Approaching deadlines

A gentle reminder about some upcoming and extended deadlines for photographers: Friday June 4: Humble Arts Foundation's "The Collector's Guide to New Art Photography"

The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography: Volume Two is a 228-page annual guidebook distributed complimentary to key collectors, gallerist, curators, and various art professionals. It publishes some of the most challenging and innovative new photographic work from 100 photographers internationally, and aims to extend Humble’s mission by connecting early-career photographers with decision makers in contemporary art.

Friday June 4: Applications for The Eddie Adams Workshop

The Eddie Adams Workshop is an intense four-day gathering of the top photography professionals, along with 100 carefully selected students. The photography workshop is tuition-free, and the 100 students are chosen based on the merit of their portfolios.

Saturday June 12: Present Tense: 15th Annual Photographic Competition Exhibition

The Photo Center is pleased to announce our 15th Annual Photo Competition Exhibition, Present Tense and our esteemed juror, Denise Wolff, of Aperture. Selected entries will be exhibited in Seattle, WA at the Photo Center during the months of August and September 2010. The exhibition title, Present Tense, refers to state of the medium today. In recent times, we have heard intense debate about the direction of photography: questions about the future of the medium, fears surrounding the decrease in magazine production and funding for content, the threat of potential extinction of the physical book, cynical commentaries that originality is a thing of the is the time for photographers to take stock of their work and their vision, to take risks, rather than play it safe.

Monday June 14: Foto8 SummerShow 2010

After the enormous success of the previous years’ Summer Shows, Foto8 and HOST Gallery are pleased to announce the call for entries for the third-annual Foto8 Summer Show: a photographic award, exhibition and print fair. The show will follow in Foto8’s tradition of supporting and encouraging work by contemporary and independent photographers.

And a couple more deadlines that are farther off but you should be aware of:

Wednesday July 14: Aperture Portfolio Prize

The purpose of the Aperture Portfolio Prize is to identify trends in contemporary photography and specific artists whom we can help by bringing them to a wider audience. In choosing the first-prize winner and runners-up, we are looking for work that is fresh and that hasn’t been widely seen in major publications or exhibition venues.

Thursday July 15: Women in Photography 2010 WIP- LTI / Lightside Individual Project Grant

Women in Photography is pleased to announce the 2010 WIP- LTI / Lightside Individual Project Grant, funded by LTI / Lightside Photographic Services with guest judge Karen Irvine. The $3,000 grant award will provide funding to one female photographer to support project costs. In addition WIPNYC is excited to announce the 2010 WIP- LTI / Lightside Materials Grant, funded by Kodak. This grant provides $1000 in artists choice of Kodak materials and will be awarded to one female photographer.