THEME | Portraits
Our annual portraits exhibition brings artists from around the globe into the spotlight. A portrait is a visual representation that portrays the likeness of a person, place, animal, or object. All subject matter, photographic genres, capture types, and photo-based processes are eligible to submit.
JUROR | Karen Marks
Karen Marks has been Director of Howard Greenberg Gallery for over 15 years. In that time she has organized countless exhibitions, curated international art fairs and edited many publications. She is also an active board member of Association of International Photography Art Dealers. Karen Marks has been working in the world of fine art photography since her graduation from the School of Visual Arts in 1984. Starting as a junior specialist in the photography department at Swann Galleries, since then she has worked in both public and private galleries, advising private clients and working closely with public institutions. She has juried numerous competitions and is called upon frequently as a portfolio reviewer for many programs.
ABOUT THE CENTER FOR FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY
Founded in 2004 by photographers, The Center for Fine Art Photography is a nonprofit 501(C)(3) photography organization. We provide support to photographic artists through exhibition, promotion, portfolio reviews, publication, education and connection to a large community of other artists, curators, gallery owners and photographic professionals. Open Tues-Sat, Free.
HONORS | AWARDS
An international audience of collectors, curators, art consultants and other advocates of fine art photography will view the chosen artist’s work throughout the exhibition. All chosen artists are invited to complimentary portfolio reviews, lunch and portfolio sharing on the reception weekend. Each participant is included in the Center’s Main Gallery exhibition in Fort Collins, Colorado and Online Gallery exhibition.
Juror’s Selection: $400.00
Director’s Selection: $200.00
Honorable Mention Awards: 1 year membership and image submission to a Call for Entry at C4FAP.
In addition artists’ selected for the exhibition will also receive:
Promotion on The Center’s large social media platforms.
Professional installation images for your use.
In-gallery and online exhibition with links to artists’ websites
Press releases are sent to artists’ choice of media outlets.
SUBMISSION | ENTRY FEE
MEMBERS | $29 for the three images
NON-MEMBERS | $39 for the first three images
ADDITIONAL IMAGES may be submitted for $9 each for members and $10 each for non-members. There is no limit to the number of images that may be submitted.
NEW! Submission of 12 images and over qualifies the artist for a review of the work submitted. This review will be conducted by the Executive Director of C4FAP, Hamidah Glasgow.
Image Upload Guidelines
All images are submitted online on our website. To submit images visit our home page, create a free account or Login to your existing account to begin. Further instructions are available in the Calls for Entry Section of our website.
Entries Due | September 7, 2016
Notice Of Acceptance | September 30 , 2016
Exhibition Dates | January 14-February 25, 2017
Public + Artists’ Reception | February 17, 2017
Eligibility: Our calls for entry are open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate.
Exhibit Prints: In order to be included in the online gallery or to receive an award, you must provide a professionally printed and presented image for gallery exhibition. The Center recognizes that some work is non-traditional and the presentation type is integral to the work. Colorful frames must be pre-approved. To encourage participation by photographers from around the world, the Center offers optional, professional, printing and framing services. Additional details will be provided upon request.
Acceptance Notice: Everyone who submits will receive an email notification of which images were accepted. Accepted images will be posted on the Center’s website.
Image Credits: Simon Martin and Rocio De Alba
USE RIGHTS: Each artist retains all copyrights to their own images. Artist’s recognition is provided with any use. By submission for jurying, artists whose submissions are chosen for the exhibition grant The Center for Fine Art Photography the right to use their images for the purpose of promoting the artist, promoting the Center’s programs, promoting exhibitions and subsequent display on the Center’s website of current and past exhibitions. Promotions and images may also be placed on social networks for The Center for Fine Art Photography with artist credit. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated without further contact or compensation from the Center.