Call for Entries: 86th Annual International Competition: Photography
Deadline: October 19, 2011
Juror: Jennifer Blessing, Curator of PHotography, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
***New Format***Selected artists will be featured in an online exhibition, June 2012-March 2013. Three artists will be chosen to mount solo exhibitions at The Print Center, which will take place January – March 2013.
Awards + Prizes: A purchase award of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, up to $3,000 in purchase, cash and amterial prizes and a two-year contract from The Print Center Gallery Store. Selected artists included in the online exhibition are eligible to recieve all awards. Three artists will be chosen to mount solo exhibitions at The Print Center, which will take place January – March 2013.
Eligibility: The competitions is open to all artists. All forms of art are acceptable as long as photography is a critical component of the work. Work submitted must have been completed in the last three years. Submitted works cannot have been exhibited within 50 miles of Philadelphia or in any prior exhibition at The Print Center. Up to five images may be submitted and only one entry per person.
Entry Information: Entries are acepted online only. For guidelines and the application, go to : www.printcenter.org
None-Members: $45 ($60 outside US)
Current Members: $5 processing fee
Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover cards are accepted
About the Competition: The Print Center’s Annual International Competition is one of the most prestigious and oldest competitions in the United States. Alternating yearly between printmaking and photography, it provides a unique opportuinity for local, national, and international artists to compete in a forum which emphasizes individual talent and expressiveness. The Print Center is particularly interested in highlighting artists who utilize photography in intriguing ways, both in terms of content of the imagery and process in which it was made. Artists whose work pushes the boundaries of traditional photographic practice are encouraged to enter.