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Open Photo Contests

Deadline: April 03, 2020
Lab.15 ART PRIZE
Lab.15 art contest, is a call for submissions open to all kind of artists. Works allowed in the art competition are: drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs, graphics, mix media and video. A great opportunity for the artists, which can win a cash prize, have the opportunity to exhibit the artworks and much more. This is an opportunity for artists to win a cash prize, and have the opportunity to exhibit the artworks and much more. PRIZES: 5000,00€ - collaboration award for a new Malam
Deadline: April 04, 2020
The Curated Fridge: Open Call
The new refrigecurator is Alexa Becker, Acquisitions Editor for photography and art books for Kehrer Verlag! After earning her Master's in Art History from the University of Heidelberg, Mrs. Becker started her career at Kehrer in 2003, where she is responsible for selecting and acquiring new photography-related projects. Mrs. Becker provides artistic and marketing advice for photographers concerning the content and style of their work at several international portfolio reviews. She enjoys he
Deadline: April 05, 2020
15th Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers
Women photographers can participate with her female visual perspective in 23 thematic categories. In this special edition, male photographers will be able to participate in only one category: The Feminine Universe.$21,300 in total awards. Solo exhibition for the three overall winners (Women Pro, Women non-Pro, Men in The Feminine Universe) plus travel and lodging stipend to attend the opening of the 6th Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography in Barcelona on October 20, 2020, where winner
Deadline: April 05, 2020
FMoPA 2020 International Photography Competition
FMoPA has put out a call to photographers to participate in a photography competition. Winners are selected by a jury knowledgeable of art and photography. Winning submissions will be notified by May 1st. The top entries will be exhibited at FMoPA from June 5th -- July 31st. Prizes will be awarded as follows: Best in Competition will receive $1,000, be considered for public art exhibition on a billboard, be part of a group exhibition at FMoPA, and taken into consideration for a solo exhibitio
Deadline: April 05, 2020
Landscape Photographer of the Year
It is the calling together of photographers from all over the world, to celebrate their personal wonder and relishing of the landscape, but not just any landscape, the landscape of the United Kingdom. The landscape of the UK is amazingly diverse and rich with vast, deep expanses to small intimate cameos. The resulting collection of photographs coming from the craft and expertise of every photographer who participates, will result in a collection of images that will last forever and that wi
Deadline: April 05, 2020
The Contemporary Landscape
The landscape, whether grand or personal, has been a subject of photography since the beginning and played an important role in establishing photography as a fine art medium. Early on, both in history and most photographers experience, the landscape was one of most accessible and familiar subjects available. The SE Center is looking for images of the landscape, whether grand vistas or more personal, intimate treatments. We're looking for photographers who can make a statement with their lands
Deadline: April 06, 2020
Open Call for Participation in the 8th International Photography Festival
PHOTO IS:RAEL invites artists to submit proposals for the central exhibition of the 8th International Photography Festival in Tel Aviv, November 2020. The International Photography Festival is Israel's largest photography event and will be taking place in November 2020 for the eighth time. The festival has long since become an established and well-known cultural institution that welcomes thousands of visitors each year, as over 200 leading Israeli and international photographers exhibit their
Deadline: April 06, 2020
Fifth Annual The Creative Portrait Exhibition - 2020
We are pleased to announce LACP’s Fifth Annual “The Creative Portrait” Exhibition! The exhibition will run from May 30, 2020 – June 19, 2020 with opening night reception scheduled for Saturday, May 30, 2020. The theme is Creative Portraits and the juror, Paul Kopeikin, will select images based on creativity, originality, and quality. The work will be shown in our brand new Culver City Gallery and 1st Prize is $500! Juror: Paul Kopeikin has owned his eponymous Gallery in Lo Angeles since 1991
Deadline: April 07, 2020
Home
This call intends to collect works that address the theme of "home", from its symbolic and conceptual conception to the exposition of an experience. "Home" as a concept linked to a safe and familiar environment, a refuge for our person, a social clothing that contains the warmth and energy of those who live there (q. M. McLuhan), or again, an environment that reflects our being in the world and the fluid changes of life, but also a place where we often find traces of the past, where emotional in
Deadline: April 07, 2020
Earth Photo 2020
Earth Photo is an innovative competition and exhibition developed jointly by Forestry England and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) which reflects the organisations' common interest in enabling a better understanding of the world around us through our complementary disciplines of the Environment and Geography. Earth Photo will focus on photographs or films which describe one of the following subjects; People, Place, Nature and Changing Forests. We are delighted to announce that for the 2
Deadline: April 07, 2020
Reflections
Theme Reflections is the theme for this months competition. From endless materials and objects around us, glass water, rivers or drifting tides reflections have long been a wonderful part of many magnificent images in photography. What really seems to set them apart always seems to be a step away from the traditional rules as though them seem to take on a personal introspective perspective while being framed up. Show us your best Reflections images! Works will be selected based on crea
Deadline: April 09, 2020
YICCA International Contest of Contemporary Art
Moho Association is pleased to announce the YICCA International Contest of Contemporary Art 2020 and calls for works by artists from any part of the world. The competition's aim is to promote the enrolled artists, giving them chance to join the international market of contemporary art. The competition is open to all types of artwork and all techniques are allowed. YICCA contest is a huge chance for the artists, which can win a cash prize and have the opportunity to exhibit the submitted wo
Deadline: April 10, 2020
Herisson Photography Contest
The first prize is 16days of exhibition of your works in an ideally placed gallery (Rue de la Liberté, Arles) affiliated to the Voies Off festival in Arles, registering at the very beginning of the festival, during the professional week and the period the most requested by artists and conducive to opportunities. This exhibition will take place from June 29, 2020 to July 14, 2020
Deadline: April 10, 2020
FIF - International Festival of Photography of Belo Horizonte Open Call
The Brazilian festival is inviting artists from all around the world to submit works for the opportunity to be part of the exhibition program in its fourth edition later this year. Selected works will be showcased in various cultural spaces around the city of Belo Horizonte, with the aim of intensifying the exchanges and visual dialogue between the city's population and contemporary image-making.
