OPEN THEME | 7th Annual Center Forward
Center Forward marks our annual open themed call for entry and award open to all subject matter. We are looking for the best in contemporary photography. All capture types; subject matter and photographic processes are eligible to submit.
JURORS | Aline Smithson & Hamidah Glasgow
Aline Smithson is a celebrated photographer, educator, and founder of, Lenscratch, ranked in the top 10 photography related blogs by Wired.com. Hamidah Glasgow is the Executive Director of The Center for Fine Art Photography.
ABOUT THE CENTER FOR FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY
Founded in 2004 by photographers, The Center for Fine Art Photography is a nonprofit 501(C)(3) photography organization. We provide support to photographic artists through exhibition, solo exhibition, promotion, portfolio reviews, publication, education and connection to a large community of other artists, curators, gallery owners and photographic professionals. Open Tues-Sat, Free.
HONORS | AWARDS
An international audience of collectors, curators, art consultants and other advocates of fine art photography will view the chosen artist’s work throughout the exhibition. Each participant is included in the Center’s Main Gallery exhibition in Fort Collins, Colorado and Online Gallery exhibition.
CENTER AWARD: $300
FORWARD AWARD: $300
Two LiveBooks Website Awards: Valued at $399 from liveBooks
Honorable Mention Awards: 1-year membership and image submission to a Call for Entry at C4FAP.
In addition artists’ selected for the exhibition will also receive:
Promotion on The Center’s large social media platforms.
Professional installation images for your use.
Invitation to complimentary portfolio reviews, lunch and portfolio sharing on the reception weekend.
In-gallery and online exhibition with links to artists’ websites
Press releases are sent to artists’ choice of media outlets.
SUBMISSION | ENTRY FEE
MEMBERS | $24 for the three images.
NON-MEMBERS | $38 for the first three images.
ADDITIONAL IMAGES may be submitted for $8 each for members and $10 each for non-members. There is no limit to the number of images that may be submitted.
NEW! Submission of 12 images and over qualifies the artist for a review of the work submitted with the Executive Director of C4FAP, Hamidah Glasgow.
Image Upload Guidelines
All images are submitted online on our website. To submit images visit our home page, create an account or Login to your existing account to begin. Further instructions are available in the Calls for Entry Section of our website.
Eligibility: Our calls for entry are open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate.
Exhibit Prints: In order to be included in the online gallery or to receive an award, you must provide a professionally printed and presented image for gallery exhibition. The Center recognizes that some work is non-traditional and the presentation type is integral to the work. Colorful frames must be pre-approved. To encourage participation by photographers from around the world, the Center offers optional, professional, printing and framing services. Additional details will be provided upon request.
Acceptance Notice: Everyone who submits will receive an email notification of which images were accepted. Accepted images will be posted on the Center’s website.
Visit: http://www.c4fap.org | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 970.224.1010 | Closed Sunday and Monday
USE RIGHTS: Each artist retains all copyrights to their own images. Artist’s recognition is provided with any use. By submission for jurying, artists whose submissions are chosen for the exhibition grant The Center for Fine Art Photography the right to use their images for the purpose of promoting the artist, promoting the Center’s programs, promoting exhibitions and subsequent display on the Center’s website of current and past exhibitions. Promotions and images may also be placed on social networks for The Center for Fine Art Photography with artist credit. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated without further contact or compensation from the Center.