Members’ Exhibition

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23rd Annual
Members’ Juried Exhibition 2019

The Palm Beach Photographic Centre proudly announces its 23rd 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.

2019 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 3rd, 2019 at 4pm.

2019 Members’ Museum Exhibit

Opening Reception: Aug 23rd,  2019 6:00- 8:00pm

Exhibition Dates: August 24 to October 26

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES

Entries for the Members’ Juried Exhibition must be submitted no later than May 25th, 2019. A maximum of eight 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 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 26th, 2019. 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

To be announced

Important Dates:

23rd Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition Calendar

Opening Reception: Aug 23rd,  2019 6:00- 8:00pm
Exhibition Dates: Aug 24th – Oct 26th, 2019

May 25 • Deadline for entries
June 25 • Notification of Juror’s decision

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

July 27 until 4pm • All unframed artwork that has reserved a frame must be delivered to the Centre by this date and time.

August 3 until 4pm • All framed and alternative artwork must be delivered to the Centre by this date and time.

Oct 28-Nov 1 • Photographers pick-up artwork

 

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, 2018 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.

EXHIBITION PRINTS

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. Black, Silver and White frames are acceptable.

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 

DELIVERY & PICK-UP

Original framed artwork accepted for exhibition must be delivered no later than 4:00 pm on August 3rd and picked up between 10:30am – 5:30pm between October 28th and November 1st. 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 2nd, 2018.

SHIPPING REQUIREMENTS

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:

PALM BEACH PHOTOGRAPHIC CENTRE
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.

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.