Deadline: April 10, 2020
Forecast 2020
Juried by Elena Gross, Michael Jang, and Lester RosssoSF Camerawork invites artists working in photography to submit work for Forecast 2020, SF Camerawork's survey of contemporary photography. This year's acclaimed jurors - curator Elena Gross, artist Michael Jang, and TBW Books Director Lester Rosso - will consider all forms of photography ranging from traditional to experimental with a focus on new and thought-provoking projects. The work of 5 - 15 artists will be selected for a group exhibi
Deadline: April 10, 2020
Portraiture: Photography Now
Black Box Gallery is excited to announce a juried group photography exhibition on contemporary portraiture. Pose and Gesture, Image and Identity, Documentary and Street, Travel, Constructed Narrative, Self Portrait, Environmental, Vernacular and Snapshot, Family Narrative, Fashion and Nude, all have visual statements to make in the world of portraiture photography. What is the character, attitude and expression of contemporary portrait photography? Juror: Todd Johnson Todd Johnson is the f
Deadline: April 12, 2020
Moscow International Foto Awards - MIFA
MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS’ mission is to recognize, reward and expose talented photographers from around the world and introduce them to the creative community in Russia. Our affiliate competition, Tokyo International Foto Awards exhibits our winners’ work in Tokyo, Japan. Photographers from all corners of the world are encouraged to enter their work. Awards and Promotion MIFA Photographer of the Year $3,000 cash prize and MIFA trophy New Talent of the Year $2,000 cash prize
Deadline: April 12, 2020
Amazing Animals 2020
Best of Show *Cash award 3-month exhibition of the artist work on CamelbackGallery.com (Includes artist statement, description of artwork & link back to artists website) Award Exhibitions Artwork displayed on CamelbackGallery.com main page under exhibitions 3-month free listing on Camelback Gallery's Featured Artist Page Facebook recognition with links to artists website and social media Facebook Award recognition on Instagram E-blast promotion to Artists, Friends and Subscribers
Deadline: April 14, 2020
THE FENCE 2020
We're pleased to announce The FENCE will be returning to Atlanta and eight other cities in the fall of 2020, and the call for entries has just opened. The FENCE is an extraordinary opportunity for your visual story to reach into the public realm and surprise, delight, and even transform perspectives of audiences across North America. Early bird deadline is March 6 to submit your work in one of 7 categories: Creatures, Food, Home, Nature, People, Play and Streets. The FENCE is scheduled to
Deadline: April 15, 2020
Landskrona Foto & Breadfield Dummy Award 2020
Landskrona Foto Dummy Award enables the winner to have his or her book project published by Breadfield Press and Landskrona Foto during 2021. The prize includes all expenses for book production such as design, printing and distribution. The photographer will also receive a large number of books to dispose over and sell. The winner will be invited to Landskrona Foto Festival 2020 festival to receive the award By entering for the Landskrona Dummy Award 2020 you will also be part of a slide show th
Deadline: April 15, 2020
2020 International Photography Competition
Announcing ViewPoint Gallery's eighth international juried call for submissions. This is an opportunity to exhibit your work for one month at ViewPoint Gallery, the only gallery in Halifax devoted to photography. The competition is open to all subject matter from photographers located anywhere worldwide. 12 winning images will be selected from the digital entries. One winner will be exhibited monthly. These winning images will be professionally printed, framed, exhibited and offered for sale
Deadline: April 15, 2020
Creative Photo Awards 2020
Creative Photo Awards aims to recognize and reward visionary artists using photographic processes and images. It's searching for photos born out of the passion and from the author's deep sensitivity: the result from a need to express feelings through the image, a unique view of the surrounding reality. We seek to find artists and unique souls who breathe and live for creativity. Creative Photo Awards aims to be a perfect instrument, which allows a person to communicate with the world and share t
Deadline: April 15, 2020
Artist Grant
Artist Grant has supported and funded artists since 2017 (see the work of past grant recipients below). All too often, society expects artists to work for free when other types of professionals receive fair compensation for their work. Artists deserve fair compensation. To that end, our charitable organization funds the efforts of artists to continue their important work and contributions to society. We provide a modest competitive grant of $500 to one artist every quarter. We have no sponsor
Deadline: April 16, 2020
Nature’s Best Photography
You are invited to enter your best photos and videos in the 2020 Nature's Best Photography International Awards! In recognition of our 25th anniversary, we will match this inspiring milestone with cash prizes and awards totaling $25,000! Submissions are reviewed by our Judging Panel of experts in photography, wildlife, conservation, and film. Winners are selected for overall appeal, originality, conformity to rules, and technical quality. We are seeking dramatic portraits, animal behavior
Deadline: April 17, 2020
FRESH Annual Summer Photo Show
