Monday, July 30, 2012

Call for Entries: PHOTOFEST at QVCAH

Submitted by Monika Agnello

The Quinebaug Valley Council for the Arts and Humanities (QVCAH) will be hosting PHOTOFEST, an annual open theme photography exhibition in September, 2012. QVCAH is currently seeking photographers to submit their original (digital and traditional) photos for this juried group exhibition. Prizes will be awarded and presented at the opening reception to be held on Friday, September 7th 2012 from 6-9 pm. QVCAH welcomes and encourages proposals for site specific installations by individuals and groups. 

Awards:

1st Prize $200, photo featured on the cover of the QVCAH newsletter & on the front page of the QVCAH website for one month.

2nd Prize $100, photo included in the QVCAH newsletter and on the website gallery.

3rd Prize $50 photo included in the QVCAH newsletter and on the website gallery.

Juror: Antonio Fonseca; MFA

For more information and to submit entries please visit: http://www.qvcah.org/photofest/.

Entry fee: $5 per entry (up to 5 entries per artist/group). Artists may submit entries via postal mail in slide format. A completed entry form and check or money order must accompany all mailed entries and is available at: http://www.qvcah.org/forms/entryformphotofest2012.html. Do not send original artwork until you have received notification of acceptance into PHOTOFEST.
All submissions are subject to review by the QVCAH programs committee. Acceptance is based on a variety of factors including but not limited to space restrictions in the gallery. QVCAH receives a 30% commission on all work sold during the exhibition. PHOTOFEST will be on view with extended hours through the 21st of September.

Deadline for submissions: August 17, 2012

This exhibition is sponsored by The Quinebaug Valley Council for the Arts & Humanities. Portions of this exhibit may be viewable online at www.qvcah.org. Please see the QVCAH website for gallery hours. If you have questions regarding the exhibition, entry guidelines etc., please visit www.qvcah.org, email: m.agnello@qvcah.org or call 508-764-3341.

QVCAH, 111 Main Street, Southbridge, MA 01550, email: m.agnello@qvcah.org

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QVCAH was formed in 1977 by a group of people concerned with the role of the arts and humanities in the lives of local citizens - before the days of the mandated local cultural commissions. As government funding for local cultural endeavors slowly disappears, the role of the Quinebaug Valley Council for the Arts and Humanities has become more important than ever in our lives and the lives of our children.

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