LACP’s Third Annual Fine Art Exhibition – 2018
Call for Entries
Deadline for Submission: Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Notice of Acceptance: Thursday, April 19, 2018
Framed prints (if accepted) due in gallery: Thursday, May 17, 2018
Show Opening: Friday, May 25, 7-10 pm, 2018
Show Dates: May 25 – June 22, 2018
About the Exhibit
We are pleased to announce “Expanding Boundaries” – LACP’s Third Annual Fine Art Exhibition! The exhibit will run from May 25 – June 22, 2018 with opening night reception scheduled for Friday, May 25, 7-10 pm, 2018. The juror, Scott B. Davis, will select between 40-50 images based on creativity, originality, and quality. In addition, another 50-60 images will be chosen for a virtual gallery display via LACP’s website. There is no limit to the amount of images which can be submitted.
1st Place: $500 scholarship toward any “fine art” class offered by the Los Angeles Center of Photography (good for two years).
2nd Place: Toy Camera
3rd Place: Hahnemuhle inkjet fine art papers
Scott B. Davis is an artist and founder of the Medium Festival of Photography. His photographs are created with wooden view cameras ranging in size from 4″ x 5″ to 16″ x 20″. The images explore plant communities in the Sonoran desert and ordinary urban spaces in the American landscape. Davis’s prints are made by hand using the exquisite 19th century process known as platinum printing. His work has been reviewed in the New York Times, the Village Voice, the New Yorker, Los Angeles Times, and other print media. Davis’s photographs have been collected by the J. Paul Getty Museum, Pier 24 in San Francisco, the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Museum of Photographic Arts, and others.
In 2012 davis founded the Medium Festival of Photography, an annual event that brings emerging and established contemporary photographers to San Diego for four-days of portfolio reviews, artist lectures, exhibitions, and related events.
Eligibility and Guidelines
This exhibit is open internationally to both amateurs and professionals. The deadline to send digital files for consideration is Tuesday, March 27, 2018 by midnight, PST. There is no limit to the amount of images which can be submitted.
The selection process will be blind. Once the juror has made selections, all entrants will receive an email from LACP with a list of images and artists selected for the show. The selected images and artists’ names will also be posted on LACP’s website.
There is no limit to the amount of images which can be submitted. If submitting more than 10 images, please repeat the payment process as necessary.
$25 for 1 photo
$50 for 2-5 photos
$75 for 6-10 photos
(Entry fee is 50% off for LACP MEMBERS)
Liability and Agreement
Each photographer retains all copyrights to his or her images. Photographers whose submissions are chosen for the exhibition grant the Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP) the right to use their images for display on LACP’s website and for the purpose of promoting exhibitions, promoting LACP’s programs, and promoting the artist. Promotions and images may also be placed on social networks for LACP with artist credit. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated without further contact from LACP. The artist understands that LACP will not be held responsible for loss, theft or other damage, whether caused by the negligence of its officers, members, or others. Photographers are welcome to sell their photos at the exhibit, with 25 percent commission to the LACP. Submission of application will constitute an agreement to all these terms and conditions.
All images accepted for exhibition must be printed and framed professionally, wired on the back with eyelets, and labeled on the back of the frame with your name, image title, and contact information (email and phone). Please mount wire and eyelets about 1/4 from top of frame. There are no specifications on printing and/or framing, but frame size cannot exceed 26 inches on the longest side, nor smaller than 8 inches on the longest side. (If your frame exceeds 26 inches on the longest side please contact LACP for approval.) Exhibiting photographers will be expected to either drop off their prints or pay for round-trip shipping of their work. You will be required to send us a prepaid express mail label for the return of your artwork. We take no responsibility for damage during shipping, so we suggest that your insure the work during mailing.
Framed prints for exhibition must arrive by Thursday, May 17, 2018. Please deliver or mail prints to Los Angeles Center of Photography, 1515 Wilcox Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028. (Please deliver them with protective wrapping.)
How to Enter
Entering is a TWO STEP process. Please read and follow the instructions below carefully.
Step 1. Submit Images – Please follow all six steps
1. Size each image 1200 pixels on the long side at 72 dpi
2. Label digital files in this manner: FirstName_LastName_01, FirstName_LastName_02, FirstName_LastName_03, etc.
3. Save each image as a jpg
4. Please submit your images by emailing to email@example.com
5. In the subject line of your email please type “2018 FINE ART EXHIBITION ENTRY”
6. Please include your phone number in the email.
Step 2. Payment
Please pay your entry fee by choosing the appropriate selection below. ($25 for 1 image; $50 for 2-5 images; $75 for 6-10 images.) In the drop-down menu, choose either “non-member” or “member.” There is no limit to the amount of images which can be submitted. If submitting more than 10 images, please repeat the payment process as necessary.
ATTENTION LACP MEMBERS!– Please select the half-price option in the drop down menu.
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