Portfolio ShowCase 11 | Exhibition and Publication

June 13 - July 7, 2018

Portfolio ShowCase 11 Artists

Laura J. Bennett – Solo Exhibition Winner

JoAnn Carney

Teri Havens

Sharon Kain

Michael Knapstein

Melissa Lazuka

Florian Mueller

David Pace and Stephen Wirtz

Laura Pannack

Jerry Takigawa



OPEN THEME | Portfolio ShowCase 11
Each submitted portfolio is evaluated as a cohesive body of work. 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 twelve-image portfolios published in the Center’s annual Portfolio ShowCase publication. There will be an accompanying online exhibition with links to artist’s websites. In addition, two selected images from each artist will be exhibited at The Center for Fine Art Photography in the Portfolio ShowCase Group Exhibition. Open internationally.


All selected artists’ work will be exhibited at our space and in the Online Exhibition complete with artist website links and have their work Included in the Portfolio ShowCase 11 publication. C4FAP also provides professional installation images, event Press Release and social media promotions with an audience of 180,000+ followers internationally. All artists and friends are welcome to celebrate the exhibition with us at the Reception.


ShowCase Award: One artist will be awarded $1000 and be offered a solo exhibition with the Center for Fine Art Photography.


Hahnemühle Paper Award: Portfolio Box with 50 sheets of Photo Rag® 308, 50 interleaf sheets, 3 Certificates of Authenticity, 1 pair of gloves.


Portfolio ShowCase Publication: All selected artists will be included in the Portfolio ShowCase 11 publication.


Portfolio ShowCase Group Exhibition: Two selected images from each artist will be exhibited at The Center for Fine Art Photography in the Portfolio ShowCase Group Exhibition in 2018.


Exhibiting artists can opt to join us for Saturday morning individual portfolio reviews with our Executive Director. Saturday afternoon there is a private artist portfolio share where the artists are given the opportunity to discuss their work, receive feedback and professional development advice. Free for members, $40 for non-members.


JUROR | Cathy Kimball
Cathy Kimball is the Executive Director of the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, and is responsible for artistic programming. During her 17-year tenure at the ICA, she has implemented a number of new programs including “NextNew,” which focuses on emerging artists. Kimball came to the ICA from the San Jose Museum of Art where she served as Curator for four years.



Founded in 2004 by photographers in Fort Collins, Colorado, The Center for Fine Art Photography is a nonprofit 501(C)(3) photography organization. We provide support to photographic artists through exhibition, promotion, portfolio reviews, publication, education and connection to a large community of other artists, curators, gallery owners and photographic professionals.


Notice Of Acceptance: February 8, 2018
Group Exhibition Dates: June 13 – July 7, 2018
Public + Artists’ Reception: June 22, 2018



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: coordinator@c4fap.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 exhibitions, promoting the Center’s programs, promoting the artist 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.