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12 Nov 2021

Compete PhotoSpiva 2021

George A. Spiva Center for the Arts Joplin, MO, United States

Spiva Center for the Arts

Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: January 1, 2022 – Spiva Center for the Arts announces an open call for artists to enter the upcoming PhotoSpiva competition. Established in 1977, it is now the longest-running competition of its kind.

PhotoSpiva is open to any amateur or professional photographer in the United States or its territories. Submitted images must be the photographer’s own work.

Two-dimensional work derived from any photographic process — traditional, digital, or photo-based mixed media — is eligible as long as the work is original and has never been exhibited at George A. Spiva Center for the Arts. Three–dimensional work is not eligible for this competition and exhibition.

Erin and Eric Dodson are spouses, artists, curators and the co-founders of Kiosk Gallery, an artist-run space in Kansas City, Missouri. Founded in 2012, Kiosk gallery is where they have organized over 60 exhibitions promoting emerging local artists… see more

1st – $1,000
2nd – $750
3rd – $500
Merit Award (3) – $150
Honorable Mention (3) – $100

A $40 fee is required to enter five (5) photos. You must enter 5 photos and no less.

Visit us for complete details and easy online Application.

Also see last year artist entries and competition results.

Spiva serves a large geographic area that stretches from southwest Missouri into southeast Kansas, northeast Oklahoma, and northwest Arkansas. Its mission is to promote the arts, to nurture creative expression, and to stimulate and educate diverse audiences within the four-state region.

Spiva Center for the Arts provides year round programming, changing exhibits, educational classes for adults and children, artists talks, and special events-based on a theme.

Spiva Center for the Arts
222 West 3rd Street
Joplin, MO 64801
tel: (417) 623-0183

Opportunity Categories: Photography Only. Opportunity Types: Compete. Opportunity Tags: Deadlines 01 Jan thru Feb, Open to U.S. Artists Only, and Special Opportunities. Benefits: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition - Group, Exhibition - Online, and Sales.

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