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2023 Juried Photography Exhibition ~ Registration early January
 

2023 Show

2023 Juried Photography Exhibition

ENTRY FORM

JotForm | pdf


2023 Dates to remember:
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST Deadline: February 26
ENTRY ACKNOWLEDGEMENT (emailed to you): March 5
SUBMISSION OF IMAGES DEADLINE: March 19
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE (ONLY for accepted
works): April 2
DELIVERY OF PHOTOGRAPHS: Sunday, April 23
Artwork Installation: April 24
AWARDS PRESENTATION AND OPENING RECEPTION: May 4
PICKUP AT CLOSE OF EXHIBITION: May 28

REQUIREMENTS

DIGITAL IMAGE REQUIREMENTS AND STANDARDS Image Format: jpeg Recommended Colour Profile: sRGB Image Size: a maximum 1024 pixels on each side (1024 x 1024 pixels); minimum – the maker shall ensure that the image is of sufficient size to be judged effectively and, for rectangular images (either in a horizontal or vertical format), at least one of the sides should fully fill the 1024 width or height with the others falling proportionately. The maximum size for an image to be uploaded is 2 MB. The original image (or images or image elements) and digital manipulation must be the work of the entrant. No image shall display any titling or maker identification which could serve to identify the maker. Images not conforming to the above standards may be disqualified.

EXHIBIT REQUIREMENTS All images must be appropriately presented, and be either framed, facemount to acrylic or on gallery style canvas. Each image must have a minimum .635 cm (1/4") O– or D–rings or screw eyes (not saw hooks) on both sides of the back of the entry, placed not more than one-third down from the top. (Hooks used to hang the images go through these rings or eyes.) Maximum width – single image or dyptych, including any framing, is 102 cm (40") and maximum weight, including glass, frame, etc. is 9.1 kg (20 lbs.). Minimum image hanging width is 20 cm (8"). PURCHASE OF ENTRIES Anyone wishing to purchase an image on display at the exhibition will be directed to contact PineRidge Arts Council (PRAC). PRAC will retain a 10% commission on all sales at the show. All cheques for work sold must be made out to PineRidge Arts Council (PRAC). All applicable taxes are the responsibility of the artist. PUBLICITY PRAC reserves the right to photograph the entrants and their images for publicity, web posting and other not-for-profit purposes. The entrant retains ownership of all images and all other rights to their subsequent use.

ENTRY FEES

$26 Adult Member
$36 Adult Non-Member
$11 Youth (12-19)
$46 Adult Membership and Entry Fee
$41 Senior Membership and Entry Fee
$16 Youth Membership and Entry Fee


2020 On-Line Show ONLY
To see the images accepted into the show please check HERE. https://pineridgearts.org/2020JPE/Images/

Doesn't your photography belong in this show?


2019 Programme HERE
2019 Photos on PineRidge Arts
group facebook | Snapd Ajax
| Ajax News Advertiser

2019 Web Page HERE | 2018 Web page HERE

Over $2500 in Cash Awards


Doesn't your photography belong in this show?

McLean Community Centre
95 Magill Dr., Ajax
L1T 3K7


Thanks to our 2020 sponsors and partners!

PRAC Ajax Oshawa Camera Club
Enbridge Rotary Club of Pickering Elexicon
Durham West Arts Centre OPG

 


2020 On-Line Show ONLY
To see the images accepted into the show please check HERE. https://pineridgearts.org/2020JPE/Images/

2019 Juried Photography Exhibition
2018 Juried Photography Exhibition
PHOTOS: Take-in Day | Opening Reception
Snapd Ajax | Ajax News Advertiser

2017 Juried Photography Exhibition FACEBOOK Awards | Evening
2016 Juried Photography Exhibition FACEBOOK Awards | Evening
2015 Juried Photography Exhibition | 2015 PHOTOS ON FACEBOOK
2014 Juried Photography Exhibition


 

 

 

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Rules and Regulations

DETAILS AND RULES PLEASE READ CAREFULLY OVERVIEW A maximum of two (2) entries will be accepted from each entrant. Images are to be submitted electronically. For judging, all images will be placed in a single, non-specific category. Approximately sixty (60) images will be chosen for exhibition with a maximum of two (2) from any entrant. If selected for the exhibition, an image shall be appropriately prepared (see requirements) by the entrant. Monetary prizes will be awarded.

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST To enter the exhibition, please complete the attached Expression of Interest form, (or register on-line) attach the required entry fee, and mail both to the address indicated on the back of this form for receipt no later than February 26, 2023.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND SUBMISSION OF IMAGES Upon receipt of the completed Expression of Interest form and entry fee, the entrant will be emailed instructions on March 5 as to how to submit up to two (2) images electronically. All images must be submitted no later than Saturday, March 19.

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE
Only entrants whose photographs have been selected to be exhibited (i.e. hung in the exhibition) will be notified by e-mail on April 2. Once notified entrants will be responsible for appropriately preparing the image(s) for hanging in accordance with the specified exhibit requirements

AWARDS PRESENTATION AND OPENING RECEPTION The Awards Presentation and Opening Reception will be held on Thursday, May 4, beginning at 7 pm at the McLean Community Centre, 95 Magill Drive, Ajax. All exhibition entrants are encouraged to attend.

EXHIBITION HOURS The images will be on exhibit from April 24 to May 27 during the hours 7 am to 9 pm in the Atrium at the McLean Community Centre.

PICKUP AT CLOSE OF EXHIBITION
All images in the exhibition are to be picked up on Sunday, May 28 between 1 pm and 3 pm There is no secure storage after the abovenoted date and time.

PHOTOGRAPHERS’ ELIGIBILITY
The Juried Photography Exhibition is open to anyone 13 years of age and older. PHOTOGRAPHERS’ RESPONSIBILITIES Reasonable efforts to protect all entries in the exhibition will be taken. However, PRAC, the Town of Ajax, and the Sponsors cannot assume responsibility for loss or damage to any entry, howsoever caused. Entrants may wish to consider insuring the work they submit. Entrants should be confident that they can arrange for exhibit entries to be delivered and picked up on the required dates and at the required times All exhibit entries must remain in the McLean Community Centre until May 28, when the exhibition concludes.

 

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2023 Juror Randy Nickerson

Randy Nickerson

Randy has been a freelance photographer for the last 20 years shooting for such publications as The Oshawa Express, Snapd Newspaper and Neighbour Today. As a certified O3C judge he has judged over 100 local, national and international contests. Recently he has received his A.F.I.A.P designation (Artist of the Federation of International Artists & Photographers) in addition to winning several international recognitions for his work. Canadian National Skating Championships, Ontario Parasport Games and the Oshawa Generals are just some of the events that make up his portfolio.
http://streetphotos.ca/

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