Member Exhibition

2016 Members Museum Exhibit

Opening Reception: Aug 26, 2016 6:00-8:00pm
On View: Aug 27 to Oct 29, 2016

CLICK HERE for information on the museum exhibit and opening reception.

 

PBPC Museum

Exhibition Dates: Aug 27 to Oct 29, 2016

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES

Entries for the MEMBER’S Juried Exhibition must be submitted no later than June 25, 2016. A maximum of five images may be entered.

FEES

There is a non-refundable entry fee of $20 PER image submitted. A maximum of five images may be entered. Please make sure to include your membership fee if you aren’t a member, or if your membership has expired. Your membership must be active through October 29, 2016.

AWARDS

Best of Show: $950 Cash Award

Two Merit Awards: FREE Tuition for a FOTOfusion Passport or a Master Workshop of your choice.

JUROR

The juror for this year’s exhibition: Arnold Drapkin

Important Dates

20th Annual MEMBER’S Juried Exhibition CALENDAR

Opening Reception: Aug 26, 2016, 6pm-8pm
Exhibition Dates: Aug 27 – Oct 29, 2016

June 25 • Deadline for entries
July 16 • Notification of Juror’s decision
August 13 until 5pm • Postmark deadline for delivery of accepted artwork
August 26 • Exhibition Opening Reception
October 29 • Exhibition closes
Oct 31-Nov 5 • Photographers pick-up artwork


Phase 1: Submit Your Entries

NOTE: No frontal nudes will be accepted.

SUBMIT BY MAIL

Click the link below to download the entry form in Adobe Acrobat format. You may then mail the form to us along with a CD containing your entries. Please use the same file naming convention as for the online entry (see below).

CLICK HERE to download the entry form

SUBMIT ONLINE

Submissions can be made online via the instructions below.

Step 1: Please provide the following information in the entry form:

  • Provide all the information requested in the entry form and submit payment.
  • The entry fee is $20.00 per image submitted, up to 5 images.
  • Your Membership MUST be good through Oct 29, 2016 or you will be required to renew your membership. You may choose to renew your membership while filling out the submission form.

>CLICK HERE to see the different membership options. You may purchase your membership while filling out the entry form here in step 1.

Step 2: Please follow these requirements when preparing your images for submission:

  • Image metadata should contain proper Copyright and Title information as these will be used in the online gallery. Photoshop, Lightroom and other imaging applications allow the user to set this information.
  • All images must be in JPG format.
  • Image resolution 72 ppi and no more than 1200 pixels on the longest side.
  • Individual files must not exceed 2000KB (2MB) in size.
  • File names must be of the following format:
    Your last name followed by the underscore character, first name followed by the underscore character, and the number of your entry to match the image titles you submitted in Step 1, entry form.
    e.x.: doe_john_1.jpg doe_john_2.jpg etc.
  • File names must NOT contain spaces or any other punctuation characters other than dash or underscore: – and _

Any files not conforming to these specifications will not be accepted.

Phase 2: Notification of Juror’s Decision

You will be notified by July 16, 2016 of the juror’s decision. If any of your entries are accepted, you will be asked to provide exhibition prints conforming to the specifications below. If none of your images are accepted, then you have nothing more to do.

EXHIBITION PRINTS

All images accepted for exhibition must be matted and framed in accordance with professional standards. The Centre recognizes that some work is non-traditional and incorporates the framing as an integral part of the presentation. To encourage participation by photographers from around the world, optional printing and framing services are available. Additional details will be provided upon request.

Framed matted artwork measuring more than 32″ in any direction will not be accepted for exhibition. Framed artwork must not contain glass, only plexiglass or plastic is allowed. Images themselves must be under 28″ in any direction. All artwork should be ready to install and be properly identified with the provided label securely attached. The Juror’s decision is final. No substitutions will be granted.

Identification labels MUST be attached to your prints. You may download and print the labels below.

DELIVERY & PICK-UP

Original artwork accepted for exhibition must be delivered no later than 5:00 pm on August 13, and picked up no later than 5:00 pm, November 5, 2016. Artwork will not be released to any person other than the photographer without written authorization from the photographer to the Palm Beach Photographic Centre. Please notify us in advance if you need us to hold your work past November 5th, 2016.

SHIPPING REQUIREMENTS

Accepted photographers are responsible for all shipping arrangements and expenses. Round-trip shipping expenses must be prepaid. Those entries sent collect will not be accepted. Please allow two weeks for shipment. Artwork must be packed in reusable packing, and all packing material must be sufficient for safe return. Crates must be clearly and properly labeled for return shipment.
Please ship all materials to the following address:

PALM BEACH PHOTOGRAPHIC CENTRE
MEMBER’S Juried Exhibition
415 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
561.253-2600

INSURANCE

While caution will be exercised in the handling of accepted artwork, the Palm Beach Photographic Centre cannot assume liability for loss or damage caused by shipping or hand-delivery of artwork. It is the responsibility of the artist to provide adequate insurance coverage for their artwork.

AGREEMENT

The submission of works to this exhibition will constitute an agreement to all of the conditions in this prospectus. Please read the entire prospectus to familiarize yourself with the terms of agreement and important deadline information.

By entering the competition, the photographer grants the Palm Beach Photographic Centre permission to reproduce their artwork for publicity and/or educational purposes.