Call for Entries: The Art of Photography Today 2, The Camera Obscura Gallery

The Camera Obscura Gallery: The Art of Photography Today 2
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Event Dates: 12/10/10 – 2/5/11
Entry Deadline: 10/1/10
Days remaining to deadline: 23

Images – Minimum: 3 , Maximum: 12
Entry Fee (The Camera Obscura Gallery: The Art of Photography 2): $35.00
Image Fee (per image over minimum): $12.00
Jurors: Hal Gould and Loretta Young-Gautier

The jurors will select approximately 50 – 75 photographs to be shown in an eight-week exhibition at the prestigious Camera Obscura Gallery, one of the world’s oldest photography galleries. Exhibition dates are from December 10, 2010 through February 5, 2011.
Entries open: August 1, 2010
Deadline for entries: Midnight, MST, October 1, 2010
Judging: October 5—22, 2010
Notification of acceptance: Week of October 26, 2010
Public and Artists’ Reception: Friday, December 10, 2010

NOTE: A second CaFE registration profile and application will be required
for entry in a different category. The entry fee must be paid for each
submission. In addition, you will need to upload a new set of images to each
of your profiles. Registration content is not transferable from one account
to another. Return to the CaFE homepage for a new
profile registration and to submit a new application.

Overall Best of Show: $500
Best in each category: $200
Merit Awards in each category: $50

Frame Size Limits and Matting Requirements for Accepted Exhibition Photos:

All entries must be available for sale.
The largest framed dimension should be no larger than 40”. Only white and off-white mats, please. If the nature of your work requires the piece not be framed and/or matted, please email us at before submitting the work for jurying, explaining why.

Accepted works must remain in The Camera Obscura Gallery until the close of exhibition.
Accepted works must arrive for exhibition framed, using only Plexiglas or acrylic. Camera Obscura Gallery will accept no responsibility for any loss to framed artwork that uses any other glass.

Hand-deliver or ship accepted work to:
The Camera Obscura Gallery
ATTN: Entries
1309 Bannock Street
Denver CO 80204

Accepted framed work must arrive at the gallery: November 16 through 30, 2010
Return or pickup of artwork after show ends: February 8 through 12, 2011
•All accepted works must arrive at Camera Obscura Gallery framed and with strong wire, no sawtooth hangers, ready to install
•Please review delivery dates above
•All accepted shipped works must include PREPAID Return Shipping Labels.
•Late or damaged shipments will be returned
•C.O.D. deliveries will not be accepted
•Works must be shipped in reusable packing cartons

All work must be eligible for sale. Artists will state the retail sale price of their works. The Camera Obscura Gallery retains a 40% commission

Use Rights:
By submission for jurying, artists whose submissions are chosen for the exhibition grant The Camera Obscura Gallery the right to use their images for the purpose of marketing the exhibition and for display on the gallery website. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated, without further contact or compensation from The Camera Obscura Gallery. Artist’s recognition is provided with any use.

Any questions should be emailed to Please include your name and phone number. Questions will be responded to within four business days. Please do not call the gallery with questions. If discussion is required, we will contact you.