- Houston Center for Photography is pleased to announce its 29th Annual Juried Membership Exhibition Call for Entries
. This year's juror is Ariel Shanberg, Executive Director of the Center for Photography at Woodstock. The deadline for submissions is midnight, March 18, 2011. Please note that this is a postmark deadline.
Selected images will be on view in all three of HCP's galleries from July 8 - August 21, 2011. The opening reception will be held on Friday, July 8, 2011 from 6 - 8 p.m. with the juror in attendance.
A celebrated tradition for almost 30 years and consistently a broad-ranging exhibition, HCP's Annual Juried Membership Exhibition presents contemporary photographers' work chosen by a renowned juror each year. The exhibition gives members of HCP the opportunity to exhibit their work alongside their peers and introduces new photographic and related media work to all HCP visitors.
We encourage current and new members to submit work for consideration in this exhibition. The exhibition is always a summer favorite among members and visitors. HCP members are the heart of the organization and this exhibition is an opportunity to showcase their work.
The entry fee for the 28th Annual Juried Membership Exhibition is $35; this flat fee covers the submission of up to 10 images.
Participants must either be or become members of HCP to enter the competition. Applicants can join or renew online, by mail, or in person at HCP’s location on 1441 W. Alabama, Houston, TX 77006.
ABOUT THE JUROR
: Ariel Shanberg is Executive Director of the Center for Photography at Woodstock and also serves as the Editor of CPW's PQ (Photography Quarterly). Shanberg has curated many exhibitions at CPW, and other venues including Light Factory, the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, the Miss Porters' School. He has served as a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts, Media Alliance's Media Action Grant, Light Works' Regional Photographers' Grant, and a reviewer at both regional & national SPE conferences, FotoFest, and Rhubarb Rhubarb. Shanberg has also been an invited speaker at Bucknell, Syracuse, and Rutgers Universities and has contributed essays on the works of various photographers for monographs and such publications as Contact Sheet, European Photography, and Nueva Luz. He holds a BFA in painting from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.