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Deadline: Jul 01, 2017
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: £20 per entry exhibition catergery and £15 catergory two

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ESPY photography award

ESPY photography award

Espy photography award is a new and comprehensive competition open to professional, amateurs and students. Espy encourages traditional and experimental approaches to the photographic medium.

Daniel Staveley a photographer and lecturer, in conjunction with elysiumgallery, has set up ESPY as a not for profit volunteer organisation. With the aim of exhibiting the best of international photography in Swansea and help promote the amazing work being created around the world. 100% of the money generated from the submission fees goes into the award as prize money, marketing and providing a solo show for the overall winner.

Category one: elysiumgallery Exhibition prize

  • This category will require entrants to submit a series of 5 images from a larger project dealing with any subject, started in the last two years.
  • Three photographers will be selected to exhibit at elysiumgallery Swansea, with the final winner being selected from this exhibition.
  • There will also be an exhibition of 40 more photographers at the Grand Theatre Gallery, in Swansea City centre.
  • Prize Money for elysiumgallery exhibition prize is as follows;

Judges

  • Rut Blees Luxemburg
  • Dr Hamish Gane
  • Ryan L. Moule

Category two: Swansea College of Art Book Prize

  • This Photobook Prize is to showcase books that photographers have self-published in the last two years.
  • The award encourages experimentation with the photobook form.
  • An exhibition of 25-30 books will be held at the Round Reading Room, located in the Alexander Road Campus of Swansea College of Art. Judges will select the winner, which will be announced on the opening night in elysiumgallery.

Judge

  • Lucy Moore. Director of Claire de Rouen Books, London.
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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: This year there is two prizes:
• Prize one – £1000 prize money and solo show at elysiumgallery Judged by Rut Blees Luxemburg
•Prize two – 1st Place £500 – 2nd place £250, Peoples prize £250 for self-published book Judged by Lucy Moore. Director of Claire de Rouen Books, London Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: USE RIGHTS: Each artist retains all copyrights to their own images. Artist’s recognition is provided with any use. By submission for judging, artists whose submissions are chosen for the exhibition grant ESPY the right to use their images for the purpose of promoting the artist, promoting the ESPY and elysiumgallery programs, promoting exhibitions and subsequent display on the ESPY website of current and past exhibitions. Promotions and images may also be placed on social networks for ESPY with artist credit. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated without further contact or compensation from the ESPY.
Eligibility: The exhibition is open to all photographers worldwide, both amateur and professional. ESPY invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate in its exhibitions.
Exhibit Prints: All images accepted for exhibition must be printed professionally no framing or mounting of the prints is required for the exhibition at elysiumgallery. To encourage participation by photographers from around the world, we have made this an un-mounted print exhibition, making it easier for artists from around the world to send their prints
Acceptance Notice: Everyone who submits will receive an email notification of which images were accepted. USAGE RIGHTS: USE RIGHTS: Each artist retains all copyrights to their own images. Artist’s recognition is provided with any use. By submission for judging, artists whose submissions are chosen for the exhibition grant ESPY the right to use their images for the purpose of promoting the artist, promoting the ESPY and elysiumgallery programs, promoting exhibitions and subsequent display on the ESPY website of current and past exhibitions. Promotions and images may also be placed on social networks for ESPY with artist credit. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated without further contact or compensation from the ESPY.
Eligibility: The exhibition is open to all photographers worldwide, both amateur and professional. ESPY invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate in its exhibitions.
Exhibit Prints: All images accepted for exhibition must be printed professionally no framing or mounting of the prints is required for the exhibition at elysiumgallery. To encourage participation by photographers from around the world, we have made this an un-mounted print exhibition, making it easier for artists from around the world to send their prints
Acceptance Notice: Everyone who submits will receive an email notification of which images were accepted.

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