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Portraits Photo Contest
The Center for Fine Art Photography, Inc. promotes the art of photography by supporting the growth of creative artists through exhibitions and educational programs.
Theme:A visual representation that portrays the likeness of a person, animal, place or thing.
Eligibility:The exhibition is open to photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center for Fine Art Photography invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate in its exhibitions. Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome.
Juror: Mary Ellen Mark, Mary Ellen Mark is a photographer known for her photojournalism, portraiture, and advertising photography. She has had 17 collections of her work published and has exhibited at galleries and museums worldwide. She has received numerous accolades, including three fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship. Additionally, Mark was awarded the Photographer of the Year Award from the Friends of Photography, three Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards, Matrix Award for outstanding woman in the field of film/photography, World Press Award for Outstanding Body of Work Throughout the Years, Victor Hasselblad Cover Award, and numerous other prestigious awards.
Mark has published photo-essays and portraits in such publications as LIFE, New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, and Vanity Fair. For over four decades, she has traveled extensively to make pictures that reflect a high degree of humanism. Today, she is recognized as one of our most respected and influential photographers. To learn more about Mary Ellen Mark, see www.maryellenmark.com
Exhibition and Awards:
With selection for this exhibition, artists and their work will be seen by an international audience of collectors, curators, art consultants and others who appreciate the fine art of photography.
* Juror’s Selection award: $300
* Director’s Selection award: $200
* Gallery Visitor’s Choice Award: $100
* Two Artists’ ShowCase Online subscriptions for one year: (preview at www.artists-showcase.org)
* All exhibitors are included in the Center’s online gallery
* Entries due: August 18, 2009
* Notice of acceptance: August 28, 2009
* Exhibition dates: November 6 – November 28, 2009
* Reception: Friday, November 6, 2009, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
* The entry fee for non-members is $35 USD for the first three images.
* The entry fee for members of The Center for Fine Art Photography is $20.00 USD for 3 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.
Contest Prize & TERMS
COPYRIGHT: The Artist retains the Copyright on their images. We do reserve the right to include a copy of a thumbnail on our website for an on line show and for two years a slide show of the of the show selected.
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