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NCCA 2019 Statewide Photography Competition

May 23

NCCA 2019 Statewide Photography Competition

Our goal is to exhibit and acknowledge the finest photographers in the State of Michigan and encourage greater growth and achievement in the photographic community. This is a juried competition. Selected works will be exhibited and among them will be the honor of 1st, 2nd, 3rd place and honorable mentions receiving ribbons and cash awards ($250, $150, $100, $50).


Entries Due May 23, 8:00 p.m.
Acceptance Notification May 30
Exhibit Opens June 5
Reception and Awards June 15, 10:00 a.m.-Noon
Exhibit Closes July 13
Pick-up All Work by July 20

Juror: Kelly Walkotten

Kelly combines her passions of photography and writing to bring the wonders of nature to others. She is an avid scuba diver, whose images, articles, and blogs have brought the undersea world to readers of the PSA Journal and Fem Worldview Magazine. Kelly lives in the greater Grand Rapids area and her images have been exhibited in many venues around West Michigan including ArtPrize and Festival of the Arts. Kelly has presented to numerous camera clubs and civic organizations, along with teaching Photography, Photoshop, and Lightroom. She has been published in Photographic Society of America’s Journal: “Photographing Mandarin Fish”- January 2013
“Pika- Rock Rabbits of the High Mountains” – March 2014 “Nudibranchs – Jewels of the Sea” – January 2016. She also leads photography workshops.

Learn more about Kelly by visiting: https://www.kellywalkottenphotography.com/

Entry Guidelines

• Must be Michigan resident, 18 or older, to submit work.
• Work must be framed and ready to display or finished appropriately.
• All photographic processes are accepted.
• NCCA reserves the right to decline artwork for any reason.
• Accepted work may be placed for sale during the exhibit.
• A 30% commission is charged on all sales during exhibit.
• Each eligible photographer may submit up to two photographs.
• All entries must be delivered to NCCA by May 23, 8:00 p.m.
• Entry labels must be firmly affixed to the back of the entries.
• Please indicate the photographic process in your description. For example, 35 mm, digital, medium format, silver gelatin, sepia tone, etc.
• Do not submit prints that have been previously exhibited at NCCA-Artsplace.
• Work may be shipped, include pre-paid return shipping labels if you would like us to return work.
• The NCCA will take every precaution to ensure protection of artwork, however, we will not be responsible for any loss, damage or theft.
• Any artwork left after July 20 may become property of NCCA unless other arrangements have been made.
• Send or drop off completed entry form, framed work and include a payment made to NCCA for the non-refundable entry fee of $25 Member or $30 Non-Member, to:

2019 Statewide Photo Competition
Newaygo County Council for the Arts
13 East Main St. Fremont, MI 49412

Download Entry Form Here:

2019 Statewide Photo Competition Entry Form


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Fremont, MI 49412 United States
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