Houston, TX – Houston Center for Photography (HCP) announces its 2011 Photography Fellowship Competition. Two fellowship recipients will be awarded $2,000 each and a solo exhibition at HCP in the summer of 2011. One Houston-based artist (residing within a 100 mile radius of Houston including Beaumont, Galveston, and College Station areas) will receive the Carol Crow Memorial Fellowship and another artist from anywhere in the world will receive the HCP Fellowship. Jen Bekman and Jeffrey Teuton of Jen Bekman Projects (New York, NY), will jury the fellowship selection.
HCPs Fellowships are geared towards the completion and presentation of new work; submissions of work-in-progress are acceptable. The competition is open to all photographic, film/video, and lens-based work, including installation.
Please visit www.hcponline.org and visit the “opportunities” section of the website for further details on how to submit. PDF forms can be downloaded from the website, or submissions may be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Houston Center for Photography
HCP's mission is to increase society's understanding and appreciation of photography and its evolving role in contemporary culture. HCP strives to encourage artists, build audiences, stimulate dialogue, and promote inquiry about photography and related media through education, exhibitions, publications, fellowship programs, and community collaboration. HCP is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving as a resource to its members and the community with programs that have regional and national impact.
Houston Center for Photography is supported by the Brown Foundation; City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance; Houston Endowment; Anonymous; Drs. Patricia J. Eifel and Jim Belli; The Eleanor and Frank Freed Foundation; Locke, Lord, Bissell & Liddell; National Endowment for the Arts; QUE Imaging; Texas Commission on the Arts; Art Colony Association; Cemo Family Foundation; City of Houston, Mayors Initiative through HAA; Clayton Dabney Foundation; Frazier King; Antonio Manega, Gazer Design Group; Muffy and Alexander K. McLanahan; The Simmons Foundation; SINAPPS; Southern Union; The Simmons Foundation; The Wortham Foundation; Amy and Christopher Ashby; Bergner & Johnson; Shelley Calton; Marcia and Charlie Gerhardt; JoAnn Russell and Robert Gulley; Betty Pecore and Howard Hilliard; Barbara and Geoffrey Koslov; Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen; James E. Maloney; Celia and Jay Munisteri; W. Burt Nelson; Chris and Don Sanders; Texas Children's Hospital; Lillian and Robert Warren; Bob Abbinanti; Julie and Drew Alexander; Deborah Bay and Edgar Browning; Charles Butt; Marty Carden; Susan and Patrick Cook; Becky Roof and Robert Cutts; Sarah Balinskas and Jeff DeBevec; Linnet F. Deily; Bevin and Dan Dubrowski; JBD Foundation; John Cleary Gallery; Wendy and Mavis Kelsey, Jr.; Sherry and James Kempner; Mickey and Mike Marvins; Libbie J. Masterson; Jane Schmitt and David P. McClain; Joan Morgenstern; Pia Puno; Robertson-Finley Foundation; Kathryn Urbanek and Martin Lassoff; Patricia and Paul Winkler; Debra and Thomas Yale; Lois and Stephen Zamora
HCP is located at 1441 West Alabama in the Museum District of Houston. Gallery hours are: Wednesdays & Fridays, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Thursdays, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturdays & Sundays, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. For more information, please call 713-529-4755 or visit www.hcponline.org.