‘Somerville Toy Camera Festival’ – Deadline June 24th

Call from: Somerville Toy Camera Festival. The Somerville Toy Camera Festival seeks entries for its sixth annual celebration of toy and lo-fi photography.  Images of any subject matter, made with a “toy” camera – any low-tech camera with no or very limited exposure control, such as pinhole, Holga, Diana/Diana clones, Brownie, Ansco, disposable cameras – […]

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‘Critical Mass 2018’ – Deadline June 25th

Call from: Photolucida. The aim of Critical Mass is to provide participants with career-building opportunities and to promote the best emerging and mid-career artists working today.  Critical Mass is about exposure, connection, and community – as well as some very notable awards!  Critical Mass 2018 awards include the CAMPO Residency Award (New!), the Rauschenberg Residency […]

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‘Portraits without Faces’ – Deadline June 25th

Call from: PH21 Gallery. Encouraged by the creative responses we received last year, PH21 Gallery invites photographers again to submit their work for a group exhibition themed Portraits Without Faces.  We are looking for submissions from all photographers who are interested in this theme, and who would like to share their work with a wider international […]

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‘Meed 2: New Abstraction’ – Deadline June 26th

Call from: Gallery 19. Gallery19 announces a call for entries for our Second annual juried competition, Meed2: New Abstraction.  Photography whether manipulated by hand, by computer, or physically exchanged, the image combines a function—an act of representation—with a use and history that constructs how that image communicates.  Meed2: New Abstraction, looks at the materiality of […]

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‘Wide Open’ – Deadline June 27th

Call from: Dairy Barn Arts Center. The inaugural WideOpen photo exhibition, which celebrates all forms of photography, is a collaboration between the SONY Corporation, Ohio University’s School of Visual Communication and College of Fine Arts, and the Dairy Barn Arts Center.  This international juried exhibition of photographic mastery originates in Athens, Ohio, a community that […]

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‘Lucie Photo Book Prize’ – Deadline June 29th

Call from: Lucie Foundation. The Lucie Foundation is dedicated to celebrating all forms of photography, in print and online and is pleased to introduce the Lucie Photo Book Prize.  This program is a juried competition open to a diversity of book submissions- from traditionally published to prototypes, hand-made books to zines.  The awards are presented […]

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‘Direct Look’ – Deadline July 1st

Call from: PHOTODOC. FOTODOC Center for Documentary Photography at Sakharov center is pleased to announce our fourth annual international Direct Look photo contest.  Contest theme: problems pertaining to relations between individuals, society and state, as well as ways of addressing these problems. To enter/for more info: Click HERE

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‘Wonder’ – Deadline July 1st

Call from: The Center for Fine Art Photography. Wonder can be a moment, it’s a feeling, a curiosity, an experiment or a discovery.  It can also be the wonder of the natural world, fascinating cities, capricious animals and intriguing people around us.  It is often what inspires us to take a photograph and save the […]

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‘LensCulture Art Photography Awards’ – Deadline July 3rd

Call from: LensCulture. For the first-ever LensCulture Art Photography Awards, we want to discover and highlight the diverse and creative ways in which photographers are pushing the medium and reinventing our definitions of art made with photography. The possibilities are boundless—our mission is to celebrate all the techniques, methods, and stylistic approaches being used by […]

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‘The Altered World’ – Deadline July 5th

Call from: Southeast Center for Photography. The Altered World.  We want to celebrate photographic manipulation in all it’s forms at the SE Center.  Our juror, Claire Rosen, would like to see whimsy and less literal work with a strong concept.  Analog and digital manipulation in all its forms welcome.  Monochrome or color, all subjects, analog, […]

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‘Lies’ – Deadline July 6th

Call from: Colorado Photographic Arts Center. Photography has a complex relationship to truth that leads all the way back to the invention of the medium.  Our current culture adds to the immediacy of trickery, with claims of fake news and polarizing viewpoints, even without imagery to back it up – and what would an image […]

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‘Grayscale: A Picture Show’ – Deadline July 11th

Call from: BlackBox Gallery. Black Box Gallery is excited to announce a black and white juried group photo show.  There is often a classic, nostalgic and dynamic translation to black and white photography.  Black and white has an important tradition of luminous, well-crafted and thoughtfully composed imagery.  Contemporary photographers are involved in this dialog of […]

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‘The Essential’ – Deadline July 15th

