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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

Calendar: 

  • 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.

JURORS: TBA

Eligibility:

  • 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.

Requirements:

  • 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.”

Notification: 

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 

 706.216.ARTS(2787)
| www.BowenArts.org

A Joint GNPA, CNC, and RFAA Contest/Exhibit at Chattahoochee Nature Center

2019 06 DOUBLE VISION

 Overview:

Georgia Nature Photographers Association (GNPA) will partner with the Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC) and the Roswell Fine Arts Association (RFAA) for the 4th Annual Photo Competition and Exhibit that is to be included as part of the fall Atlanta Celebrates Photography event.

The theme is titled Double Vision. Twenty-four (24) images will be selected in the contest to be exhibited in the CNC River Resource Gallery in Roswell, Georgia. These same images will be painted by artists from the RFAA.

When brought to the CNC for hanging, the photographic image and the painted image will be hung side-by-side…thus the theme name Double Vision. There will be a “People’s Choice Award” given at a GNPA/RFAA Members Only reception on September 10th at CNC as well as ribbons and awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places and Honorable Mentions. 

A public opening and “Meet The Artists” reception will be announced later.

The Rules:
  1. This Contest/Exhibit is open to all members of GNPA. If you are not a GNPA member, join today ( http://www.gnpa.org).
  2. There is no entry fee for this Contest/Exhibit.
  3. Entry for the contest will be through the GNPA Facebook page.  If you are not a member of the GNPA Facebook group, please ask to join.
  4. Once you have joined the GNPA Facebook group, post your image in a comment to the Double Vision Contest/Exhibit thread pinned at the top of the GNPA Facebook page. Submit only one image per comment. Include the image caption plus any relevant brief details to describe your image. You may submit up to 3 entries, each in a separate comment.
  5. Your images will look better if they are re-sized according to Facebook guidelines. For Facebook sharing, that’s 1200 pixels on the long side.
  6. This Contest/Exhibit is open only to nature photography images. Images of other subjects will be excluded. Any genre of nature photography may be submitted.
  7. Images may have been taken anywhere and anytime.
  8. Submissions may not have been previously exhibited at CNC.
  9. Images will be reviewed to make sure they are accurate and fit competition rules.
  10. Images will be judged on the basis of overall photographic excellence and providing a diversity of participants, genres and styles.
  11. Composite images are specifically not allowed. Normal post processing plus minor edits or corrections are allowed. Images should represent what was actually seen in the field.
  12. Contest winners will need to frame their images at their own cost in solid black frames with acrylic glazing and white mats, details to be provided later.  Frame sizes will be 18x24, 20x24, or 16x20 – no panorama or square frames.
  13. Additional instructions for Winners: 

    Winners will  be asked to pay a fee of $10 to GNPA for each selected print.  Details of payment process will be provided to the winners. 

NOTE:  “By submitting your photograph you hereby grant the designated artist the right to produce a painting, drawing, or other artwork from the photograph.  Furthermore, you understand that there is no obligation or expectation of payment of any type for the right to produce artwork based on your photo or the possible sale of such artwork by the artist.  In addition, the photographer grants to GNPA the right to use the photo for promotional purposes in conjunction with this exhibit, the GNPA website, or other GNPA contests now or in the future.”

Schedule:

June 1, 2019:  Photo submission period begin

June 23, 2019:  Photo submission period ends

June 30, 2019:   Photographers with selected photos are notified

August 28, 2019:  Gallery installation

September 1-December 4, 2019:  DoubleVision show is open

September 10, 2019:  GNPA/RFAA members only reception

Mid to late September:  Meet the Artists reception

December 4, 2019:  DoubleVision exhibit takedown

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August 2, 2019 - Georgia Nature Photographers Association Enchanted Forests Photo Competition

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A Joint GNPA, CNC, and RFAA Contest/Exhibit at Chattahoochee Nature Center Overview: Georgia Nature Photographers Association (GNPA) will partner with the Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC) and the Roswell Fine Arts Association (RFAA) for the 4th Annual Photo Competition and Exhibit that is to be included as part of the fall Atlanta Celebrates Photography event. The theme is titled Double Vision. Twenty-four (24) images will be selected in the contest to be exhibited in the CNC River Resource Gallery in Roswell, Georgia. These same images will be painted by artists from the RFAA. When brought… Read More >>>
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