Image details of "Bob", "Aaron" & "Sarel", from the project Shot © Kari Wehrs, 2020 Launch Grant Honorable Mention

The Project Launch Grant is provided to THREE outstanding photographers working on finalizing their fine art series or documentary project. This grant provides financial support to help complete or disseminate their work, as well as creating and providing platforms for exposure and professional development opportunities. The grant funds projects that have not been exhibited or published.

2021 Call for Entry information & deadlines TBA. Please find the 2020 winners, online gallery, and juror below.

Career Advancement Package

// $5,000 Cash Award
// Winners Exhibition
// Free Admission to the pre-Review Professional Development Workshop
// Complimentary participation and presentation at the Review Santa Fe Photo Festival
// Featured interview with a select CENTER partner
// Online exhibition at

// $1,000 Cash Award
// Complimentary participation and presentation in the Review Santa Fe Photo Festival
// Featured interview with a select CENTER partner
// Online exhibition at

2020 Grant Recipients

WINNER: Catherine Panebianco, Jamestown, NY; No Memory is Ever Alone

Kathleen Clark, Southern CA; The White House China
Kari Wehrs, Tempe, AZ; Shot

2020 Juror

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

Dr. Rebecca Senf is Chief Curator at the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona, in Tucson. Her B.A. in Art History is from the University of Arizona; her M.A. and Ph.D. were awarded by Boston University. In 2012, her book Reconstructing the View: The Grand Canyon Photographs of Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe was released by the University of California Press; in 2017, her book To Be Thirteen, showcasing the work of Betsy Schneider, was published by Radius Press and Phoenix Art Museum. Senf is an Ansel Adams scholar, and recently published a book on Ansel Adams’s early years, called Making a Photographer, copublished by the CCP and Yale University Press.


Winner’s Gallery


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