CALL for ENTRIES: Paducah Photo 2013
Did I ever tell you I looked into moving into a pickle factory? No joke. It was a part of the Paducah Artist Relocation program. I fell in love with the beams. Apparently it once housed a tamale manufacturing operation once as well. Never fear, it smelled like neither. In the end, I chose the mountains over the pickles. This next Call hails from Paducah. Don’t miss this opportunity…
Check out this Call for Entries from the Yeiser Art Center (Paducah, KY) for Paducah Photo 2013. The entry fee is cheap, and the jurors are great. $2000 in cash awards isn’t bad either…
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CALL for ENTRIES:
Paducah Photo 2013
Originating in 1975, The Paducah Summer Festival Photo Competition has grown from a fledgling contest to Paducah Photo, the region’s most prestigious annual photographic event. It is open to all without restrictions on size or content. It provides photographers with an outlet for their art, encouragement for growth in their vision and presentation and cash rewards for works of exceptional merit.
Each year from the hundreds of works submitted, 60 to 100 images are selected for exhibition by a highly qualified juror, with 8 to 10 of them receiving cash awards.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all photographers
NOTIFICATION: All entries selected for exhibition will be posted to the web site by May 15, 2013.
ENTRY FEE: $8 per image if you enter by April 17 and $10 per image if you enter between April 18-May 1, 2013. 10 images maximum.
JURORS: John Guider is a nationally recognized and award winning photographer and author who lives in Nashville TN. His images have been recognized in such major publications as Print, Communication Arts and Graphis. He is the recipient of many awards including a national Addy Award, the Cancer Society’s Excalibur Award, and the Nashville Advertising Federation’s highest award, the Silver Medalist in the year 2000. John’s underlying passion is his art and his work has been shown in museums and galleries across the country. His largest project, The River Inside, is the subject of a book by the same name and a popular traveling museum show.
Laura El-Tantawy is an Egyptian photographer living between Cairo and London. She is represented by Vii Mentor. She was born in Worcestershire, England to Egyptian parents & grew up between Saudi Arabia & Egypt. In 2013, she will be taking part in the 4th edition of the Northern Lights MasterClass, an educational program for documentary photographers powered by the Noorderlicht Foundation in the Netherlands. El-Tantawy is a graduate of the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia (USA) with a dual degree journalism and political science.
AWARDS: $2,000 in cash will be given by the juror. Awards will be made in the following amounts: 1st Place $1,000, 2nd Place $500, 3rd Place $300 and 2 Honorable Mentions, $100 each
SALES: Sales will be encouraged where works are offered for purchase, but work need not be for sale to enter. Yeiser Art Center will keep the standard gallery 40% commission on all sales, so price your work accordingly.