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SNAP: A National Juried Photography Exhibition

This national survey of photography presents a diverse portrait of who we are as a nation today. The show will be designed around three themes: Our Land / Our World, Our People: Narrative/Portrait, Conceptual/Abstract

Drew Johnson, Curator of Photography, Oakland Museum of California
Sandra S. Phillips, Senior Curator of Photography, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

$2,500 in cash, plus prize awards to be selected by jurors.

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Open to all artists in the United States, 18 years of age or older. Entries must be original work completed within the last three years.

Open to all photographic media. There are no size limitations for entries. Please include specific dimensions with your images for review by the jurors. Bedford Gallery reserves the right not to accept exceptionally large or cumbersome pieces. Work must be framed (when applicable) and ready to hang (wire, d-rings or cleat). Acrylic glazing only; NO GLASS.

Entry Fee:
A non-refundable fee of $35 is required. This fee covers up to 3 entries. Online submissions are not considered complete until payment is made. Artists who applied for Outlandish: Contemporary Depictions of Nature are eligible to submit a discounted entry ($25). Outlandish coupons are non-transferable. Submissions to the discounted entry fee that do not qualify will be canceled.

Deadline: 10-19-2011
Bedford Gallery
Walnut Creek, CA

Contact: Melanie Chang
Phone: (925) 295-1423

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