The FRESH Annual Summer Show, now in its 9th year, is produced and presented by the Klompching Gallery. Through an Open Call for submissions, up to five photographers are selected and curated into a group exhibition. A further ten photographers are highlighted as finalists. Additionally, the five exhibiting artists, are shortlisted for the Rhonda Wilson Award, given to one photographer, in honor and memory of Rhonda Wilson MBE (1953–2014). What is FRESH looking for? We are looking for the
Deadline: April 19, 2020
2020 ALL Planet Earth Theme
Contemporary Art Gallery Online is proud to announce their 7th Annual "ALL Planet Earth" Online Art Competition for 2020. Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience,education in the art field or where they may reside. This is an international competition and everyone is encouraged to participate. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at the Contemporary Art Gallery Online following the close of the competition
Deadline: April 20, 2020
Marumi Photo Contest
You may enter this contest with a maximum of three pictures per person. Animal/Wildlife photography with/without filters is eligible to enter this contest. "Animal/Wildlife" is hereby defined as its theme in the contest from the smallest insects to the largest mammals. *Number of applications is limited. You can submit pictures up to THREE if the pictures along with the contest theme. *E-mail will be sent to the Prize Winners. *The result will be published beginning of May on this web site
Deadline: April 21, 2020
16th Annual MAGNITUDE SEVEN
Every year Manifest produces an exhibit of little works of art from around the world. Each iteration of the exhibit brings in hundreds of powerful yet diminutive works for our jury to consider. Inevitably this results in a gallery full of diverse, compelling, and exquisite little gems. Manifest’s patrons eagerly await the Magnitude SEVEN event each year. This annual project is one of the most varied exhibits in our season. So we are always excited to offer this call to artists to submit works
Deadline: April 22, 2020
Street Photography Awards 2020
Street photography today can vary greatly in how it looks and how it was made, but there are common elements that thread the work of all the greats: a love for the unexpected and candid moments of life, an ability to find visual order within the chaos of the world, and an unparalleled creative vision. Many of the world’s most iconic and memorable photographs have been made by street photographers, but who is is defining this genre today? For the sixth edition of the LensCulture Street Photograp
Deadline: April 23, 2020
Kassel Dummy Award 2020
Fotobookfestival Kassel has launched the 2020 edition of the Kassel Dummy Award, inviting all photographers worldwide to submit their unpublished photobook mock-ups for the chance to win exhibition and publishing opportunities in addition to monetary prizes. In the first round of judging, 50 books will be shortlisted by an independent jury and this selection will be showcased at several international photography events across both Europe and Asia. From these 50 titles, three winners will be c
Deadline: April 24, 2020
Black & White Spider Awards
Black and White Spider Awards is open to professional and amateur photographers shooting in all forms of black and white photography, using traditional or digital methods. We encourage classic styles, new creative ideas and photographers who are driven by their artistic eye and a desire to excel in this classic art form.Get exposure and put your work in front of the world's leading galleries, art directors, curators, editors and publishers and be recognized by the industry at the premier intern
Deadline: April 24, 2020
Creative Quarterly 60
Creative Quarterly magazine opens its 60th international juried competition and both professionals and students are invited to participate. CQ is seeking for the best art, advertising, design, illustration and photography done in the past six months. Enter our shows and you have a chance at being shown in a New York gallery. As a quarterly winner you're automatically entered in our year-end 100 Best Show. Be one of the 100 Best winners and you'll have something else to brag about: A group sho
Deadline: April 24, 2020
The CFA Artist of the Month
We invite artists working in painting, photography, sculpture, collage, printmaking, ceramics, digital media, mixed media and new media to submit their artwork in order to compete for the CFA Artist of the Month We invite visual artists working in all categories (except video/film art) to submit artwork in the CFA Artist of the Month Contest. The submitted artworks will be judged according to aesthetic, technical and creative aspects. Only images submitted in this contest will be considered fo
Deadline: April 26, 2020
Gallery 14 Juried Photo Exhibit 2020
Artists are invited to submit a maximum of 5 photos. By April 26, 2020, email entries to gallery14juriedshow@gmail.com. Accepted file format is jpg, maximum 2000 pixels long edge, maximum file size 2MB, labeled: lastname_firstname_title. In the body of the email submission also include: photographer’s name, phone number, email, home address, photo title, frame size and photographic process. The show is limited to approximately 40 pieces which will be juried electronically. Selected participants
Deadline: April 26, 2020
Antiparos International Photo Festival
You can walk on it. Be it. Observe it from a distance. Or up close. An animal, a plant, a rock, a tradition, forgotten people, a subculture… Anyone and everything that is outside our comfort zone. Everything that challenges our day-to-day perception of the world. Alternatives. The Wild Side is all around us.Submissions will be judged by a jury of five members.
