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Animals Photo Contest
The New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images to the Animals Photo Contest using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, etc.). Winners will receive $3,000 in cash awards and be featured in both a New York gallery show, on the NYC4PA Online Gallery, and in the exhibition catalog. The Grand Prize winning image will be posted on the NYC4PA home page.
Animals have been central to life as far back as prehistoric times, and have been the subject of artwork in all formats. The wall carvings in Ayers Rock and other ancient caves, depict animal figures, as have two and three-dimensional art throughout the ages. As beasts of burden, feared predators, farm workers, battle steeds, sources of food, objects of beauty and of course, beloved pets, we see them everywhere.
For this call we invite photographers to send us their images of animals of any kind – those that walk the earth, soar through the air, and are at home in the rivers, lakes and oceans. Be creative, there is so much out there beyond your kitten sitting on the counter.
JUROR: KAY KENNY
Kay received her BFA and MFA from Syracuse and her MA from Rutgers (all in Visual Arts). She is the author of numerous articles for arts magazines, has been a photography instructor for over eighteen years at NYU and the International Center of Photography in New York and a curator of photography exhibits. Her work is included in several museum and corporate collections.
Kay has received numerous awards including Honorable Mention in Fine Arts Photography Lucie Awards in 2009 and was a three-time recipient of the NJSCA fellowship award. She has had many international one-person shows including recent ones in Columbia, Taiwan, Texas and New York City. Recent publications about her work include Photography’s Antiquarian Avant-Garde, by Lyle Rexer, Light & Lens,Photography in the Digital Age, & Photographic Possibilities by Robert Hirsch, as well as several other photography books.
Her co-curated exhibit (with Orville Robertson) “Manifestations: Photographs of Men”, opened at the Southeast Museum of Photography in 2004. Collections include Pfizer Corporation; The Buhl Collection; Southern Alleghenies Museum; Colombo Centro Americano, Medellin, Colombia; Prudential Insurance Company; Milwaukee Art Museum; Bristol-Meyers Squibb; Taiwan Photo-Fest, Taipei, Taiwan; Nantong Museum, China; Brooklyn Museum Artist Books Collection; Newark Public Library Artist Books Collection; Philadelphia Free Public Library; PNC Corp.; and Provident Bank.
Contest Prize & TERMS
•First Prize: 3 photographers will each receive $300. Their images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.
•Second Prize: 3 photographers will each receive $250. Their images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.
•Third Prize: 3 photographers will each receive $200. Their images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.
•Jurors’ Selections: 10 additional images will be included in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.
•Honorable Mention: 20 additional images will be exhibited in the Online Gallery and listed in the exhibition catalog.
*All prize-winning photographers will be presented with NYC4PA certificates. ELIGIBILITY: Open to All Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: All entrants to NYC4PA Open Calls for Entry, by virtue of their submission, are attesting that the images submitted are their own work and there has been no copyright infringement USAGE RIGHTS: By submitting you grant NYC4PA the right to use your image(s) for promotion and advertisement of NYC4PA. We also produce and offer for sale a catalog of winning and juror selection images – if you prefer that your image not be included in the catalog you need to let us know via return E mail as soon as you receive your prize notification.
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