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2019 Colorado Photographic Arts Center Annual Members
Colorado Photographic Arts Center
1070 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204

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Call Type: Photography
Eligibility: International
State: Colorado
Entry Deadline: 4/21/19
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 10
Total Media - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 10
Entry Fee (2019 Colorado Photographic Arts Center Annual Members' Show): $45.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum):$5.00
CPAC’s Annual Members’ Show
Call for Entries – Deadline: April 21, 2019

The Colorado Photographic Arts Center announces its annual juried members’ photography exhibition. This year’s juror is Kat Kiernan, Director of Panopticon Gallery and Editor-in-Chief of the photography magazine Don’t Take Pictures. The exhibition will be a survey of new work made by CPAC members within the past five years, and is intended to highlight the creative talents of CPAC’s core constituency. There is no theme. The show is open to current, registered members of the organization only. If you are not a member of CPAC you can become one online here: CPAC Membership

The juror will select work for the exhibition along with a selection of special mentions which will be featured on the CPAC website and in an exhibition catalog that will be published.

Best in Show Purchase Award: receives $300 and the selected image becomes part of CPAC’s permanent photography collection.
Director’s Choice: $100 award
Honorable Mention Awards
All awardees will receive a printed copy of the exhibition catalog.

Applicant submission deadline: Sunday, April 21, 2019 (midnight MDT)
Application notifications sent: May 15, 2019
Exhibition dates: July 5 – August 10, 2019
Opening Reception & Award ceremony with juror: Saturday, July 13, 2019, 5 - 8pm
Exhibition juror: Kat Kiernan, Director of Panopticon Gallery and Editor-in-Chief of the photography magazine Don’t Take Pictures 
Fees: First three images are free for current members; $5 for each additional image.  If you’re not a member, pay the $45 entry fee and you will receive a free CPAC membership at the Individual level (1-year).
Information for entry:

Works submitted must have been made within five years of the exhibition deadline.  All lens-based media are eligible, including but not limited to images made by film or video camera, scanner, screen-capture, digital camera, and any means of mobile photography. Entry is open to regional, national, and international members of CPAC.

If you have any questions about the guidelines please call 303-837-1341 or email The code can be acquired during normal business hours of the gallery.

Current members will receive an email with a code to submit. Or members can call 303-837-1341 or email for the code. You must be a current CPAC member to enter. If you are not a member of CPAC you can become one online or pay the entry fee and you will become a CPAC member. 

Exhibition print sizes must be specified.

The Gallery also understands that work may be presented in a non-traditional way that is integral to the art. Please contact us in advance if you feel your work fits into these criteria.  

The gallery must receive framed artwork no later than Friday, June 28. CPAC will charge a 30% sales commission. 

Kat Kiernan is the Editor-in-Chief of the photography magazine Don’t Take Pictures, as well as the Director of Panopticon Gallery in Boston, Massachusetts. Her writings have appeared in numerous publications, most recently in the book The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life (Intellect Books, 2017). Kat received the Griffin Museum of Photography’s Rising Star Award in 2015 for her contributions to the photographic community. Her photographs have been exhibited across the United States, and Photoboite Agency named her one of 2012’s 30 women photographers under the age of 30 to watch. Kat divides her time between Brooklyn, New York and Boston. She holds a BFA in photography from Lesley University College of Art and Design.

The Colorado Photographic Arts Center is dedicated to fostering the understanding and appreciation of photography in all aspects and genres through promotion, exhibition, and education. Funding is provided by income from classes and workshops, annual membership dues, donations, and grants. CPAC receives grants from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), Tier III, Bonfils Stanton Foundation, and Colorado Creative Industries.
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