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Art of Photography 2023
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Entry Deadline: 3/5/23
Application Closed

Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $30.00
Media Fee(Media Fee): $3.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 9
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 9
Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: Regional
State: Kansas
Event Dates: 5/8/23 - 7/7/23

The Prairie Village Arts Council's 6th Annual Art of Photography juried competition and exhibition will be held now through July 7, 2023. The Exhibition will be on display beginning Monday, May 8th, and there will be an artists' reception on the second Wednesday, May 10, 2023 from 7:00 - 8:30pm. 

NEW - This is a regional art show open to primarily Missouri and Kansas artists within driving distance to deliver artwork, attend the reception on opening night, and pickup artwork after the show if not sold.


  • One (1) "Best of Show" award at $750
  • Three (3) "Best of Category" awards at $500.00
  • Six (6) "Honorable Mention" awards, 2 per category, at $200.00
  • One (1) "Peoples' Choice" Award of $250.00

Application Requirements


  1. People and Portraits of People (no nudes, please)
  2. Landscapes and Architecture
  3. Abstract / non-traditional / photo-collage/ highly digitally enhanced.


All images must be original photographs and taken with a camera.  Images that do not clearly fit into the above categories will not be considered. Non-traditional techniques are defined here:

Nine entries are allowed, maximum of 3 per category.  Artists may enter all three categories but only one entry per category per artist will be accepted for the show. (It is possible for one artist to have three works in the show, one in each category.) 

Entry fee for one image is $30.00 each additional image is $3.00.  Fees are non-refundable. A diptych or triptych can be submitted as one entry as long as it meets the same requirements as a single entry and is photographed as one entry during submission.

NEW - Accepted artwork must be delivered to the gallery matted in white AND FRAMED in black. Smallest frame size allowed is 11"x14" interior dimension. 

Prairie Village Arts Council has used frames available in sizes 11"X14", 16"x20", 20"x24" for sale for $5 each. If you'd like to purchase a frame or frames, please let us know at the time of your acceptance into the show. The frame(s) will be yours to keep.

The Sales Commission to the Prairie Village Arts Council is 40%. All work MUST be for sale . Prices listed on the entry form are binding and cannot be changed after acceptance into the show.


Submissions Open:Friday, Feb. 10, 2023
Submissions Deadline:Sunday March 5, 2023
Initial selection by Juror:Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Notification of Finalist:Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Deadline for receipt of artwork:Saturday, May 6, 2023
Installation of show:Saturday, May 6, 2023
Adjudication of awards:Monday, May 8, 2023
Voting begins for People’s Choice:Monday, May 8, 2023
Reception & Awards Presentation:Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Pick up artwork:Saturday, July 8, 2023

Eligibility Criteria


Open to all photographers, 18 years of age or older, whose submitted works are created independent of any supervision.