Sunday, November 13, 2011

Photographers Wanted for Exposure

Artists Wanted | EXPOSURE 2011



You're invited to participate in Artists Wanted's 3rd annual photography competition: EXPOSURE, an international call for photographers of all backgrounds who speak in the language of lenses and aperture. Submit your images for the opportunity to earn over $50,000 in awards, including grants of up to $10,000, your own solo exhibition at the celebrated Aperture Foundation in New York City and a VIP Adventure in Paris and NYC.
Your Images Hold Power.

Click Here to Participate
Join today to get a head start at the People's Choice Award!




The Opportunity


Photographers of all levels and styles are invited to participate. Our esteemed panel of judges including Natasha Egan, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography; Stephen Walker, Photo Director of NYLON Magazine; Michael Shulman, Director of Publishing, Broadcast & Film at Magnum Photos; Conor Risch, Senior Editor of PDN Magazine; and award-winning photo editor Susanne Miklas, will select one photographer to receive the Grand Prize Award.

The Grand Prize Package As selected by the jury panel
  • A $10,000 cash grant
  • An exhibition at Aperture Foundation in New York City's Chelsea arts district
  • A projection series of your images throughout New York City
  • A feature on Artists Wanted's website
  • Worldwide Exposure for You and Your Work

The People's Choice Award Granted to the photographer whose portfolio garners the highest number of public votes
  • A $2,500 cash grant
  • A trip to NYC during the New York Photo Festival in May 2012. Experience high style with a one week stay in a New York City loft in Dumbo, the heart of the photo festival
  • One week in Paris, the birthplace of photography, where you will stay in a beautiful art apartment with passes to over 60 museums and attractions
  • Airfare to New York and Paris
  • A feature on Artists Wanted's website

The Category Awards
A $500 cash grant and online feature will be awarded to photographers selected by the jury panel in the following fields:
  • People & Portrait
  • Documentary / Photojournalism
  • Cloudscape, Landscape, Aerial and/or City Scape
  • Travel / Vacation
  • Action & Adventure
  • Events (Parties, Weddings, Celebrations)
  • Art / Conceptual
  • Nature (Plants and Animals)
  • Commercial (Fashion, Product & Food)
  • Analog / Film

The Exhibition
Exposure 2011 is your chance to show your work in the gallery of one of the most respected organizations in photography. Aperture — a nonprofit foundation dedicated to promoting photography — was founded in 1952 by photographers Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, Barbara Morgan, and Minor White; historian Beaumont Newhall; and writer/curator Nancy Newhall; as well as Melton Ferris, Ernest Louie, and Dody Warren. Aperture's list of artists includes: Robert Adams, Diane Arbus, Robert Capa, Chuck Close, Bruce Davidson, Joan Fontcuberta, Nan Goldin, Josef Koudelka, Sally Mann, Mary Ellen Mark, Richard Misrach, SebastiĆ£o Salgado, Stephen Shore, Paul Strand, and Edward Weston, to name a few.


The Projection Series

Have your work shown all over New York City. If selected, your images will be splashed across the streets of New York City with a vivid high-powered projection system. Your work will be seen by tens of thousands in the most compelling way possible, larger than life and unforgettable.

The Mission


Your photographs hold power. Each and every one of us carries a unique experience that manifests in the images we capture. Your photographs are distinguished and exquisite, solitary in the level of embodiment of your character and voice. This is your moment to celebrate the power of your images. Click Here to Participate >>>




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