Texas Photographic Society sets a deadline for entries to Composed, juried by Sam Abell - logo

Texas Photographic Society sets a deadline for entries to Composed, juried by Sam Abell

ENTER CONTEST

About the Exhibition
[Frisco, Texas] – Texas Photographic Society sets a December 12, 2016, deadline for Composed. This call will be juried by Sam Abell, photographer, teacher, author and artist based in Charlottesville, Virginia. Composed will be proudly co-hosted with PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, Vermont, where the exhibition will hang in early 2017.

Entry Fee
The non-refundable submission fee is $30 for up to 5 digital images, and $7 for each additional image. There is no limit to the number of images you may enter.

Awards
First Place = $500

Second Place = $300

Third Place = $200

Up to 5 Honorable Mentions may be awarded

Calendar of Events
10-10-16 Call for entry announced
12-12-16 Deadline for entry (at midnight PST)
01-05-17 Exhibiting artists announced and emails sent to all entrants
01-20-17 Work due in Middlebury, Vermont
02-01-17 Show opens at PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, Vermont
02-04-17 Opening reception with Juror Sam Abell
03-03-17 Show closes

About the Juror
Sam Abell is a photographer, teacher, author and artist based in Charlottesville, Virginia, who learned photography from his father, also a teacher, at their home in Sylvania, Ohio. After graduating from the University of Kentucky, Sam worked for National Geographic as a contract and staff photographer for 33 years. In 1990, his work was the subject of a one-person exhibition and monograph titled Stay This Moment at the International Center of Photography in New York City, New York. Since then he has published 3 collections of his work: Seeing Gardens; Sam Abell: The Photographic Life; and The Life of a Photograph. In addition, Sam maintains an international career as a writer, teacher and lecturer on photography. Read more about Abell at www.samabell.com.

Fees:

Paid

Prizes:

First Place = $500

Second Place = $300

Third Place = $200

Up to 5 Honorable Mentions may be awarded

Eligibility:

Composed is open to artists of all levels internationally. All photographic based work is encouraged including digital, silver and alternative processes. You do not need to be a member of Texas Photographic Society to enter this competition. Works exhibited in a TPS show or PhotoPlace show during 2015-2016 are not eligible for re-submission to this call. Current members of the TPS Board of Directors are permitted to enter but are not eligible for awards.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

You retain all rights to your work. Should your work be accepted by the juror, you grant PhotoPlace Gallery the specific right to reproduce your image in the exhibition catalog and on the PhotoPlace Gallery website and social media. At all times your name and copyright will accompany your image.

Theme:

Open Theme