The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County and the Palm Beach Photographic Centre announce an open call to Palm Beach County photographers to submit an image of the majesty of Palm Beach County with a focus on challenges and successes in the environment to be considered for an exhibition at the Cultural Council in Lake Worth Beach February 25th through April 16th, 2022. We are seeking professional artists who live or work in Palm Beach County to submit an image that highlights the majesty of the Palm Beach County environment or highlights the challenges of climate disruption. The call is open to all residents who live or work in Palm Beach County.  Each artist may submit one to five images, but the final selection will be limited to one image per artist.

Judging will be based upon the overall quality, creativity, and vision of each work. 

The juror will be Matt Stock, who developed his signature style of Painting with Light in the Dark® after building his career fusing art and science. Stock’s knowledge of his craft and innovative methods have led to many honors and awards including works in the permanent collection of Biscayne National Park and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, presenting speaker with TEDx Coconut Grove, recognition as one of five experts in night photography by Shutterbug Magazine’s 2014 Expert Photography Techniques Magazine, one of thirty artists representing the National Park System’s Centennial Anniversary.

Criteria for the Call are as follows:

  • Photographers who are eligible to apply must live or work in Palm Beach County. 
  • Work must have been created within the past two years, with the theme of Palm Beach County natural environment
  • The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County is looking to feature artists that have not exhibited at the Cultural Council previously
  • All images must include artist name, title, date, medium, print size
  • Images submitted must be at least 2400 pixels but no more than 3000 pixels on the longest side

Deadline for Entries

Images must be submitted by January 18th, 2022.  A maximum of 5 images may be entered for consideration by the judge and possible inclusion in the exhibit.

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