From the HCP Website:
2009 Fellowship Exhibition
Houston Center for Photography (HCP) announces the 2009 Photography Fellowship Competition. Two fellowship recipients will be awarded $2,000 each, with one Houston-based artist designated as a recipient of the Carol Crow Memorial Fellowship. Natasha Egan will jury the fellowship selection. Each winner will have a solo exhibition at HCP in the summer of 2009.
Natasha Egan is associate director and curator of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago where she has organized dozens of exhibitions such as Alienation and Assimilation: Contemporary Images and Installations from the Republic of Korea; Consuming Nature: Naoya Hatakeyama, Dan Holdsworth, Mark Ruwedel and Toshio Shibata; Manufactured Self about how we identify ourselves through what we consume; Made in China visually focusing on the global impact of manufacturing in China; and Loaded Landscapes looking historical and contemporary sites of trauma and conflict. Egan has contributed essays to such publications as Shimon Attie: The History of Another (Twin Palms Press, 2004); Photography Plugged and Unplugged (Contemporary Magazine 2004); Brain Ulrich: Copia (Aperture, 2006); Beate Gütschow LS / S (Aperture, 2007); and MoCP’s current exhibition Michael Wolf: The Transparent City (Aperture, 2008). In addition, she teaches in the photography and humanities departments at Columbia College Chicago and juries local and national exhibitions.
Application Deadline: Wednesday, December 10, 2008, 6 pm
Notification Sent: Tuesday, January 6, 2009
Accepted Work Due: Friday, May 1, 2009
Exhibition: May 15 – June 28, 2009