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 December.
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 “Shades of Black and White” due December 3rd and another entitled “Iphoneagraphy” due January 7th, 2018.
The BlackBox Gallery in Portland, OR has two upcoming calls…”Framed: Landscape Photography” due December 7th and “Black and White: 2018” due January 10th, 2018. This gallery offers free printing and framing of selected work, keeping costs reasonable if you are selected.
The PhotoPlace Gallery in Vermont has a call for entry entitled “The Decisive Moment” due December 11th and another entitled “Myths, Legends, and Dreams” due January 15th, 2018. They offer free framing in standard sizes, too, to help minimize costs if selected.
Lenscratch, the big photography blog, has their free calls for entries – and all submitted photos are posted, too. SNOW! is due December 18th and Your Favorite Photograph You Took in 2017 is due December 26th.
Lensculture Magazine has their annual Exposure Awards coming up, with entries due December 19th. I like their free reviews/comments that they provide, too, a relatively unique offering.
Black & White Magazine has their annual portfolio contest, and entries must be received by December 31st.
The Spiva Center for the Arts has their annual PhotoSpiva competition going now, with entries due January 1st, 2018.
The Still Point Art Gallery now has free submissions for its calls after moving to on-line only shows. You can see their calls here, starting with Global Citizens: Portraits due January 2nd, 2018.
The Soho Photo Gallery has their annual International Portfolio Competition coming up, with entries due January 8th, 2018, and that is the due date for their annual Krappy Camera Competition as well. Their 14th Annual National Alternative Process Competition has entries due January 14th, 2018.
The New York Center for Photographic Art has their next call up, entitled “One” (jurored by Aline Smithson) due January 14th, 2018.
The Perspective Gallery has their Lens 2018 annual juried exhibition up, jurored by Paula Tognarelli of the Griffin and with entries due January 15th, 2018.
The annual and always-popular Maine Photography Show is now accepting entries, with final entries due January 26th, 2018.
The 11th Annual Julia Margaret Cameron Awards for women photographers are open now with entries due by February 29th, 2018.
The CMCA in Rockland, ME will soon be accepting entries for the next Biennial for all of you out there with Maine connections…entries will be accepted from January 1st to April 2nd, 2018.