Camera USA: National Phot...

All photographers residing in the United States are invited to submit one photograph taken in the United States after January 1, 2010 for “Camera USA: National Photography Award 2012.” The photography exhibition will be open to the public in The von Liebig Art Center’s Frederick O. Watson Gallery from June 4 through August 10, 2012. The von Liebig Art Center is located in Naples, Florida in the heart of the 5th Avenue South shopping, dining and arts district. A maximum of 50 photographs will be included in “Camera USA.” A $5,000 grand prize award will be presented to one photographer. The grand prize award winner will also receive two nights hotel accommodations in Naples, Florida and round-trip economy class air fare to attend a preview reception and award presentation on Friday, June 1, 2012. Exhibition Juror and Award Judge: Bradly Dever Treadaway is a faculty member and the Digital Media Coordinator at the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York City. Treadaway is a Fulbright Scholar to Italy and has exhibited his work in eleven countries. Founded in 1974, the ICP is a photography museum, school, and research center in Midtown Manhattan. The ICP permanent collection contains more than 100,000 photographs. The collection spans the history of the photographic medium, from daguerreotypes to gelatin silver to digital chromogenic prints. The ICP serves more than 5,000 students each year and is one of the world's most extensive and best-equipped schools of photography. Public programs address issues in photography and its relationship to art, culture, and society and promote the interpretation of the ICP's exhibitions and collection. The entry fee is $32 ($27 for current Naples Art Association members). Enter online by no later than March 22, 2012 at or For more information, call 239-262-6517 ext. 106.