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Deadline: Mar 21, 2016
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: Entry fee is $30 for 5 images, plus $6 for each additional image. Photographers may enter up to 10 images. Please don't forget to include your membership fee, if also joining TPS at the time of entry.


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TPS 25: The International Competition

TPS 25: The International Competition

[Frisco, Texas] – Texas Photographic Society sets a March 21, 2016, deadline for TPS 25: The International Competition. This year’s competition will be juried by Rixon Reed, Founder and Director of photo-eye and Art Photo Index in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of this competition, Reed will select the work of 25 photographers for the exhibition. The call is open-themed, and submissions from artists of all levels are encouraged. Over $1,000 in cash prizes will be awarded, and a catalog will be designed to accompany the show.

The exhibition opens at Museum of the Big Bend in Alpine, Texas, and then travels to Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, among other venues.

Entry Fee
Entry fee is $30 for 5 images, plus $6 for each additional image. Photographers may enter up to 10 images. Please don’t forget to include your membership fee, if also joining TPS at the time of entry.

Awards
First Place = $500
Second Place = $300
Third Place = $200
Director’s Award = $200
Up to 5 Honorable Mentions may be awarded

Calendar of Events
02-02-16 Call for entry announced
03-21-16 Entries due
04-15-16 Accepted works and winners announced; emails sent to entrants
05-23-16 Matted and framed prints due in Alpine, Texas
06-03-16 Show opens at Museum of the Big Bend in Alpine, Texas
08-31-16 Show closes; travels to Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, among other venues

About the Juror
Rixon Reed, Founder and Director of photo-eye and Art Photo Index in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
After graduating from the University of Arkansas, Rixon Reed attended NYU film school and later worked for Lee Witkin managing the Witkin Gallery photobook department in New York in the mid-1970s. Reed started photo-eye in Austin, Texas, in 1979. In 1991, Reed moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, and opened photo-eye as a combined gallery and retail bookstore space. In 1996, photo-eye opened on the web as one of the first online galleries and specialty bookstores. Today, photo-eye Gallery is located in Santa Fe’s Railyard Arts District showing acclaimed contemporary photographers along with emerging artists. In a separate location, photo-eye Bookstore + Project Space showcases the best in photobooks while exhibiting book-related projects.

In 2013, Reed created Art Photo Index to help curators, gallerists, publishers and other photo professionals discover new work by emerging talent. Art Photo Index is a resource and search engine of nearly 37,000 works by over 3,700 photographers from 90 countries.

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Awards
First Place = $500
Second Place = $300
Third Place = $200
Director’s Award = $200
Up to 5 Honorable Mentions may be awarded Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Individual photographers still retain copyright to his/her own individual images. Also, an exhibition catalog will be created to showcase the selected works. USAGE RIGHTS: TPS retains the right to display, project, and reproduce work accepted for this exhibition for publicity and promotional purposes only. Also, an exhibition catalog will be created to showcase the selected works.

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