Deadline: April 26, 2020
Forever Young: Senior Photography Show
The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts is now accepting entries for the 4th Annual Forever Young exhibition. Senior museum members, as well as non-member seniors, are allowed one submission to be showcased both digitally and/or physically. All entries must be submitted by 5 PM on April 26th. There is a required submission fee of $15 for Members and $35 for Not-Yet-Members. "Forever Young" is a special exhibit designed to showcase the talent of seniors," said Zora Carrier, Ph.D. "The exhibiti
Deadline: April 28, 2020
The 2019 Chelsea International Photography Competition
The Chelsea International Photography Competition (CIPC) celebrates gifted, notable, and fresh talents in the world of photography. Professional and amateur photographers, at any stage of their careers, are invited to participate in the competition to be discovered and promoted professionally in the heart of New York's art district. With awards valued at more than $55,000, the Chelsea International Photography Competition aims to promote extraordinary and innovative art. This year's CIPC rewa
Deadline: April 30, 2020
Nikon Small World Competition
Nikon's Small World is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. The Photomicrography Competition is open to anyone with an interest in microscopy and photography. The video competition, entitled Small World In Motion encompasses any movie or digital time-lapse photography taken through the microscope.Top 20 prize winners are selected and ranked by Small World Judges. 1st Prize - $3,000 2nd Prize - $2,000
Deadline: April 30, 2020
Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards 2020
Now in its 12th year, the Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards continues to engage the global photographic community with the 2020 Call for Entries. KLPA remains committed to promoting international contemporary portrait photography from South East Asia and the rest of the world, by rewarding some of the top photographers in the portraiture genre. As in previous years, it seeks fresh and innovative photography from new, emerging and established photographers from around the world. There ar
Deadline: April 30, 2020
The Luxembourg Art Prize
The Luxembourg Art Prize aims to reveal and promote talented artists who have yet to establish a profile on the contemporary international scene. Its function is to discover artists, and it is open to any artist, amateur or professional, with no limits on age, nationality or place of residence. The Prize is aimed at artists working in one or more of the following media: drawing, printing, installation, painting, photography, digital art, sculpture, mixed media, decorative art (textiles and mater
Deadline: April 30, 2020
Nature Photography Contest
Enter Asia's most prestigious nature photo contest for a chance to have your photo shown within the Nature's Best Photography International Awards exhibition displayed at the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium in Springfield, Missouri, USA and viewed by up to two million people. Nature's Best Photography Asia is an awards program focusing on and showcasing nature photographs taken in Asia by amateur, professional and youth photographers worldwide. We aim to bring exposure to
Deadline: April 30, 2020
Colors
Life is a stream of color. Red, blue, yellow, and a billion pigments in between! We are looking for color-inspired photographs…literally and figuratively. A scene, a detail, a narrative or mood. A single tone or a technicolor daydream. Urban street scenes, portraits, travel adventures, landscapes, editorial, conceptual, still life… Color our lives.Juror: Marion Tandé (MoMA)
Deadline: April 30, 2020
Aging as Art: A Juried Photography Show
DESCRIPTION How do you perceive aging today? Is it the thriving lifestyle of seniors taking on new careers, volunteering or being physically active? Or is it the traditional notion of the harsher realities of aging? The Council on Aging - Southern California, a trusted nonprofit since 1973, presents the 7th annual Aging as Art: A Juried Photography Show. We invite all professional and amateur photographers, 18 years and over, to submit entries that capture the thriving lives of older adults,
Deadline: April 30, 2020
AAP Magazine#11: Travels
We are looking for your travel photographs, near and far, to the edge of the earth and to the places perhaps known only to you. Whether you're hauling around a view camera and a tripod or just pulling a mobile phone out of your back pocket, we want to see what you've captured and how you're telling your story. There's a world out there to explore. Open your eyes to its landscapes, people, cultures – on your doorstep or 10,000 miles away. Expand our horizons and send us your best portfolios!
