CALL FOR ENTRIES


7TH ANNUAL MIDWEST PHOTO EMERGE


ENTRY DEADLINE: JANUARY 15

SELECTED WORK: FEBRUARY 20

DELIVERY OF WORK: MARCH 22

EXHIBITION DATES: MARCH 29 - APRIL 12

$250 EMERGE FELLOWSHIP AWARD

$40 ENTRY FEE

SUBMIT 5 IMAGES FOR $40,

$5 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL IMAGE

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CALL FOR ENTRIES TERMS AND CONDITIONS


INFORMATION AND ELIGIBILITY

Open to all emerging photographers nationwide in the USA. All photographic media is welcome; black & white gelatin silver prints, color c-prints, digital prints, alternative processes, etc...

This is the seventh year of the EMERGE competition. We are looking to give one $250 EMERGE Fellowship Award and exhibition opportunities to emerging photographers. This fellowship opportunity is geared toward photographers looking to launch their art careers through the exposure of exhibition.

Selection will be based upon the series of work submitted by each artist rather than solely on individual images. A brief artist statement is optional.

Selected artists will have their work featured in the exhibition and online. One recipient will be awarded the $250 EMERGE Fellowship Award, and receive one year artist representation by MWCP online.


SUBMISSION FORMAT

Select the number of images and click "add to cart". Check out at the PayPal form. Please note that there is not an upload form, and you should simply Email your photographs to info@mwcponline.org in jpeg format: 72 dpi, no larger than 3000 x 3000 pixels. Name each file with your name and the corresponding number from the entry information below, for example: smith_jane_1.jpg. List the information requested below in a Microsoft Word document. When sending your email, attach your photographs and info, and email to info@mwcponline.org. Provide the following information for each image submitted:

NAME

ADDRESS

CITY, STATE

PHONE

EMAIL

WEBSITE (OPTIONAL)


TITLE #1, #2, #3, #4, #5 etc...

MEDIUM (C-Print, silver print, ink jet print, etc...)

DIMENSIONS

YEAR

SALE PRICE

PRESENTATION (describe matting and framing)

ARTIST STATEMENT (OPTIONAL)

HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THIS CALL FOR ENTRY? (OPTIONAL)



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NOTIFICATION OF SELECTED PHOTOGRAPHERS

Selected photographers will be posted online at www.mwcponline.com. Our group email will be sent with a list of names of selected photographers. Photographers who sumbitted must check this information for the list of names. Instructions for the exhibition will be sent to selected photographers via email after the curation of the gallery space is completed. Please reply to the email to confirm participation in the exhibition.


EXHIBITION FORMAT

All photographic works should be ready to hang on the wall for the exhibition, framed or mounted to sturdy substrate material. Please indicate if alternative presentation is required. MWCP offers printing and framing services, we also offer standard size rental frames.


SHIPPING OF WORK

Exhibiting artists are expected to cover the round trip shipping costs for their work. Please ship the work in reusable packaging, please package the work in sturdy containers with plenty of cushion material. Include in your packaging the return shipping labels for the package, for example: Fed Ex or UPS pre-printed return shipping label, please do not send U.S. postage stamps for return.


ASSOCIATED FEES AND INFORMATION

Not all photograpers who enter the call for entries will be selected for the exhibition, and photographers who are selected may not have all individual images chosen to be included in the exhibition. Each photographer selected to be in the exhibition will be charged a $20 exhibition fee to cover all aspects of the installation and handling of the artwork. There is a 40% gallery commission for work sold. MWCP reserves the right to reproduce images for promotional and publication purposes, if necessary. Any work that differs significantly from the entry, arrives at the gallery after the deadline, or is sub-standard quality will be disqualified from the exhibit. MWCP cannot be responsible for damage or loss during shipping. Photographers must provide the return shipment labels for their work, any work that is left at the gallery for a period of one year without shpping arrangements made will be donated to the MWCP Benefit Auction. Email addresses will be added to our email list. Entry fees are non-refundable, no exceptions. By submitting work to the call for entries you agree to all terms and conditions set forth in this entry page.

MIDWEST PHOTO EMERGE