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fotofoto gallery 13th National Photography Competition
14 West Carver St., Huntington, NY. 11743

Entry Deadline: 12/5/17
Application Closed

REQUIREMENTS:

Media
Images - Minimum: 5, Maximum: 15
Total Media - Minimum: 5, Maximum: 15

Entry Fee (FotoFoto Gallery 13th National Photography Competition): $40.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum): $5.00

ELIGIBILITY:
The competition is open to all US residents 18 years of age or older, excluding fotofoto gallery artists. Any photographic medium including digital and alternative processes will be accepted. The maximum height or width of framed work cannot exceed 24 inches. Free-standing pieces cannot be accepted.

SUBMISSIONS:
All entries must be submitted via the CaFE system, mail-in entries will not be considered. Images must conform to CaFE formatting standards; instructions can be found in the CaFE help section.

FOR ACCEPTED ENTRIES:
Approximately 30 photographs will be chosen for the nearly six-week exhibition which will be held January 24th until March 3rd 2018. Shipping information will be provided to artists selected for participation upon completion of the jury process. To ensure the cohesiveness of the exhibition, we request that work be framed in simple black or white frames with neutral museum quality mats (no colors please).

AWARDS & SPONSORS:
Ann Jastrab will select 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. Cash prizes -1st place $500, 2nd place $300, 3rd place $200.

ABOUT FOTOFOTO GALLERY:
fotofoto gallery was formed in 2003 by a group of fine art photographers desiring to create a center where photographic visions could be exchanged. Now in our fourteenth year, fotofoto gallery continues to be a place for the photographic community and students to view a wide range of photographic processes including traditional black and white, digital, experimental and alternative processes. The gallery hosts twelve exhibitions each year and reaches out to the community by providing invitational shows, workshops and lectures. The gallery is located in the heart of Huntington, New York and is open Wednesday through Sunday, and by appointment. Fotofoto gallery is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 

ABOUT THE JUROR:

Ann M. Jastrab is an independent curator, photography consultant, editor, and writer. She writes extensively about photographers and photography for the acclaimed website All About Photo where she is the Editor-in-Chief. She worked as the gallery director at RayKo Photo Center in San Francisco for the past decade until their recent closure in June 2017. Ann has curated many exhibitions for RayKo while simultaneously jurying, curating, and organizing numerous exhibitions for other national and international venues outside of San Francisco. She has reviewed portfolios for a multitude of organizations including the Seoul International Photography Festival in Korea, Fotofest, Photolucida, GuatePhoto, Review Santa Fe, Medium, Palm Springs Photo Festival, Filter, and Lishui International Photography Festival in China as well as being a juror for Critical Mass. While being a champion of artists, she created a thriving artist-in-residence program at RayKo where recent residents Carlos Javier Ortiz and McNair Evans both received Guggenheim Fellowships in 2016. Besides being a curator, Ann Jastrab, MFA, is a fine art photographer, master darkroom printer, and teacher as well. She has been teaching courses in the San Francisco Bay Area and at the Maine Media Workshops (formerly the Maine Photographic Workshops) in Rockport, Maine since 1995.

We are honored to have her as our Juror.

FEES:
5 images - $40. Image 6 -15 may be submitted for an additional charge of $5 per image. Please note: You must submit no fewer than 5 images.

DEADLINES:
Submissions: December 5, 2017, midnight (standard mountain time)

Notifications: December 15, 2017. Framed photographs recieved by: January 12, 2018.

Exhibition dates: January 24th - March 3rd, 2018.

Reception: Saturday, January 27, 2018  5-7PM held at fotofoto gallery, 14 West Carver St., Huntington, NY. 11743