ViewPoint International Competition. International Photographers Open Call to Artists. Deadline: April 1st, 2012

We are excited to announce the inaugural call for submissions to photographers around the world for an opportunity to exhibit your work for one month at ViewPoint Gallery, a contemporary photography gallery located in the heart of one of Canada’s most vibrant arts communities, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Category is open for any subject, since each winner will receive his or her own feature for one month in ViewPoint Gallery. Submissions will be juried by a panel of ViewPoint Gallery members. Twelve images will be selected.

Please note that the payment link will appear following image submission.


Your image will be professionally printed with an Epson 7900 wide format printer, on archival Premium Lustre or Enhanced Matte archival paper.
Your image will be matted, framed and displayed as the Feature International Artist of the Month in ViewPoint Gallery.
If your image is sold in the Gallery, you will receive the full sale price less a 15% processing fee. The price you wish to sell your image at will be determined by you.
If your image is not sold, you may choose to have your image offered for sale along with our unframed print inventory, or we will ship the unframed print to you at our cost.
Your biography and artist statement will be displayed with your work and promotional costs for shows will be covered by the Gallery.

Submission Fees and Guidelines

Please fill out the attached online submission form and send it together with your images and $25 submission fee. You may submit up to 3 images for each $25 entry. You may submit more than once, but every 3 additional entries will require the form and a $25 submission fee.

Include your name, e-mail, city and country.
Download your image using the submission form.
Include the title of your work on the form.
Using Paypal, submit $25 Canadian for up to 3 images.
The Gallery provides 3 frames with pre-cut mat openings. Your image must adhere to one of the following image size standards:12 x 18 inch at 300 ppi ; 15 x 15 inches at 300 ppi; 10 x 22 inches at 300 ppi.
Maximum image dimensions: 1200 pixels on the long side; sRGB colour space; jpeg only. (If your image is accepted, you will be notified and be required to provide a full resolution file for printing. (TIFF file, ProPhoto colour space; sent via our FTP site or sent on a disk by mail to the Gallery).
If your image is selected we will also need your Biography, Artist’s Statement, website (if applicable) and contact information including name, email, phone, address.
ViewPoint Gallery prefers an online entry. CD entries are acceptable and may be mailed to 1272 Barrington St., Halifax, NS, B3J 1Y5
All entries must be received by midnight on April 1st, 2012. All entry fees are non-refundable.


This call for submission is open to all photographers from anywhere in the world, except Canada. Current Viewpoint Gallery members and their immediate families are ineligible. This is a juried exhibition for photographers only. All work must be submitted by the photographer who created the work and you must own sole copyright to your image which you will retain. You agree to give ViewPoint Gallery permission to print and exhibit your work as the winning entry for the month of the Gallery’s choosing and permit use of the image in publicity and media promotions.


Notification of acceptance of work will be made via e-mail by April 30, 2012, or mailed on that date for entries without e-mail information. You will receive specification for the high resolution image transfer for printing by the Gallery.

For more information email:

Submission Form:

Source: ViewPoint Gallery


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