23 Dec 2016

Competitions Camera USA 2017: National Photography Exhibition & Award

Naples Art AssociationNaples, Florida, United States

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Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: March 22, 2017 – All photographers residing in the United States are invited to submit one photograph taken in the United States after January 1, 2013 for the Naples Art Association’s seventh annual photography competition which will be on view in Naples, Florida from June 19 – August 4, 2017.

A $5,000 award will be presented to one photographer. The National Photography Award winner will receive three-nights hotel accommodations in Naples, Florida and travel to attend the preview reception on June 16, 2017.

Three distinguished jurors will review all entries and nominate the National Photography Award Winner. The jurors are:

  • David Houston, Director of the Bo Bartlett Center, Columbus State University in Georgia
  • Gary Monroe, Senior Professor, Southeast Center for Photographic Studies, Daytona State College in Daytona Beach, Florida
  • Robin O’Dell, Curatorial Administrator and Manager of Photographic Collections, Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida

Maximum overall dimensions (including frame, if a frame is used) not to exceed 40 x 40 inches. When completing your application, enter the framed dimensions if your photograph is framed.

APPLY ONLINE – Entry fee: $28
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Notifications will be posted on April 17, 2017.

Photographs exhibited in Camera USA™ 2017 may be available for purchase or listed as NFS (not for sale). The Naples Art Association processes sales and will retain a 30% commission on all artwork sold during the exhibition.


  • Entry Deadline, March 22
  • Jury Results Posted on Juried Art Services, April 17
  • Shipped Artwork Deadline (ship to ARTMove LLC), May 15
  • Artwork Receiving, May 19 from 10 am to 2 pm (or earlier by appointment)
  • Artwork Receiving, May 20 from 12 noon to 2 pm
  • Camera USA™ Award Nominee Notified, May 22
  • Illustrated Photography Lecture by Gary Monroe, June 15, 6 pm in the Watson Gallery
  • Preview Reception and Award Announcement, June 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm
  • Exhibition on view with Free Admission, June 19 – August 4
  • Artwork Pick Up, August 6 from 12 noon to 2 pm
  • Artwork Pick Up, August 7 from 10 am to 2 pm
  • Return Shipping by ARTMove LLC, Week of August 14

The Naples Art Association is a 63-year old visual arts non-profit organization located in the heart of the 5th Avenue South shopping, dining and entertainment district. Exhibitions are free and open to the public. Gallery hours during the Camera USA™ 2017 exhibition are Monday through Friday from 10 am to 4 pm.

Naples Art Association
585 Park St.
Naples, Florida 34102
t: 239.262.6517

Opp Categories: Photography Only. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 03 March thru April, Open to U.S. Artists Only, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition – Group, and Sales.

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