Call for Entries: Visual Narratives, Center for Fine Art Photography

THEME | Visual Narratives
Visual Narrative imagery includes both fictional stories and non-fiction documentation. All artist interpretations on this theme are encouraged. All photographic and post-production processes are welcome.

Entries due:
July 29, 2014
Notice of acceptance:
August 9, 2014
Exhibition dates:
Nov. 7 – 29, 2014
Public/Artists’ reception:
Nov. 7, 2014 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

JUROR | Scott B. Davis
Scott B. Davis is the founder and director of the medium festival of photography, and is a respected fine art photographer based in San Diego, California. His photographs have been exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide and reviewed in the New York Times, New Yorker and the Village Voice, amongst others. Scott was the director at exhibitions at the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego for nearly a decade, and currently works as an educator and consultant to emerging photographers.

With selection for this exhibition, the artists are invited to join C4FAP on the reception weekend for review with the juror, Scott B. Davis, and the director, Hamidah Glasgow. There will also be a group portfolio share and an artists’ lunch at C4FAP. An international audience of collectors, curators, art consultants and other advocates of fine art photography will view the chosen artist’s work throughout the exhibition. Each participant is included in the Center’s Main Gallery exhibition in Fort Collins, Colorado and Online Gallery exhibition. In order to be included in the online gallery or to receive an award, you must provide a professionally printed and framed/mounted image for gallery exhibition. All chosen artists will be included in the exhibition catalog.
Juror’s Selection | $500 and a feature in the catalog
Director’s Selection | $250.00 and a feature in the catalog
Two LiveBooks Website Awards | Valued at $399 from
Honorable Mention Awards | 2 year membership and a five image submission to a call for entry at the Center.
NEW: The Center and Medium are making arrangements for a slide show of the Visual Narratives exhibition to be screened at the Medium Festival in San Diego.

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.

USE RIGHTS: Each artist retains all copyrights to their own images. Artist’s recognition is provided with any use. By submission for jurying, artists whose submissions are chosen for the exhibition grant The Center for Fine Art Photography the right to use their images for the purpose of promoting exhibitions, promoting the Center’s programs, promoting the artist and subsequent display on the Center’s website of current and past exhibitions. Promotions and images may also be placed on social networks for The Center for Fine Art Photography with artist credit. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated without further contact or compensation from the Center.

Exhibit Prints: All images accepted for exhibition must be printed and framed or mounted professionally for exhibition at C4FAP. The Center recognizes that some work is non traditional and incorporates the framing as an integral part of the presentation. Please no colored mats or frames. Black or white mats and frames only, unless you obtain prior approval. To encourage participation by photographers from around the world, the Center offers optional, professional, 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.

How to Submit (PDF)

Call for Entry (PDF)