Every month I summarize some of the upcoming calls for entries for photographers, particularly those in Maine and New England, so please find below my list for April 2018.
This list is certainly not exhaustive and usually reflects ones of particular interest to me, but hopefully it will be helpful to many of you as well.
The CMCA in Rockland, ME is accepting entries for the next Biennial for all of you out there with Maine connections…entries will be accepted until April 2nd.
Boston’s PRC (now in Cambridge) has their 22nd Annual Juried Exhibition open now, with entries due April 8th.
The Southeast Center for Photography has a call for entry entitled “Home” due April 8th and another entitled “Memory of Place” due May 6th.
The PhotoPlace Gallery in Vermont has a call for entry entitled “Water” due April 9th and another entitled “Black & White 2018”due May 7th. They offer free framing in standard sizes, too, to help minimize costs if selected.
The Fence has their annual outdoor photography exhibition call up, with entries due April 10th.
The BlackBox Gallery in Portland, OR has two upcoming calls… “Focus: Shadow and Light” due April 11th and “Color Space: Contemporary Photography” due May 10th. This gallery offers free printing and framing of selected work, keeping costs reasonable if you are selected.
The Davis Orton Gallery in Hudson, NY is accepting submissions for their various exhibitions throughout the year, with the next one up being “In the Garden” due April 22nd.
The Griffin Museum of Photography is soliciting submissions for their annual members juried show now, with submissions due April 23rd.
The SohoPhoto Gallery is accepting submissions for their 2018 National Competition, with entries due May 1st.
The Daylight Photo Awards (from Daylight Magazine) have their annual contest up, with entries due May 1st.
Lensculture has their 2018 Street Photography Awards up now, with entries due May 1st. They provide a written submission review, too, a nice perk.
The San Francisco Bay International Photo Show is having an open submission, with entries due May 10th. This looks pretty interesting and I haven’t heard of it before, so I think it is new.
Klompching Gallery in NYC has their annual FRESH Summer Show open now, with entries due May 18th.
The Aaron Siskind Foundation is now accepting applications for their 2018 Individual Photographer’s Grant ($10,000 each), with submissions due May 18th.
The Center for Photographic Art in Carmel, CA, has their 2018 Members’ Juried Exhibition open for submissions now, with entries due May 25th.
Applications for the 2018 W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography will be accepted until May 31st. The grant amount this year is $35,000.