General Guidelines

ELIGIBLE WORK
Work derived from all photographic processes are accepted, as well as mixed media work that is photo-based (only still images are accepted, no multimedia components except for the Excellence in Multimedia Award). Work can have been made at any time and work that has been submitted previously may be re-submitted.

ELIGIBILITY
All work is eligible for Review Santa Fe. If a project has been part of a major metropolitan museum one or two person exhibition, published in book form by a major photographic publishing house with a print run of 2,000 or more; and/or the photographer is represented by an major international photographic agency they are INELIGIBLE for the Project Launch Grant, Project Development Grant, and the me&EVE Award. Submission indicates acceptance of the terms.
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DEADLINE
FINAL Submission and Refund Deadline – February 24, 2019 at 11:59pm MST.

BECOME A MEMBER
Includes reduced entry fees, invitations to special exhibitions, VIP passes to select Art Fairs, and more! Sign up below and discounts apply immediately. *Becoming a member does not count as entry to the Calls for Entry.

HOW TO SUBMIT
Once you have filled out the application form, selected your categories, AND paid for entry, you will receive a confirmation email that includes a LINK to our online submission system. *The online submission system is not a part of CENTER’s website – it is through a secondary submission site.

ADDITIONAL CATEGORIES  and/or IMAGES
Want to submit more than one project? Add a category? Or add more than 6 images?* That’s ok, email us and we will send over an invoice.

*For more than 6 images/files to the Choice Awards & Multimedia Award, please contact us with specifics. Image counts over 6, that have not been paid for, will NOT BE JUDGED.

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CENTER Membership

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Members receive DISCOUNTED ENTRY FEES, applicable now. Full membership benefits listed here.


Select Awards

ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE


$210 Members/ $260 Non-Members

All 3 Choice Awards; Excellence in Multimedia Award; me&EVE Award*; Review Santa Fe; Project Development and Project Launch Grants.
Choice Awards includes up to 6 images; select below to upload more than 6, at an additional $5 each.
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Review Santa Fe and Project Launch submit 15-20 images from a project or series, and a project statement
Project Development submit 6-10 images from a work-in-progress, and a project statement
*me&EVE Award submit 15-20 images from a project or series, and a project statement; awarded to a female photographer – open to transgender and non-binary individuals.

The Choice Awards (Same images for all 3 categories)


$85 Members/$115 Non-members for up to 6 images; additional images $5 each

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Curator’s Choice Award


Juror – Makeda Best, Curator of Photography, Harvard Art Museum
$40 Members/ $55 Non-Members for up to 6 images; *additional images $5 each

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Director’s Choice Award


Juror – Monica Allende, Artistic Director, Getxophoto International Image Festival and Independent Curator
$40 Members/ $55 Non-Members for up to 6 images; *additional images $5 each

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Editor’s Choice Award


Juror – MaryAnne Golon, Director of Photography, The Washington Post
$40 Members/ $55 Non-Members for up to 6 images; *additional images $5 each

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Excellence in Multimedia Award


Juror – Josh Raab, Director of Instagram, National Geographic; formerly Multimedia Editor, TIME Magazine
$40 Members/ $55 Non-Members for up to 6 images; *additional images $5 each

Number of files:

Project Development Grant

Project Development Grant
Juror – Lucy Gallun, Associate Curator, Department of Photography, The Museum of Modern Art
$45 Members; $55 Non-Members (each portfolio)

// Submit 6-10 images from a work in progress and a project statement

Project Launch Grant

Project Launch Grant
Juror – Virginia Heckert, Curator, Department of Photographs, The J. Paul Getty Museum
$45 Members; $55 Non-Members (each portfolio)

// Submit 15-20 from a project or series and a project statement

NEW! me&EVE Award

me&EVE Award
Juror – Kathy Ryan, Director of Photography, The New York Times Magazine

$30 Members/ $40 Non-Members
// Submit 15-20 from a project or series and a project statement

Review Santa Fe

Review Santa Fe Photo Festival
$55 Members/ $65 Non-Members

// Submit 15-20 from a project or series and a project statement
// Includes 9 formal reviews, a night of portfolio viewing, receptions and more.
Applications for scholarships are open for submission after acceptance.

READ MORE ABOUT THE 2019 AWARDS & GRANTS