10 Aug 2020

Competitions The Delaplaine’ 2020 National Juried Photography Exhibition

Delaplaine Visual Arts Education CenterFrederick, Maryland, United States

Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center

Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: September 28, 2020 – The National Juried Photography Exhibition is held biennially in November at the Delaplaine as part of FOCUS, our month-long celebration of photography. Artists residing within the U.S. are invited to enter up to three (3) photographs for consideration.

Exhibition dates: November 7-29, 2020.

Regina DeLuise is a Guggenheim Fellow and full-time faculty at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her work is represented in private and public collections, including Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Houston Museum of Fine Art, and the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal. She has worked at the Daniel Wolf Gallery in NYC and co-founded Elm Street Arts, a cooperative gallery in Manchester, Vermont. DeLuise is from Brooklyn, New York, and received her BFA from SUNY in Purchase, New York, and her MA from Rosary College in Florence, Italy.

All photographs, black & white, color, non-silver, computer-manipulated, digital, or pinhole are eligible.

First — $1,000
Second — $500
Third — $250
Honorable Mention — $125

$35 per artist for up to three (3) images ($25 if artist is a current member of the Delaplaine).

Artists may submit up to (3) pieces (in JPEG format) for consideration.


  • Exhibition • November 7–29, 2020
  • Deadline for Entries • Monday, September 28, 2020 by 11:59pm
  • Notification of Accepted Artworks • Monday, October 12, 2020 by 5pm
  • Deadline for Delivery of Accepted Artworks • Thursday, October 29, 2020
  • Art Matters Juror’s Talk • November 7, 2020 • 2 pm
  • Opening Reception & Awards Announcement • November 7, 2020 • 3–5 pm

Serving the community since 1986, The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center has grown from a small community arts group to a vibrantly active nonprofit organization that serves over 85,000 visitors each year. A 40,000 square foot flagship of the arts, the Delaplaine features five exhibit spaces showcasing local, regional, and national artists; three floors of spacious classrooms; a beautiful event pavilion; the Etchison Davis Public Art Reference library; and a retail store supporting local artists in our community.

The Delaplaine also manages three satellite galleries in partnership with the Frederick County Public Libraries. Satellite galleries are located at the Brunswick Branch Library, the Thurmont Regional Library, and the Urbana Regional Library.

The Delaplaine Arts Center
40 South Carroll Street
Frederick, Maryland 21701
t: 301.698.0656

Opp Categories: + Open to One Medium and Photography Only. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 09 Sept thru Oct, Open to U.S. Artists Only, and Special Opportunities. Income: Exhibition – Group. Opportunity expires in 6 days.

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