International Juried Photography Call for Entry
Black and White
NEW YORK CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC ART
JUROR: Louise Fedotov - Clements
Artistic Director QUAD - Director FORMAT Itl Photography Festival
DEADLINE: November 11, 2018 (Midnight Pacific Time)
(All entrants are notified of prize status via E mail about 3 weeks after the deadline)
The New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, etc.). Winners will receive a total of $3,000 in cash awards, be featured in the NYC4PA Online Gallery and Award Winners Catalog. The Grand Prize winning image will be posted on the NYC4PA home page, and Prize Winners and Juror Selections will be featured at the New York Gallery Exhibition at the Jadite Gallery in Manhattan's exciting Hell's Kitchen neighborhood.
We are very excited that Winners and Juror’s Selections will have the opportunity to participate in a gallery show, April 16 - 27, 2019 at the JADITE GALLERY in the exciting Hell’s Kitchen area in Manhattan
BLACK and WHITE:
As photographers we know about the dramatic change in photography that came about when color film was introduced. For both portraits and scenics hand coloring was no longer necessary and over time color images joined black and white as fine art.
This call is NYC4PA's homage to those images where all the emotion, texture and beauty are expressed in shades of Black and White. No matter if your original image was shot with tri x or with a digital SLR, if the end product is a terrific Black and White, it fits the call. Sepia will be accepted.
EXHIBITION AND AWARDS:
There will be 10 Cash Prizewinners, 15 Juror Selections and 20 Honorable Mentions.
- Grand Prize: One photographer will receive $750. The image will be featured on the home page of the NYC4PA website.
- First Prize: 3 photographers will each receive $300
- Second Prize: 3 photographers will each receive $250.
- Third Prize: 3 photographers will each receive $200.
NYC GALLERY EXHIBITION:
All Cash Prize winner and Juror Selection images are eligible to be shown at an NYC4PA Exhibition. Details will be included with the congratulatory Email.
ONLINE GALLERY, CATALOG and AWARD CERTIFICATE:
All prizewinners will be included in both the online gallery and catalog and be presented with a certificate.
This Call for Entries is open worldwide to both amateur and professional photographers. NYC4PA invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. Only 2-D work is eligible.
IMAGES SELECTED FOR A PRIZE IN AN NYC4PA CALL FOR ENTRY WITHIN THE PAST THREE YEARS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE. IF THEY ARE SUBMITTED AND SELECTED BY THE JUROR THEY WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. IMAGES PREVIOUSLY SUBMITTED THAT WERE NOT SELECTED FOR A PRIZE MAY BE RESUBMITTED AT ANY TIME.
The entry fee is $35 for the first three images. Additional images may be submitted for $10 each. There is no limit to the number of images submitted.
Prepare your images as follows
- JPG, TIF, or PNG files with the longest side 1,280 pixels.
- Select unique names for each image so you can identify images when we send notification. Glass1, Glass 2 can be difficult
- We prefer shorter names.
- Filenames with special characters may not load properly
- If you are working in Photoshop, and are using the image size screen, the file size indicated at the top is the size before any compression applied in the save process. Please save the file as a JPG and then look at the file size. It should be perfect.
For payment and upload please go to:
JUROR: Louise Fedotov-Clements
Artistic Director QUAD and Director FORMAT International Photography Festival
Louise Fedotov-Clements is the Artistic Director of QUAD, a centre for contemporary art, film and new technologies in Derby UK, since 2001 and the Director of FORMAT International Photography Festival, which she co-founded in 2004. An independent curator since 1998, Clements has initiated commissions, publications, mass participation and exhibitions around the world. Fedotov-Clements has worked as the guest curator for international exhibitions and festivals, including Dong Gang Photography Festival South Korea; Photoquai Biennale Paris; Les Rencontres Arles, Discoveries; Venice Biennale and Photo Beijing. She has contributed to many publications as both a producer and a writer and is on the editorial team of RVM Magazine Italy and Archivo magazine in Portugal. Fedotov-Clements is a regular juror, portfolio reviewer, speaker and award advisor throughout Europe, America & Asia.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
All entrants to NYC4PA Open Calls for Entry, by virtue of their submission, are attesting that the images submitted are their own work and there has been no copyright infringement. NYC4PA will not be held liable for any infringement of rights that might surface during the jurying or displaying of any image.
By submitting you grant NYC4PA the right to use your image(s) for promotion and advertisement of NYC4PA as well as inclusion in the NYC4PA catalog if the image is prize winning, juror selection or honorable mention.
Should your award notification or prize be returned as undeliverable, NYC4PA will not resend the notice (whether by the same or another method,) research your address nor make any further attempts at delivery, and your submission will be deemed ineligible. Please be careful when entering all your contact information.
Cash Prize winners living outside the United States will be responsible for costs incurred for wire transfer if PayPal is unavailable .
UNITED STATES TAXES - All winners are required to pay tax on prizes. This happens at the end of each calendar year. For Non US residents the tax amount is 30% paid through NYC4PA as US representative. NYC4PA will withhold this amount from your winnings. For U.S. citizens with total winnings accrued through NYC4PA of $600 or more, we are required to file, and provide the artist with, a copy of a 1099 tax form. If this is the case, you will need to provide NYC4PA with tax ID information in January of the following year.
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NON U.S. APPLICANTS:
Our entry software has an address field for the state you live in. This applies to the US and several other countries - if you do not have “state” as part of your address simply leave that field blank - it is not mandatory.
If you have questions or issues please contact us. We will make every effort to get back to you as soon as possible. We will specifically be available via email, until 11:00PM EST on the last evening of the call.