Photofest – call for art

QVCAH will be hosting Photofest in September, 2014. QVCAH is seeking photographers to submit original work for inclusion in this juried group exhibition. Several prizes will be awarded by the jurors, and the awards will be presented at the opening reception of the exhibition on Thursday, September 11th, 2014 from 6-8 pm.

Photofest will be on view throughout September in the QVCAH galleries. This exhibition and reception are both free to attend and open to the public.

This exhibition is sponsored by The Quinebaug Valley Council for the Arts and Humanities.

Submission Guidelines and Eligibility

QVCAH invites all artists in the USA to enter their original photographs for this juried group exhibition.

No cost for entry (Up to 5 entries per artist)


  • 1st Prize:  $200, and Work featured on the front page of the QVCAH website for one month
  • 2nd Prize:  $100, and Work included in the QVCAH website gallery.
  • 3rd Prize:  $50,and Work included in the QVCAH website gallery.

Deadline for submissions:  September 4th, 2014

Click here to submit an entry form online. Do not send original artwork until you have received notification of acceptance into Photofest.

All submissions are subject to review by the QVCAH programs committee. Acceptance is based on a variety of factors including but not limited to space restrictions within the galleries.

Accepted work must be framed, gallery wrapped, or otherwise prepared for display with no visible staples, and wired for hanging. Please see our guidelines for preparing your artwork.

Please note that accepted photos must be delivered to the QVCAH Arts Center, framed and wired for hanging by Wednesday, September 10th, 6pm EST.

For more info, contact Lisa Kretchman through this form or call 508-448-1972.

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