THE WOMEN'S COMMITTEE OF THE PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART is pleased to announce its first Photography Portfolio Competition. The competition is open to all photographers age 18 or over. A jury of nationally recognized experts will select one photograph from each of six artists for inclusion in a 16" x 20" portfolio to be published in an edition of 25 in fall 2010. Peter Barberie, The Brodsky Curator of Photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center, Philadelphia Museum of Art, will select one additional curator's choice entry to be sold as an individual print in a limited edition. The Museum will exhibit the portfolio and the individual print in fall 2010, and an event will be held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art to celebrate the production of the portfolio.
JURORS 2010 Jurors will include noted photographer Tina Barney; Melissa Harris, Editor-in-Chief, Aperture Magazine; and Peter Barberie, The Brodsky Curator of Photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center, Philadelphia Museum of Art.
AWARDS Each winning photographer will be awarded $1,000. The curator's choice photographer will receive $500. Winning artists will receive one print of their work. The winning photographs will become part of the permanent collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
PORTFOLIO The portfolio will be sold through The Women's Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in a limited edition of twenty-five (25) boxed sets to be produced by Silicon Gallery Fine Art Prints, Philadelphia. Two (2) additional editions will be printed for the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The portfolio will comprise six photographs and information about each artist. An additional curator's choice photograph will be selected and sold as an individual print in a limited edition.
Photography Portfolio Competition 2010