Working Artist Spring Photography Award

Working Artist Spring Photography Award

This Deadline Expired: Sunday, May 17, 2020

We are pleased to offer the Working Artist Photography Award, a regular one-time art purchase award dedicated solely to photography and photo-based artwork. This award works in tandem with our bi-monthly general discipline Working Artist Grant/Art Purchase Award.

The Working Artist Photography Award is available to all photographers and photo-based artists working worldwide in all traditional and non-traditional photography mediums, genres, and styles. Work accepted for review includes but is not limited to film, digital photography, digitally manipulated photography, straight and abstract photography, landscape, still life, fashion, documentary, street, black and white, and color photography, and all methods concerning the finished photographic print.

If selected as our winner, we ask that the award recipient be willing to exchange one of their original works or smaller series of original works for inclusion in our collection in return for our award. Work considered by the artist as of equal value, and available for acquisition can be negotiated upon receipt of the award. We do pay the artist’s shipping costs. Please send us your best work for review.

We want to make it super simple to submit your work to us : send us your websiteor 5 images (each under 1 mb), along with your name and contact information tophotographyaward@workingartist.org. No written proposals or CV’s are required unless the artist would like to include them. There is no application form.

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Linda Dubin Garfield
Linda Dubin Garfield
The ever-changing seascape and creatures are the subjects, and I marvel at the minute details, textures, and movements. Through my art, I visually capture an iconic creature engage viewers and remind them of our fragile marine environment.
Patti Dougherty (Jewelry)
Patti Dougherty (Jewelry)

The ever-changing seascape and creatures are the subjects, and I marvel at the minute details, textures, and movements. Through…

The ever-changing seascape and creatures are the subjects, and I marvel at the minute details, textures, and movements. Through my art, I visually capture an iconic creature engage viewers and remind them…

The ever-changing seascape and creatures are the subjects, and I marvel at the minute details, textures, and movements. Through my art, I visually capture an iconic creature engage viewers and remind them of our fragile marine…

Whimsical paintings of birds, butterflies and mythical creatures on fused glass, displayed as window sculptures, window tapestries or as backlit wall art.
Mirjam Seeger
Mirjam Seeger

Whimsical paintings of birds, butterflies and mythical creatures on fused glass, displayed as window sculptures, window tapestries…

Whimsical paintings of birds, butterflies and mythical creatures on fused glass, displayed as window sculptures, window tapestries or as backlit wall art.…

Whimsical paintings of birds, butterflies and mythical creatures on fused glass, displayed as window sculptures, window tapestries or as backlit wall art.…

Intelligent, insightful mixed media artwork with a narrative component. Pieces inspired by and informed by the past while making commentary on contemporary events.
Patrick Hay
Patrick Hay

Intelligent, insightful mixed media artwork with a narrative component. Pieces inspired by and informed by the past while…

Intelligent, insightful mixed media artwork with a narrative component. Pieces inspired by and informed by the past while making commentary on contemporary events. …

Intelligent, insightful mixed media artwork with a narrative component. Pieces inspired by and informed by the past while making commentary on contemporary events. …

Cheryl Harper is an artist/independent curator. As a artist, her work concentrates on political and social commentary using a variety of mediums, including ceramic sculpture, installations, and printmaking. As a curator, her clients are colleges, universities, museums and not profit spaces. Her curatorial projects incorporate international, national, and regional artists in creative and original presentations.
Cheryl B. Harper
Cheryl B. Harper

Cheryl Harper is an artist/independent curator. As a artist, her work concentrates on political and social commentary using…

Cheryl Harper is an artist/independent curator. As a artist, her work concentrates on political and social commentary using a variety of mediums, including ceramic sculpture, installations, and printmaking.…

Cheryl Harper is an artist/independent curator. As a artist, her work concentrates on political and social commentary using a variety of mediums, including ceramic sculpture, installations, and printmaking. As a curator,…

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