Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Photo Now Submissions 4.1–7.1

Text in the City by Rita Montlack
The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces Photo Now (formerly the annual Western Reserve Open Photography Competition) to be held in the beautiful 3,000 sq. ft. Gallery East of Cuyahoga Community College’s, eastern Campus, 4250 Richmond Rd, Highland Hills, OH 44122.

Submission Information: 
The AAWR invites all photographers who currently reside in the USA to submit images using any photographic process (silver gelatin, digital print, alternative process, etc.) Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. Only two dimensional work is eligible for admission.

ALL ENTRIES must be submitted online via Smarter Entry.

All accepted prints must be professionally framed, wired and ready for hanging (Neutral matting only, glass or acrylic where applicable, frames must be in decent condition).

Size limitation for work is 8’ high, no limitation in width, weight 50lb. 
The AAWR retains the right to refuse any work not presented in a professional manner.

The Call for Entries is open to both amateur and professional photographers.

Entry Fee: 
The entry fee is $30 for the first 3 images. Additional images may be submitted at $10 per image. There is no limit on additional images.

AAWR charges a 40% commission on any sales.

The Insurance of accepted artwork is the sole responsibility of the artist

Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony: Tuesday September 8, 6:30 – 8PM.

Awards will be presented in five categories:

Best in Show: $400

Best Black and White: $200

Best Color: $200

People’s Choice: $200

The People’s Choice Award will be based on popular vote taken during the opening reception. Come and vote for your favorite photograph.

Submissions open: April 1, 2015

Submission deadline: July 1, 2015

Notification of acceptance: 
Artists will be notified of the acceptance of their work the week of August 4, 2014.

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