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2020 Colorado Photographic Arts Center Annual Members Show
Colorado Photographic Arts Center
1070 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204

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Call Type: Photography
Eligibility: International
State: Colorado
Event Dates: 2/18/20 - 4/12/20
Entry Deadline: 4/12/20
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 10
Video - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 10
Entry Fee (2020 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 12, 2020

The Colorado Photographic Arts Center announces its annual juried members’ photography exhibition. This year’s juror is Ann M. Jastrab, Executive Director at the Center for Photographic Art (CPA). The exhibition will be a survey of new work made by CPAC members, and is intended to highlight the creative talents of CPAC’s constituency. There is no theme. The show is open to current, registered members of the organization only.


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 12, 2020 (midnight MDT)

Application notifications sent: Friday, May 8, 2020

Accepted work to gallery: Friday, June 26, 2020

Exhibition dates: July 3 – August 8, 2020

Opening Reception & Award ceremony with juror: Saturday, July 11, 2020, 5 - 8pm

Exhibition juror: Ann M. Jastrab

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:


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 before the deadline for entry.

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 26, 2020. CPAC will charge a 30% sales commission.


 Ann M. Jastrab is the Executive Director at the Center for Photographic Art (CPA) in Carmel, California.  CPA strives to advance photography through education, exhibition and publication. These regional traditions—including mastery of craft, the concept of mentorship, and dedication to the photographic arts—evolved out of CPA's predecessor, the renowned Friends of Photography established in 1967 by iconic artists Ansel Adams, Wynn Bullock and Cole Weston. While respecting these West Coast traditions, CPA is also at the vanguard of the future of photographic imagery. Before coming onboard at CPA, Ann was the gallery manager at Scott Nichols Gallery in San Francisco where she incorporated contemporary artists with the living legends photography.

Ann also worked as the gallery director at RayKo Photo Center in San Francisco for 10 years until their closure in 2017. Ann has curated many shows in the Bay Area while simultaneously jurying, curating, and organizing numerous exhibitions for other national and international venues outside of San Francisco. She has reviewed portfolios for a multitude of organizations including the Seoul International Photography Festival in Korea, Fotofest, Photolucida, GuatePhoto, PhotoNola, Review Santa Fe, Medium, Palm Springs Photo Festival, Filter, PhotoAlliance, and Lishui International Photography Festival in China as well as being a juror for Critical Mass. While being a champion of artists, she created a thriving artist-in-residence program at RayKo where recent residents Meghann Riepenhoff, Carlos Javier Ortiz, Kathya Marie Landeros, and McNair Evans all received Guggenheim Fellowships.


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