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Houston Center for Photography: 2013 Fellowships
Houston Center for Photography
1441 West Alabama
Houston, TX 77006

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Call Type: Unspecified
Eligibility: Unspecified
State: Unspecified
Entry Deadline: 11/19/12
Application Closed
Number of Applications Allowed: 3

Images - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 10
Video - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 6
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 10
Entry Fee (Houston Center for Photography: 2013 Fellowships): $35.00

Juried by W.M. Hunt,Collector, Curator, and Consultant (New York, NY)


ENTRY FEE: $35.00
All Entrants must be, or become, HCP members at the time of submission.
Visit and click Membership and Support to become a member.

Two fellowship recipients will be awarded $3,000 each and a solo exhibition at HCP in the summer of 2012. One Houston-based artist (residing within a 100 mile radius of Houston including the Beaumont, Galveston, and College Station areas) will receive the Carol Crow Memorial Fellowship and another artist from anywhere in the world, outside the Houston area, will receive the HCP Fellowship. W.M. Hunt, Collector, Curator and Consultant (New York, NY) will jury the fellowship selection.

*You will need to create a new account to upload images.

HCP Artist/Photographer Level members or above ($250+), contact to receive the code to waive the entry fee.

W.M. Hunt (Bill Hunt) is a New York-based collector, curator and consultant, a champion of photography. He loves fresh talent and Houston. He is responsible for introducing many major contemporary artists in the US, including Luc Delahaye, Julian Faulhaber, Andreas Gefeller, James Mollison, Erwin Olaf, Martin Schoeller, and Paolo Ventura, etc. “RE: Groups: American Photographs before 1960” selections from his “Blind Pirate Collection” was shown at HCP in 2010.

His “Collection Dancing Bear” of photographs is the subject of “The Unseen Eye; Photographs from the Unconscious”, published by Thames & Hudson in the UK and Aperture in the US and as “L’Oeil Invisible” by Actes Sud in France. Highlights of the collection have been exhibited in Arles, Lausanne and Amsterdam and the George Eastman House in Rochester, NY and Blue Sky Gallery in Portland, OR.

Hunt has been a longtime board member of the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund, AIPAD (Association of International Photography and Art Dealers), and The Center for Photography at Woodstock. He also teaches at the School of Visual Arts and for many years he has produced the “Your Picture …” panels for PDN. He has also written for a number of publications and monographs (Bill Armstrong, Mark Beard, Manuel Geerinck, Bohnchang Koo, Luis Mallo, Jeff Sheng, Mickey Smith, Phil Toledano, Frank Yamrus, etc.)

Most recently he had curated Photolucida’s Critical Mass touring exhibition and judged competitions for Photo Center North West in Seattle (“Equivalents”), the Castell Gallery in Asheville, NC (“Road”) and KlompChing in Brooklyn, NY (“FRESH”).

He was one of the principles in Hasted Hunt (and more recently Hasted Hunt Kraeutler) and Ricco/Maresca Gallery.

W. M. Hunt
Strategist - Dancing Bear, New York, USA;
Commissioner – Bowler Editions, Inc. New York, USA

W.M. Hunt (Bill Hunt) is a New York-based collector, curator and consultant, a champion of photography. He loves Houston and fresh talent.

- Participants must be or become HCP members (any level) at the time of submission.
Visit and click Membership and Support to become a member. (BASIC LEVEL OF HCP MEMBERSHIP ($35+) REQUIRED FOR SUBMISSION)
*If you are an HCP Artist/Photographer level ($250) member or above you can waive the fee for one call for entry a year. If you would like to waive this fee please contact us at and we will send you a discount code.
- The competition is open to all artists working in photographic and lens-based work.
- Any photographic process is acceptable as long as it is:
o Original
o Been made within the last two years
o Has not been exhibited in a previous HCP Exhibition.

There is a $35 entry, which includes entry for 10 images or video. The maximum number of images artist can submit is 10. You are not required to submit 10 images. You may submit more than one entry. Each entry is $35.

