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International Cal lfor Entry - TRANSPORTATION

Call to Artists in New York (United States)

 

We are very excited that Winners and Juror’s Selections will have the opportunity to participate in a gallery show, SEPTEMBER 15 – 27, 2014, at the SITE 109 GALLERY in the Lower East Side gallery district. In addition, an exhibition catalog of the group show will be available.

TRANSPORTATION:

Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines; Yachts; Race Cars; are they symbols of lifestyle or are they everyday means of transportation. Freight trains, family cars, canoes and dingies, commercial airplanes, camels, elephants, horse drawn buggies, helicopters; show us your Formula 1 or junk heaps, America’s Cup or rowboat. From the beginning of time when walking and horse riding were the only options, transportation now holds a vast variety of choices from the simple and practical to the luxurious and outrageous. The challenge for this call is to submit those images of transportation that say so much more.

EXHIBITION AND AWARDS:
Grand Prize:
One photographer will receive $750.  The image will be part of the New York gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and the exhibition catalog. It will be featured on the home page of NYC4PA website.

                                                                       

·       First Prizes: 3 photographers will each receive $300. Their images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.

·       Second Prizes: 3 photographers will each receive $250. Their images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.

·       Third Prizes: 3 photographers will each receive $200. Their images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.

·       Jurors’ Selections: 10 additional images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.

·       Honorable Mention: 20 additional images will be exhibited in the Online Gallery and listed in the exhibition catalog.

*All Prize Winners, Juror Selections and Honorable Mentions will receive an NYC4PA certificate. 

ELIGIBILITY:

This Call for Entries is open worldwide to both amateur and professional photographers.  NYC4PA invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. Only 2-D work is eligible. 

TO ENTER:

The entry fee is $35 for the first three images. Additional images may be submitted for $10 each. There is no limit to the number of images submitted. 

Prepare your images as JPG, TIF, or PNG files not greater than 2MB. The longest side should be 1,280 pixels or greater, then please go to: https://client.smarterentry.com/nyc4pa  

JUROR: LESTER LEFKOWITZ

Lester Lefkowitz had been totally immersed in photography for over thirty years, as a commercial photographer, teacher, writer and consultant.  He has written three books, numerous magazine articles and has lectured to many arts and professional organizations.

As a commercial photographer, Lester specializes in industrial, scientific, medical and technical subjects, and has created many images in the fields of transportation, from bulldozers to rocket ships, skateboards to container ships, hang-gliders to racer cars, helicopters to speed boats, and planes, trains, cars and trucks.  His stock photos are distributed throughout the world by Getty Images.

Lester currently teaches numerous workshops at the International Center of Photography in New York City, and also leads photography workshops in Tuscany and Venice.  In the past, he has established the undergraduate art-photography program at Stony Brook University, and he holds a master’s degree in engineering.  To date, he has photographed in all fifty states, sixteen countries and Antarctica.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

All entrants to NYC4PA Open Calls for Entry, by virtue of their submission, are attesting that the images submitted are their own work and there has been no copyright infringement.  NYC4PA will not be held liable for any infringement of rights that might surface during the jurying or displaying of any image. 

By submitting you grant NYC4PA the right to use your image(s) for promotion and advertisement of NYC4PA. 

Images selected by jurors for Prizes, Juror's Selection or Honorable Mention in a previous NYC4PA international call for entry are not eligible. Images previously submitted but not selected may be resubmitted as often as you wish. 

AWARDS:

Should your award notification or prize be returned as undeliverable, NYC4PA will not resend the notice (whether by the same or another method,) research your address nor make any further attempts at delivery, and your submission will be deemed ineligible. Please be careful when entering all your contact information.

NYC4PA would prefer to remit cash awards through a PayPal transfer. If you do not have a PayPal account to which we can remit your award, please contact us for alternate arrangements.

MAILING LISTS:

As a submitter NYC4PA will include you in future mailings and announcements. If you would prefer NOT to be on our mailing list please log onto http://www.nyc4pa.com/#!contact and ask to be removed. 

NON U.S. APPLICANTS:

Our entry software has an address field for the state you live in.  This applies to the US and several other countries - if you do not have “state” as part of your address simply leave that field blank - it is not mandatory.

FINALLY: 

If you have questions or issues please contact us as [Hidden].  We will make every effort to get back to you as soon as possible.  We will specifically be available via email, until 11:00PM EST on the last evening of the call.