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Deadline: March 28, 2023
Boynes Emerging Artist Award 2023
The Boynes Emerging Artist Award was founded in November 2019 by Artist Chantal Boynes as a way to foster development and offer career changing opportunities to emerging artists around the world. This award is completely artist run and independant. We want to thank you, our amazing artists, for supporting our work and being a part of what we do. We started this award with a cash prize of $500 and have now come a long way to offering international residencies & exhibitions in our 7th Edition.
Deadline: March 31, 2023
Gone Wild
Las Laguna Gallery is a contemporary and fine art gallery that features art from a diverse group of artists, representing a variety of mediums. Since 2013 have held open calls for art, calls for entry, and calls for art opportunities for artists to sell their art in a gallery. Our gallery is located at 577 S. Coast Hwy, Unit A-1, Laguna Beach, California 92651. What Makes this event different? Unlike most of the art galleries in Laguna Beach, who accept only local artists; the Las Laguna Art
Deadline: March 31, 2023
Hong Kong Photobook Dummy Award  2023
As one of the highlights of Hong Kong Photobook Festival, Hong Kong Photobook Dummy Award aims to support emerging artists and provide the opportunities to showcase their works in the international festivals. The award invites photographers, artists, and creative talents from all over the world to submit their photobook dummies. The jury will shortlist no more than 12 dummies in the first round. Three winners will be selected from the shortlisted dummies. Winner’s dummies and other shortlis
Deadline: March 31, 2023
Black and White
Black and White, everything started with black and white and today taking a great photo in B&W is an art. Sounds simple but not every composition looks good on this combination, the photographer has to find a way to highlight the subject without dependency of the natural colors. The best 25 photos will be recognized. The 1st place get 15% of all the money collected, 2nd place 10% and 3rd place 5%. The best 15 photos will get a customized feedback from our juries and the best 25 photos will be
Deadline: April 16, 2023
Unpublished Photo Contest
The Fondazione culture e musei and MUSEC museum in Lugano, in collaboration with the 29 ARTS IN PROGRESS gallery in Milan and the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti in Venice will announce the opening for entries for its 5th annual “Open call for young 18 - 30 years old and under photographers” UNPUBLISHED PHOTO 2023 - aimed at young, emerging talent. This “open call” has no theme constrictions or entry fee and applicants just need to submit 10 images, a description of the pr
Deadline: April 16, 2023
Five Deuces Galleria Open Call
Are you looking for a chance to be exhibited in one of St. Pete's most exciting galleries, and have the opportunity to sell your work? Check out Five Deuces Galleria's Call for Submissions. SPMOP is proud to partner with Five Deuces Galleria on this wonderfully diverse exhibition. You have until April 16, 2023, to submit your work. Show us your best creative and original photos. Open to all themes, ideas, styles, and genres. All perspectives, craftsmanship, and photographic creativity are wel
Deadline: April 30, 2023
Ribbet Emerging Competition 2023
Ribbet, the photo editing platform trusted by over 2 million creatives worldwide, has launched the first season of its new, annual Ribbet Emerging Photographer Competition. With a judging panel made up of world-renowned photographers and thousands of dollars in cash prizes on offer, emerging and amateur photographers are encouraged to submit images that fit with this year’s official theme: “There’s nothing quite like this.” Entries close on April 30th. Photographers are invited to se
Deadline: May 15, 2023
The 2023 Snider Prize
The Snider Prize is a purchase award given to emerging artists in their final year of graduate study. The winner receives $3,000, and two honorable mentions each receive $500 towards the purchase of work to be added to the MoCP's permanent collection. Sponsored by Lawrence K. and Maxine Snider, the Snider Prize forms a part of the museum's ongoing commitment to support new talent in the field of contemporary photography. Previous winners include Alayna N. Purnell, Widline Cadet, and Steph Fos
Deadline: July 02, 2023
2023 Nature Photography Contest
Audubon Community Nature Center is excited to add a new category for photographers for the 2023 contest. This year, there will be three categories that are judged by a panel of photographers: plants, wildlife, and landscapes. The winner of each category in both youth and adult divisions will win $200. There is also a Community Choice award of $200 for the photo that gets the most votes in both the adult and youth divisions. - Wildlife: Any animal is acceptable, including birds, mammals, fish
Deadline: August 01, 2023
2023 Lucie Scholarship Program
The Lucie Foundation is proud to support emerging talent with vision and dynamic ideas that challenge and progress the art form of still photography into work that compels. Our support of photography is broad, from Fine Art to Documentary and Photojournalism, to digital and film-based works. Our concern is to support emerging photographers producing work that is at once gripping, and original. The Lucie Foundation is proud to offer four cash grants to support the work of emerging and estab
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