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Biggs Shot 2012: Competition
Juror: Sarah Stolfa
Deadline: September 22, 2012
The Biggs Museum is pleased to announce a “call for entries” for the Biggs Shot 2012 Photography Competition. Biggs Shot 2012, the third juried photography competition hosted by the Biggs Museum will feature the work of professional and emerging photographers, working and/or living in the Mid-Atlantic region.
The theme for Biggs Shot 2012 is open, and any photographic medium can be submitted for consideration, including film, video and digital formats. The competition is open to all photographers, both amateur and professional living in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C. , Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The deadline for entries is September 15, 2012. Click here to apply or contact the Biggs Museum Administrative Offices at 302-674-2111 ext. 108 for more information.
Application Deadline…………………………... September 22, 2012
Selection Notification: …………………………...October 8, 2012
Last Day for Delivery of Selected Works: …....October 28, 2012
Exhibition Open: ………………………....November 2, 2012 - February 17, 2013
Retrieval of Unsold Works: ………………..………..February 24, 2013
Awards: The selected photographs will be showcased in the Biggs Shot 2012 exhibition at the Biggs Museum from November 2, 2012 through
February 17, 2013. First Place - $1500 Purchase Prize.
Deadline: All entries must be received or postmarked by September 22, 2012. Completed entries must include the entry form, payment of entry fee, submitted electronic files and a copy of the entrant’s resume.
Fees: A non-refundable fee of $35 entitles the photographer to submit three works to the competition. Additional works may be submitted for $5 per work. The Biggs Museum accepts Cash, Check, VISA, MasterCard or Discover.
Eligibility: The competition is open to all photographers, both amateur and professional of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.
Notification:The selected photographs will be announce on the Biggs Museum web-site on October 8, 2012. Photographers with selected photographs will also be notified by mail and will receive details for delivery and presentation of work for the exhibition. Selected works must be delivered to the Biggs Museum by October 28, 2012.
Specifications:All works must be submitted electronically via e-mail or CD. Only submissions following the proper format as outlined below will be accepted.
A. Label the electronic file or CD with your name, contact e-mail and phone number, the entry # and title, and “Biggs Shot 2012”.
B. Send the submitted image sized and saved at 72 dpi by 900 pixels in longest dimension in JPEG format for viewing and at 300 dpi by 1800 pixels in longest dimension in TIFF format for reproduction purposes.
*The Biggs Museum reserves the right to amend a selection if an actual print differs significantly from a slide or digital representation.
Liability: The Biggs Museum will insure the selected works against theft, damage and loss. The Biggs Museum reserves the right to reproduce selected works for marketing purposes. Photographers retain all other rights.
Works for Sale:Applicants must indicate prior to the selection process if their works are for sale. The Biggs Museum retains a 25% commission on all works sold in the galleries and will issue checks to the photographers after the exhibition closes. Exhibited works must be removed from the museum no later than February 24, 2013.
Send Submissions to: Please submit completed application, along with a copy of your artist statement/biography and resume and electronic files to:
Mail your CD/DVD to:
Biggs Museum of American Art
Attn: Biggs Shot 2009
PO Box 711
Dover, DE 19903
E-Mail: Ryan Grover, Curator: email@example.com
Competition Contact: Ryan Grover, Biggs Museum Curator
(302)674-2111 Ext. 108