6th Annual International Phonography Competition 2020 - Call For Art

Friday, November 15, 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, December 31, 2019 (All day)

Notice - Frequent Question about Cafe & Finding the Call.

1. Search on 'Plymouth' under Apply to Calls on Navigation Bar to find the call. 

2. If you've started to apply but leave and return later, the Call is moved to 'My Cafe Entries (also on the Navigation Bar),

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We've renamed our 'I-phonography Now'  annual show to:

6th Annual International 'Phonography' Competition 


~ Call for Art ~

Historic Exposure

Mobile digital devices offer the opportunity for spontaneous photos, intuitive artistic workflow and a multitude of easily available creative applications.  We invite photographers of all ages to submit their best images for judging in a truly distinctive photography exhibition.  The top five awarded images will be printed, matted, framed and exhibited in our galleries located in historic downtown Plymouth, MA, in the heart of Plymouth Bay Cultural District, steps from Plymouth Rock. When the exhibit is complete, we'll ship the 16X20 framed prints to the winners, along with ribbons and cash awards

General Information

This is an open competition with an open theme

Photographers of all ages may participate

Images taken with a mobile device (cell phone, tablet or Ipad) are eligible

Maximum entries per artist is 15

Entry fee:  $15 for the first image, $10 for each additional entry

Plymouth Center for the Arts membership is not required

Important Dates

November 15 – December 31, 2019 – upload images to CAFÉ

Submit Here: Link to CaFe - Click

(Once logged in click Apply to Calls, search on 'Plymouth') 

January 12, 2020 – Judging is complete and award winners are selected

January 16 – Selected images and awardees are published no later than 5 pm, EST

January 16, 6 PM – Opening Reception

This is a Juried Show

Based on the judge’s scores, the top-scoring 50 images will be chosen for display on line

The judge will select no more than one image per artist, and give only one award per artist

Our 2020 Judge

Rita Colantonio 

See Rita Colantonio's Bio - Click

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Five awards:  First place $100, Second place $75, Third place $50 and two Honorable Mentions

Ribbons and certificates will accompany each award

Art Center Exhibition

The five winning images will be printed, matted and framed for exhibition during our members’ winter art show, Thursday, January 16th through February 23rd.  Following the show, the framed prints will be packaged and shipped to the artists at the expense of the Plymouth Center for the Arts

Online Gallery

The 50 selected images will be exhibited in our online gallery at ArtsPlymouth.org; the on-line exhibition will be viewable Jan 16th through February 23rd

Participants and guests are invited to attend the opening reception on January 16th at 6 PM

We highly encourage the award winners to attend in order to accept their awards

Admission is free and open to the public; there will be live music and complimentary refreshments

Please watch our website for further details: ArtsPlymouth.org

Plymouth Center for the Arts

11 North Street, Plymouth, MA

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