Jury Results | Portfolio ShowCase Volume 13 with Juror Barbara Tannenbaum


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 photobooksShe 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 exhibition catalog. Each selected artist will have two images selected for the gallery exhibition. 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.



Three juried exhibition’s in the three distinct galleries at the Carnegie Center for Creativity in Fort Collins. Three prestigious curators are attending the reception, dinner following the reception, portfolio reviews, talks, and portfolio sharing. The final event of the weekend is lakeside BBQ on Sunday night.

Exhibition Dates for the Three Exhibitions of Trifecta | May 13 – June 13, 2020

Reception June 5th, 2020 6 – 9 pm

Portfolio Reviews Friday, Saturday, June 5 & 6, 2020

Portfolio Sharing Sunday, June 7, 2020

Lakeside BBQ Sunday, June 7, 2020


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.



Submissions Due (extended deadline) | February 16, 2020


Notice of Acceptance | March 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.


SUBMISSIONS DUE | February 16, 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 |Shinya Masuda

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.