Deadline: May 01, 2020
5th Annual Alternative Process Photography Exhibition
Niniane Kelley, Brian Taylor, Ed Carey, and The Image Flow 5th Annual Alternative Process Photography Exhibition The Image Flow invites artists to submit work for our fourth annual group exhibition of alternative process photography. Cyanotype, platinum, palladium, gum bichromate, van dyke, photogravure, tintype, ambrotype, wet plate collodion, mordançage, transfers and lifts, salt-prints, hand-painted, original lumens, and any combination of alternative process photography will be cons
Deadline: May 01, 2020
Grants for Artists
We believe the arts are essential to the health and vitality of our communities and our nation. We are passionate about supporting artists in creating. We recognize the great need for support, and that receiving funding can sometimes be a complicated process. This is why we decided to do what we can to assist you and why our application process has been made simple. Integrity: Arts & Culture Association (IACA) Mini-Grants generally average $250, and are intended to assist with such things as
Deadline: May 01, 2020
PX3 2020
Submit your best work for a chance to win up to $11,500 in cash prizes, be selected by our curators for the PX3 exhibition in Paris and inclusion in the Annual PX3 book. The “Prix de la Photographie, Paris” (PX3) strives to promote the appreciation of photography, to discover emerging talent, and introduce photographers from around the world to the artistic community of Paris. A selection of work from this competition is displayed in Paris and the winners are published in the PX3 Annual Book.
Deadline: May 01, 2020
Daylight Photo Awards
This year's jurors are: Andrew Hinderaker (New York Times) Gregory Jones (In the In-Between) Eve Schillo (LACMA) Erik Vroons (GUP) Jane Yeomans (Businessweek) The winner will receive $1000, a digital feature and a chance to have their project considered for publication. Previous Daylight Photo Award winners include Bryan Thomas, Matthew Genitempo, Bryan Schutmaat, Aaron Vincent Elkaim,Tamas Dezso and Katrin Koenning.
Deadline: May 01, 2020
SAC’s & Stonehenge Gallery Photo Competition
This exhibit is presented by the Society of Arts & Crafts (SAC's), a non-profit, 501(c)3 charitable organization committed to the advancement of art education and art appreciation. The month-long event will be exhibited at Stonehenge Gallery, one of Montgomery, Alabama's premier art galleries/art frame shops. Submission is open to all photographers (professional and amateur), working in all forms of photography. Four categories are offered. 1. Color 2. Black and white 3. Alternative proc
Deadline: May 03, 2020
2020 Travel Photo Contest
Remotexpeditions is thrilled to announce the Travel Photo Awards! Travel is about more than travel. It's about engaging with the world, pushing curiosity outward and seeking meaning inward. This contest seeks to celebrate photography that depicts the landscape, people, cultures, customs and history that entrants experience from across the globe, either in their daily lives or through their travels. Our mission is to reward photographs that convey the feeling of a time and place, photograph
Deadline: May 03, 2020
Architectural Photography
The photographing of buildings and similar structures that are aesthetically pleasing and accurate representations of their subjects. Throughout the history of photography, buildings have been highly valued photographic subjects, mirroring society's appreciation for architecture and its cultural significance. As building designs changed and broke with traditional forms, architectural photography also evolved. During the early-to-mid-20th century, architectural photography became more creative
Deadline: May 03, 2020
Contemporary Landscape
As we consider work for inclusion in CollexArt, we are interested in the idea and concepts behind your work and its execution. Factors such as prior accomplishments, education, the creation date of the work are not relevant in our selection process. What inspires our curiosity may be unique to us, and therefore, not being selected should not be seen as anything other than not a match for our current selection criteria and mix of reviewers. Call Details for Contemporary Landscape Arti
Deadline: May 03, 2020
Gender X
Gender X is the creation of grassroots organizers, Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc. and will be held at the Pride Center of Staten Island, 25 Victory Blvd for the first time! This is the first time this theme is being explored in our community through the means of a Juried Exhibition. Taking place in Staten Island, New York, we will attempt to open up discussion of this social issue as interpreted by artists for the community to learn and for a certain level of exposure to be reached from the aud
Deadline: May 04, 2020
2020 Call for Entry: Aging Well for All
At the National Council on Aging (NCOA), we believe everyone deserves to age well. NCOA is inviting photographers to submit work exploring the artistic expression of Aging Well for All-how older adults are making the most of their longevity. There are no limitations as to the subject matter. Share your favorite photographic shots of older adults! Open to all ideas, all styles, and genres, all perspectives on craftsmanship and photographic creativity. This is a great opportunity for street, po
Deadline: May 05, 2020
19th DongGang International Photo Festival OPEN CALL 2020
We invite you to submit your work to the 19th DongGang International Photo Festival, to be held this year from July 10th to September 27th, 2020 in DongGang, Yeongwol, Korea. This year's theme: Be Brilliant! One must try to overcome his or her fears without suppressing oneself in fear of one's current limitations or of the uncertainty of the future. To avoid being consumed by the heavy burden of one's dreams, one must devote one's energy to actively affirming and nurturing one's dreams. An
Deadline: May 07, 2020
Innovate Grant
Innovate Grant is now accepting submissions for Fall 2019. Innovate Grant awards two $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Photographer and one Visual Artist. In addition to receiving a grant award, winners will be featured and recognized on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. Innovate Grant is a new initiative that supports artists and photographers through quarterly grants. We've simplified the grant process, so that artists and photographers can focu
Deadline: May 07, 2020
Silent Cities
The spaces that will characterize the next exhibition will be those of urban contexts, where silence will become a reason for an experience, in which the absence of movement and visual effects that refer to acoustic production, recreates a condition of metaphysical standstill, of reflection on the environments of the present in dialogue with the past, on social spaces, on interactions, on man's behavior in relation to the environment in which he lives and on the traces of his existence.