Call from: LoosenArt. The Essential is the theme through which photographers and visual digital artists are invited to submit their work. The selected works will constitute the international collective exhibition ‘The Essential’, during the month of November 2018 in Rome city.  Accepted works will offer an original view of the theme, free from conventions and […]

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‘Now You Don’t – Photography & Extinction’ – Deadline July 15th

Call from: In the In-Between. What does it mean to watch species disappear?  What does this disappearance look like?  How can ecosystems and their destabilization be visualized?  How are the causes, effects, and issues related to extinction being documented and/or interpreted within photographic media?  In the In-Between is seeking photographic work of all types that […]

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‘Make a Splash’ – Deadline July 16th

Call from: US Dept. of Energy. The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Water Power Technologies Office is searching for the BEST photos of water power in the United States* with the just-announced Make a Splash Photo Contest.  In addition to the prizes described below, including a $2,000 cash prize, winning entries will be featured on […]

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‘Fauna’ – Deadline July 20th

Call from: Cultural Center of Cape Cod. Wildlife photography aims to capture a one-of-a-kind look at the wonders of the animal kingdom.  Embrace the wilderness with animal as the subject in their most powerful, raw, vulnerable, and natural form.  Show us FAUNA through your perspective, any and all methods of capture and process are welcome. […]

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‘Unique: Alternative Processes’ – Deadline July 23rd

Call from: A Smith Gallery. Photography started as a chemical experiment.  For many photographers it’s about the camera, for others it’s about what can be birthed once it leaves the thing and for others it is the possibility of making images that are miraculous orphans.  Any unique handmade prints are eligible.  Eligible prints include but […]

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‘Picturing Mental Health’ – Deadline July 29th

Call from: Davis Orton Gallery. Portfolio Showcase 4: Picturing Mental Health: portraits, still lifes, interiors, landscapes; series that visually communicate issues related to mental health.  About Portfolio Showcase: In each of six shows, the gallery features the portfolios of two photographers selected through a call for work.  The theme of each call is directly related […]

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‘Seven Deadly Sins’ – Deadline August 15th

Call from: Cotuit Center for the Arts. Seven Deadly Sins: Excellence in Photography – an international juried photography exhibit.  The second international juried photography exhibition presented by Cotuit Center for the Arts.  This year’s theme is the seven deadly sins.  We invite you to interpret the theme in any way that inspires you.  This broad category leaves […]

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‘National Juried Photography Exhibition’ – Deadline Aug. 24th

Call from: Wickford Art Association. The Wickford Art Association’s 2018 National Juried Photography Exhibition is your opportunity to exhibit the best of your photographic work at one of Southern New England’s finest art galleries with a 56-year history of promoting artistic excellence.  Open to non-members and members alike, there is no theme to constrain you.  […]

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‘Over the Photograph’ – Deadline Sept. 2nd

Call from: Davis Orton Gallery. Portfolio Showcase 5: Over the Photograph –Paint, Text, Stitches, Other (one of a kind or rephotographed).  About Portfolio Showcase: In each of six shows, the gallery features the portfolios of two photographers selected through a call for work.  The theme of each call is directly related to the scheduled exhibition. […]

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‘Surfaces’ – Deadline Sept. 15th

Call from: LoosenArt. The theme of the present call, ‘Surfaces’, refers to the space that delimits, separates and at the same time brings into contact what is inside and outside of any physical material object.  The surface understood as a place of contact through which we grasp meanings and informations that can involve us with […]

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‘Moved to Act’ – Deadline Oct. 7th

Call from: Davis Orton Gallery. Portfolio Showcase 6: Moved to Act: Demonstrations, Marches, Political Actions.  About Portfolio Showcase: In each of six shows, the gallery features the portfolios of two photographers selected through a call for work.  The theme of each call is directly related to the scheduled exhibition. To enter/for more info: Click HERE

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‘Books and Readers’ – Deadline Nov. 11th

Call from: Davis Orton Gallery. Davis Orton Gallery’s First Annual “Books and Readers” Group Show.  Accompanies Photobook Exhibition.  Call for Entries: photography, photo-based works.  Theme: Books and Readers. To enter/for more info: Click HERE

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‘Photobook’ – Deadline Nov. 11th

Call from: Davis Orton Gallery. PHOTOBOOK, an annual competition, is open to photographers in the United States and abroad who have self-published a photobook.  There are growing options available for self-publishing a book such as on-demand (blurb, lulu, viovio, iphoto, etc.); small run offset or web printing/publishing firms, binderies. If they have been hand-made/bound, they must be available in […]

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