Deadline May 15: Shaking things up in 2016, The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center (PPAC) announces an Open Call for Entries for their Annual Contemporary Photography Competition and Exhibition, an event which draws a compelling range of photographic practices and genres from emerging and established artists all over the world. While previous exhibitions displayed one piece from each winner, this year’s gallery component will award solo exhibitions to two winning artists, who each will receive a $5,000 honorarium for production and shipping costs. Kicking off with an Opening Reception on December 8, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at PPAC (1400 N. American St.)
In addition, 25 artists will be selected to appear in a printed pamphlet and online exhibition will run concurrently with the gallery exhibition counterpart on PPAC’s website. Both gallery and online exhibitions will run from December 8, 2016 to February 25, 2017.
Submissions are being accepted from March 1 to May 15, 2016. Two jurors Shane Lavalette, Director of Light Work and Sarah Stolfa, Executive Director of Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, will make the winning selections.
To enter, artists can submit up to 10 images representing any subject matter, photographic technique or process, along with a non-refundable entry fee of $50.
Click here for more information.