Wednz Scene: Calling All Photographers…

Wednz Scene: Calling All Photographers…

February 21 / 18

Hey there…if there are any photographers out there, this is for you…

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2018 CDS Documentary Essay Prize in Photography

This $3,000 prize from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University honors the best documentary writing and photography in alternating years. The focus is on current or recently completed work (within the last two years). This year’s prize is for photography. Please provide context for the photographic essay you are submitting, including the duration of your project and whether it is completed or ongoing. Describe your intentions for the work. Also, if some of your images have been published together in essay form, please include information about where and when they appeared and how the essay as submitted for the competition is different (or not). Applications will be accepted beginning December 1, 2017. $40 entry fee. Deadline: March 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 919-660-3663.



Call for Entry – Portals

The New York Center for Photographic Arts (NYC4PA) invites photographers worldwide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, iPhone, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, color etc.). Winners will receive $4,000 in cash awards and be featured in the NYC4PA Online Gallery. The Grand Prize winning image will be posted on the NYC4PA home page. Juror: Darren Ching. $35/3, $10 for each additional image. Deadline: March 4, 2018More info. Contact: email or call 917-359-2642.



International Juried Photo Exhibition | Theme | Making Strange

Praxis Gallery | Photographic Arts Center in Minneapolis, MN seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, March 24 – April 21, 2018. Thirty images will be selected by the juror for the exhibition. Juror’s Choice award, two Honorable Mentions, and a Director’s Choice will be awarded. Juror: Chuck Avery. Open to artists worldwide. All genres interpretations, capture types, color and black & white, traditional and non-traditional photographic and digital post-production processes are welcome for submission. $35 for 5 entries. $5 for each additional. Deadline: March 5, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 612-728-5520.



Taking Pictures: 2018

Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, April 1-20, 2018. Juror: Todd Johnson. 24 photographs will be selected by the juror for exhibition at the gallery. An additional 30 photographs will be selected for an online exhibition. Open to all photographers. $35 entry fee. Deadline: March 8, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 503-804-5032.



Juried Documentary Photography Exhibition

The Smithtown Township Arts Council seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, April 28 – May 19 at Mills Pond Gallery in St. James, NY. $500 First Place; $200 Second Place. Juror: Kevin C. Downs. Documentary photographers are visual storytellers. An important quality of your entries should be the intent to tell a visual story about the subject of your photographs. Your style may be documentary, personal, photo-journalism. Each entry may consist of between two and four images that convey a story around a particular theme. We are looking for work that focuses on visual storytelling rather than fine art photography…work that compels us to think about life outside our own little worlds…that teaches us something we didn’t know or helps us understand a situation from a new point of view…tell us your story! Entry Fee: $45/3 project entries. Deadline: March 13, 2018More info. Contact: email or call 631-862-6575.



Domesticity – Group Photography Exhibition

The Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, Kansas seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, April 27 – May 11, 2018. Juror: Linda Robinson, Gallery Director, MWCP. Domesticity is a primarily household act, an activity, and chore with devotion to family and home life, one in which we do with pleasure to sustain life with the personal characteristics that make it our own. The building of the family unit, the organization of personal possessions, the nourishment provided from the meals we prepare, and the art of creating a space of comfortable respite is a great necessity of the human condition, of survival. Photographs using domestic subject matter, images of people and places we call home, of family, of shelter, are what make up the images in this exhibition, encompassing a range of approaches from the traditional codes of domesticity to alternative modes of homemaking. Selected artists will have their work featured in the exhibition and online. Open to all photographers nationwide in the USA. All photographic media is welcome. Selection will be based upon the series of work submitted by each artist rather than solely on individual images. A brief artist statement is optional. $40 entry fee. Deadline: March 15, 2018More info. Contact: email or call 316-269-1250.



The Photographic Performance 2018

A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, Texas invites photographers to submit compelling solo or cooperative exhibitions. Three exhibition proposals will be selected to be exhibited in the Salon from either April 20 to May 20, May 25 to June 24, or June 29 to July 29. Jurors: Amanda Smith and Kevin Tully, gallery directors. Submissions can be photographic images, photography combined with mixed media or photographic installations. Receptions will be held the last Saturday of each month during the exhibition periods each being from 4 to 8pm. We will also be selecting seven proposals to be featured on the gallery blog. The entry fee is $50 for 10 to 20 images and also requires a written proposal or artist statement explaining the exhibition. Deadline: March 16, 2018More info. Contact: email or call 512-422-4080.

Just click on the links above to get the information. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be blessed.


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