Early Discount Deadline: Jan 30, 2020 // Final Deadline: Feb 25, 2020

Deadlines Apply To All Of The Categories

Image Credit ©  Sama Alshaibi

$5K PROJECT DEVELOPMENT GRANT

Provides financial support to a fine art or documentary project that is a work-in-progress.

JUROR:
Erin O’Toole – Associate Curator of Photography, San Francisco Museum of Art

GRANT PACKAGE:

$5,000 financial support
Admission to the Professional Development Workshop
Complimentary Tuition for Review Santa Fe
Presentation at Review Santa Fe
Image Detail © Sama Alshaibi

Project Development Grant – General Guidelines

HOW TO APPLY

1. FILL OUT APPLICATION FORM & PAY
• Entry Fee: $35 Members // $45 Non-Members [Early Discount Prices]
2. PREPARE FILES
• 6 – 10 images
• Project statement of 325 words
3. UPLOAD YOUR SUBMISSION BEFORE FEB 25

ELIGIBILITY

• ELIGIBLE: All of CENTER’s Call for Entry opportunities accept submissions from international photographers and artists. Work can have been made at any time and work that has been submitted previously may be re-submitted as we have new jurors each year. Work derived from all photographic processes is accepted, as well as mixed media that is photo-based. ONLY the Multimedia Award accepts video, multimedia files and/or still images for submission.
• NOT ELIGIBLE: 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 a major international photographic agency. Applies to the Project Launch Grant, Project Development Grant and the me&EVE Award ONLY.
• FUNDS: Grant funds may be used for most expenses related to the project. Review more details regarding grant funds on our FAQ page below.
• CONTRACT: Grant recipients are required to sign a contract and must fulfill contractual obligations in order to receive the full funds. Submission to the Project Launch Grant, Project Development Grant and/or the me&EVE Award indicates acceptance of these terms.

Please visit our FAQs & General Guidelines for more information. Questions? CONTACT US

Image Credit © Dylan Hausthor And Paul Guilmoth

$5K PROJECT LAUNCH GRANT

Supports a complete fine art, documentary, or photojournalistic project to assist in successfully reaching wider audiences.

JUROR:
Dr. Rebecca Senf – Chief Curator, Center for Creative Photography & the Norton Family Curator of Photography, Phoenix Art Museum

GRANT PACKAGE:

$5,000 financial support to ONE Winner
$1,000 financial support to TWO Honorable Mention recipients
Winners Exhibition
Admission to the Professional Development Workshop
Complimentary Tuition for Review Santa Fe
Presentation at Review Santa Fe
Image Detail © Dylan Hausthor & Paul Guilmoth

Project Launch Grant – General Guidelines

HOW TO APPLY

1. FILL OUT APPLICATION FORM & PAY
• Entry Fee: $35 Members // $45 Non-Members [Early Discount Prices]
2. PREPARE FILES
• 15 – 20 images
• Project statement of 325 words
3. UPLOAD YOUR SUBMISSION BEFORE FEB 25

ELIGIBILITY

• ELIGIBLE: All of CENTER’s Call for Entry opportunities accept submissions from international photographers and artists. Work can have been made at any time and work that has been submitted previously may be re-submitted as we have new jurors each year. Work derived from all photographic processes is accepted, as well as mixed media that is photo-based. ONLY the Multimedia Award accepts video, multimedia files and/or still images for submission.
• NOT ELIGIBLE: 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 a major international photographic agency. Applies to the Project Launch Grant, Project Development Grant and the me&EVE Award ONLY.
• FUNDS: Grant funds may be used for most expenses related to the project.
• CONTRACT: Grant recipients are required to sign a contract and must fulfill contractual obligations in order to receive the full funds. Submission to the Project Launch Grant, Project Development Grant and/or the me&EVE Award indicates acceptance of these terms.

