13 May 2017

Competitions BRMAA National Juried Photography Show

Blue Ridge Mountains Arts AssociationBlue Ridge, Georgia, United States

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Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: July 1, 2017 – You are invited to enter the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association (BRMAA) 2017 National Juried Photography Show. The 2017 BRMAA National Juried Show is open to all photographers, both amateur and professional, and all original photographic media, including film and digital images.

Cash prizes totaling $3,000, including $750 for Best of Show, will be awarded.

This national show will proudly be on display in the Richard Low Evans Gallery of the Art Center, home to the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association and located at the historic courthouse in Blue Ridge, Georgia from September 3rd through September 30th, 2017.

The judge for this year’s show is DAVID VEAL. Award-winning photographer David is a native of Milledgeville, Georgia and has been photographing for over 40 years. His work has been exhibited on book jackets, various magazines, album covers, as well as in group and one-person exhibits such as the first Art of Georgia exhibit, a joint venture of Governor Deal and the Georgia Council for the Arts implemented in 2012.

The Nature category includes, but is not limited to: wildlife, landscapes, waterscapes, plant materials and abstracts in nature. Work submitted in the Nature category must have no elements of mankind (which include but are not limited to buildings, fences, roads, signs and cannot be subject composites.) Stitched Panoramas will be accepted.

The Fine Art category includes, but is not limited to cityscapes, landscapes (including structures), portraits, and floral or plant life. Fine art techniques and stitched panoramas are acceptable in this category. Subject composites will not be accepted.

The Digital Art category includes abstract subject and images originally created with the camera and is altered in post processing including subject matter that is identifiable or not easily identifiable with post processing. Combined multiple exposures for HDR or stitched panoramas are allowed.

The entry fee for each image is $10. There is no limit to the number of entries per photographer.

Download Prospectus and Application. All entries must be an original photograph made by the submitting photographer after July 1, 2014.

Notification of acceptance will be sent by EMAIL only by August 1, 2017.

All work submitted must be for sale. A sales commission of 35% (30% for BRMAA members) will be retained by BRMAA for all work sold during the course of the show. The 7% Georgia sales tax will be added at the point of sale. All work must remain in the gallery through the Show dates unless sold through BRMAA.


  • Entry must be received by: July 1, 2017
  • Notification of acceptance: by August 1, 2017
  • Shipped photographs due: August 9 – 19, 2017 (no deliveries on Mondays, please)
  • Hand deliveries due: August 19, 2017 (11 a.m.-4 p.m.)
  • Reception/Awards Ceremony September 2, 2017 (5 p.m. -7 p.m.)
  • Show open to public September 2 -30, 2017
  • Photography pick-up October 1, 2017 (11 a.m.-4 p.m.)
  • Shipped artwork returned October 3- 15, 2017

Download Prospectus and Application

Contact Information
(706) 632-2144

Recently listed as one of the top 5 Art Towns in Georgia by Georgia Council for the Arts & the Georgia Municipal Association (2015), the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association and Art Center is the center of the arts for Blue Ridge, Georgia. The Art Center is home to the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association,a non-profit, 501(c) 3 arts council that provides opportunities for artists of all ages and our community.

Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association
420 West Main Street
Blue Ridge GA 30513

Opp Categories: + Open to One Medium and Photography Only. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 07 July thru Aug, Open to U.S. Artists Only, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition – Group, and Sales.

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