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Call for Entries: Photography Now 2014

January 31, 2014
12:00 pm

http://www.cpw.org/connect/submissions/photography-now/

DEADLINE: NOON, FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2014

Now accepting applications for Photography Now 2014, the Center for Photography at Woodstock’s annual call for entries. Eight to ten photographers will be selected to be featured in the group exhibition in CPW’s gallery from April 5 – June 15, 2014.

This year CPW has invited Julie Grahame, publisher of aCurator online magazine and associated blog, to select the participating artists!

Additionaly one photographer will be selected for the Directors’ Purchase Prize in which a print is purchased for CPW‘s Permanent Print Collection, and each selected photographer will also receive a complimentary portfolio review on eyeist.com.

JUROR
Julie Grahame is the publisher of aCurator.com, a full-screen photography magazine, and the associated aCurator blog, named one of the ten best photo sites by the British Journal of Photography and one of Life.com’s top 20. She is also the editor for Photography&Architecture.com, and represents the Estate of Yousuf Karsh. Born in London, England, Julie emigrated in 1992 to manage the New York office of a photo syndication agency representing 400+ photographers and collections. She was production manager and editor for the online fashion magazine ZOOZOOM and worked as Associate Director of the contemporary gallery ClampArt. Julie is a portfolio reviewer, speaker, panelist and consultant. She is a member of American Society of Picture Professionals (ASPP) and American Photography Archive Group (APAG); she judges photography for various non-profits and is a contributing writer for Photo District News’ Emerging Photographer magazine.

ELIGIBILITY
CPW’s annual Photography Now exhibition celebrates the plurality of photography. From traditional to digital, all photographic techniques and approaches are welcome. Straight photography, fine art, narrative, documentary, landscape, social issues, still life, mixed media incorporating photography, photographic installations, and digital imaging and collages – are all eligible!

EXHIBITION
Selected artists will have their work exhibited in CPW’s gallery from April 5 – June 15, 2014.

PURCHASE PRIZE
One print by a photographer from the exhibition will be chosen and purchased for CPW’s Permanent Print Collection, held at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz. CPW’s Collection holds over 1,750 works of art by such program artists as Larry Fink, Robert Heiniken, David Maisel, Mary Ellen Mark, Lilo Raymond, and Steven Shore, amongst others!

TIMELINE
Results will be announced on February 17, 2014. Selected participants will be given instructions on how, when, and what to send for exhibition.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

6, 10, or 20 images (uploaded to CAFE specifications)*
Artist Statement (up to 2 pages) or Bio (up to 1 page)
Appropriate entry fee
Proof of eligibility for students and seniors (age 65 and up)
*Image upload instructions provided by CAFE once you are a registered user. Exhibition print sizes will not determine eligibility, however will be considered when selecting the number of framed pieces that will be included in the exhibition.

ALL FILE SIZE REQUIREMENTS AND OTHER STEP BY STEP INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION CAN BE FOUND THROUGH CAFE. ORG ONCE YOU’VE CREATED YOUR FREE ACCOUNT.

ENTRY FEE
$50 for 6 images*
$60 for 10 images
$100 for 20 images

*$30 for Students/Seniors with proof of status for 6 images. For Student/Senior discount coupon code, email info@cpw.org with proof of eligibility.

For students: Send a copy of the front and back of your current validated student i.d. confirming enrollment (dates must be visible.) If I.D. is not dated, send a copy of unofficial transcripts along with the front and back of student I.D.

For Seniors: any government issued i.d. that shows birthday

All entrants to Photography Now 2014 will receive a one year CPW membership. Entrants who are currently members will have their membership renewed for one additional year.

HOW TO ENTER
Submissions for Photography Now 2014 are through CaFE.org. To enter, click here.

QUESTIONS
Click here to contact CPW with any questions you may have. Staff are available Monday – Friday from 10am to 6pm.