Image detail from the project Sleep Creek © Paul Guilmoth & Dylan Hausthor 2019 Grant Recipients

Now Accepting Applications

The Project Launch is granted to an outstanding photographer working on a fine art series or documentary project. The grant includes a cash award to help complete or disseminate the works, as well as providing a platform for exposure and professional development opportunities. This grant is awarded to complete or nearly completed projects that would benefit from the grant award package.

Career Advancement Package

// $5,000 Cash Award
// Winners Exhibition at El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe during the Review Santa Fe Photo Festival!
// Free Admission to the pre-Review Professional Development Workshop
// Complimentary participation and presentation at the Review Santa Fe Photo Festival
// Online exhibition at

// $1,000 Cash Award
// Complimentary participation and presentation in the Review Santa Fe Photo Festival
// Online exhibition at

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.

Open Applications

CENTER has several opportunties currently open for Photographers through FEB 25.

// $5K Project Development Grant
// $5K Project Launch Grant
// $5K me&EVE Award
// The Choice Awards
// Excellence in Multimedia Award
// Review Santa Fe Portfolio Reviews

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Winner’s Gallery


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