CALL for ENTRIES: Hot Air
Picnic stereotypes make me laugh so hard that wine shoots from my nose. My favorite cliche is the romantic hot air balloon ride with wine, cheese and grapes. Since most people have at least a mild fear of heights, I think the only thing in my picnic basket would be ginger ale and saltines. Romantic, eh? At least I can appreciate the balloons from the ground. This next Call wants to see if you appreciate them too. Go there…
Check out this Call for Entries from the TCC Photo Gallery for the First Annual International Hot Air Balloon Photography Contest. I have actually seen hot air balloon shots from a few of you (ahem, Ken Signorello), so show ‘em if you’ve got ‘em…
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CALL for ENTRIES:
Hot Air Balloon
The City of Longview and the Great Texas Balloon Race is selected to host the National Hot Air Balloon Championship from 2012 – 2015, and the TCC Photo Gallery thought it only fitting to cast their First Annual International Hot Air Balloon Photography Contest that will be on display while the Hot Air Balloonists are in Longview. The exhibit will be on display from July 23 – September 14, 2012. Send them your best shot of the hot air balloon. Get creative.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all artists
DEADLINE: June 18, 2012
ENTRY FEE: The entry fee of $35 for up to 5 images. Photographers may enter up to 10 images only at $5 each additional.
JUROR: Harvey Stein is a professional photographer, teacher, lecturer, author and curator based in New York City. He currently teaches at the International Center of Photography. Stein is a frequent lecturer on photography both in the United States and abroad. He is the Director of Photography at Umbrella Arts Gallery, located in the East Village of Manhattan. He has also been a member of the faculty of the School of Visual Arts, New School University, Drew University, Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Bridgeport. A recipient of a Creative Arts Public Service (CAPS) fellowship and numerous artist in residency grants, Steinʼs latest book, his fifth, Coney Island 40 Years, was published in June of 2011 (Schiffer Publishing, Ltd). Steinʼs photographs have been widely exhibited in the United States and Europe—73 one-person and over 140 group shows to date.
Stein has also curated 22 exhibits since 2007. His photographs are in more than 55 permanent collections, including the George Eastman House, Bibliotheque Nationale, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the New Orleans Museum of Art, the International Center of Photography, etc. Steinʼs photographs and portfolios have been published in such periodicals as The New Yorker, Time, Life, Esquire, American Heritage, Smithsonian, etc and all the major photography magazines.
AWARDS: The Hot Air Balloon exhibit will consist of 75 prints in the physical gallery and online. The winning entries will be projected at the balloonists dinner. Best of Show – $500, 2nd Place – $250, and 3rd Place – $150.
SALES: All accepted photographs are for sale. The commission charged will be 50% of the sales price. Print your name, address, telephone numbers (work and home), and sales amount on the back of each print accepted.
For complete details, Download the Prospectus!