- All submissions will go through CALLFORENTRY.ORG, you can create a free account
- Entrants should upload up to 10 images or videos, an artist statement, and a resume/bio
- Acceptance will be based on the body of work by each artist rather than on individual images.


STEP 1. Verify your HCP Membership
If you are a member but do not know your membership number please contact Rebecca Rossmann at 713-529-4755 x17 or
If you are not a member of HCP you can become one online at and click Membership and Support.

STEP 2. Prepare your images and all related texts.
Carefully edit a group of no more than 10 images or videos that describe your current lens-based work. Save a copy of the images as 1920 px long on the longest side. For detailed instruction on how to resize your images click HERE
You will also need to have the following information available:
a. an artist statement
b. a resume, c/v, or bio
c. specific information for each piece:
Title (for identification purposes)
Year of exposure
Size (height X width)
Medium of finished work (inkjet print, chromogenic print, etc.)
Pricing (estimate of final print value)

STEP 3. Uploading Images and text to CALLFORENTRY.ORG
Create a free account on or log in to an existing account to upload your images and text.

STEP 4. Apply to Houston Center for Photography’s call for entry
a. log on to and make sure you are logged into your profile
b. on the top tool bar click Apply to Calls
c. scroll through the list to find Houston Center for Photography (it is set default to sort alphabetically so we should be almost halfway down the page)
e. accept the agreement for submission
f. Copy/Paste all text (Artist Statement, Resume, CV) into appropriate text boxes
g. Answer the remaining questions (you will need your membership number)
h. Add the images from your profile you would like to submit for this call for entry
i. Save your application
j. Complete your submission

STEP 5. Submit and Payment
Confirm that you are a member of HCP. If you are unsure of your membership please email If you are not currently a member of HCP please sign up for a membership HERE before completing your submission. We will contact all non-members at the close of the call and notify them that their submissions will be ineligible for selection and will not be included in the submissions reviewed by the Juror.

*If you are an HCP Artist/Photographer level ($250+) member or above you can waive the fee for one call for entry. If you would like to waive this fee please contact us at and we will send you a discount code.

After you receive an email receipt of payment, your submission process is complete.

NOTIFICATION OF RETURN: Applicants will be notified by DECEMBER 14, 2012. HCP retains the right to reject any selected work that differs from the work submitted.

LIABILITY & AGREEMENT: Works will be insured while on the premises of HCP. However, HCP cannot be responsible for damage or loss during transit. HCP retains the right to display and reproduce work accepted for this exhibition for publicity and promotional purposes.
- Exhibiting artists pay for round-trip shipping of their work. Please do not ship work with packaging ‘peanuts.’
- Upon your acceptance, the work to be exhibited must be delivered ready-to-hang, and any pedestals or hardware needed for installation of the work. We require Black or White wood frames and bright white matting if applicable.
- Artists exhibiting slide or video projection, installation or sculptural works beyond a two dimensional format must provide the hardware and equipment necessary to exhibit the work as it is intended to be shown. HCP does not provide slide or video projectors.
- Your entry constitutes understanding and agreement with the conditions outlined in this prospectus.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS TO HCP INCLUDE: Subscription to Spot, discounts on workshops, and educational programs, access to members-only portfolio reviews, invitations to receptions, lectures, tours and special events. Membership also includes discounts at Connections program institutions and on Aperture magazine. Members have the opportunity to enter our other calls for entry, including HCP’s annual Fellowship competition (entry fee not included).
Visit and click Membership and Support to become a member.

Applicant Submission Deadline: November 16, 2012
Applicant Notifications Sent: DECEMBER 14, 2012
Exhibition Dates: MAY 3 - JUNE 23, 2013
Opening Reception: FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013, 6 - 8 P.M.


Caroline Docwra, Programs Assistant
713-529-4755 x15

Rebecca Rossmann, Membership and Administrative Coordinator
713-529-4755 x17

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