Image Credits Top: David Zimmerman | Christa Blackwood / Bottom: Jim Shirey | Barry Steven Greff
THEME | NATURAL WORLD
The natural world can be seen from the subatomic to the cosmic. It can be raw, powerful, serene, destructive, fertile and delicate. This exhibition will illustrate the varied aspects of nature. All interpretations of this theme and photographic processes are welcome.
JUROR | SUSAN SPIRITUS
Susan Spiritus is the director of Susan Spiritus Gallery in Newport Beach, California. Susan Spiritus has been a leader in the field of fine art photography for over thirty years, opening the doors to her Southern California gallery in 1976 so that she could share her passion for photography with others.
HONORS | AWARDS
With selection for this exhibition, the artists are invited to join C4FAP on the reception weekend for reviews with the juror Susan Spiritus, portfolio share, and an artists’ lunch at C4FAP. An international audience of collectors, curators, art consultants and other advocates of fine art photography will view the chosen artist’s work throughout the exhibition. Each participant is included in the Center’s Main Gallery exhibition in Fort Collins, Colorado and Online Gallery exhibition. In order to be included in the online gallery or to receive an award, you must provide a professionally printed and framed/mounted image for gallery exhibition. All chosen artists will be included in the exhibition catalog.
JURORS SELECTION | $500
DIRECTOR’S SELECTION | $250
2 LIVEBOOKS WEBSITE AWARDS | Valued at $399 from liveBooks.com
HONORABLE MENTION AWARDS | 2-year membership and a three image submission to a call for entry.
EXHIBIT PRINTS: All images accepted for exhibition must be printed and framed or mounted professionally. The Center recognizes that some work is non traditional and incorporates the framing as an integral part of the presentation. Please no colored mats or frames. Black or white mats and frames only, unless you obtain prior approval. To encourage participation by photographers from around the world, the Center offers optional, professional, economical printing and framing services. Additional details will be provided upon request.
ACCEPTANCE NOTICE: Everyone who submits will receive an email notification ofacceptance or non-acceptance. Accepted images will be posted on the Center’s website along with exhibition instructions.
ENTRIES DUE | January 29, 2014
NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE | February 13, 2014
EXHIBITION DATES | April 12 – May 17, 2014
PUBLIC + ARTISTS’ RECEPTION | May 2 from 6-9pm
SUBMISSION | ENTRY FEE
MEMBERS | $20 for the first five images.
NON-MEMBERS | $35 for the first five images
ADDITIONAL IMAGES may be submitted for $10 each. There is no limit to the number of imagesthat may be submitted. Applicants signing up for membership at the time they submit will receive the automatic discounted entry fee.
Note: Images selected by jurors for exhibition at the Center in the previous 12 months are NOT eligible.Images previously submitted but not yet selected for exhibition may be resubmitted.
ELIGIBILITY: The exhibition is open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate in its exhibitions.
IMAGE UPLOAD GUIDELINES
All images are submitted online on our website. To submit images visit our home page, create an account or Login to your existing account to begin. Further instructions are available in the Calls for Entry Section of our website.http://www.c4fap.org/exhibitions/natural-world-susan-spiritus/
USE RIGHTS: Each artist retains all copyrights to their own images and Artist’s recognition is provided with any use. By submission for jurying, artists whose submissions are chosen for the exhibition grant The Center for Fine Art Photography the right to use their images for the purpose of promoting exhibitions, promoting the Center’s programs, promoting the artist and subsequent display on the Center’s website of current and past exhibitions. Promotions and images may also be placed on social networks for The Center for Fine Art Photography. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated without further contact or compensation from the Center. Artist’s recognition is provided with any use.