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Georgia Nature Photographers Association

Enchanted Forests

Juried Exhibit Dates: August 2-September 20, 2019
Entry Deadline: July 6, 2019
Awards: First Place $500, Second Place $250 & Third Place $125


  • July 6               Deadline: Digital images, entry form and fee due
  • July 13              Artwork acceptance notification via email
  • July 23-27         Artwork delivered to Art Center
  • August 2           Awards Reception 5-7PM, open to the public
  • September 21   Pick up Artwork 12-4PM

AWARDS: First Place: $500, Second Place: $250, Third Place: $125, plus Honorable Mention prizes

THEME:  Landscapes, Wilderness, Wildlife, anything Nature.



  • Juried show open to all members of the Georgia Nature Photographers Association 18 and older. If you are not a Current GNPA member, your entries will be disqualified. If you are not now a GNPA member,  Click to Join the GNPA then you will be eligible to submit photographs.
  • Enter up to three (3) original pieces per entrant/photographer.
  • Photographic entries:
    • Must be original photographic images captured by the entrant/photographer.
    • Can include digital manipulations of original photographs as performed by entrant/photographer.
  • Only work not previously shown at The Bowen.
  • The Bowen and Jurors have final authority on eligibility and criteria.


  • Entry form, submitted work and nonrefundable entry fee due by Saturday, July 6, 2019, 4:00PM.
  • Email submitted artwork in JPG format with a maximum of 1200 pixels on longest side to .
  • Fee: $25.00, cash or check payable to The Bowen. Mail to PO Box 849, Dawsonville, GA 30534 or hand delivery to 334 Highway 9N, Dawsonville, GA 30534.
  • All information given on entry form as to title, size and price must remain same on accepted entry.
  • Maximum frame size not to exceed 48” in either width or height.
  • Hanging works submitted must have securely fastened with hanging wire or suitable hanger according to materials (such as metal, canvas, etc.) which are compatible with Bowen wall hanging system. The Bowen reserves the right to refuse the display of any unsafe or unsuitable work.

Gallery Sales:

The Bowen collects 35% commission for Bowen members, and 40% commission for non-members on all works sold during Show.  A 7% Georgia sales tax will be added at point of sale. Prices listed on the entry form are binding. Works not for sale should be listed “NFS.”


This Show is Juried by Judges who have authority on eligibility and criteria, and also choose entries to be exhibited in Show. Artists will be notified if works have been juried in via email no later than Saturday, July 13, 2019. Additional instructions on artwork drop off dates, etc. will be provided at that time. The Bowen has final authority on eligibility and criteria.

The Bowen Center for the Arts

PO Box 849, 334 Highway 9 North,
Dawsonville, GA 30534 

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