Please mark your calendar for the Texas Photographic Society’s upcoming major exhibitions. For each show, a color catalogue will be published and sent to all entrants, select museum curators, collectors and photography magazines. Accepted entrants receive three catalogues. You can download the Call for Entries for each show, in pdf format, from the TPS website, www.texasphoto.org.
TPS 18: The International Competition
Entries due June 15
The juror is Cig Harvey, Associate Professor at The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University and teacher of summer workshops at The Maine Media Workshops and The Santa Fe Workshops. She will award $1,800 in cash awards. The show opens at the Kirchman Gallery, in Johnson City, TX, on September 11, and is scheduled for viewings in Abilene, Odessa and San Antonio.
Childhood: An International Photo Exhibition
Entries due October 2
The juror is Jamie Lee Curtis, actress, children’s book author, activist, photographer and collector. The show opens at the Dougherty Art Center, in Austin, TX on January 7, 2010.
International Student Photography Competition
Entries due October 26
The juror is Lucian Perkins, two time Pulitzer Prize winner. The show opens at the Semmes Art Gallery at the University of the Incarnate Word, in San Antonio, TX, on January 21, 2010.
For additional information, prospective entrants may contact TPS President, D. Clarke Evans, ℅ the Texas Photographic Society, 6338 N. New Braunfels # 174, San Antonio TX 78209, or phone 210-824-4123 for a Call for Entries, which explains in detail the entry process.
The Texas Photographic Society is a nonprofit organization of over 1,200 amateur and professional photographers from 48 states and 9 countries whose work reflects a broad spectrum of photographic interest and skills. TPS works to provide its members with educational, promotional and competitive opportunities. TPS is dedicated to creating and expanding opportunities to the public to experience contemporary photography. TPS is funded, in apart by the Texas Commission on the Arts.
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