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The jurors have selected work from: Morgan Anderson, Philip Bagley, Sylvia Bandyke, Sharon Bibeault, Jeremy Blair, David Blow, Amy Broderick, Angela Brown, Bill Clark, Mark Coggins, Marcy Cohen, Michael Corthell, Barbara Crane, Donna Dagott, Rebecca Finley, Sahra Forbes, Kristie Gardiner, Beverly Gardner, Carole Glauber, Bill Gore, Stefan Hagen, Margot Hartford, Rohina Hoffman, Bonnie Jaffe, Marc Jaffe, Michael Joseph, Lauren Kalita, Deborah Kaplan, Coco McCabe, Katherine McVety, Ralph Mercer, Wendy Ploger, Amy Ragus, Lisa Redburn, Gail Samuelson, Carmen Scheafer, Lev L Spiro, Robert Stratton, Jacqui Turner & Heather Wasaff.
A New Leaf: a juried Call for Entries
Jurors: Elin Spring & Suzanne Révy
As springtime draws near and more light fills our days, we invite you to submit images that represent “A New Leaf.” We welcome a spectrum of literal and symbolic expressions. As nature reawakens, a new political administration gets underway and a dreadful pandemic comes under control, show us your idea of a world renewed.
As the new year begins the Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts is accepting entries to address the theme, A New Leaf for an exhibition opening on May 20th. This Call for photography is open to all styles and photographic processes and will be juried by Elin Spring and Suzanne Révy, editors of What Will You Remember? publishing views, reviews, interviews and listings focussing on contemporary photography.
We are accepting entries now through March 20th, entry for this juried call can be found on CaFE at https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=8487
Images – Minimum: 3, Maximum: 10
Total Media – Minimum: 3, Maximum: 10
Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $35.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum): $10.00
First Place: $250
Second Place: $150
Third Place: $100
Exhibition: Thursday, May 20th, thru Friday, June 11th, 2021
Registration Deadline: March 27th
Delivery of Accepted Work: May 15th
Reception and Awards: May 20th, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Jurors: Elin Spring & Suzanne Révy, Editors, What will You Remember?
Elin Spring is Founder & Editor of What Will You Remember? and a contributing writer to other online and print magazines and exhibition catalogs. She regularly juries photography competitions, curates exhibits, and conducts portfolio reviews at national photography festivals, colleges, and museums, highlighting newly discovered work online. In 2014, her photography writing was recognized with the Scribe FOCUS Award from the Griffin Museum of Photography. Before concentrating full-time on WWYR?, for over two decades she specialized in professional portraiture in and around Boston. An active member of the Photographic Resource Center (Cambridge, MA), Griffin Museum of Photography (Winchester, MA), and Marblehead Arts Association (MA), Elin earned her bachelor’s degree from Brown University and Ph.D. in Neuroscience from University of Pennsylvania.
Suzanne Révy is a fine art photographer who creates visual diaries of her family’s life and is Associate Editor of What Will You Remember? Earning her BFA from the Pratt Institute and MFA from the New Hampshire Institute of Art, Révy has worked as Photography Editor at U.S. News & World Report and Yankee Magazine and has exhibited her work at museums and galleries throughout New England and in New York. Révy has served on the faculty of the New England School of Photography and the Institute of Art and Design at New England College. She is a Board Member of the Photographic Resource Center in Cambridge.
The RI Center for Photographic Arts, RICPA 118 N. Main St. Providence, RI 02903
Located in the heart of Providence, RICPA was founded to inspire creative development and provide opportunities to engage with the community through exhibitions, education, publication, and mutual support.
RICPA exists to create a diverse and supportive community for individuals interested in learning or working in the Photographic Arts. We strive to provide an environment conducive to the free exchange of ideas in an open and cooperative space. Members should share a passion for creating, appreciating, or learning about all forms of photo-based media. We work to provide a platform for artistic expression, that fosters dialogue and drives innovation in the photographic arts.
The Gallery at the Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts is a member of Gallery Night Providence https://www.gallerynight.org/
Eligibility: Artists of all levels who are at least 18 years or older are invited to enter.
Artwork: Open to all forms of photographic image-making in any process or technology, current or historical. Work must be your original creation. All work must be exhibition ready, no saw-tooth hangers, please. Work that does not follow the guidelines, or is deemed not to be a faithful representation of the image submitted, will not be exhibited.
Entry Fee: Artists may submit up to 10 photographs. The entry fee is $35 for the first three images and $10 for each subsequent image. Current RICPA Members receive a 20% discount on the entry fee.
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Size Limit: Maximum size 48” including the frame. Artists may have multiple pieces (diptych, triptych etc.) to make up one work.
In-Person Delivery of Accepted Work: In-person deliveries will be accepted May 15th, noon till 5:30pm or by appointment. The RICPA Gallery is located on the 2nd Floor at 118 North Main Street Providence, RI
Shipment of Accepted Work: Shipped deliveries should be scheduled to arrive by May 15th. Shipped work must be accompanied by a prepaid, return label. Please make sure that you label your work on the back with your name or name on the shipping label if different.
Print Service: Save on shipping fees and take advantage of our professional print service complete with frame rental for the duration of the exhibition. Email email@example.com for more information, available for accepted entries starting at for $40 prints framed up to 16” x 20”
Return of Work: For artists who delivered their art in-person pickup will be on July 11th Shipped art will be returned in the packaging in which it was sent using the provided prepaid return shipping label. The artist is solely responsible for any charges that may arise from inadequate packaging, or redirected shipments.
Sales & Commissions: The Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts retains a 40% commission on works sold, 20% for current members.
Liability – Legal Agreement & Participant’s Waiver: Submission of work automatically waives any claim for damage or loss against RI Center for Photographic Arts, including the officers, members, and employees. RICPA will exercise all reasonable care in handling entries, but will not assume any liability for loss or damage while in RICPA’s possession or in transit. Work should be independently insured by the artist.
Usage Rights: The artist retains all copyright to the images submitted. By submitting images you are giving RICPA the right to use the images for the purpose of marketing the exhibition and for reproduction online. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated without further contact or compensation from RICPA. Artist’s recognition is provided with any use. Submitting artists will be added to RICPA’s email subscriber list. They may opt out using a link on each email at any time. RICPA reserves the right to adjust any deadline(s) as the result of causes beyond its immediate control. Payment of the submission fee indicates acknowledgment of all terms and conditions.
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