Please visit our FAQs & General Guidelines for more information. Questions? CONTACT US

Image Credit © Lori Hawkins

$5K ME&EVE AWARD

CENTER is pleased to offer the me&EVE Award in its second year. This $5,000 award is for a female-identified photographer, 40 years of age and over, who uses their camera to address social justice.

JUROR:
Jennifer Pritheeva Samuel – Photo Editor, National Geographic

AWARD PACKAGE:

$5,000 financial support
Winners Exhibition
Complimentary Tuition for Review Santa Fe
Presentation at Review Santa Fe
Image Detail © Lori Hawkins

me&EVE Award – General Guidelines

HOW TO APPLY

1. FILL OUT APPLICATION FORM & PAY
• Entry Fee: $30 Members // $40 Non-Members
2. PREPARE FILES
• 15 – 20 images
• Project statement of 325 words
3. UPLOAD YOUR SUBMISSION BEFORE FEB 25

ELIGIBILITY

• AWARD REQUIREMENTS: Must be awarded to a female-identified or non-binary photographer, 40 years of age and over, who uses their camera to address social justice.
• ELIGIBLE: All of CENTER’s Call for Entry opportunities accept submissions from international photographers and artists. Work can have been made at any time and work that has been submitted previously may be re-submitted as we have new jurors each year. Work derived from all photographic processes is accepted, as well as mixed media that is photo-based. ONLY the Multimedia Award accepts video, multimedia files and/or still images for submission.
• NOT ELIGIBLE: 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 a major international photographic agency. Applies to the Project Launch Grant, Project Development Grant and the me&EVE Award ONLY.
• FUNDS: Grant funds may be used for most expenses related to the project. Review more details regarding grant funds on our FAQ page below.
• CONTRACT: Grant recipients are required to sign a contract and must fulfill contractual obligations in order to receive the full funds. Submission to the Project Launch Grant, Project Development Grant and/or the me&EVE Award indicates acceptance of these terms.

Please visit our FAQs & General Guidelines for more information. Questions? CONTACT US

Image Credit © Rocky McCorkle

EXCELLENCE IN MULTIMEDIA AWARD

Supports a project that utilizes photography, video, installation, or other elements that expand on traditional methods of displaying and experiencing photography.

JUROR:
Carrie Levy – Creative Director, The New York Times

AWARD PACKAGE:

Winners Exhibition
Complimentary Tuition for Review Santa Fe
Presentation at Review Santa Fe
Image Detail © Rocky McCorkle

Excellence in Multimedia Award- General Guidelines

HOW TO APPLY

1. FILL OUT APPLICATION FORM & PAY
• Entry Fee: $30 Members // $40 Non-Members [Early Discount Prices]
2. PREPARE FILES
• Up to 6 files*
• Project statement of 325 words
3. UPLOAD YOUR SUBMISSION BEFORE FEB 25

ELIGIBILITY

• AWARD REQUIREMENTS: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place awarded in each Choice Award category.
• IMAGE REQUIREMENTS*: Submission of more than 6 files requires a payment of $5 for each additional file. You can submit up to 20 files as long as they have been paid for. This applies to all 3 Choice Awards and the Multimedia Award ONLY.
• ELIGIBLE: All of CENTER’s Call for Entry opportunities accept submissions from international photographers and artists. Work can have been made at any time and work that has been submitted previously may be re-submitted as we have new jurors each year. Work derived from all photographic processes is accepted, as well as mixed media that is photo-based. Only the Multimedia Award accepts video, multimedia files and/or still images for submission.

Please visit our FAQs & General Guidelines for more information. Questions? CONTACT US

Image Credit © Rania Matar

THE CHOICE AWARDS

Recognize outstanding photographers working in all processes and subject matter. Images can be singular or part of a series. Divided into three categories: Curator’s Choice, Director’s Choice, and Editor’s Choice.

