Archive for December 30, 2006

EN FOCO LAUNCHES ARTISTIC DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS and PORTFOLIO REVIEWS in NYC

En Foco is launching a Workshop Series dedicated to empowering emerging photographers. Partial funding comes from the recent award of a two-year Warhol Foundation grant to support Visual Arts Programs and Services to Artists. Congratulations, En Foco!

Registration opened December 31 for JANUARY 20 initial program offering for January:
a morning workshop, “Successful Strategies for Professional Photographers” and an afternoon of PORTFOLIO REVIEWS. Registration is limited.

From the organization’s website: “En Foco is a non-profit organization that nurtures and supports contemporary photographers of African, Asian, Latino, Native American and Pacific Island Heritage.” Offices are in the Bronx, with exhibitions and other programs throughout the 5 boroughs of the NYC area. En Foco publishes NUEVA LUZ, a great magazine featuring portfolios by photographers of color as a benefit for members. Check out their submissions procedures here.

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Houston Center for Photography 2007 Deadlines: January 22 and February 16, 2007

HCP has posted upcoming deadlines for opportunities for members of the Houston Center for Photography as of dates of submissions, as follows:

2007 HCP Photography Fellowships (2), deadline JANUARY 22, 2007; both winners will be given exhibitions at HCP. Juror will be Lynn McLanahan Herbert, Adjunct Senior Curator, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston.

25th Annual Juried Membership Exhibition, deadline FEBRUARY 16, 2007. Juror will be Anne Wilkes Tucker, Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

In addition to becoming eligible for these opportunities, members of HCP receive its publication SPOT.

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SHOTS Magazine: Submissions for BOOKS/WORDS due FEBRUARY 2

Shots Magazine has posted a call for submissions for issue #95 (Spring Issue 2007); the theme is “BOOKS/WORDS.” Artists can send small prints or digital files conr consideration; all submissions must be received by February 2, 2007. For complete prospectus, click here.

From the website: “As with any issue, themes are open to your interpretation. Essentially, any photograph that incldes one or more books and/or has one or more words in it, or otherwise combines words with photography (words written on the photograph, etc.) will be eligible for consideration).

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