Call for Entries: Portraits, Center for Fine Art Photography

A visual representation that portrays the likeness of a person, animal, place or thing.

Entries due: December 1, 2010
Notice of acceptance: December 10, 2010
Exhibition dates: Feb 4 – Mar 19, 2011
Public / Artists’ Reception: Feb 4 from 6-9pm

Rodney Smith
Rodney Smith: is a master photographer who studied under Walker Evans in 1975 at Yale. After the publication of his first book “The Land of Light”, he lectured at numerous universities around the world including, Columbia University, The University of Mexico, University of Madrid, Harvard University and Goethe University. Rodney returned to Yale to earn a degree in Divinity and became an adjunct professor. His second book “The Hat Book” was published by Nan A. Talses/Doubleday in 1993. Rodney has had numerous exhibitions and has won 75 awards. His work is collected by Carnegies, Whitneys, and Rockefellers as well as museum and orchestra patrons and rock stars. His work is represented in every important gallery across the globe.

With selection for this exhibition, featured artist’s work will be seen by an international audience of collectors, curators, art consultants and other advocates of fine art photography. Each participant will be included in the Center’s Main Gallery exhibition and Online Gallery exhibition.

Juror’s Selection: $300, a Blurb book award and feature on the blog
Director’s Selection: $200, a Blurb book award and feature on the blog
2 liveBooks Website Awards: Valued at $399 from
Honorable Mention Awards: 2 year membership and a three image submission to a call for entry at the Center.

Members: $20 for the first three images.
Non-Members: $35 for the first three images
Additional images may be submitted for $10 each. There is no limit to the number of images that may be submitted.
Applicants signing up for membership at the time they submit their work for jurying may become a member and meet the entry fee for a total of $77.00 USD.

All exhibitors are included in the Center’s online gallery

Eligibility: The exhibition is open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate in its exhibitions.

Exhibit Prints: All accepted images submitted for exhibition must be printed and framed or mounted professionally. The Center recognizes that some work is non traditional and incorporates the framing as an integral part of the presentation. To encourage participation by photographers from around the world, the Center offers optional economical printing and framing services. Additional details will be provided upon request.

Acceptance Notice: Everyone who submits will receive an email notification of which images were accepted. Accepted images will be posted on the Center’s website along with instructions for the gallery presentation.