Six Calls for Entry by CENTER. Deadline: 20. April 2021

Founded in 1994, the not-for-profit organization CENTER, supports socially and environmentally engaged lens-based projects through education, public platforms, funding, and partnerships.

Each year our supporters make CENTER’s grants, awards and exhibitions possible. Through these programs, CENTER can fund breakthrough work, offer professional development assistance and give projects the increased exposure they deserve. Below are the details and submission guidelines for each entry.

 

$5K PROJECT DEVELOPMENT GRANT

Image Credit © Justin Maxon
 
Supporting a fine art or documentary project that is a work-in-progress.
Richard
, from the series “Livin’ the Dream” © Justin Maxon, 2020
Project Development Grant
Juror:
Arpad KovacsAssistant Curator, Department of Photographs, J. Paul Getty Museum
Package Overview:
$5,000
Professional Development Workshop Admission
Review Santa Fe: Tuition
Review Santa Fe: Presentation
Lenscratch publication
Early Discount Deadline: March 20, 2021
Final Submission Deadline: April 20, 2021

$2,500 PROJECT LAUNCH GRANT

Image Credit © Will Wilson
 
Supporting a complete or nearly complete fine art, documentary, or photojournalistic project to reach a wider audience. Open to New Mexico residents only.
Talking Tintype, Andy Everson, Artist, Citizen of the K’ómoks First Nation, 2017
, from the series “Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange (CIPX)” © Will Wilson, 2019 Review Santa Fe Alum & 2020 Compendium contributor
Juror:
Marisa SageDirector and Curator, University Art Museum, New Mexico State University
Package Overview:
$2,500
Professional Development Workshop Admission
Review Santa Fe: Tuition
Review Santa Fe: Presentation
Lenscratch publication
Early Discount Deadline: March 20, 2021
Final Submission Deadline: April 20, 2021

$5K ME&EVE GRANT

Image Credit © Ada Trillo
 
Supporting a female-identified, non-binary, transgender, and/or gender non-conforming photographer, 40 years of age and over.
Families Stay Together
, from the series “La Caravana del Diablo” © Ada Trillo, 2020 me&EVE Award
Juror:
Annick ShenAdobe Stock’s Head of Editorial
Package Overview:
$5,000
Review Santa Fe: Tuition
Review Santa Fe: Presentation
Lenscratch publication
Early Discount Deadline: March 20, 2021
Final Submission Deadline: April 20, 2021

EXCELLENCE IN MULTIMEDIA STORYTELLING

Image Credit © Leonard Suryajaya
 
Recognizing a project that utilizes photography, video, installation, or other elements that expand on traditional methods of displaying and experiencing photography.
Two Bodies
, from the series “False Idol” © Leonard Suryajaya, 2020
Excellence in Multimedia Award
Juror:
Cosima Amelang – Producer/Editor, Mobile Storytelling, National Geographic Partners
Package Overview:
Review Santa Fe: Tuition
Review Santa Fe: Presentation
Lenscratch publication
Early Discount Deadline: March 20, 2021
Final Submission Deadline: April 20, 2021

THE CENTER AWARDS

Image Credit © Brandy Trigueros
 
Recognizing outstanding photographers working in all processes and subject matter in three categories: Personal, Social and Environmental. Images can be singular or part of a series.
Fragmentation
, from the series “The Dadabyte Theater” © Brandy Trigueros, 2020 Curator’s Choice Award
Jurors:
Personal: Merry ScullyHead of Curatorial Affairs, Curator of Contemporary Art, New Mexico Museum of Art
Social: TBA
Environmental: Melissa DaleInterim Director of Photography, The Nature Conservancy
Package Overview:
Review Santa Fe: Tuition
Review Santa Fe: Presentation
Lenscratch publication
Early Discount Deadline: March 20, 2021
Final Submission Deadline: April 20, 2021

REVIEW SANTA FE – PORTFOLIO REVIEWS

Image Credit © Andres de Varona
An opportunity for photographers and lens-based artists looking to connect with other professionals to showcase their work and to advance their careers through the juried portfolio review process.
The Royal Poinciana
, from the series “Contact” © Andres de Varona, 2019
Review Santa Fe Alum
Event Dates:
October 12-17, 2021
Full or Half Scholarships Available
Early Discount Deadline: March 20, 2021
Final Submission Deadline: April 20, 2021

 

Join CENTER in the 27th year of supporting photographers, lens-based artists, and storytellers. Also in 2021, the Review Santa Fe Photo Festival enters its 20th year providing photographers with the best career advancement programs and events.

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SUBMISSIONS OPEN THROUGH APRIL 20, 2021 AT 11:59PM MST. APPLY NOW

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