Fourth Annual Fine Art Exhibition – 2019
Call for Entries
Deadline for Submission: Sunday, April 21, 2019
Notice of Acceptance: Monday, May 20, 2019
Framed prints (if accepted) due in gallery: Thursday, June 13, 2019
Show Opening: Thursday, June 20, 7-10 pm, 2019
Show Dates: June 20 – July 26, 2019 (NOTE: This may be extended for a longer run)
About the Exhibit
We are pleased to announce LACP’s Fourth Annual Fine Art Exhibition! The exhibit will run from June 20 – July 26, 2019 with opening night reception scheduled for Thursday, June 20, 7-10 pm, 2019. The juror and curator, Susan Spiritus, will select between 25-30 images based on creativity, originality, and quality. There is no limit to the amount of images which can be submitted.
1st prize will receive a $300 cash prize. Two honorable mentions will receive a one-year Membership to LACP. ($95 value).
The Juror and Curator
Susan Spiritus, Director, Susan Spiritus Gallery, Newport Beach, CA.
Susan Spiritus has been a leader in the field of fine art photography for 42 years, opening the doors to her Southern California gallery in 1976 so that she could share her passion for photography with others.Today, the gallery handles works by such photographic luminaries as Ansel Adams, Ruth Bernhard, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Eikoh Hosoe, André Kertész, Paul Caponigro and George Tice. Also represented in the gallery’s collection are many of today’s most popular and award-winning contemporary artists.
The gallery works with private collectors, corporations and design professionals providing personalized counsel in order to address each client’s individual needs. Whether a first time buyer or a prolific collector, the gallery has something for everyone. Art ranges in price, style and type including platinum, silver, hand-colored and digital.
Eligibility and Guidelines
This exhibit is open internationally to both amateurs and professionals. The deadline to send digital files for consideration is Sunday, April 21, 2019 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.
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 down from top of frame. There are no specifications on printing and/or framing. Further, there are no size restrictions. 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, June 13, 2019. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
5. In the subject line of your email please type “2019 FINE ART EXHIBITION ENTRY”
6. In the body of the email, please list in this order:
Number of Images attached
Step 2. Payment
Please pay your entry fee by choosing the appropriate selection below. 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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