Call for entries Association of Photographers Student Awards 2011 and NY Darkroom Residency

Two calls for entries from London and New York aimed at students and emerging photographers. Deadline for darkroom residency in just over a week on 15 November and for the AOP Student Award, you have until 13 December. More details…

AOP STUDENT AWARDS 2011

© Luke Smith - AOP Student Photographer of the Year 2010

The AOP is calling for entries to its Students Awards 2011.

Students can enter singles and series across:
Lifestyle & Portraiture
Fashion & Beauty
Landscape
Interiors & Exteriors
Still Life.

DEADLINE
Monday 13 December at 6pm.

PRIZES
One entrant will be selected as the AOP Student Photographer of the Year, receiving a day’s work experience with a high-profile AOP member, “plus extensive press coverage.

Two runners up will be given Merit Awards.

All finalists will have their winning images exhibited in a two-week exhibition at the AOP Gallery, London.

HOW TO ENTER
Enter online AOP Awards. Students can submit unlimited entries.

AOP Student members can enter at a discounted price of £3/single entry and £6/series entry.

For non-members it costs £6/single entry and £12/series entry.

The AOP Students Awards are one of four Awards run by the Association of Photographers. It also runs the AOP Assistant Awards, the AOP Photographers Awards and the AOP Open.

2011 DARKROOM RESIDENCY PROGRAMME

(Left photo) © Tina Schula, 2010 CCNY Darkroom Resident and © Theresa Ganz, 2010 CCNY Darkroom Resident

Camera Club New York (CCNY) is calling for all emerging photographers living in New York City to apply for the 2011 Darkroom Residency Program. The residency  “offers local photographers much-needed workspace in New York City as well as access to the CCNY community and programs”. Two of the previous winners are Theresa Ganz and Tina Schula.

DEADLINE
15 November

PANEL’S DECISION
Successful applicants will be informed by 1 December.

BENEFITS OF RESIDENCY
Workspace: Darkroom Residents receive three months of free, 24/7 access to the CCNY facility. Living accommodations are not provided.

Programs: Residents receive free admission to all 2011 CCNY events.

Stipend: Residents receive a monthly stipend and donated materials during their residency.

WHO CAN APPLY
All artists currently residing in New York City who are working in photography or lens-based art. Students must have completed their studies on or before January 1, 2011 in order to be eligible to apply.

HOW TO APPLY
Work Sample: Provide a work sample of up to 10 images. “It is recommended that the work sample illustrate a single body of work”.

SUBMIT
Jpg files, approximately 1024 x 768 px, at 72 dpi. Files should not exceed 1 MB each saved on CD/DVD.

Artist Statement: Brief, printed artist statement (one paragraph).

CV: Printed one-page artist’s resume.

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