Call to photographers

Cultural Council for Palm Beach County and the Palm Beach Photographic Centre

The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County and the Palm Beach Photographic Centre announce an open call to photographers who live and work in Palm Beach County to submit a photographic portrait in any style to be considered for an exhibition at the Cultural Council in Lake Worth Beach February 24th through April 8th 2023. We are seeking photographers who live or work in Palm Beach County to submit an image that highlights humanity through the power of the portrait. The Call is open to all residents who live and work in Palm Beach County.  Each artist may submit one to five images, but the final selection will be limited to one image per artist.

Juror Vincent Versace is an internationally recognized pioneer in the art and science of digital photography. His passion for natural light photography is manifest not only in his work but also through his role as a creative and technical leader, contributing to innovative breakthroughs across the entire digital image value chain. Vincent is one of Nikon’s founding Nikon Ambassadors, he is a recipient of the Computerworld Smithsonian Award in Media Arts & Entertainment and the Shellenberg fine art award. His work is part of the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum of American History. He is the author of the best selling books From Oz to Kansas: Almost Every Black & White Technique Known to Mankind and Welcome to Oz 2.0.

Judging will be based upon the overall quality, creativity and vision of each work. 

Criteria for the Call are as follows:

  • Photographers who are eligible to apply must live and work in Palm Beach County. 
  • Work must have been created within the past two years
  • All images must include artist name, title, date, medium, print size
  • Images submitted must be at least 2400 pixels but no more than 3000 pixels on the longest side

Deadline for Entries

Images must be submitted by January 6, 2023.  A maximum of 5 images may be entered for consideration by the judge and possible inclusion in the exhibit.


You can email images to along with the form below, and a full description for each image, or they can be uploaded to the photographic centre’s website using the following link:

Accepted Work:

Artists will be notified by January 20, 2023. Please no phone calls or emails. If any of your entries are accepted, you will be asked to provide exhibition prints conforming to the specifications below. After work has been accepted, a substitution cannot be made nor a change in the artwork or titles as submitted.  

Exhibition Dates: 

Chosen photographs will be featured at the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County from February 24 – April 8, 2023. 

Exhibition Prints:

  • The minimum size of all final pieces must have an image size of at least 8 X 10 inches and a frame size of at least 11 X 14 inches
  • The maximum size for all final pieces cannot exceed 30” in any direction.
  • Canvas prints will not be accepted
  • All artwork should be ready to install and be properly identified with a label to include artist name, title, date, dimensions, and media, and pricing securely attached.

Delivery and Pick-up: 

Framed prints must be delivered to the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County for installation on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 between noon and 5:00 pm and picked up on Monday, April 10, 2023 between noon and 5:00 pm.

About the Cultural Council:

The mission of the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County is to champion, engage and grow the cultural sector of Palm Beach County. This exhibition will provide an opportunity for Palm Beach County photographers to exhibit their work in a professionally curated and juried exhibition.

About Palm Beach Photographic Centre:

The Palm Beach Photographic Centre, a 501-c3 organization dedicated to enriching life through photography, offers a world-class museum and workshops with master photographers.