2018 National Competition
SohoPhotoGallery is pleased to announce its 23rd National Competition. The gallery, located in lower Manhattan, is New York City’s longest running co-operative photography gallery. All photo-based works are eligible, with no limitation as to subject matter or technique. All selected photographs will be exhibited at the gallery from July 5th to July 21st 2018.
ABOUT THE COMPETITION
The juror, Paula Tognarelli will choose approximately 40 photographs for the exhibition. Cash prizes for first, second and third place winners will be awarded and up to four honorable mentions will be given as well. The photographers chosen, as well as the award winners, will be notified by email on or about May 15. The juror’s selections will also be posted on the Soho Photo website.
Paula Tognarelli is the Executive Director and Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography. The Griffin Museum of Photography located in Winchester outside Boston, Massachusetts, is a nonprofit photography museum whose mission is to promote an appreciation of photographic art and a broader understanding of its visual, emotional and social impact. Ms. Tognarelli is responsible for producing over 54 exhibitions a year at the Griffin and its surrounding satellite and online gallery spaces. She holds an M.S. in Arts Administration from Boston University, BA from Regis College, is a graduate of the New England School of Photography and pursued her Masters in Education at Lesley University. Her full bio may be viewed at http://griffinmuseum.org/staff/#paula.
Upload jpeg digital images at spg.slideroom.com. Files must be no larger than 1220 pixels (longest dimension) at 72 dpi. The competition is open to all photographers age 18 years old or older, who are residents of the United States, excluding members of Soho Photo Gallery.
FEES 1-7 images $50 / 8-15 images $75
The awards include cash prizes from Soho Photo Gallery for 1st ($300), 2nd ($200), and 3rd place ($100). There will also be a minimum of two Honorable Mentions, and special gifts from our sponsor. The sponsor for this year’s Competition is Archival Methods, Inc..
Photographs must be suitably prepared for gallery presentation or will not be accepted. Maximum height or width (including frame) of exhibited work cannot exceed 48 inches. Packing and delivery instructions will be emailed to participants. Printing, mounting and framing of each piece must be gallery quality. Work must be wired for hanging. Soho Photo Gallery reserves the right to publish winning images on our website and social media. Copyright retained by the photographer.
COMMISSION AND INSURANCE
The Gallery’s commission for the sale of prints is 30%. Although we will make reasonable efforts to protect your work while it is in our possession, we are not legally responsible for it. Consider insuring your work for the time it is in the gallery.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION MAY 1, 2018
NOTIFICATION MAY 15, 2018
ACCEPTED WORK DUE AT THE GALLERY JUNE 23, 2018
EXHIBITION JULY 5 – JULY 23, 2018
OPENING RECEPTION JULY 5, 2018
PICKUP WORK JULY 23, 2018</h2
Martim Meirelles (First Place)
Lisa McCord (Second Place)
Jim Nickelson (Third Place)
Joana P. Cardozo (Honorable Mention)
Tira Khan (Honorable Mention)
Jamie Johnson (Honorable Mention)
Reuben Radding (Honorable Mention)
Jung S Kim
Joyce P Lopez
Diana Nicholette Jeon
Sheri Lynn Behr
Susan Rosenberg Jones