Friday, July 16, 2010

The Silver Eye Center for Photography Fellowship 2010

The Silver Eye Center for Photography is pleased to announce Fellowship 2010, our international photography competition. Our distinguished juror is Deborah Klochko, Executive Director of the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, California.

As we enter our 11th Fellowship year, the competition is now open to all international photographers, including Silver Eye members, and we are now awarding two Fellowships.

• A $3,500 award and is open to all eligible photographers.

A $1,500 is open only to Pennsylvania residents (who may apply in both categories).

Both winning artists’ work will be exhibited at Silver Eye in shows opening in late November 2010.

Entries must be postmarked or delivered on or before Friday, August 27, 2010 at 6 p.m. EST and be complete upon submission.

Please mail or deliver to:

Fellowship 2010 Competition
Silver Eye Center for Photography
1015 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203 USA

Click here to download the entry form and submission guidelines.

About the Juror: Deborah Klochko

Deborah Klochko became Executive Director of the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego in 2007. Prior to joining MoPA, Deborah served as a private consultant; as the Executive Editor of see, an award-winning journal of visual culture; and as founder of Speaking of Light: Oral Histories of American Photographers. Formerly the Director of The Friends of Photography in San Francisco, she has also worked at George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film, in Rochester, New York and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Deborah holds an M.A.T. in Museum Education from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and an M.F.A. in Photographic Studies from the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, New York.

Questions? Contact Exhibition Coordinator at 412-431-1810.


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