12 Feb 2019

Competitions BRMAA 2019 Juried Photography Show

Blue Ridge Mountains Arts AssociationBlue Ridge, Georgia, United States

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Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association

Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: April 12, 2019 – You are invited to enter the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association (BRMAA) 2019 National Juried Photography Show. The 2019 BRMAA National Juried Photography Show is open to all photographers, both amateur and professional, and all original photographic media, including film and digital images.

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 July 27- August 25, 2019.

Artists who are legal residents of the United States are invited to participate. All entries must be an original photograph made by the submitting photographer on or after April 1, 2016. All work submitted must be for sale.

Entries must be designated as Nature, Fine Art or Digital Art. Download Prospectus for details.

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

The judge for this year’s show is David Akoubian. David has been a photographer since 1972 when his father presented him with his first camera, but his career in photography started in 1992. David learned his craft originally as a painter and from his father who shares his love of nature and photography. Early in his career he traveled with, learned from and taught beside some of the masters of nature photography including John Shaw, Art Wolfe, Galen Rowell, Bryan Peterson, Pat O’Hara, and Rod Planck. David has been teaching photography since 1994 in the classroom and leading workshops around the United States. David presents at many camera clubs across, as well as leading workshops across the United States.

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


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.


  • Entry must be received by: April 12, 2019
  • Notification of acceptance: by June 14, 2019
  • Shipped photographs due: July 9 – July 18, 2019 (no deliveries on Mondays, please)
  • Hand deliveries due: July 16 – 18, 2019 (11 a.m.-4 p.m.)
  • Reception/Awards Ceremony July 27, 2019 (5 p.m. -7 p.m.)
  • Show open to public July 27 – August 25, 2019
  • Photography pick-up August 27 – 29, 2019 (11 a.m.-4 p.m.)
  • Shipped artwork returned August 30 – September 13, 2019

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
(706) 632-2144

Opp Categories: + Open to One Medium and 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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