Deadline: May 07, 2020
Black and White Photo Competition
Black and White is the theme for this months competition. Black and White is at the core of the art, being the original format of photography and it requires us to look at line, shadow and contrast in such a different way when shooting. Share with us your best frames and moments showing your vision of an inspirational Black and White image! Works will be selected based on creativity, quality of execution and uniqueness of vision. The work can be expressed from realism to abstraction.
Deadline: May 13, 2020
San Francisco Bay International Photography Awards
Open to all photographers worldwide, the theme is open. Be a part of the San Francisco Bay Month of Photography. $3,000 in prizes. Gold and Silver Award winners featured in Bokeh Bokeh Photo Magazine and displayed during the celebration reception. Gallery Award winners featured in a gallery exhibit throughout the Month of Photography and showcased at the celebration reception. Portfolio Award winners receive solo features in Bokeh Bokeh Photo. Put your work in front of a jury of highly i
Deadline: May 17, 2020
2020 Monovisions Photography Awards
MonoVisions Photography Awards are an international open call for photographers using black and white medium to express their visual language. Our aim is to discover the best monochrome photographers from all over the world and deliver the best opportunities to be recognized and rewarded for their work. You can compete for $5000 in cash prizes in two categories: Black and White Photo of the Year 2020 and Black and White Series of the Year 2020. Our annual competition is open to photographe
Deadline: May 19, 2020
The Hopper Prize
The Hopper Prize is offering multiple individual artist grants totalling 5,000 USD awarded through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators. They are committed to supporting artists from diverse cultural backgrounds at all stages of their professional careers. All artists are encouraged to apply. The Hopper Prize grant winners will be selected by Amber Esseiva and Leila Grothe Prize 10 artists will receive 1,000 USD each in unrestricted grant awards 30 ar
Deadline: May 20, 2020
2020 Burtynsky Grant
Photographer Edward Burtynsky and CONTACT are requesting submissions for the 2020 Burtynsky Grant a $5,000 annual grant to support a Canadian artist in the creation of a photobook. Established in 2016, this grant is intended for photo-based artists who are in the advanced stages of developing a cohesive, rigorous body of work presented in book form. The jury is looking for submissions from those that have created a book dummy and who have had little to no prior opportunity to self-publish or
Deadline: May 21, 2020
Water: Element of Change
Water is a powerful element of change. It causes mountains to erode, and is causing major cities to drown. Water itself is capable of change: liquid, solid, vapor. A peaceful source of beauty and joy, or a raging torrent. For this exhibition, we would like to see the many moods of water and its effect on humans and on the earth. All capture methods and processing are welcome. We are delighted to welcome Hannah Frieser as juror for Water 2020. She will select 35 images for exhibition in ou
Deadline: May 25, 2020
Minimalist Photography Awards
Overall winner of the Minimalist Photography Awards Will receive : - $2,000 Cash Prize. - Title: Minimalist Photographer of the Year 2020 - Participation in 'Best of Show' Exhibition at Galerie Minimal Berlin - Publication in Online Winners Gallery. - Publication in the Minimalist Photography Awards Annual Book. - Publication in the B&W Minimalism Magazine ( Special Edition, Both Color and B&W). - International Press Exposure and Publicity. - Winners Logo and Certifica
Deadline: May 30, 2020
Vienna International Photo Awards 2020
The Top Winners from each Category of the VIEpa Vienna International Photo Awards will be awarded in the yearly VIEphoto Exhibition, which will be held during the Vienna Summer Photo Festival in Summer 2020. The selected pictures and collections will be exhibited in Vienna. Win Prizes up to 10,000 Euros The Top Winners from each Category of the VIEpa Vienna International Photo Awards will be awarded in the yearly VIEphoto Exhibition, which will be held during the Vienna Summer Photo Festival
Deadline: May 31, 2020
2020 Open Call
The theme for this year's festival is Departing and Arriving, which addresses the sense of identity, belonging and journey in artistic creation. The theme connects to the heart of Singapore, a nation built up of migrants over the last two centuries. As a young nation we question, search, trace and grow into being "Singaporean" – a nationality of diverse religion, beliefs, and languages. From a global perspective, Departing and Arriving also points to ongoing human movement, of commonalities b
Deadline: May 31, 2020
URBAN 2020 Photo Awards
URBAN Photo Awards is an international photo contest that every year draws thousand of partecipating pictures and hundreds of participants from all over the world. It's an always growing international contest, one of the very few that goes “over the boundaries” of Internet offering to photographers real visibility through dozens of international photo exhibitions. URBAN Photo Awards will summit in October with its award ceremony and exhibitions during Trieste Photo Days festival in north-eastern
Deadline: June 01, 2020
F-Stop Magazine - Open Theme 2020
Issue 101 will not have a theme, it is open to all fine art and documentary photography. Only one submission per person for an issue. The featured artist is chosen from the work that is submitted to the issue.
