Yeiser Art Center (KY), International Call for Artists: Art Through the Lens 2018

Deadline: August 18th, 2018

Art Through the Lens 2018 is open to all without restrictions on content. It provides photographers with an outlet for their art, encouragement for growth in their vision and presentation and cash rewards for works of exceptional merit.  Each year from the works submitted, 50-70 images are selected for exhibition by a highly qualified juror. Selected works will be featured in a full color catalog produced by the Yeiser Art Center and for sale during the exhibition. $2000 in Cash Awards will be given to works of high merit. Selected artists for exhibit will have the opportunity to purchase a copy of the exhibition catalog at a discounted rate. An awards presentation will be held during the opening reception. Art Through the Lens 2018 will be on display from October 5th – November 17th, 2018.

Juror:  Lynn Whitney is the Associate Director and, for thirty years, head of Photography in the School of Art at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. She earned her BFA from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, her MFA from Yale University School of Art.

Awards: Best of Show $1,000
First Place $500
Second Place $250
Third Place $150

Specifications: Artists may submit up to 20 entries, including video and moving images. All photo-based imagery created through photographic processes is eligible including non-lens made images. All work submitted must be original, completed in the last three years and not previously exhibited in an Art Through the Lens (formerly Paducah Photo) exhibition.

Size restrictions: No single work may be more than 6 feet in width and 8 feet in height, without advanced approval from Yeiser Art Center (YAC). Please contact YAC for approval of oversized submissions

Sales: Sales will be encouraged where works are offered for purchase, but work need not be for sale to enter. Yeiser Art Center will keep a 40% gallery commission on all sales, please price your work accordingly. Work will be insured for the duration of the exhibition for the value of the work, or 60% of the retail price. Artists are responsible for insuring their work during transit to and from the Yeiser Art Center.

Link to apply:

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Yeiser Art Center, 200 Broadway St., Paducah, Kentucky


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