When it comes to choosing which juried competitions to enter, I strongly encourage investing your time and energy in those that will put your work in front of curators, gallerists and publishers who can make a difference in your careers. Hence my interest in your knowing about this upcoming deadline:
From the Center for Fine Art Photography website:
Commuter Train © Ryan Zoghlin
Consider the challenges of the era, economic, environmental, and political and respond to the fundamentally shifting norms shared about beauty, gender roles, and spiritual belief. New Normal addresses the evolving ideals of social relationships, ecological engagement, media and culture in our ever changing world.
Mr. Robinson is the Associate Curator of the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). He earned a PhD at Oxford University in the History of Art and Photography and a BA in Art History at Brown University. Formerly the Beaumont and Nancy Newhall Curatorial Fellow in the Dept. of Photography at MoMA, he initiated and organized over four years a number of exhibitions and programs. He has served as well as the Editor of Blind Spot magazine, has published a number of articles on photographic history, and has taught at New York University and Yale University.
EXHIBITION AND AWARDS:
With selection for this exhibition, featured artist’s work will be seen by an international audience of collectors, curators, art consultants and other advocates of fine art photography. Each participant will be included in the Center’s Main Gallery exhibition and Online Gallery exhibition.
liveBooks Website Award: Valued at $399 each, two artists will receive a one year subscription for a website from liveBooks.com
Juror’s Selection Award: $300 and a Blurb book award from Blurb.com
Director’s Selection Award: $200 and a Blurb book award from Blurb.com
Honorable Mention Award: $100
All exhibitors are included in the Center’s online gallery
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 accepted images submitted for exhibition must be printed and framed or mounted professionally. The Center recognizes that some work is non traditional and incorporates the framing as an integral part of the presentation. To encourage participation by photographers from around the world, the Center offers optional economical printing and framing services. Additional details will be provided upon request.
Entries due: Aug. 17, 2010
Notice of acceptance: Aug. 27, 2010
Exhibition dates: Nov. 5 – 27, 2010
Public / Artists’ Reception: Nov. 5 from 6-9pm
Members: $20 for the first three images.
Non-Members: $35 for the first three images.
Additional images may be submitted for $10 each. There is no limit to the number of images that may be submitted.
Applicants signing up for membership at the time they submit their work for jurying may become a member and meet the entry fee for a total of $77.00 USD.”