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Camera Club of New York 2014 Juried Photography Competition
336 West 37th Street, Suite 206
New York, NY 10018

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Call Type: Photography
Eligibility: National
State: New York
Entry Deadline: 5/27/14
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 6, Maximum: 10
Total Media - Minimum: 6, Maximum: 10
Entry Fee (Camera Club of New York 2014 Juried Photography Competition): $48.00
The Camera Club of New York (CCNY) is pleased to announce an open call for applications for its Annual Juried Photography Competition. Photographers and photo-based artists working in any genre are eligible to apply. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a cohesive body of work.

Selected applicants will be featured in an exhibition at Photoville sponsored by CCNY and on our website. The first place selection will receive a $500.00 cash award.

One of New York’s oldest not-for-profit arts organizations, the Camera Club of New York (CCNY) is a workspace for photographers and a hub for the photo community, offering exhibitions, lectures, workshops, an online newsletter and Guest Blog, and a year-round Darkroom Residency Program. Today, CCNY is a thriving base for a diverse community interested in both traditional and experimental directions in photography.

Charlotte Cotton is a writer and curator. She has held positions including a curator of photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum, head of programming at The Photographers’ Gallery, London. She has also been head of the Wallis Annenberg Department of Photographs at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Charlotte has been a visiting scholar and critic at CCA, San Francisco; Parsons, SVA and ICP/Bard, New York; Yale University, New Haven; UPenn, Philadelphia; UC Riverside, UC Irvine and UCLA, California. She is the author of The Photograph as Contemporary Art, and founder of Words Without Pictures and

Selected applicants will be featured in an exhibition at Photoville sponsored by CCNY in September 2014. Winners and honorable mentions will also be featured on the CCNY website. The first place selection will receive a $500.00 cash award. Sales will be encouraged. (A 30% commission applies to all sales.)

The competition is open to all U.S. residents 18 years or older who are CCNY members. CCNY staff, Board members, workspace fellows, artists-in-residence, and their families are not eligible. Only photographs or photo-based work will be considered.

There is no fee to apply, but all applicants must be active members of the CCNY. A one-year Participating Membership is $48, which covers the 6-10 images that each applicant could upload in this competition.

In an effort to make the process easier on each applicant, please pay for the Participating Membership levels through the CAFE website as the last step of the application process. (Other levels of membership, which include additional benefits like workspace access, could be viewed on the CCNY membership page.)

Participating Member annual benefits:
• free entry CCNY’s artist talks
• 10% discount on classes, workshops, private lessons and book sales
• portfolio review with CCNY staff or Board member (limit one review per year)
• free entry to competitions and juried exhibitions
• special access to CCNY programming and news

Each artist is able to submit entries online only through CAFE. There is no extra fee for submitting through CAFÈ, and once you register to the CAFÈ system, you are more easily able to access other calls for entry and submit to those using a standardized procedure.

please submit only the following materials via the online service:

1) Work Sample
Each applicant may submit between six to ten (6-10) images for consideration. Additional images will not be considered.

2) Entry Form
Complete the competition entry form on our online system. This shouldn’t take too long, but you would need to create a free log-in account on CAFÈ first.

3) Artist statement and resume (optional)
Applicants are strongly encouraged to provide an Artist Statement (200 words or less) and a one-page resume. Artist statements should address the work submitted.
Deadline EXTENDED to 11:59pm, Tuesday, May 27, 2014.

Finalists will be notified in June. The winners will then be informed as to the deadline for receipt of their work for the exhibition at Photoville sponsored by CCNY in September 2014. All work must be framed and ready for hanging.

Review our history, membership opportunities, exhibitions, lectures, classes and to see some of the past winners of our Photography Competitions.

For more information, contact us at or by phone at 212–260–9927.
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