Image detail by Mark Lyon, 21st Juried Exhibition, 2nd Place Winner
CALL FOR ENTRIES…

PCNW 22ND JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

JURORS: Conor Risch, PDN Senior Editor + Lara Behnert, Starbucks Senior Manager, Creative

OPEN TO ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS, OPEN THEME
Submission Deadline: EXTENDED to November 15, 2018
Fee: $50 for 5 images, $5 for each additional image up to 5 (10 total)

Selection Announced: early December
Selected works received in-house: January 9th
Exhibit: January 17 – March 14, 2019

HOW TO ENTER

Registration is now open on the CAFE website (click here). You can prep your materials in advance by following these specs below.

  • File format: JPEG only
  • File dimensions: No smaller than 1920 pixels on the longest side
  • File resolution: 72 ppi/dpi (standard web resolution)
  • File size: 5 MB maximum

 

DEADLINE: EXTENDED to NOVEMBER 15, 2018

All entries must be submitted via www.callforentry.org by 10:59 pm (PST) on November 15, 2018. Contact frontdesk@pcnw.org or 206-720-7222 ext. 10 with questions.

ENTRY FEE

The entry fee is $50 for 5 jpgs (minimum) and we encourage an artist’s statement. You may add additional jpgs for $5 each, up to 10 total. Payment must be in U.S. Dollars. Entry fees are non-refundable.

Questions about how to enter, what to submit, and how the jury process works? Watch this Facebook Live Q&A for answers to those questions and more!

NOTIFICATION

A list of accepted artists will be posted on this page on early December. Selected artists will be notified by email and telephone. The framed work will need to arrive by January 9th. Artists will be responsible for shipping their framed work to and from the gallery.

COMMISSION

Work selected by the judge for the juried show will be exhibited at PCNW. All sales of work in the juried show will be conducted by PCNW and PCNW will retain a 50% commission on all work sold. The artist can determine if they wish to sell their work.

AWARDS

To be announced.

YOUR RIGHTS

You will retain all rights to any photograph you submit, including ownership if applicable. If your image is selected for the juried competition exhibition, you grant Photo Center NW a nonexclusive right, in perpetuity, to: Use, in connection with the current Annual Photo Competition Exhibition, your name, city, state and country of residence in PCNW promotions and publications. Use, in connection with the current Annual Photo Competition Exhibition, your image on partner and third party promotions and publications. Keep the files provided, and to archive the images in electronic forms, so that your photos can be used in connection with the current Annual Photo Competition Exhibition. As conditions of this permission, PCNW shall credit all photographs with the caption “C Person’s Name.”

PAST JURORS

1995 – Duane Michals, Artist
1996 – Joyce Tenneson, Artist
1997 – Jock Sturges, Artist and Trevor Fairbrother, Curator, Seattle Art Museum
1998 – Keith Carter, Artist
1999 – Linda Connor, Artist, Educator
2001 – Chien-Chi Chang, Photographer, Magnum Photos
2002 – Michael Kenna, Artist
2003 – Anne Wilkes Tucker, Curator, Museum of Fine Art Houston
2004 – Roy Flukinger, Curator, Harry Ransom Center
2005 – Mary Virginia Swanson, Consultant, Educator, MVS
2006 – Paul Kopeikin, Paul Kopeikin Gallery
2007 – Charlotte Cotton, Curator, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
2008 – Rod Slemmons, Director, Museum of Contemporary Photography
2009 – Jen Bekman, Jen Bekman Gallery, 20×200
2010 – Denise Wolff, Editor, Aperture
2011 – Karen Irvine, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Photography
2012 – W.M. Hunt, Collector and Curator
2013 – John A. Bennette, Collector and Curator
2014 – Whitney C. Johnson, Director of Photography, The New Yorker
2015 – Julia Dolan, Minor White Curator of Photography, Portland Art Museum
2017 – Sandra Phillips, Curator Emeritus, SF MOMA (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art)

1ST PLACE WINNERS

1995 – James Soe Nyun
1996 – Phil Borges
1997 – Trina Kyounghui Yi-Weston
1998 – Lisa Hohlfeld
1999 – Frank Noelker
2001 – Sarah Oehl
2002 – Nanette Vinson
2003 – (tie) Cat Gwynn & Patricia Sandler
2004 – Dennis Chamberlin
2005 – Peter de Lory
2006 – Joelle Jensen
2007 – Sung Jin Park
2008 – Sally Ketcham
2009 – James Luckett
2010 – Adam Satushek
2011 – Laura Plageman
2012 – Lauren Marsolier
2013 – Tuan Cao
2014 – Alejandra Carles-Tolra
2015 – Meike J. Paniza, Sparks
2017 – Hiroyo Kaneko