Center for Fine Art Photography: Deadline July 25 for “Online and Print Portfolio Show”

The Center for Fine Art Photography in Ft. Collins, Colorado is celebrating its fifth anniversary. With a new facility, and a growing roster of events and educational offerings, I’m sure the next five years will bring more opportunities for photographers to connect, in person and on line.

I want to draw to your attention an upcoming deadline for a competition to by judged by my colleague DARIUS HIMES:

“Fifteen photographers will be chosen to display their twelve-image portfolio in The Center for Fine Art Photography’s special Online and Print Portfolio Show and be included the Center’s new book publication Artists ShowCase, volume 1, issue 1.

The show will also be featured on the Center’s web site at from September 1 – September 30, 2008 and will remain online for the next two years.

The Center is pleased to provide artists with an economical means of having their work reviewed by an international juror and exhibited with no printing, framing or shipping costs involved.

Theme: Open – There is no theme for this exhibition. The images will be evaluated as a cohesive body of work, rather than individual images.

Juror: Darius Himes
Darius Himes was the founding editor of photo-eye Booklist, a quarterly magazine devoted to photography books, from 2002-2007. He is a founding member of Radius Books, a Santa Fe- based company created in 2007 that publishes books on the visual arts, where he works as an editor. He is also a lecturer, consultant, educator and writer, having contributed to Blind Spot, Bookforum, BOMB, PDN, and American Photo. Himes is an occasional adjunct professor of photographic arts at the College of Santa Fe. He earned his BFA in Photography from Arizona State University, Tempe, and a Master of Arts in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College, Santa Fe campus, and actively pursues his own photographic image-making.

The Center for Fine Art Photography invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate in this exhibition. Traditional, contemporary, avant-garde, creative and experimental works that include old and new processes, mixed techniques, and challenging personal, emotional or political statements are welcome. The exhibition is open world wide to all professional and amateur photographers working with digital or traditional photography or combinations of both.

See ‘Calls for Entry‘ on the Center’s website for more opportunities.”

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