Call for Entry | Illuminate

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Due: August 28, 2015
Illuminate | The Center for Fine Art Photography
Juror: Elizabeth Avedon

THEME | Illuminate
All types of subject matter, capture types and photographic processes are eligible to submit.

JUROR | Elizabeth Avedon
Elizabeth Avedon is an independent curator and book + exhibition designer. The former Director of Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe and Creative Director for The Gere Foundation, she has received awards and recognition for her exhibition design and publishing projects, including the retrospective exhibition and book: Avedon: 1949–1979 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, among many others. She recently curated the exhibitions of Nicholas Vreeland and Magdalena Solé at New York’s Leica Gallery. Elizabeth is a regular contributor to L’Oeil de la Photographie.

HONORS | AWARDS
All selected artists are invited to join us at the reception with Elizabeth Avedon. 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. Each participant is included in the Center’s Main Gallery exhibition in Fort Collins, Colorado and Online Gallery exhibition.

Juror’s Selection: $500.00
Director’s Selection: $250.00
Two LiveBooks Website Awards: Valued at $399 from liveBooks
Honorable Mention Awards: 2-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.
All exhibiting artists’ are invited to complimentary portfolio reviews with the Director, Hamidah Glasgow, lunch and portfolio sharing on the reception weekend.
In-gallery and online exhibition with links to artists’ websites
Press releases are sent to artists’ choice of media outlets.

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, solo exhibition, promotion, portfolio reviews, publication, education and connection to a large community of other artists, curators, gallery owners and photographic professionals. Open Tues-Sat, Always Free, public welcome.

SUBMISSION | ENTRY FEE
MEMBERS | $24 for the three images.
NON-MEMBERS | $38 for the first three images.
ADDITIONAL IMAGES may be submitted for $8 each for members and $10 each for non-members. There is no limit to the number of images that may be submitted. Applicants signing up for membership at the time they submit will receive the automatic discounted entry fee.
Note: Images selected by jurors for exhibition at the Center in the previous 12 months are NOT eligible. Images previously submitted but not yet selected for exhibition may be resubmitted.

Image Upload Guidelines
All images are submitted online on our website. To submit images visit our home page, create an account or Login to your existing account to begin. Further instructions are available in the Calls for Entry Section of our website.

IMPORTANT DATES
Entries Due | August 28, 2015
Notice Of Acceptance | September 12, 2015
Exhibition Dates | December 4, 2015 – January 23, 2016
Public + Artists’ Reception | December 4, 2015 6-9 pm

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 framed/mounted image for gallery exhibition. The Center recognizes that some work is non traditional and incorporates the framing as an integral part of the presentation. 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.

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.

Questions?
Visit: http://www.c4fap.org | Email: coordinator@c4fap.org 970.224.1010 | Closed Sunday and Monday

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