Posts Tagged ‘competition’

Call for Entries: Summit Art Space – Photography Now

May 5, 2017

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PHOTOGRAPHY NOW – The Art of Seeing

Deadline:  midnight May 12, 2017

Show runs July 14 – August 19, 2017

Click here to apply online.

Photography – “the art or process of producing images by the action of radiant energy and especially light on a sensitive surface (as film or an optical sensor),” is a broad field, and, in the upcoming PHOTOGRAPHY NOW – THE ART OF SEEING juried exhibition, Summit Artspace seeks to explore the range of that field. Regional photographic artists who work with film and use traditional darkroom techniques, those whose images are recorded digitally and processed on a computer, and those who push the boundaries of the medium in new directions, are all invited to enter. The only exception is that instant photography cannot be accepted, due to a concurrent exhibition which focuses on that medium.

Works from traditional to experimental and from representational to abstract are equally welcome, as are images presented on paper, transparency, through projection, or in some other format. What will unify this exhibition is that each selected work will represent the intersection of personal creativity and engagement with some form of photographic technology in order to explore the art of seeing at this moment in time, whether the gaze is turned outward or inward.

Eligibility: The exhibition is open to artists residing in or attending school in the following Ohio counties: Summit, Cuyahoga, Medina, Stark and Portage. Unfortunately, if you do not live in or attend school in one of these counties, we are unable to consider your work.

Deadline for Entry: Friday, May 12, 2017, by midnight.



Communication Arts Student Contest

September 20, 2016


Communication Arts Student Showcase

May 10, 2016

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Communication Arts magazine’s Student Showcase competition.
Free to enter. Deadline Oct 7, 2016

Creative Quarterly Competition

October 12, 2015

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We’re looking for the best art, advertising, design, illustration and photography done in the past six months. Professional or student. Judged by an editorial staff of award-winning graphic designers, a former judge for Communication Arts annual and represented in The Graphic Eye: Photographs by Graphic Designers from around the Globe, a judge for the Society of Illustrators, Print Regional Design Annual and regional and national advertising and design competitions. Recently named one of the top 100 art and design publications in the world, Creative Quarterly accepts professional and student entries from all parts of the globe.

Categories include advertising, graphic design, photography, illustration and fine art. Entry fees for Professionals are $30 per single entry, $55 per series—3 to 5 images for all published work, $20/$45; for recent graduates (from the last three years), $15/$45 and for current undergraduates or post graduate students, $10 per single entry, $20 for a series.

Winners will appear in the Spring issue of Creative Quarterly and be exhibited in our online gallery. Winners will also be entered in our year-end juried competitions where we’ll select the top 100 pieces for 2015.

CQ42 Deadline: October 30th, 2015

Click here to enter

Foreign Exchange Photography Competition

September 11, 2015

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The annual Foreign Exchange photography competition aims to provide photographers with an opportunity to connect and share their best work. Much like its name, Foreign Exchange is the mixing and sharing of ideas and projects. We want to provide a platform for exposure and give recognition for merit.

Participants’ work will be seen and selected by a panel of esteemed jurors. During the submission process, select artists will be featured weekly in the SPOTLIGHT section. Upon completion of the submission period, the top 6 artists will be selected and exhibited online in the winners’ gallery. Additionally, the winning work will be exhibited at the 2731 Prospect gallery in Cleveland, Ohio.

For more information, and to apply visit

College Photographer of the Year Competition

September 8, 2015

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Visit for more details on how to apply.

Merit Scholarship and CIA Post-bac Award Applications Available

February 13, 2015

Hey you, CSU art major… you’ll be interested in one of these two opportunities.

First, if you’re a continuing student, you’ll want to apply for the Merit Scholarship:





The first page is detailed information and instructions for applying. The second is the application form. Here it is as a pdf download: VISUAL ART MERIT SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION 2015-16

Deadline March 2, 2015.

Or, if you’re a graduating art major, or have graduated in the past two years, you’ll definitely want to apply for the Cleveland Institute of Art post-baccalaureate program. That’s a free year of tuition to continue your study at CIA:


You can download this as a pdf as well: cia_2015. Deadline April 10, 2015.


Free Guide on Photo Competitions

November 12, 2014

Screen Shot 2014-11-12 at 10.09.40 AMClick the image above to get your free copy of “How to Get the Most Out of Photography Competitions” from Lens Culture. The pdf download features sections on How to Evaluate Photo Competitions
I, Tips & Advice from Industry Professionals, Notable Competitions to Consider
, and LensCulture Success Stories.


AAWR Photography Competition

May 30, 2014


Artists Archives of the Western Reserve
834 E. 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106-1910
Phone  (216) 721-9020

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is sponsoring the second annual Western Reserve Open Photography Competition this November 1st.  The exhibit will be held at the Beachwood Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library. This year’s judge will be Diane Waggoner who is the Associate Curator in the department of photographs at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.  She will select the 65 exhibitors as well as the cash prize winners.

We are now accepting online digital submissions through August 1st.

I have attached a flyer announcing the competition with the hopes that you have work you would like to submit.  I also ask that you forward this information to friends, hobbyists and other photographers who would like to participate in this event.  You can access the competition portal via the Artists Archives website by clicking on this LINK.  Once you are on the AAWR website go to the show announcement in the right column and click on the tab “ Enter competition here.”  We look forward to viewing your favorite images.


April 14, 2014




Tuition free CSU/CIA Post-baccalaureate program

If you have graduated within the last two years, or if you are graduating in Spring Semester 2014, you are eligible to apply to the new CSU/CIA Post-baccalaureate program! Five recent graduates in Studio Art from Cleveland State University will be chosen. The students who are chosen will receive one-year scholarships to further their studies at the Cleveland Institute of Art, tuition free.

Application procedure:

Application package requires 12 digital images, a list of works, a personal statement outlining artistic and personal goals, and a resume. Please put all files in one folder, send compressed folder file through or other online delivery service to 

All images must be submitted in JPG format.

Image minimum size 1000 x 1000 pixels, maximum 3000 x 3000 pixels. Label each images file with a number. (01-12)_your last name_first initial.jpg. For example: 1_smith_B.jpg

Submission Deadline: April 13, 2014 at midnight.

Please be aware that students enrolled in this program will have their tuition charges waived, but will be responsible for payment of all required fees, including but not limited to materials, student activity fee, lab fee, and parking. You are also required to carry health insurance, either your own coverage or purchased through CIA.

Questions? Contact Prof Qian Li: