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Art of Photography 2019
The Prairie Village Arts Council
7700 Mission Rd
Prairie Village, Kansas 66208

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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: International
State: Kansas
Entry Deadline: 2/26/19
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 9
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 9
Entry Fee (Entry Fee 2019): $30.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum):$5.00
The R.G. Endres Gallery annual Art of Protography competition held every April. The Exhibition runs during the month of April 2019 with a gala reception on Friday, April 12th, 2019

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

Three "Best of Catagory" awards at $250.00 and six "Honorable Mention" awards at $100.00.

  1. Porttraits and People
  2. Landscapes and Architecture
  3. Abstract / non-traditional / photo-collage/ highly digitally enhanced.
Any image that does not fit clearly into the first 2 categories will be put into the 3rd category. 

Non-traditional techniques are defined here:

2019 Show Timeline:
     Submissions Open:        Monday, October 8th, 2018
     Submissions Deadline:    Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
     Initial selection by Juror:  Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
     Notification of Finalist:     Monday, March 4th, 2019 
     Deadline for receipt of shipped works:  Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
     Deadline for receipt of hand deliverd works: Friday March 29th, 2019
     Exhibit installation:           Monday, April 1st, 2019
     Adjudication of awards:    Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
     Awards Gala:                    Friday, April 12th, 2019
     Show removal:                  Tueday, April 30th, 2019

Nine entries are allowed, three in each category.  Artists may enter all three catagories but only one entry per catagory 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 $5.00.  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. The final round of adjudication will be after installation of the show. Only the actual piece will be adjudicated in the final round. Late pieces will not be considered.

Accepted artwork must be matted. The mat must fit into a standard size frame: 11" X 14", 16" X 20", 20" X 24", 12" X 36" or 24" X 36". A diptych or tritych must fit into one frame. Frames will be provided.

The Sales Commission to the Gallery is 40%. All work MUST be for sale . Prices listed on the entry form are binding and cannot be changed after submission to the show is made.

Receipt of work: 
Matted images can be delivered by hand or can be sent to the Prairie Village Arts Council, 7700 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, Kansas 66208 between March 12th, 2019 and March 27th, 2019. Mailed works must include a postage paid return label. Any mailed works that do not include a postage paid return label will not be returned.  If artists fails to deliver their accepted work to the gallery, they will forfeit their right to be in the 20194 show and will not be considered for the exhibit in the following 2 years. Hand delivered images accepted in the show and not sold, are to be picked up on Wednesday, Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 during the hours of noon till 5PM only. Any Artwork unclaimed 30 days after the date of exhibition closing will become property of the Prairie Village Arts Council. Mailed works will be sent back Friday, May 3rd, 2019. Any mailed work not containing a prepaid return label will become the property of the Prairie Village Arts Council.

Our Juror:
Rusty Leffel,

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