Thursday, February 26, 2009

Spring 2009 Graduate Photography Survey

CALL FOR ENTRIES for Book Publication
Application Due Deadline: March 19, 2009
Application Fee: $25.00 (for up to 5 images)
Accepted Artists Notied: Early April

Oculus Photographic Arts Group is pleased to announce a CALL FOR ENTRIES for publication in a professionally-printed collection of graduate work from around the country. Images will be reviewed and selected by a panel including Oculus members and a guest juror. All selected artists will receive one copy of the finished book.

Work can be submitted in any concentration of ne art photography. The purpose of this publication is to present a collection of current work from MFA programs nationwide. Serving as both a comparison of a diverse range of work and a look into current trends, this book will act as a survey of the present moment in contemporary photography, specically as it pertains to emerging artists throughout the United States.

Who We Are:
Founded in 2002, Oculus Photographic Arts Group is comprised of the graduate photography program at Tyler School of Art, Temple University. Oculus seeks to increase public awareness of the diversity in the photographic arts and to foster community and dialogue amongst emerging photo-based artists around the nation.

How to Apply:
Entrants are asked to submit up to 5 images in digital format on CD saved as ti les at 300 dpi, 3000 pixels on the longest side. Each le should be labeled with the artist’s last name, rst name, and numbered. For example: smith_john_01.tif. Please also include an Artist Statement of no more than 150 words, and a complete Image/Title List numbered to correspond with your les (include name, title, date, and medium, in that order). For both the Artist Statement and the Image List please submit a printed version as well as a version saved to the CD. The Entry Form can be downloaded here.

All materials must be received in our oce by March 19, 2009. Late entries will not be considered.

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