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.     CLICK HERE FOR 2019 GALLERY

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

Lewis Kemper

Lewis Kemper is widely recognized as a photographer, writer, and instructor, lecturing throughout the United States. Currently is a Contributing Editor to Outdoor Photographer.Kemper was the photographer for, “Ancient Ancestors of the Southwest”, published by Graphic Arts Center Publishing. Lewis’s monograph, “Capturing the Light” won the People’s Choice Awards in Fine Art in the 2009 Photography.Book.Now competition. “Photographing Yosemite Digital Field Guide” was voted in the top 20 field guides. Lewis’ DVD, “My Stretch of the River: A Photographer’s Journal”, features a year’s worth of photography and journal entries on the American River in Sacramento.  Latest publications are photo guide apps, “Yosemite National Park SNAPPGuide” and “Yellowstone National Park SNAPPGuide”.

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 26th, 2019 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 

Full framing and print guidelines will be provided in your official acceptance notification. 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 incorporates the framing as an integral part of the presentation.
  • Metal pieces must have rounded or dull corners with mounting attached. No sharp edges or corners will be excepted.
  • Canvas prints will not be accepted.
  • 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.
    • Frame must be Black, Silver or White.
    • Framed print must be ready to hang with a secure wire 4” from top of the frame (no saw tooth hooks).
    • Images themselves must not exceed 30″ in any direction.
    • Framed artwork must have Plexiglas or plastic. No Glass is allowed.
  • 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 32” in any direction.
  • All artwork should be ready to install and be properly identified with the provided label securely attached.

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

  • All original artwork accepted for exhibition framed and ready to hang must be delivered to the Centre no later than August 3rd by 4:00 p.m.  (Hours at the Centre: Monday–Thursday 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.– 5 p.m.)
  • The exhibition closes on October 26, 2019.  Artwork must be picked up between October 28 –November 1. 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, Art work that is not picked up by December 1, 2019 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 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.