paper Discovery Pack
a Lenscratch T-Shirt and tote
Supporting Level membership with CENTER, plus a listing online and a consult with Angie Rizzo

a feature on Lenscratch
a mini exhibition on the Curated Fridge
a Lenscratch T-shirt and Tote

a feature on Lenscratch

Important Dates

      • Submissions are due Sunday, May 27th, 2018
      • Winners announced Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

How to Submit

Please note: Only ONE submission per artist

      • Please email a zipped file, labeled with your name to:
      • A scan of your student ID
      • 15 jpgs sized 72 dpi at 1000px on the long side, sRGB (all images must be from one body of work)
      • Your bio in the 3rd person
      • A statement for the work in 1st person

©Shawn Bush, from Golden State

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