JURORS:
Marina Chao – Assistant Curator, International Center of Photography
Rubén Esparza – Curator; Director Queer Biennial
Nicole Werbeckn- Senior Supervising Editor for Visuals and Engagement, NPR

AWARD PACKAGE:

Winners Exhibition
Complimentary Tuition for Review Santa Fe
Presentation at Review Santa Fe
Image Detail © Rania Matar

The Choice Awards – General Guidelines

HOW TO APPLY

1. FILL OUT APPLICATION FORM & PAY
• All 3 Entry Fee: $70 Members // $85 Non-Members [Early Discount Prices]
• Individual Entry Fee: $30 Members // $40 Non-Member [Early Discount Prices]
2. PREPARE FILES
• Up to 6 images*
• Project statement of 100 words
3. UPLOAD YOUR SUBMISSION BEFORE FEB 25

ELIGIBILITY

• AWARD REQUIREMENTS: Submit to an individual category, or ALL 3 Choice Awards – Curator’s, Director’s or Editor’s Choice. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place awarded in each Choice Award category.
• IMAGE REQUIREMENTS: Submission of more than 6 images requires a payment of $5 for each additional file. You can submit up to 20 images as long as they have been paid for. This applies to all 3 Choice Awards and the Multimedia Award ONLY.
• ELIGIBLE: All of CENTER’s Call for Entry opportunities accept submissions from international photographers and artists. Work can have been made at any time and work that has been submitted previously may be re-submitted as we have new jurors each year. Work derived from all photographic processes is accepted, as well as mixed media that is photo-based. Only the Multimedia Award accepts video, multimedia files and/or still images for submission.

Please visit our FAQs & General Guidelines for more information. Questions? CONTACT US

Image Credit © Millee Tibbs

REVIEW SANTA FE PHOTO FESTIVAL

CENTER’s premier juried portfolio review event is a weekend conference and festival for photographers who have created a project or series and are seeking audience expansion, critical issues, and community connection in the profoundly unique sense of place, Santa Fe, NM.

EVENT DATES: October 15 – 18, 2020

FULL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!

Image Detail © Millee Tibbs

Review Santa Fe – General Guidelines

HOW TO APPLY

1. FILL OUT APPLICATION FORM & PAY
• Entry Fee: $45 Members // $55 Non-Members [Early Discount Prices]
2. PREPARE FILES
• 15 – 20 images
• Project statement of 325 words
3. UPLOAD YOUR SUBMISSION BEFORE FEB 25

ELIGIBILITY

• EVENT: In order to attend the event, you must receive an INVITATION from us directly. With this in mind, yes there is a waitlist that is chosen by the selection committee. You will be provided with a reviewer schedule, that includes nine, 20-min formal reviews over the course of two days. Reviewer preferences are selected via an electric lottery system, two weeks prior to the event in October. *Please note, occasionally there are additional portfolio reviews that become available during the weekend’s event, and are available for an additional price, as first-come-first-serve during the specific review times.
• SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarship applications open after invitations have been sent out. If selected for financial assistance, the provided scholarships are in the amount of either full or half-tuition.
• ELIGIBLE: All of CENTER’s Call for Entry opportunities accept submissions from international photographers and artists. Work can have been made at any time and work that has been submitted previously may be re-submitted as we have new jurors each year. Work derived from all photographic processes is accepted, as well as mixed media that is photo-based. Only the Multimedia Award accepts video, multimedia files and/or still images for submission.

Please visit our FAQs & General Guidelines for more information. Questions? CONTACT US

QUESTIONS?

Join CENTER in our 26th year supporting photographers and advancing the photographic arts.
Also in 2020, the Review Santa Fe Photo Festival celebrates its 20th year providing photographers with the best career advancement programs & events.

If you have additional questions, please visit our FAQ & Guidelines page or feel free to contact us at programs@visitcenter.org

SUPPORTERS

CENTER’s Call for Entries, exhibitions, photographer presentations, career advancement programs are made possible in part by New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts, the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission and the 1% Lodgers Tax:
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