NYC4PA International Call...


WINTER 2012 - International Juried Photography Call for Entry






Juried by Douglas Beasley


DEADLINE:  February 1, 2013




The New York Center for Photographic Arts (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, color etc.). Winners will receive a total of $2,500 in cash awards and winners and jurors selections will be presented in a group show at the 69 Leonard Gallery in the SOHO art district in New York city and an online gallery on the NYC4PA website with the Grand Prize winning image being posted on the NYC4PA home page. In addition, an exhibition catalog of the group show will be available and the gallery show will be listed and reviewed in a NY Gallery magazine.




THEME: Seasons


Images may be submitted in any of the following four categories:




·       Winter


·       Spring


·       Summer


·       Fall




Grand Prize:
One photographer will receive $500.  The image will be part of the NY Gallery show and the exhibition catalog, and be featured on the home page of NYC4PA website until February 2014.


·       First Prizes: 4 photographers (one in each category) will receive $250. Their images will be exhibited in the NY Gallery show and in the exhibition catalog.


·       Second Prizes: 4 photographers (one in each category) will receive $150. Their images will be exhibited in the NY Gallery show as well as in the exhibition catalog.


·       Third Prizes: 4 photographers (one in each category) will receive $100. Their images will be exhibited in the NY Gallery show and in the exhibition catalog.


·       Jurors’ Selections: 10 additional images will be included in the NY Gallery show and in the exhibition catalog.


·       Honorable Mention: 30 additional images will each receive a certificate of honorable mention




ELIGIBILITY: This Call for Entries is open worldwide to both amateur and professional photographers.  NYC4PA invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate.Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. Only 2-D work is eligible and for images included in the gallery show FRAMED SIZE cannot exceed 24 inches on the longest side.






The entry fee is $35 for the first four images. Additional images may be submitted for $10 each. The same image may be submitted to more than one category and there is no limit to the number of images submitted. 




JUROR: Douglas Beasley


Douglas Beasley’s personal vision explores the spiritual aspects of life through unique imagery. He has a BFA from the University of Michigan, after which he worked for many years as a commercial photographer while cultivating his own fine art. He has taught photography at his own workshops as well as several Universities, the Santa Fe Workshops, and Center for Photography in Woodstock NY. He has received many grants and commissions, and has been widely exhibited and collected internationally.




Douglas’ books include A Nisei’s First Encounter, (1999), with insight into his journey to his mother’s homeland and Earth Meets Spirit , (2011) based on a personal vision of the sacred landscape. As founder and director of Vision Quest Photo Workshops, Beasley provides workshops that emphasize personal expression and creative vision over the mechanics of camera use. He also photographs various fine-art based commercial assignments locally and throughout the world.




Douglas also serves as a juror for photography exhibits nationally. Douglas continues to explore the notion of what is sacred in his photography and in his life. His website is  The workshop website is




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All entrants to NYC4PA Open Calls for Entry, by virtue of their submission, are attesting that the images submitted are their own work and there has been no copyright infringement.  NYC4PA will not be held liable for any infringement of rights that might surface during the jurying or displaying of any image. 




By submitting you grant NYC4PA the right to use your image(s) for promotion and advertisement of NYC4PA.






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