Decay, Corrosion, Rust… – New York Center for Photographic Art

Decay, Corrosion, Rust… - New York Center for Photographic Art

Opening: December 1, 2019
Deadline: March 8, 2020
Entry fee: 3 images – $35, each additional images – $10
Prizes: $250, $325, $400, $1,100, participation in the online gallery, inclusion in the catalog, certificates

The New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, color etc.). Winners will receive over $4,000 in cash awards, be featured in the NYC4PA Online Gallery and Award Winners Catalog. The Grand Prize winning image will be posted on the NYC4PA home page.

Decay, Corrosion, Rust…

There are new shiny things all around us, but are they as interesting as an old rusted car, peeling paint on a run down building, or half fallen walls in a dilapidated castle. There is amazing beauty in the decayed, the corroded, the rusted… making those images more compelling and interesting than those of readily available brand new items!

Consider the amazing textures and colors in an abandoned, dilapidated factory, the rust on an old bike, contrasting plaster and lathing on a corroded wall and the myriad of possible captures in a junkyard. Neighborhoods, disparagingly called “run down”, are treasure troves of “decayed” tumble down houses, “corroded” discarded toys, “rusted” cars, trash cans and so on.

Decay, Corrosion, Rust…. can take many forms; black and white, color, abstract – all photographic media are welcome.

Exhibition and Awards

There will be 10 cash prizewinners, 20 Juror Selections and 20 Honorable Mentions

Cash Prizes

  • Grand Prize
    One photographer will receive $1100. The image will be featured on the home page of the NYC4PA website
  • First Prize
    3 photographers will each receive $400
  • Second Prize
    3 photographers will each receive $325
  • Third Prize
    3 photographers will each receive $250

All prizewinners will be included in both the online gallery and catalog and be presented with a certificate.

Eligibility

This Call for Entries is open worldwide to both amateur and professional photographers. NYC4PA invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. Only 2-D work is eligible.

Entry Fee

$35 for the first three images. Additional images may be submitted for $10 each. There is no limit to the number of images submitted.

Website: https://www.nyc4pa.com/decay-corrosion-rust

 

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