Wednesday, September 01, 2004

For Photographers

The CDS/Honickman First Book Biennial Prize in Photography.

Deadline: September 10, 2004.

Open to American photographers, no age limit, who have not published a book-length work. All subject matter is acceptable. Submissions should be visually compelling and have an integrity of purpose. A cash award of $3,000, publication of a book of photography, and a traveling exhibition will be awarded to the winning entry. Entry fee: $25. For more information, contact: CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography, Center for Documentary Studies, 1317 W. Pettigrew St., Durham, NC 27705; email:; or visit website

For Jewish Artists

The Ronnie Heyman Prize for an Emerging Jewish Visual Artist: National Foundation for Jewish Culture.

Deadline: November 2004

The Ronnie Heyman Prize was established by the National Foundation for Jewish Culture to recognize and support an emerging visual artist who has created and exhibited a body of work that reflects the Jewish experience or addresses issues in the Jewish community. The Fund will provide a grant/prize for $2,500. Visit this website to download the application or contact Kristen L. Runk, Associate Operations Director; (212) 629-0500 x. 215 or email her at

The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards reception is being held next Friday, Sept. 10 from 6-9pm at Creative Partners Gallery located at 4600 East West Highway in Bethesda. The award winners which include the $10,000 Best in Show award (and a total of $14,000 in prizes) will be announced and honored during this event. Fifteen finalists have been selected for this year's competition and their work will be on exhibit at the gallery from Sept. 7 - Oct. 2.

This year's finalists include:

Marci Branagan, Baltimore, MD
Graham Caldwell, Washington, D.C.
Annet Couwenberg, Baltimore, MD
Susan Eder & Craig Dennis, Falls Church, VA
Suzanna Fields, Richmond, VA
Bernhard Hildebrandt, Baltimore, MD
Brandon Morse, Takoma Park, MD
David Page, Baltimore, MD
Randi Reiss-McCormack, Lutherville, MD
Marie Ringwald, Washington, D.C.
Jo Smail, Baltimore, MD
Jeff Spaulding, Bethesda, MD
Daniel Sullivan, Baltimore, MD
J. L. Stewart Watson, Baltimore, MD
John Watson, Washington, D.C.

Opportunity for photographers

Deadline: Sept 29, 2004.

The League of Reston Artists (LRA)/Reston Photographic Society (RPS) announces its 2004 Call for Entry for its Annual Judged Photography Exhibition.

The juror is Joshua Taylor, who is an award-winning photographer with over thirty years experience in newspaper and magazine photography, teaching, and workshops. Currently a faculty member of the Smithsonian Studio Arts program and member of the Northern Virginia Photographic Society (NVPS), he has also taught at the Corcoran School of Art and Design and provided photographic expertise in retail sales at Penn Camera. He recently gave workshops at the U.S. National Arboretum, U.S. Botanic Garden and Green Spring Gardens Park, and lectured at the National Horticultural Society Garden School.

This call for entry is limited to a maximum of two framed photographs. The entry fee for LRA/RPS members is $15. This exhibition is restricted to members of the LRA/RPS. Membership in the LRA/RPS is $20 per year.

The entry form can be downloaded from the LRA’s web site here. Send completed entry form to the LRA, POB 2513, Reston, VA 20195. Entry forms must be postmarked no later than September 29.

Long day yesterday at the DC Commission for the Arts and Humanities with the Advisory Panel for the Individual Artists' grants. The awards will be announced by the DC Commission for the Arts and Humanities later this year, pending availability of funds.