Online submission of digital photographs via the website.
The Allegany Arts Council is pleased to announce the call for entries into the Allegany National Photography Competition and Exhibition, to be held at the Saville and Schwab Galleries in downtown Cumberland through the entire month of April 2017.
This 3rd Annual event will meld the region’s rich concentration of photographic artists with an influx of national photographers in a juried competition for over $5000 in cash prizes.
The 2017 juror is Shannon Thomas Perich, Curator in the Photographic History Collection, Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
The opening reception will be held on Saturday, April 8th from 6-8 pm. Prizes will be awarded at the reception.
Application requirements and restrictions
Maximum 6 entries per photographer. (No maximum per category.)
$30 for up to 2 entries, $15 for each additional entry
- $1500 for Best of Show
- $800 for 1st Place Color
- $800 for 1st Place Black & White
- $800 for 1st Place Multi-Dimensional
- $400 for 2nd Place in each category
- $200 for People’s Choice
The judge reserves the right to not present an award in any category if insufficient quantity or quality is in evidence.
- Entry deadline 2/27/2017
- Notifications 3/13/2017
- Delivery 4/03/2017
- Exhibition 4/07/2017 – 4/30/2017
- Reception 4/08/2017 Pick-Up /
- Return 5/6/2017
How to Enter
You may enter the competition online. For application information please click "Further Official Information" below.