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Learning Curve 11: HCP’s Student Exhibition

Juried by Haley Berkman, Curatorial Assistant, the Menil Collection, Houston, TX

Learning Curve is an annual exhibition of selected work made by HCP´s students from the past year. From digital to alternative processes, the exhibition highlights the various educational programs HCP offers through its Learning Center.

The Houston Center for Photography offers over 300 workshops and classes a year ranging in skill level and medium reaching over 1,000 lifelong learners. The instructors that lead these photography workshops are local professional photographers and artists that are able to share their knowledge with the Houston community. In addition to the group of instructors from Houston, HCP also hosts classes taught by visiting artists from across the nation such as Duane Michals, Dornith Doherty, Susan Burnstine, Henry Horenstein, and Joni Sternbach. With a large and experienced group of instructors, HCP is able to offer something to students of all levels and photographic experiences.

HCP’s next Learning Curve exhibition is on view in the East Gallery from September 7, 2018 to November 11, 2018.


Anyone who has taken a class or workshop at HCP between January 2017 and June 2018 is invited to submit work for this exhibition.

How to Enter
  • To enter, upload up to five images and artist statement
  • Include image details: Title, Medium, Year, Dimensions
  • There is no fee to submit your images and participate in this exhibition.

The Artwork
Artwork selected to be included in the exhibition must:
  • Have been taken within the past year
  • Be framed in a black frame no larger than 16″ x 20″ – ready to hang
  • Have a submission form with the print
  • Bright white mats only

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Important Dates

  • Call For Entry Opens: Monday, June 4. 2018
  • Submission Deadline: Monday, June 25, 2018
  • Notification (via email): Friday, August 3, 2018
  • Submissions Drop-off: Monday, August 13 – Friday, August 24 (during gallery hours), 2018
  • Opening Reception: Friday, September 7, 5:30pm – 8pm
  • Exhibition dates: September 7 through November 11, 2018
  • Work Pick-up Date: Starting Monday, November 12, 2018 (work not picked up after 30 days becomes property of HCP)

For more information

Please contact us at 713.529.4755 or by email below.

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