The Photographic Center Northwest’s 14th Annual Photographic Competition Exhibition, Photo-Op, will be chosen by Ms. Jen Bekman. This annual juried exhibition draws entries from across the country and around the world, and remains among the most popular shows in PCNW’s annual schedule. Selected entries will be exhibited at PCNW in Seattle from July 13th – September 4th, 2009. First, second, and third prize winners will take home $1000, $500, and $250 as well as $75 Gift Certificates of Blurb Scrip for each winner. The competition is open to all photographers, all photographic processes, and all themes. The juror is looking for work that represents a larger, cohesive body of work and will be selecting a short series from each photographer chosen. All entries must be received by Friday, May 15, 2009. For submission guidelines see: http://www.pcnw.org/gallery/entries.php
Juror: Jen Bekman owns an eponymous a gallery, writes a blog called Personism and is the founder of the international photo competition, Hey, Hot Shot!. Her latest endeavor is 20×200, a place to buy editioned prints and photos at ridiculously affordable prices. Jen Bekman Projects, the gallery, its exhibitions and Jen herself have been featured in dozens of publications including The New York Times, Harper’s, Art in America, Foam, Businessweek, Dwell, Der Spiegel and Le Monde.
PCNW gratefully acknowledges Blurb for sponsoring the First Place Award & the Gift Certificate Scrip packages.