Photography Grants and Open Calls (March 2011)

Every month, we try to collect information about grants, exhibitions, residencies, open calls, etc., that might interest you. This time we’ve got details about an exhibition for North Carolinians, a documentary photography exhibition in New York and Washington, D.C., and an international fund for humanitarian and environmental photography projects:

DOMA Gallery Call for Entries: Eyes of Carolina

DOMA Gallery Call for Entries

The DOMA GALLERY is a fine art photography gallery in Charlotte, North Carolina. "Eyes of Carolina" is a juried exhibition of fine art photography to showcase North Carolina’s finest photographers. The juror for the exhibition will select 5 artists as the finalists for the exhibition. The selected artist’s images will be exhibited at DOMA Gallery from June 30th to September 3rd. The opening reception will be held on June 30th. Press releases will announce the winners in mid June.

What you get: A spot in the "Eyes of Carolina" exhibition
Who can apply: Any photographer who lives or has lived in North Carolina
It’s gonna set you back: $20
Who’s gonna see your work: Larry Wheeler, the Director of the North Carolina Museum of Art located in Raleigh, North Carolina
When’s the deadline: June 2nd, 2011

For more information, please view: The DOMA Gallery call for entries.

Moving Walls 19 Documentary Photography Exhibition

Open Society Foundation Logo

Moving Walls is an exhibition series that features in-depth and nuanced explorations of human rights and social issues. Thematically linked to the Open Society Foundations mission, Moving Walls is exhibited at Open Society offices in New York and Washington, D.C., and includes seven discrete bodies of work.

What you get: A spot in the Moving Walls 19 exhibition. In addition, selected photographers will receive a $2,000 royalty payment.
Who can apply: Any emerging or veteran photographer who has completed a body of work on a human rights or social justice issue. Priority will be given to work that addresses issues and geographic regions of concern to the Open Society Foundations.
It’s gonna set you back: $0
Who’s gonna see your work: A committee of foundation staff and the exhibit curators, Susan Meiselas and Stuart Alexander
When’s the deadline: April 1, 2011

For more information, visit: The Moving Walls 19 Guidelines

The Photocrati Fund

The Photocrati Fund offers $5000 grants to pro and emerging photographers to undertake important humanitarian and environmental photography projects. Photocrati’s goal is to identify outstanding photographers and to provide the resources necessary to pursue projects that will have a tangible and positive effect on the world.

What you get: $5000, press at the Look3 Festival, and awardees become Photocrati Fellows for a full year
Who can apply: Just about everyone
It’s gonna set you back: $0
Who’s gonna see your work: Michael "Nick" Nichols, Steve McCurry, Art Wolfe, and other members of the the Photocrati Fund Board
When’s the deadline: April 1, 2011

For more information, visit: The Photocrati Fund page

"The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something, and tell what it saw in a plain way. Hundreds of people can talk for one who can think, but thousands can think for one who can see. To see clearly is poetry, prophecy, and religion, all in one." John Ruskin

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