Member Exhibition

21st Annual
Members’ Juried Exhibition 2017

The Palm Beach Photographic Centre proudly announces its 21st 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.

2017 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 5th, 2017 at 4pm.

The Palm Beach Photographic Centre has silver metal 16 x 20, 20 x 24 and 22 x 28 frames available to loan to members for the duration of the exhibit for a $20.00 fee per frame. Supplies are LIMITED; frame reservations will be honored upon request and receipt of payment on a first come first serve basis. For those who have reserved a frame, the print must be received by July 29th at 4pm.

2017 Members’ Museum Exhibit

Opening Reception: Aug 25th, 2017 6:00- 8:00pm

Exhibition Dates: Aug 26th to Oct 28th, 2017



Entries for the Members’ Juried Exhibition must be submitted no later than June 3rd, 2017. A maximum of eight images may be entered for consideration by the judge and possible inclusion in the exhibit. No full frontal nudes will be accepted.


There is a non-refundable entry fee of $20 per image submitted, up to eight 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 28th, 2017. Membership fees are non-refundable.


Best of Show: $950 Cash Award

Two Merit Awards: FREE tuition for a Master Workshop of your choice (must be used by September 30th, 2018).


To Be Announced

Important Dates

21st Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition Calendar

Opening Reception: Aug 25th, 2017, 6pm-8pm
Exhibition Dates: Aug 26th – Oct 28th, 2017

June 3 • Deadline for entries
June 30 • Notification of Juror’s decision

July 1 • Frame reservation requests may be sent via E-mail to Must specify frame size. E-mail requests sent prior to July 1 will not be honored.

July 29 until 4pm • All unframed artwork that has reserved a frame must be delivered to the Centre by this date and time.

August 5 until 4pm • All framed and alternative artwork must be delivered to the Centre by this date and time.
August 25 • Exhibition Opening Reception
October 28 • Exhibition closes
Oct 30-Nov 4 • Photographers pick-up artwork

Phase 1: Submit Your Images


> Click here 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).


Submissions can be made online via the instructions below.

Step 1: Please provide the following information in the entry form:

Provide all the information requested in the entry form and submit payment.

The entry fee is $20.00 per image submitted, up to 8 images.

Your Membership MUST be active through Oct 28, 2017 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 72 ppi and no more than 1200 pixels on the longest side.

Individual files must not exceed 2000KB (2MB) 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, entry form. e.x.: doe_john_1.jpg doe_john_2.jpg etc.

File names must NOT contain spaces or any other punctuation characters other than dash or underscore: – and _

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

Phase 2: Notification of Juror’s Decision

You will be notified by June 30th, 2017 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. If none of your images are accepted, then you have nothing more to do.


If the artwork will be displayed in a traditional format, the print’s matting should be in white, cream, or ivory. Matting, however, is not required. Silver metal 18×20, 20×24, and 22×28 frames are available on loan for the duration of the exhibit for a $20.00 fee per frame. Supplies are LIMITED; frame reservations will be honored upon request and receipt of payment on a first come first serve basis.

The Centre recognizes that some work is non-traditional and incorporates the framing as an integral part of the presentation. To encourage participation by photographers from around the world, optional printing services are available. Additional details will be provided upon request.

Framed matted artwork measuring more than 32″ in any direction will not be accepted for exhibition. The maximum size for all final pieces cannot exceed 32” in any direction and the images themselves must be not exceed 30″ in any direction. Framed artwork must not contain glass, only plexiglass or plastic is allowed. Images themselves must not exceed 30″ in any direction. Metal pieces must have rounded or dull corners with mounting attached. Additionally, canvas prints will not be accepted. All artwork should be ready to install and be properly identified with the provided label securely attached.

The Juror’s decision is final. No substitutions will be granted. Full framing and print guidelines will be provided in your acceptance notification.

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

CLICK HERE to download print labels 


Original framed artwork accepted for exhibition must be delivered no later than 4:00 pm on August 5th and picked up between 10:30am – 5:30pm between October 30th and November 4th. Artwork will not be released to any person other than the photographer without written authorization from the photographer to the Palm Beach Photographic Centre. Please notify us in advance if you need us to hold your work past November 4th, 2017.


Accepted photographers are responsible for all shipping arrangements and expenses. Round-trip shipping expenses must be prepaid. Those entries sent collect 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. Crates must be clearly and properly labeled for return shipment.
Please ship all materials to the following address:

Members’ Juried Exhibition
415 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach, FL 33401


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.


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.