25th Annual
Members’ Juried Exhibition 2021

IMPORTANT!! NEW FOR THIS YEARS EXHIBIT – NO FRAMES 

The Palm Beach Photographic Centre proudly announces its 25th Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition, which will take place in our beautiful museum space in our facility in downtown West Palm Beach. The Members’ Exhibition will also be showcased on our website.

The exhibition is open to photographers worldwide, both amateur and professional. Palm Beach Photographic Centre (PBPC) invites photographers working in all mediums and styles to participate. Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. Those photographers wishing to exhibit, who are not currently members of Palm Beach Photographic Centre, must join by indicating their membership level on the entry form. All membership fees are nonrefundable.

2021 Members’ Juried Exhibition Gallery

Once the Juror’s selections have been made, an online gallery will be created with the accepted images, and you will be provided with the link. Entrants who find any of their images in the gallery will be required to submit their photographs to PBPC by August 20th, 2021 at 4pm.


2021 Members’ Museum Exhibit

Opening Reception:  September 1st, 2021

Exhibition Dates: September 2nd – October 30 , 2021


Entries for the Members’ Juried Exhibition must be submitted no later than May 30th, 2021.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES

A maximum of ten images may be entered for consideration by the judge and possible inclusion in the exhibit. Nude images will not be accepted.


FEES

There is a non-refundable entry fee of $20 per image submitted, up to ten images total. Please include your membership fee if you aren’t a member or if your membership has expired. Your membership must be active through October 30th, 2021. Membership fees are non-refundable.


AWARDS

One Best of Show: $950 Cash Award

First Place: FREE Tuition for a FOTOfusion Gold Passport

Second Place: FREE Tuition for a FOTOfusion Silver Passport


JUROR

Scott Mc Kiernan, a photojournalist who became a media industry pioneer and leader. Leadership of ZUMA Press, as well as decades of wide-ranging experience in photography, has proven to be instrumental in establishing the world’s largest independent editorial photo agency. In 1993, he launched the net’s first online downloadable database for editorial pictures. A quarter-century later, ZUMA is the agent to the world’s most respected photographers (3,000+), newspapers (300+), photo agencies (90+) and national wire services (30+) and over 50+ million images online moving 30K important images daily to every country in the world. 2016 Mc Kiernan won NPPA’s prestigious Jim Gordon Editor of the Year Award, for DOUBLEtruck Magazine and zReportage.com. Most recently awarded a Society of Professional Journalists Picture Editor award and was a Communication Arts 2019 winner for his stellar photography of the 2018 Winter Olympics. He is a proud member of the Board of the Palm Beach Photographic Centre.


Important Dates:

25th Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition Calendar

  • Opening Reception:  September 1st, 2021
  • Exhibition Dates:   September 2nd – October 30 , 2021
  • Deadline for entries: May 30th, 2021
  • Notification of Juror’s decision:  June 27th, 2021
  • Deadline for delivery of prints to the Centre: August 20th, 2021 by 4pm 

(All Prints and alternative artwork must be delivered to the Centre by this date and time)

  • Photographers pick-up artwork: Nov 1-5 

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.

NOTE: No frontal nudes will be accepted.


 Phase 1: Online Entry Form Submission 

Step 1: Please fill out the form completely and submit payment:

  • The entry fee is $20.00 per image submitted, up to 10 images.
  • Your Membership MUST be active through October 30th, 2021 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 300 ppi and no more than 3000 pixels on the longest side.

Individual files must not exceed 5000KB (5MB) 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, of the entry form online. 

Example: 

  1. doe_john_1.jpg 
  2. doe_john_2.jpg 

File names must NOT contain spaces or any other punctuation characters other than a dash ( – ) or underscore ( _ ).

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

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


Phase 2: Notification of Juror’s Decision

You will be notified by June 27th, 2021 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.

The Juror’s decision is final. No substitutions will be granted.


Phase 3: EXHIBITION PRINTS 

IMPORTANT!! NEW FOR THIS YEARS EXHIBIT – NO FRAMES 

We are only accepting prints without frames. We will be using magnets to hang the prints directly on the walls as we do for many of our exhibits.

We are eliminating the requirement to have your prints framed to allow those who are limiting their exposure to others the opportunity to participate.


All accepted artwork must conform to the following requirements to be exhibited:

  • To encourage participation by photographers from around the world, optional printing services are available. Additional details will be provided upon request.
  • The Centre recognizes that some work is non-traditional and will accept images printed on metal and plexiglass.
  • Metal pieces must have rounded or dull corners with mounting attached. No sharp edges or corners will be accepted.
  • Canvas prints will not be accepted. 
  • The minimum size of all final pieces must have an image size of at least 8 X 10 inches 
  • The maximum size for all final pieces cannot exceed 32” in any direction.
  • All printed artwork should be properly identified with the provided label securely attached to the back of each print 

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


CLICK HERE to download print labels 




Phase 4: DELIVERY & PICK-UP


  • All original artwork accepted for exhibition must be delivered to the Centre no later than August 20th by 4:00 p.m.  (Hours at the Centre: Monday–Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.)
  • Prints must be delivered in a protective mailing tube with your name written on the tube (not the end caps).
  • The exhibition closes on October 30, 2021.  Artwork must be picked up between November 1 –5. Artwork will not be released to any person other than the photographer without the Centre’s receipt of written authorization from the photographer.  Unless arrangements have been made in writing, Artwork that is not picked up by December 1, 2021 will become the property of the Centre.

If you have any questions regarding acceptance or delivery, please contact the Centre at 561.253.2600 or info@workshop.org.




SHIPPING REQUIREMENTS

Accepted photographers are responsible for all shipping arrangements and expenses. Round-trip shipping expenses must be prepaid. Those entries sent COD 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. Prints should be sent in sturdy mailing tubes, and must be clearly and properly labeled with a prepaid return shipping label enclosed for return shipment.



Please ship all materials to the following address:

PALM BEACH PHOTOGRAPHIC CENTRE

ATTN: Members’ 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.




Printing Services

If you need information on our print lab and services for this upcoming show, click here!