Every month I summarize some of the upcoming calls for entries for photographers, particularly those in Maine and New England.
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 Southeast Center for Photography has a call for entry entitled “Red” due December 4th and another entitled “Beyond the Selfie” due January 8th, 2017.
The BlackBox Gallery in Portland, OR has two upcoming calls…first up is “Camera Work: Dynamic Landscape” due December 7th and next up is “Black and White: 2017” due January 10th, 2017. This gallery offers free printing and framing of selected work, keeping costs reasonable if you are selected.
The Raven Wolf Gallery in North Dakota has a call for entry entitled “Of Memory, Bone and Myth”, jurored by Aline Smithson, with entries due Dec. 10th.
The Vermont PhotoPlace Gallery has a call for entitled “Composed” due December 12th (and jurored by Sam Abell) and another entitled “The Color of Light” due January 23rd, 2017. They offer free framing in standard sizes, too, to help minimize costs if selected.
The New York Center for Photographic Art has their next call for entries …it is entitled “Primary Colors 2016″ and due December 18th, 2016.
Lensculture, the big online magazine, has their annual Exposure awards coming up, with entries due December 20th, 2016. They have a free review of each submission as part of it, too, though I haven’t heard from anyone about how useful those are.
Black & White Magazine has their annual portfolio contest, with entries due December 31st, 2016.
The annual Flash Forward Emerging Photographer Project Grant (of $10,000!) is accepting entries until Dec. 31st, 2016. This is open to photographers less than 35 years of age.
PhotoSpiva 2016 has now been announced, with entries due January 1st, 2017. I’ve been in this one before and I think it is a good one.
SohoPhoto Gallery has their 2017 International Portfolio Competition up now, with entries due January 7th, 2016, and their 2017 International Krappy Kamera Competition up, too, with entries due the next day on January 8th.
Aperture Magazine has submissions for their annual Portfolio Prize due January 25th, 2017 — note that submissions are only open to subscribers.
The Photographic Center Northwest has their annual juried exhibition coming up, with entries due February 1st, 2017.