It is time for my monthly summary of upcoming calls for entries for photographers, particularly those in Maine and New England, so please find below my list for June 2019.
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 Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO, has their next calls open, one entitled “Black and White 2019” due June 9th and the other their annual “Center Forward 2019” call with entries due June 30th.
The BlackBox Gallery in Portland, OR has two upcoming calls…”Field Work: Landscape and Architecture” due June 11th and “Black and White: 2019” due July 11th. This gallery offers free printing and framing of selected work, keeping costs reasonable if you are selected.
The Print Center has their 94th Annual International Competition coming up, and entries are due June 14th.
Lensculture has their annual art photography awards up now, with entries due June 19th. All applications receive a free written review by a juror.
The Maine Arts Commission has is now accepting applications for Maine Artist Fellowships (due June 20th).
The New York Center for Photographic Art has their next call up, entitled “From Dusk to Dawn” and due June 23rd. They have another call for later in the summer entitled “Secondary Colors” that is due August 25th.
The PhotoPlace Gallery in Vermont has a call for entry entitled “Being Human” due June 24th and another entitled “Personal Narrative” due July 22nd. They offer free framing in standard sizes, too, to help minimize costs if selected.
The Somerville (MA) Toy Camera Festival seeks entries for its annual celebration of toy and lo-fi photography, with entries due June 24th.
Submissions will be open until July 15th for the 2019 Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portaiture. The award includes a $20,000 prize.
The Davis Orton Gallery in Hudson, NY, has a long line-up of upcoming calls for entries, ranging from group exhibitions to photobook competitions, and I encourage you to take a look at their many options.