Deadline: June 15, 2020
2020 Drone Award
Drone Awards is the most important worldwide competition about aerial photography and video. It's a project of Art Photo Travel Association, dedicated to a different photographic genre deliberately separated from being compared to traditional photography. The competition is opened to the aerial photography and videos whose platforms also include fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles, balloons, blimps and dirigibles, rockets, kites, and parachutes. Win the Pangea Prize
Deadline: June 15, 2020
95th Annual International Competition
The Print Center is very pleased to announce the 95th ANNUAL International Competition juried by Jurors David Campany (ICP) and Larissa Goldston (ULAE). The ANNUAL is one of the oldest and most prestigious competitions in the United States. The Print Center is particularly interested in highlighting local, national and international artists who utilize photography and printmaking in new and intriguing ways, both in content and process. Any artist using Photography and/or Printmaking as cr
Deadline: July 05, 2020
Monochrome Photography Awards 2020
Monochrome Photography Awards 2020 conducts an annual competition for professional and amateur photographers. Our mission is to celebrate monochrome visions and discover the most amazing photographers from around the world. We're accepting single images from the following categories: Architecture, Abstract, Conceptual, Beauty/ Fashion, Fine Art, Landscapes, Nude, Nature, People, Photomanipulation, Photojournalism, Portrait, Wildlife. The winners of the Professional and Amateur categories w
Deadline: July 12, 2020
127 Film Photography
127 Day comes three times a year. January 27 (1/27, in American-style notation), July 12 (12/7, in European-style notation), December 7 (12/7, in American-style notation) It's a day to celebrate 127 format by making pictures with the quirky old cameras that use it. The next 127 Day is the July 12, 2020. You're invited to celebrate this day by sending 127 Film Photography one photograph that you make on 127-format analogue media on July 12, 2020. 127 Film Photography will p
Deadline: July 31, 2020
International Photography Grant
International Photography Grant awards $1000 to the applicant with the most inspirational photographic idea to support visual project of the artist.International Photography Grant 2020 is open for submissions without any fees (free to enter) to support all photographers from every corner of the world. We only accept series of photographs which share a common theme and are built as a one consistent project in the following categories: Creative, Documentary, Landscape, Portrait, Travel. The Grand
Deadline: July 31, 2020
Lucie Photobook Prize
The Lucie Foundation is dedicated to celebrating all forms of photography, in print and online and is pleased to introduce the Lucie Photo Book Prize. This program is a juried competition open to a diversity of book submissions- from traditionally published to prototypes, hand-made books to zines. The awards are presented to photographers, editors, curators or publishers. The Lucie Foundation is proud to offer two cash prizes to the top two finalists for their outstanding work – one Traditional
Deadline: August 01, 2020
Annual Betty Bowen Award
The Betty Bowen Award is open to all visual artists working in the Pacific Northwest. The winner will be awarded a cash prize up to $15,000, and a selection of works will be shown at the Seattle Art Museum. In addition, two Special Recognition awards in the amount of $2,500 are often granted at the discretion of the committee. The application will close at 11:00 PM PST on August 1, 2013.Betty Bowen (1918–1977) was a Washington native and enthusiastic supporter of Northwest artists whose friends
Deadline: September 01, 2020
The Biennial’s Grant
Planned or unfinished project as well as ongoing and finished to be promoted, are entitled to be submitted. For the purposes of this Grant a project is defined as a planned set of interrelated images to be executed (or already executed) over a fixed period. The type and theme is open: all projects are viable: editorial or photojournalism, documentary, fine art, wild life, nature, landscapes, street photography, portraits, environmental, alternative processes including the manufacturing of realit
Deadline: September 20, 2020
ND Awards 2020
The highly acclaimed ND AWARDS is a melting pot of some of the world's most outstanding and talented souls in the field of photography where recognition, prestige and publicity are instantaneously gained by the winning entry. This is an open invitation. Join us and take part in the competition! The past couple of years have been an evident testament of the success of ND AWARDS on its journey towards becoming one of the most sought-after professional competitions among photographers. Our trade
Deadline: September 23, 2020
Defining BEAUTY
The California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks (CMATO) is seeking entries for its third annual competitive juried art exhibition. Regional, national and international artists are invited to submit original works in a variety of mediums that reflect the theme, "Defining Beauty." Defining Beauty is intentionally vague - as conflicting objectives might be collected under its banner. Submissions are open to both established and emerging artists. Jurors Timothy C. Hengst is a Professor in the Mult
