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Deadline: 7th November 2009
Entry Fee: $25.00


Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition

HCP 2010 Juried Fellowship Competition

hcpHouston Center for Photography is now accepting submissions for its 2010 Juried Fellowship Competition.This year’s juror is Brian Clamp, Owner/Director, ClampArt (New York, NY). The call for entries deadline is October 31, 2009. The exhibition of selected artists will open at the HCP galleries from May 7 – June 27, 2010 with an opening reception on Friday, May 7 from 6-8pm.Two fellowship recipients will be awarded $2,000 each; one Houston-based artist will receive the Carol Crow Memorial Fellowship and another artist from anywhere in the world will receive the HCP Fellowship. Both Fellowship awards include an solo exhibition at Houston Center for Photography.

The Juror will grant 6 Honorable Mentions; the recipients will be included in an online exhibition.

Deadlines / Calendar:
Application Deadline: Saturday, October 31, 2009
Notification Sent: Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Accepted Work Due: Monday, April 19, 2010
Exhibition: May 7 – June 27, 2010

The Fellowship competition is geared towards the completion and presentation of new work; submissions of work in-progress are acceptable. The competition is open to all photographic, film/video, and lens-based installation work. Acceptance will be based on the unified body of work by each artist rather than on individual images. Preference will be given to new work or work created within the last two (2) years that has not been widely exhibited in the Houston area.

RULES FOR ENTRY:

All applicants must be a HCP member. (You are able to join at the time of application)
Artists must submit a proposal for the Fellowship project, outlining its conceptual objective and intended outcome. (Not to exceed 500 words)
All work must be labeled with your full name, title of work, year of completion, and medium. Number each entry according to the entry form. Example: 1_John Smith_Untitled_2009_Silver Gelatin.jpg
Artists may submit up to 10 images for a proposal. Please see the fees below for additioanl costs over 5 images.
ENTRY FEES:

$25 includes the proposal and 5 images
Additional images (up to 10 total) are $5 per image.

ABOUT THE JUROR:
Brian Clamp, Owner/Director, Clampart (New York, NY)
Brian Paul Clamp is the owner and director of ClampArt, a gallery in Chelsea in New York City specializing in modern and contemporary art with an emphasis on photography. ClampArt mounts ten to fifteen exhibitions per year featuring the work of emerging and mid-career artists. Mr. Clamp opened the gallery in 2000 after completing a Master of Arts degree in Critical Studies in Modern Art at Columbia University. For eight years prior to that Mr. Clamp served as the director of a gallery on Manhattan’s Upper East Side specializing in late 19th- and early 20th-century American paintings. Aside from exhibitions at his own gallery space, Clamp has curated numerous photography shows at various venues throughout the United States, and has reviewed photographers’ portfolios on dozens of panels over the past several years. Mr. Clamp is the author of numerous publications on American art to date, and also occasionally contributes written work to various art periodicals.

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 7TH NOVEMBER 2009

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Two fellowship recipients will be awarded $2,000 each; one Houston-based artist will receive the Carol Crow Memorial Fellowship and another artist from anywhere in the world will receive the HCP Fellowship. Both Fellowship awards include an solo exhibition at Houston Center for Photography. ELIGIBILITY: HCP Members Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: HCP retains the right to display and reproduce work accepted for this exhibition for publicity and promotional purposes.

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