The Center for Fine Art Photography
Portfolio ShowCase Volume 8
Deadline: November 19th, 2014
Application fee: $65 for the first portfolio (12 images) | $50 C$FAP MEMBERS
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OPEN THEME | Portfolio ShowCase Volume 8
Submitted portfolios are evaluated as a cohesive body of work, rather than individual images. Fifteen photographers will be chosen to have their twelve-image portfolios published in the Center’s Annual Portfolio ShowCase book. There will be an accompanying online exhibition with links to the artist’s websites. Select images will be exhibited at The Center for Fine Art Photography for the Portfolio ShowCase Exhibition.
JUROR | Gordon Stettinius
Gordon Stettinius is the creator and Founder of the independent publishing company, Candela Books and Gallery, a producer of collectable fine art photography books and exhibitions in Richmond, VA. Gordon Stettinius’ work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. He is a winner of the 2009 Theresa Pollak award for Excellence in the Arts. Stettinius is also currently teaching at Virginia Commonwealth University.
ABOUT C4FAP | 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, education and connection to a large community of other artists, curators, gallery owners and photographic professionals. Open Tues-Sat, Free, Public Welcome. Please visit c4fap.org for more information and calls for entries.
HONORS | AWARDS
With selection for this publication and exhibition, featured artist’s work will be seen by an international audience of collectors, curators, art consultants, and other advocates of fine art photography. Participants will be included in the Center’s Online Gallery exhibition as well as have their accepted portfolio published in the Portfolio ShowCase Volume 8 Book. Select artists also will receive a blog feature at the Center’s blog, Perspectives.
ONE SOLO EXHIBITION AWARD One artist will be chosen for a solo exhibition at the Center for Fine Art Photography.
PORTFOLIO SHOWCASE GROUP SHOW The Center will exhibit prints from the selected artists in conjunction with the book launch to promote the artists.
JUROR’S SELECTION The juror will select one portfolio to be the first presented in the book and will select an image from the portfolio to be the book cover.
Entries Due: November 19th
Notice Of Acceptance: December 10, 2014
Book Release: June 2015
Exhibition Dates: May and June of 2015
Public + Artists’ Reception: June 5, 2015
SUBMISSION | ENTRY FEE
MEMBERS: $50 for the first portfolio (12 images)
NON-MEMBERS: $65 for the first portfolio (12 images)
Additional portfolios may be submitted for $65. There is no limit to the number of portfolios that may be submitted.
Applicants signing up for membership at the time they submit will receive the automatic discounted entry fee.
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.
Eligibility: The exhibition is 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 in its exhibitions.
Exhibit Prints: All images accepted for exhibition must be printed and framed or mounted professionally for exhibition at C4FAP. The Center recognizes that some work is non traditional and incorporates the framing as an integral part of the presentation. Please no colored mats or frames. Black or white mats and frames only, unless you obtain prior approval. 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 along with instructions for the gallery presentation.
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 exhibitions, promoting the Center’s programs, promoting the artist 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.
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