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Photowork 2019: 32nd Annual National Juried Photography Exhibition
55 Noxon St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

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Call Type: Photography
Eligibility: National
State: New York
Event Dates: 2/9/19 - 3/23/19
Entry Deadline: 11/13/18
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 10
Total Media - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 10
Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $45.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum):$5.00

Photowork 2019, 32nd Annual National Juried Photography Exhibition, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, New York
$500 Juror’s Prize, $200 Second Prize, $125 Honorable Mention 
Juror: James A. Ganz, Senior Curator of Photography, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Entry Deadline: November 13, 2018
Notification: First week of December
Exhibition Dates:   Saturday, February 9 - Saturday, March 23, 2019

Photowork is an annual exhibition of contemporary photographs curated from photographers throughout the United States and jurored by leading curators, critics, and processionals in the field. Photowork celebrates its 32nd year in 2019, and BAC is proud to welcome James A. Ganz, Senior Curator of Photography at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles as this year’s juror. 

The show embraces reinvention, wherein artists provide a juxtaposition of traditional styles and cutting-edge practices in dynamic imagery. The show celebrates photography's role as fine art and prescient social commentary. Winners in the past have spanned the gamut of photographic output from small to large format cameras, pinhole cameras, silver gelatin prints, pigment prints, chromogenic prints, and everything in between.

Entries may be 2D or 3D. 2-dimensiona works cannot exceed 72 on any side; 3-dimensional works must fit within a parameter of 60 inches x 30 inches x 24inches. 

Submitting Entries:
BAC Members: $35 for the first three images plus $5 for each additional image.
Non-members: $45 for the first three images plus $5 for each additional image.

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About the Juror
James A. Ganz is the Senior Curator of Photography at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California.  Jim joined the Department of Photographs in 2018, after ten years as curator of the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. He specializes in nineteenth- and twentieth-century European and American photography, with emphasis on early French photography, the history of photography in California, and the relationship between photography, painting, and the graphic arts. He has organized or co-organized more than 40 exhibitions on diverse subjects, including monographic exhibitions on Édouard Baldus, Willard Worden, Peter Stackpole, and Arthur Tress. He served as president of the Print Council of America (2013-2017), and established the collection of photographs at the Clark Art Institute in Massachusetts. He received his Ph.D. in art history from Yale University.

 Marketing strategies employed for exhibitions include: Press releases submitted to print and electronic media outlets in the Hudson Valley with consistent local newspaper coverage; Online: weekly DCAA newsletter; website (; Facebook; Instagram. The DCAA e-newsletter has over 2,700 subscribers.  Exhibition artwork is posted in an online exhibition during the show and archived on the site after the show closes.  Social media and eNewsletters emphasize “action links” to drive traffic to the DCAA website aand connect viewers to relevant artist contact information in the online gallery for each exhibition.  The website attracts over 2,000 unique visitors on average each month. For examples of prior exhibition online galleries:

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