Wednesday, September 28, 2016

awards│Geometry 2016 contest New York Center For Photographic Art, NYC, USA



I am very pleased to announce that my image "The Trembling Living World Will Congeal Into a Perfect Shape Nearly Geometrical" has been selected by juror LOUISE CLEMENTS as a Third Place winner in the GEOMETRY 2016 International Juried Photographic Call for Entry of New York Center For Photographic Art.

I found out abut the juror's selections on May 13, 2016 in an e-mail:"With over 1200 images submitted this is an achievement to be proud of. Attached is a questionnaire and instruction sheet for the submission of your image for the exhibition to be held at the Jadite Gallery in the exciting Hell’s Kitchen area in Manhattan in October 2016."

JUROR: LOUISE CLEMENTSArtistic Director of QUAD and FORMAT International Photography FestivalLouise Clements is Artistic Director of QUAD, a centre for contemporary art, film and new technologies in Derby UK, since 2001, and Artistic Director of FORMAT International Photography Festival since 2004. Louise lives and works in the UK and internationally.An independent curator since 1998, she has initiated commissions, publications, mass participation, art, film and photography exhibitions. She is a juror, portfolio reviewer, workshop leader, speaker and award nominator throughout Europe, America and Asia.She has been guest curator at many international art festivals in Delhi, Hong Kong, the Netherlands. Switzerland, Italy. Specifically she has also curated at many international photography festivals including - Dong Gang Photography Festival (South Korea, 2013); Dali Photography Festival (China, 2013); Photoquai Biennale (Paris, 2015); Hamburg Photo Triennial (Container City, Germany, 2015).Louise writes for books and magazines, has been the guest Editor for OjodePez(Italy), HijackedIII (Australia), PhotoCinema(uk), Archivo (Portugal), South Korean Photography Magazine and has been editor at large for photo publication 1000 Words www.1000wordsmag.com as well as acting as advisor to WYNG Master Awards Hong Kong and the Artists Pension Trust.www.derbyquad.co.uk www.formatfestival.com

About the contest:
The New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, etc.). Winners will receive $3,000 in cash awards, be featured in a New York Gallery Exhibition, on the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the GEOMETRY 2016 catalog. The Grand Prize winning image will be posted on the NYC4PA home page.We are very excited that Winners and Juror’s Selections will have the opportunity to participate in a gallery show, OCTOBER 4-15, 2016 at the JADITE GALLERY in the exciting Hell’s Kitchen area in Manhattan.

GEOMETRYPhotographic composition uses geometric concepts each time the artist determines where to place a focal point and how to fill the frame. Other elements that may catch the viewers eye are texture, color, shape.For this call send us your images with a geometric shape or shapes as an important compositional element. Two dimensional angles, arcs, circles or triangles as well as three dimensional pyramids, spheres, cubes and even tetrahedrons are all fair game. They may be part of the image as photographed or applied through post processing techniques such as collage, digital manipulation etc.

EXHIBITION AND AWARDS:Grand Prize: One photographer will receive $750. The image will be part of the New York gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and the exhibition catalog. It will be featured on the home page of NYC4PA website. · First Prizes: 3 photographers will each receive $300. Their images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.· Second Prizes: 3 photographers will each receive $250. Their images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.· Third Prizes: 3 photographers will each receive $200. Their images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.· Jurors’ Selections: 15 additional images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.· Honorable Mention: 20 additional images will be exhibited in the Online Gallery and listed in the exhibition catalog.

ELIGIBILITY:This Call for Entries is open worldwide to both amateur and professional photographers. NYC4PA invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. Only 2-D work is eligible.

Check out "GEOMTRY 2016" gallery online:http://www.nyc4pa.com/geometry-2016-1

Check out the NYC4PA website:http://www.nyc4pa.com/

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