2013 CCNY Annual Juried Photography Competition
CALL FOR ENTRIES
Juror: Justine Kurland
Deadline: 11:59pm, Monday, May 13, 2013
The Camera Club of New York (CCNY) is pleased to announce an open call for applications for its Annual Juried Photography Competition. Photographers and photo-based artists working in any genre are eligible to apply. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a cohesive body of work.
Selected applicants will be featured in an exhibition at the CCNY gallery in the summer of 2013 and on our website. The first place selection will receive a $500.00 cash award.
Please submit online using CallForEntry.org (CAFÃˆ) There is no extra fee for submitting through CAFÃˆ, and once you register to the CAFÃˆ system, you are more easily able to access other calls for entry and submit to those using a standardized procedure. CCNY will only be accepting entries submitted through this system. Click here to submit now or see more detailed guidelines.
One of New Yorkâ€™s oldest not-for-profit arts organizations, the Camera Club of New York (CCNY) is a workspace for photographers and a hub for the photo community, offering exhibitions, lectures, workshops, an online newsletter and Guest Blog, and a year-round Darkroom Residency Program. Today, CCNY is a thriving base for a diverse community interested in both traditional and experimental directions in photography.
ABOUT THE JUROR:
Justine Kurland was born in 1969 in Warsaw, New York. She received her B.F.A from School of Visual Arts, NY in 1996, and her M.F.A. from Yale University in 1998. Her work has been exhibited extensively at museums and galleries in the U.S. and internationally. Recent and upcoming museum exhibitions include America in View: Landscape Photography 1865 to Now at the RISD Museum in Providence, RI; Into the Sunset: Photographyâ€™s Image of the American West at the Museum of Modern Art, NY; and Role Models: Feminine Identity in Contemporary American Photography at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. She was the focus of a solo exhibition at CEPA in Buffalo, NY, in 2009. Her work is in the public collections of institutions including the Whitney Museum, the Guggenheim Museum, and the International Center of Photography, all in New York; the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, DC; and the Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal. She is represented by Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York. To see more of her work, visit Mitchell-Innes & Nashâ€™s website.
Selected applicants will be featured in an exhibition at the CCNY gallery in August/September 2013. Winners and honorable mentions will also be featured on the CCNY website. The first place selection will receive a $500.00 cash award. Sales will be encouraged. (A 30% commission applies to all sales.)
The competition is open to all U.S. residents 18 years or older who are CCNY members. CCNY staff, Board members, workspace fellows, artists-in-residence, and their families are not eligible. Only photographs or photo-based work will be considered.
There is no fee to apply, but all applicants must be active members of the CCNY. A one-year Participating Membership is $40. In an effort to make the process easier on each applicant, please pay for the Participating Membership level through the CallForEntry.org (CAFÃˆ) website as the last step of the application process. (Other levels of membership, which include additional benefits like workspace access, could be viewed on the CCNY membership page.)
Participating Member benefits:
â€¢ free entry CCNYâ€™s Lecture Series at The School of Visual Arts
â€¢ 10% discount on classes, workshops, private lessons and book sales
â€¢ portfolio review with CCNY staff or Board member (limit one review per year)
â€¢ free entry to competitions and juried exhibitions
â€¢ special access to CCNY programming and news
Each artist is able to submit entries online only through CallForEntry.org (CAFÃˆ) There is no extra fee for submitting through CAFÃˆ, and once you register to the CAFÃˆ system, you are more easily able to access other calls for entry and submit to those using a standardized procedure. Click here to submit now or see more detailed guidelines.
please submit only the following materials via the online service:
1) Work Sample
Each applicant may submit up to six digital images for consideration. Additional images will not be considered.
2) Entry Form
Complete the competition entry form on our online system. This shouldnâ€™t take too long, but you would need to create a free log-in account on CAFÃˆ first.
3) Artist statement and resume (optional)
Applicants are strongly encouraged to provide an Artist Statement (200 words or less) and a one-page resume. Artist statements should address the work submitted.
DEADLINE: 11:59pm, Monday, May 13, 2013
Finalists will be notified in early June. The winners will then be informed as to the deadline for receipt of their work for the late summer exhibition. All work must be framed and ready for hanging.
Review our history, membership opportunities, exhibitions, lectures, classes and to see some of the past winners of our Photography Competitions.
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