International Call for Entries | Portfolio ShowCase Volume 13 with Juror Barbara Tannenbaum
PORTFOLIO SHOWCASE 13 | Open Theme
Each submitted portfolio is evaluated as a cohesive body of work by the Juror. One artist will be selected to receive the $1,000 ShowCase Award and be offered a solo exhibition at C4FAP. Ten photographers will be chosen to have their 12 image portfolio published in the Portfolio ShowCase 13 in-gallery and online exhibition complete with artist website links.
JUROR | Barbara Tannenbaum, Curator of Photography, Cleveland Museum of Art
Barbara Tannenbaum, Chair, Prints, Drawings & Photographs and Curator of Photography at the Cleveland Museum of Art, has organized well over 100 exhibitions during her 35 years as a curator. Recent and upcoming exhibitions include solo shows of Danny Lyon, Brett Weston, Ilse Bing, and Bruce Davidson; Black in America: Louis Draper and Leonard Freed; Cheating Death: Portrait Photography’s First Half Century; and DIY: Photographers and Books, which was the first museum show of print-on-demand photobooks. She co-organized the first large-scale international exhibition chronicling women’s historic achievements in fine art photography and the 1991 Ralph Eugene Meatyard retrospective. Dr. Tannenbaum has authored numerous publications including books on Ralph Eugene Meatyard (Rizzoli), TR Ericsson (Yale), and the Akron Art Museum’s collection, and lectured throughout the U.S. and in Canada and China. She serves on the board of the Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell Foundation.
ARTIST HONORS AND AWARDS | All 12 images will be included in an artist chapter in the Portfolio ShowCase 13 online and in-gallery exhibitions complete with artist website links. An exhibition catalog will also be produced. The Center provides an event press release and social media promotions with an audience of 180,000+ followers internationally.
ShowCase Award | One artist will be awarded $1000 and be offered a solo exhibition with the Center for Fine Art Photography.
NEW* TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP | To further our goal of inclusivity one artist will receive a need-based scholarship for air travel to Fort Collins, accommodations, and ground transportation. Applications are taken after selections announced.
ARTIST IMMERSION SATURDAY | Join us for one-on-one portfolio reviews with the Executive Director and a private portfolio share for the artists to show and discuss their work, receive feedback and professional development advice. Exhibiting artists are welcome to join for all or part of the Saturday events.
ELIGIBILITY | Our calls for entry are open to all photographers, worldwide. The Center invites photographers and all photo-based artists working in all photographic mediums, digital, film, mixed and unique processes to participate.
Early Discounted Entries Due | December 29, 2019
Regular Price Entries Due | January 26, 2020
Notice of Acceptance | February 2020
Exhibition Dates | May 13 – June 13, 2020
Public + Artists’ Reception | June 5, 2020
This exhibition will be part of the second annual Trifecta Weekend. Three exhibitions will be held at the Carnegie Center for Creativity. The receptions will take place on the same night with three prestigious jurors in attendance for talks and reviews.
EARLY DISCOUNTED SUBMISSION | DECEMBER 29, 2019
MEMBERS | $49 per 12 image portfolio. More than one portfolio submission can be purchased at the same price.
NON-MEMBERS | $ 59 per 12 image portfolio. More than one portfolio submission can be purchased at the same price.
FINAL SUBMISSION | January 26, 2020
MEMBERS | $56 per 12 image portfolio. More than one portfolio submission can be purchased at the same price.
NON-MEMBERS | $ 66 per 12 image portfolio. More than one portfolio submission can be purchased at the same price.
IMAGE SUBMISSION | All images are securely submitted online via our website. To submit your images, visit our home page, create a free account or log in to your existing account to begin. Detailed instructions are available on the Call for Entry page.
Image Credit | Christa Blackwood
COPYRIGHT AND USE | All submitting artists retain the copyright to their images. Only 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, Center programs, exhibitions and subsequent display on the Center’s website of current and past exhibitions. Artist’s recognition is provided with any use.