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2021 NCCA-Artsplace Statewide Photography Competition

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Photograph by Dianne Carroll Burdick

The NCCA-Artsplace Statewide Photography Competition is an annual event with the goal of exhibiting and acknowledging some of the finest photographers in Michigan while encouraging greater growth and achievement in the photographic community. With an entry deadline of July 19, photographers across the state are shooting and printing their favorite subjects for their entries in this year’s competition.

Michigan photographers, 18 years or older, are encouraged to take part in this juried competition. All photographic processes are accepted and each photographer may submit up to two pieces of work for the entry fee of $30. Members of NCCA-Artsplace may submit two pieces for a reduced entry fee of $25. All entries must be framed and ready to display.

Selected works submitted to the competition will be exhibited in the NCCA-Artsplace Ray and Phyllis Jansma Exhibition Gallery August 5 through September 8. The award announcements will be held livestream on August 6 at 6:00 p.m. Photographers awarded first, second or third place will be provided a cash prize. Honorable mention pieces will also be selected. The juror for 2021 is West Michigan photographer, Dianne Carroll Burdick.

Juror: Dianne Carroll Burdick
A Western Michigan University graduate with a BFA in Photography, Dianne is a free-lance photographer in Grand Rapids. Her clients have included USA Today, Grand Valley State University, the Grand Rapids Art Museum, the Grand Rapids Symphony, the Public Museum of Grand Rapids, Porter Hills, The Salvation Army, United Way, GR Magazine, BLUE magazine, ArtPrize and Opera Grand Rapids. She is a Continuing Studies Instructor at Kendall College of Art and Design where she teaches Photography/ Digital. She has participated in over fifty art exhibitions and her work is included in six books. Dianne is the recipient of thirty awards in Photography.

Competition guidelines and entry forms are available at NCCA – Artsplace, 13 East Main Street, downtown Fremont or by calling 231.924.4022. The guidelines and forms may also be printed from www.ncca-artsplace.org.


2021 Statewide Photography Singe Page Printable Entry

NCCA Statewide Photography Competition Complete Information and Application


July 19
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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