Call for Entries: Center International Awards, Project Competition, Project Launch, Review Santa Fe

CENTER 2012 International Awards
The 17th annual CENTER Awards provide applicants with a prestigious photographic international awards program. The prize packages are designed to bring exposure to worthy photographers via exhibitions, publication, and career advancement.

DEADLINE: January 30, 2012

The annual Project Competition honors committed photographers working on documentary projects and fine-art series. Three jurors reach a consensus on the First Prize and 10 Honorable Mentions. Each individual juror also selects a project to receive one of the three Juror’s Choice awards.

Jurors: Greg Hobson, Curator of Photographs, National Media Museum, UK
Paul Moakley, Deputy Photo Editor, TIME magazine
Christopher Steighner, Senior Editor, Rizzoli Publications Inc.
Prizes: $10,000 cash, exhibition, publication in Fraction magazine, admission to Review Santa Fe, and more.

SUBMIT: 20 images from a body of work, artist statement, resume, $35 members/$45 nonmembers

Deadline: January 30, 2012

The annual Project Launch Award was initiated to help a photographer complete a work in progress. Open to all photographic fine-art and documentary projects or series.
Jurors: Virginia Heckert, Associate Curator, J. Paul Getty Museum Prizes: $5,000 cash, exhibition, publication in Fraction magazine, admission to
Review Santa Fe and more.

SUBMIT: 8-10 images from a work-in-progress, artist statement, resume, $25 members/$35 nonmembers

Deadline: January 30, 2012 CHOICE AWARDS

CENTER’s Choice Awards recognize outstanding photographers working in all processes and subject matter. The Awards are divided into three categories: Curator’s Choice, Editor’s Choice, and Gallerist’s Choice. The winners receive recognition via exhibition, publication and more.
The Choice Award winners are invited to participate in The Curve exhibition at the CENTER Space in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 2012.

Jurors: Curator’s Choice, Ashley Givens, Assistant Curator of the Victoria & Albert Museum, UK
Editor’s Choice, Jamie Wellford, Senior Photo Editor, Newsweek Magazine Gallerist’s Choice, Stephanie Braun, Senior Curator, The Photographer’s Gallery, UK

Prizes: Exhibition at CENTER space, publication in Fraction magazine, gift certificate to Singer Editions fine art printing services

SUBMIT: 1-4+ images, $25 members/$35 nonmembers per category OR $60 members/$75 nonmembers for all 3 categories

Deadline: January 30, 2012

May 31- June 3, 2012, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Set in scenic Northern New Mexico, Review Santa Fe is the premier juried portfolio review event in the world. Designed to facilitate relationships between photographers and industry professionals eager to discuss your work.

Up to 100 photographers are selected to meet with some of today’s most relevant and esteemed curators, editors, publishers, gallerists and others interested in new work.
The three-day event offers participants a minimum of nine portfolio reviews, inclusion in the Review Santa Fe 100 Online Listing, receptions and more to make vibrant and inspiring weekend to foster the photographic community.

Event: A minimum of 9 one-on-one portfolio reviews, inclusion in an ongoing online artist listing, evening receptions, a night of Portfolio viewing and more; May 31- June3, June 2012 in Santa Fe, NM. Scholarships and payment plans available.

SUBMIT: 20 images from a body of work, artist statement, resume, $45 members/$55 nonmembers (discounts if you apply to both Project Competition and Review Santa Fe)

Deadline: January 30, 2012