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March 27th- Deadline for CPW’s “Photography Now” Juried Show with Charlotte Cotton

Photography Now at Center for Photography at Woodstock

Deadline: March 27th

Juror: Charlotte Cotton is Curator and Head of the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).  

From the website:

It’s the Center for Photography at Woodstock’s annual PHOTOGRAPHY NOW call for entries where winners will be exhibited in CPW’s main gallery from June 13 – July 26, 2009. This year CPW has invited acclaimed curator and writer,Charlotte Cotton to select the most exciting new photography from the national and international field! 

From traditional to digital, all photographic techniques and approaches are welcome. Straight photography, fine art, narrative, documentary, landscape,  social issues, still life, mixed media incorporating photography,  photographic installations, and digital images & collages – all will be considered! CPW staff and ADV/Board members are not eligible to apply.        

Accepted work will be exhibited in CPW’s gallery from June 13 – July 26, 2009

Results will be announced on or before May 8, 2009. Selected participants will be given instructions on how, when, and what to send for exhibition. Entries that are not selected for Photography Now will be returned by the end of May, as long as they are accompanied by a clearly labeled self addressed, stamped, return envelope. 

Jurying will be conducted via projection of digital images only. A completed application form is required. Guidelines for submissions must be followed as outlined: 

CD-ROM ENTRIES – If sending a CD-ROM, title each file with your “last name_ image title.” We accept JPEG files at 300 DPI, no larger than 5×7”. Include a separate printed image list with your submission information – See page 2 of application form

No submissions will be accepted via email. Artist statements and resumes are encouraged, but not required. You must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for return. 

PLEASE NOTE:  We are not responsible for unlabeled submission materials. In cases in which you are submitting a CD and do not want it returned, please be sure to provide your email address so we may notify you of the results. If a return envelope is not provided your materials will be discarded, but a letter of notice regarding acceptance status will be sent. Every precaution is taken to assure the return of your materials, but CPW is not responsible for loss or damage of any entry materials.

6 images
: $50 ($30 student/senior discount in this category only) | 10 images: $60 | 20 images: $100Residents of Canada & Mexico – please add $15 to any of the above categories. International applicants – please add $20.

Please make checks payable to CPW. 
AMEX, MC, & Visa credit cards are also accepted.  

Charlotte Cotton is Curator and Head of the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).  Previously, she was Head of Programming at The Photographers’ Gallery in London and Curator of Photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum (1992 to 2004) and Head of Programming at the Photographers’ Gallery in London (2004-5). She has curated many exhibitions of historical and contemporary photography including, Imperfect Beauty: The Making of Contemporary Fashion Photographs (2000), Out of Japan (2002), Stepping In and Out: Contemporary Documentary Photography (2003) and Guy Bourdin (2003). Charlotte is the author and editor of publications such as Imperfect Beauty (2000), Then Things Went Quiet’(2003), Guy Bourdin (2003) and The Photograph as Contemporary Art (2005). Currently she is preparing for two touring exhibitions for LACMA for 2009 – Heavy Light: Recent Photography and Video from Japan and New Topographics.

Entries must arrive by Friday March 27, 2009

Please deliver entries to:
attn: Photography Now 2009 | Exhibition
Center for Photography at Woodstock 
59 Tinker Street Woodstock, New York 12498 

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Deadline(s) to submit March 25th: “FRESH FAIR” and March 27th: FRESH LOOK during Month of Photography Los Angeles

Fresh will take place during the inaugural  Month of Photography in Los Angeles April 2009

“Fresh Fair” and “Fresh Look” are two of the components, supported by a strong list of lectures, panel discussions and more.

To check out a calendar of events click here; this is an ambitious new project produced by the Lucie Foundation.

Fresh Fair

From the website:

“FRESH FAIR – Sell Your Work Directly to Collectors (April 24th-April 26th)
Fresh Fair is a photography fair designed to feature both new & established artists to collectors and gallery representatives from around the world. It is juried in advance to ensure that quality work is exhibited and that excellent standards are met. Fresh Fair presents the opportunity to sell your work directly to the public and collectors alike, and offers a one-of-a-kind glimpse of the latest trends in photography.   Application deadline:  March 25th

Friday, April 24th: 6 – 9 p.m. VIP Opening Party
Saturday, April 25th: 12 – 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 26th: 12 – 6 p.m.

Fresh Look Portfolio Review

From the website:

“FRESH LOOK – A Juried Work Review (April 24th + April 25th)
Fresh Look is the emerging photographer’s answer to one-on-one career guidance with the photography industry’s decision-makers and top creative minds. Fresh Look provides critical and constructive feedback to your photographic work and is geared toward photographers who have a visual style and aesthetic, have created bodies of work and are ready to take their career to the next level. It offers the opportunity to present your work to the industry’s decisions makers, from gallerists to editors, publishers and creative directors.”   Application deadline:  March 27th.

Friday, April 24th: 10 a.m. – 2:35 p.m.
Saturday, April 25th: 10 a.m. – 2:35 p.m.


October 2009, London
November 2009, Paris
March 2010, NYC

Lucie Awards link.

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