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2019 Emerging Photographers Showcase

The submission deadline for this opportunity has passed.

Deadline for submission is October 17, 2018.

Exposure supports Alberta’s emerging photographers! Selected work will be exhibited in Calgary and shared with our international online community.

The Exposure Photography Festival 2019 is now accepting submissions for the annual Emerging Photographers Showcase, juried by Lindsey V. Sharman, Curator, Art Gallery of Alberta. Accepted work will be shown in a feature exhibition hosted by the Exposure Photography Festival during the month of February. Ten artists will be chosen to participate, and the juror will select one artist who will be awarded a solo exhibition during the 2020 Exposure Photography Festival!

Location: The exhibition will take place in the galleries of the historic Pioneer Building on Stephen Avenue in Calgary (former home of Contemporary Calgary and the Art Gallery of Calgary).

Here’s What You Need To Do: Submit a series of photographs that best defines your unique style, vision and point of view, along with a written statement about the images. The series must be a substantial, interconnected body of work, including a minimum of 10 images and a maximum of 15.

Submission Deadline: October 17, 2018
Notification: November 1, 2018
Fees: $35 for 10 images; additional images may be submitted for $5 each, up to 15 total.

All exhibiting artists will be paid $115 in artist fees in accordance with CARFAC guidelines. Our exhibition presenting sponsor, Resolve Photo, will print and frame all of the work at no cost to the artist. Artists will receive their print(s) at the end of the exhibition. For more information, visit

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