2018 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). 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).

Juror: Paul Petersen

Paul Petersen is a professional photographer living in Grand Marais, Michigan. Although landscape and nature photography are his recent focus, he has an extensive body of work in architectural, lifestyle, maternity and portrait photography. Petersen has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in Resource Management and Biology, adding a love of nature to his work. In 2011 Petersen was the Artist in Residence for the National Park Service in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, has received numerous awards and been exhibited at galleries, art fairs and exhibitions throughout Michigan

Timeline

Entries Due April 19, 8:00 p.m.

Acceptance Notification April 26

Exhibit Opens May 3

Reception and Awards May 5, 10:00 a.m.-Noon

Exhibit Closes June 2

Pick-up All Work by June 12

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 April 19, 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 June 12 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:2018 Statewide Photo Competition Newaygo County Council for the Arts13 East Main St. Fremont, MI 49412

2018 Statewide Photo Competition Form