31ST ANNUAL JURIED MEMBERSHIP EXHIBITION
Juror, Lisa Sutcliffe, Curator of Photography, Milwaukee Art Museum
THIS CALL IS CURRENTLY CLOSED
As a members-based organization, HCP proudly holds a call for entries for its Annual Juried Membership Exhibition. Juried by an internationally acclaimed specialist in the field, members' work is selected for exhibition in the HCP galleries.
Three juror commendations will receive Beth Block Juried Membership Honoraria of $500, supported by The Beth Block Foundation.
ENTRY FEE: $35
MEMBERSHIP FEE: Starting at $35
TOTAL COSTS: $75+
All Entrants must be, or become, HCP members at the time of submission.
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CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR THIS CALL FOR ENTRY
You must log into your cafe.org account to see the call for entry
*You will need to create a new account to upload images.
RULES FOR ENTRY
HCP Artist/Photographer Level members ($250 Level or above), are eligible to waive the entry for one call for entry a year. Please contact email@example.com to let us know you are an HCP Artist/Photographer Level ($250+) member or above and that you would like to submit to the 31st Annual Juried Membership Exhibition Call for Entries.
Lisa Sutcliffe has a wide-ranging curatorial record from her time at SFMoMA. Most recently, she organized the SFMOMA presentation of Naoya Hatakeyama: Natural Stories in association with the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography. In 2009, she organized The Provoke Era: Postwar Japanese Photography, the first survey of SFMOMA’s internationally renowned collection of Japanese photography, and Photography Now: China, Japan, Korea. Additionally, she served as assistant curator for Rineke Dijkstra: A Retrospective co-organized with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (2012); and Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera Since 1870, co-organized with Tate Modern (2010).
Sutcliffe has organized film screenings, lectures and panels with internationally acclaimed artists at SFMOMA and other Bay Area institutions, and written about contemporary art and photography for diverse publications, and contributed to books for artists including Penelope Umbrico, Sean McFarland, and a forthcoming publication with Naoya Hatakeyama.
- Participants must be or become HCP members (any level) at the time of submission.
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*If you are an HCP Artist/Photographer level member ($250) or above you can waive the fee for one call for entry. If you would like to waive this fee please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you a discount code.
- The competition is open to all artists working in photographic and lens-based work.
- Any photographic process is acceptable as long as it is:
o Original work
o Still in development within the last two years
o The body of work submitted as a whole has not been exhibited in a previous HCP Exhibition.
There is a $35 entry, which includes entry for 10 images or video. The maximum number of images artist can submit is 10. You are not required to submit 10 images. You may submit more than one entry. Each entry is $35.
RULES FOR ENTRY:
- All submissions will go through CALLFORENTRY.ORG, you can create a free account
- Entrants should upload up to 10 images or videos, an artist statement, and a resume/bio
- Acceptance will be based on the body of work by each artist rather than on individual images.
STEP 1. Verify your HCP Membership
If you are a member but do not know your membership number please contact Alex Irvine at 713-529-4755 x17 or email@example.com
If you are not a member of HCP you can become one online HERE
YOU MUST BE AN HCP MEMBER TO COMPLETE YOUR SUBMISSION!
HCP Memberships are non-refundable.
STEP 2. Prepare your images and all related texts.
Carefully edit a group of no more than 10 images or videos that describe your current lens-based work. Save a copy of the images as 1920 px long on the longest side. For detailed instruction on how to resize your images click HERE
You will also need to have the following information available:
a. an artist statement
b. a resume, c/v, or bio
c. specific information for each piece:
o Title (for identification purposes)
o Year of exposure
o Size (height X width)
o Medium of finished work (inkjet print, chromogenic print, etc.)
o Pricing (estimate of final print value)
STEP 3. Uploading Images and text to CALLFORENTRY.ORG
Create a free account on callforentry.org or log in to an existing account to upload your images and text.
STEP 4. Apply to Houston Center for Photography’s call for entry
a. log on to callforentry.org and make sure you are logged into your profile
b. on the top tool bar click Apply to Calls
c. scroll through the list to find Houston Center for Photography (it is set default to sort alphabetically so we should be almost halfway down the page)
d. click APPLY TO THIS CALL
e. accept the agreement for submission
f. Copy/Paste all text (Artist Statement, Resume, CV) into appropriate text boxes
g. Answer the remaining questions (you will need your membership number)
h. Add the images from your profile you would like to submit for this call for entry
i. Save your application
j. Complete your submission
STEP 5. Submit and Payment
Confirm that you are a member of HCP. If you are unsure of your membership please email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are not currently a member of HCP please sign up for a membership HERE before completing your submission. We will contact all non-members at the close of the call and notify them that their submissions will be ineligible for selection and will not be included in the submissions reviewed by the Juror.
*If you are an HCP Artist/Photographer level ($250) member or above you can waive the fee for one call for entry. If you would like to waive this fee please contact us at email@example.com and we will send you a discount code.
After you receive an email receipt of payment, your submission process is complete.
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NOTIFICATION OF RETURN: Applicants will be notified by MAY 24, 2013. HCP retains the right to reject any selected work that differs from the work submitted.
LIABILITY & AGREEMENT: Works will be insured while on the premises of HCP. However, HCP cannot be responsible for damage or loss during transit. HCP retains the right to display and reproduce work accepted for this exhibition for publicity and promotional purposes.
- Exhibiting artists pay for round-trip shipping of their work. Please do not ship work with packaging ‘peanuts.’
- Upon your acceptance, the work to be exhibited must be delivered ready-to-hang, and any pedestals or hardware needed for installation of the work. We require Black or White wood frames and bright white matting if applicable.
- Artists exhibiting slide or video projection, installation or sculptural works beyond a two dimensional format must provide the hardware and equipment necessary to exhibit the work as it is intended to be shown. HCP does not provide slide or video projectors.
- Your entry constitutes understanding and agreement with the conditions outlined in this prospectus.
MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS TO HCP INCLUDE: Subscription to Spot, discounts on workshops, and educational programs, access to members-only portfolio reviews, invitations to receptions, lectures, tours and special events. Membership also includes discounts at Connections program institutions and on Aperture magazine. Members have the opportunity to enter our other calls for entry, including HCP’s annual Fellowship competition (entry fee not included).
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Applicant Submission Deadline: April 23, 2013
Applicant Notifications Sent: MAY 24, 2013
Exhibition Dates: JULY 12 - AUGUST 23, 2013
Opening Reception: FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2013, 6 - 8 P.M.
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FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR SUBMISSION PLEASE CONTACT:
Caroline Docwra, Education and Exhibitions Coordinator
TO VERIFY MEMBERSHIP PLEASE CONTACT:
Alex Irvine, Membership and Administrative Coordinator