Deadline: September 28, 2020
Budapest International Foto Awards 2020
BUDAPEST INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS is an international platform for photographers from all levels and genres to share their best images with the creative community in Hungary and Eastern Europe. We acknowledge the power of even a single photograph to greatly influence an audience, and how the artistic eye of the photographer behind the camera can interpret a scene in so many creative ways. We know that every image has a story to tell, and this is the place to tell it! The competition is open
Deadline: October 25, 2020
Chromatic Photography Awards 2020
Chromatic Awards is an international competition of color photography open to both professionals and amateurs. Participation in the Chromatic Awards offers not only prestige, but also the opportunity to win extra money for the development of passion. Availability of photographic equipment makes the competition among photographers very large, and the possibility of breakthrough is extremely difficult. Amateurs and professional photographers who want to share their passion must demonstrate not
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Daylighted - Call for Artists
We are currently seeking organizations, artists, and galleries for digital art exhibitions all over the world. At Daylighted we connect artists and galleries with collectors through exhibitions in premium venues. Our exhibitions program utilizes the SmArtGalleries, high resolution, color corrected digital monitors that display artwork with sharp, vibrant fidelity and detail. Although the image is digital, we sell artworks in all media, and focus on exhibiting and selling 2-dimensional work
Deadline: December 31, 2020
L’Oeil de la Photographie - Send us your portfolio
Every weekend, The Eye of Photography dedicates itself to the portfolios of its readers. By publishing the best portfolios, the magazine enables photographers around the world to show case their photographs.To participate, please, send to lecteurs@loeildelaphotographie.com : - A series of 12 to 15 photographs (jpg, 72dpi 1024 pixels) - A Text about the series (English and French would be appreciated) - A Short Biography - Your portrait ou self-portrait.You will be notified by email of the p
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Join SDN
We encourage both professional and non-professional photographers to submit your work to the Social Documentary Network website. The primary criteria is your commitment to use the documentary form to explore the human condition - with the goal of increasing our understanding of it. Submitting your projects to the SDN website is the first and only step in getting your work selected for publication in ZEKE magazine.Step 1: Apply for a free membershipStep 2: Submit your photos and text
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Open Show
Check out the listings to find the open show that works best for you. Each month you can find shows that are open in a town near you.
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Rûm Open Call
We're always looking for interesting work to be published. If you want to submit to our magazine or our interviews, please obey the following instructions: Guidelines ALL IMAGES MUST BE SHOT ON FILM no digitally added frames, no watermarks Only submissions via E-Mail accepted Photographers should keep their contact details up to date and inform us about any changes as all the news regarding Issue II will be communicated via this e-mail address. (Please send all submissio
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Seeking for Contemporary Photography for Online Publication
In the In-Between is a journal of new photography that is seeking project submissions for portfolio features and interviews. This is an on-going open call for fine-art, conceptual, and documentary photography projects that express unique, innovative, and personal visual voices. We are open to all processes and approaches to photographic image-making. Accepted entries are published on our website, included in our quarterly newsletter, and shared on our Facebook page. We cater to an interna
Deadline: December 31, 2020
NOICE Open Theme Photography Submissions
There's no limit to the number of submissions you wish to send. Feel free to submit multiple times throughout the year. Submissions that are accepted will be featured through our social sites which reach 6 million worldwide per year, considered for future publishing in the next issues of NOICE, and to be displayed on the Standard Vision LA Billboard in downtown Los Angeles. Colour Issues In previous NOICE releases, we have done color themed issues. We're looking to bring them back, so gather
Deadline: October 07, 2021
Embracing our differences: 2021 Exhibit
Art is a powerful tool to evoke social change. Without uttering a single word, artists can enlighten, educate and affect change around the world. Embracing Our Differences invites you to participate in creating a world where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. Become a part of this exciting change through your visual art submission to the annual Embracing Our Differences juried competition.Featuring 50 billboard-size images, each work of art is created by local, national an
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