The Girls are Alright (Grants! Shows!)
Girrrrrrls, you know you love these dudes, but these dudes cannot apply for the grant and show opportunities I am listing here. So get off facebook for a sec and send in your applications; you owe it to your mammaries.
WIPNYC – Lightside Individual Project Grant
Women in Photography, co-founded by Amy Elkins and Cara Phillips in June 2008 to showcase the works of female fine art photographers, is pleased to announce their first project grant, funded by Lightside Photographic Services/ and co-sponsored by LTI. The $3,000 grant award will provide funding to one female photographer to support project
GRANT: $3000.00. One grant will be awarded
APPLICATION PROCESS OPENS: Wednesday April 1, 2009 12am
Link to online application will be made available on wipnyc.org.
DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2009, 12AM
GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT: JUNE 10, 2009
Grant announcement will be made at evening event at the National Arts Club, Grand Gallery. There will be a reception for the grant winner and a slideshow presentation of their work. The Grant winner’s work will be featured in a wipnyc.org online solo showcase opening on
Applications will be only be accepted from photographers who are at least 18 years old, and who are NOT currently enrolled in any full-time or part-time degree program.
Projects submitted for consideration can be new or ongoing. Applicants should submit no more than one proposal in support for one project.
WIP’s curatorial staff, Amy Elkins & Cara Phillips will review projects for visual & conceptual strength, rigor of purpose, and clarity of stated project goals.
WIPNY will only accept online submissions.
Submission Fee: $20.00
Applicants must submit exactly five images. Each image must be:
650 pixels wide
BIO (Under 200 words)
**Please direct all grant submission questions to the email address
which will be made available as APRIL 1, 2009**
Describe the project in 300 words or less (IN PLACE OF ARTISTS STATEMENT)
Please include: Project start date, or in progress staus. Estimated finish date?
Please provide a detailed list of expenses. Itemize each expense and provide a dollar amount.
Please list any estimated income or other funding sources.
Women In Photography
co-curated by Amy Elkins and Cara Phillips
WIPNYC is a Humble Arts Foundation project.
CALL FOR ENTRIES Nymphoto Presents @ Sasha Wolf Group Show IV
DEADLINE: APRIL 3, 2009
Sasha Wolf Gallery
May 23 – June 6, 2009
Thursday, May 28, 2009, 6 – 8PM
The Nymphoto Collective is pleased to announce its fourth group show and first call for
entries to be exhibited at Sasha Wolf Gallery. Nymphoto is looking for the best in female contemporary and emerging photography. Work will be curated by the core members of the collective, in conjunction with highly respected curator and gallery owner, Sasha Wolf. Works selected will be included in “Nymphoto Presents at Sasha Wolf Gallery” and be on view from May 23 to June 6, 2009.
Nymphoto is a collective of women in photography that provides a supportive
community for (its) artists and strives to send a positive message to the creative world.
We firmly believe in the power of community. The collective is a fusion of disciplines: the
scholastic, the representative and the museum. The call for entries exhibit serves to
expand on this idea and our growing community, and aims to encourage connections
and discourse among female photographers. The efforts of the collective hope to correct
the gender imbalance that continues to prevail in today’s (art) world.
Any woman working in photography.
Call for entries deadlines
Entrants may enter their image selections online via www.nymphoto.com anytime
between March 27 through midnight (EST) on April 3, 2009.
Submissions are accepted via an online form on www.nymphoto.com. A
submission fee of $19 for up to 2 images, and $26 for up to 5 images, must be paid
through PayPal upon submission of your work. Accepted artists will be notified via
email by April 8, 2009. There will be an additional hanging fee of $25 for accepted
artists. Framed works, ready for hanging, must be shipped/delivered to the gallery by May 15,
2009. Details will be provided to participating artists upon acceptance.
You will need the following information available to complete your submission.
* Your contact information
* Link to your website, if available
* Brief bio & artist statement (optional)
* 2 – 5 images ready for upload – JPEG format, 700 pixels wide, 72
dpi, no more than
500 KB each
* Caption information for each image – title, dimensions, medium, year. If you have any problems with uploading your submission or other inquiries, please email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
GO TEAM, GO!