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Announcing LACP’s First Annual Project Exhibition – “Project 2020”!

Call for Entries


Deadline for Submission: CLOSED

Notice of Acceptance: Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Framed prints (if accepted) due in gallery: Monday, March 16, 2020

Show Opening: Saturday, March 21, 7-10 pm, 2020

Show Dates: March 20 – April 19, 2020


About the Exhibit

We are pleased to announce the Los Angeles Center of Photography’s First Annual Project ExhibitionProject 2020! The exhibition will run from March 20 – April 19, 2020 with an opening night reception scheduled for Saturday, March 21, 7-10 pm, 2020. The juror, Douglas Marshall, will choose the most compelling and cohesive bodies of work to exhibit. The juror will choose 8-12 artists to exhibit in LACP’s new East Culver City Gallery. Selected photographers will exhibit a minimum of six images and a maximum of ten. The top prize winner and two honorable mentions will be invited to speak during the exhibition’s artist talk, date TBA.

Douglas Marshall will be present at the opening reception to say a few remarks and selected work will be shown in an online gallery on LACP’s website and featured on social media.


One photographer will be chosen as the top prize winner and will receive $750 cash, a featured two-page spread in LACP’s Summer/Fall 2020 catalog, and invitation to speak during the exhibition’s artist talk, date TBA.

Two honorable mentions will be recognized as well and invited to speak during the exhibition’s artist talk, date TBA.

What is the Project Exhibition?

A project is a cohesive body of work around a theme. The projects submitted can be fine art, street or documentary.

The Juror

Douglas Marshall is an LA-based independent curator and consultant at Marshall Contemporary. Marshall was formerly Director at Peter Fetterman Gallery, Santa Monica from 2012-2017, and Galerie XII Los Angeles (2018-2019) producing over 60 exhibitions and art fairs dedicated to leading photographers across the history of the medium with a focus on humanism, landscape, pictorialism, and street genres. Through his current roles in the field, Marshall now works to bring emerging and innovative international voices in contemporary photography to the American market through collaborative projects with artists, galleries, and fairs.


LACP calls for entry are open to all photographers, worldwide. We invite photographers working in all photographic mediums, digital, film, mixed and unique processes to participate.

The deadline to send digital files for consideration is Monday, February 3, 2020 by midnight PST. There is no limit to the amount of images which can be submitted.

Acceptance Notice

The selection process will be judged anonymously. 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.

Entry Fee

Applicants may submit more than one project series for consideration. Please repeat the application process for each project series submitted. There is no limit to the amount of images which can be submitted within each project series, but a minimum of six images is required. If submitting more than 25 images, please repeat the payment process as necessary. You will be asked to pay when you submit through Submittable.

$75 for 6-10 images ($37.50 for LACP Members)
$100 for 11-15 images ($50.00 for LACP Members)
$125 for 16-20 images ($62.50 for LACP Members)
$150 for 21-25 images ($75.00 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 50 percent commission to the LACP. Submission of application will constitute an agreement to all these terms and conditions.

Exhibit Prints

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 Monday, March 16, 2020. Please deliver or mail prints to Los Angeles Center of Photography, 5566 W. Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016. (Please deliver them with protective wrapping.)

How to Enter

We now use a cloud-based software called Submittable for submitting entries and making payment.

To enter please click HERE and follow the prompts



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