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Palm Beach Photographic Centre & Cultural Council for Palm Beach County Issue ‘Call for Photographers’ Seeking Images of Life In Palm Beach County

Deadline for Submissions is January 17 for Exhibition at Cultural Council, Feb 27—March 27, 2021

(West Palm Beach, FL – January 4, 2021) 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 life in Palm Beach County to be considered for an exhibition at the Cultural Council in Lake Worth Beach, running February 27 through March 27, 2021. 

“We are very excited about collaborating with the Cultural Council to celebrate both local photographers and the beauty around us,” says Fatima NeJame, president and chief executive officer of the world famous Photo Centre, located in downtown West Palm Beach.

“This is a great opportunity for the Cultural Council to collaborate with the Photo Center, particularly during FOTOfusion, while also spotlighting some very talented photographers,” agrees Jessica Ransom, artist services coordinator at the Cultural Council.

“We are seeking professional artists who live or work in Palm Beach County to submit an image that epitomizes some aspect of life in the Palm Beaches. The Call is open to all residents who live or work in Palm Beach County,” Ransom adds. “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 overall quality, creativity and vision of each work.”

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 life in Palm Beach County.

+ 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 17, 2021.  A maximum of five images may be entered for consideration by the judge and possible inclusion in the exhibit.

Submission Requirements:

For a complete list of  submission requirements and guidelines, please visit https://www.workshop.org/call-to-photographers.

Exhibition Dates:

Chosen photographs will be featured at the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County from February 27 – March 27, 2021.

About the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County:

The Cultural Council for Palm Beach County is the only organization solely dedicated to supporting arts and culture in The Palm Beaches, Florida’s Cultural Capital®. In its sustaining effort to foster growth of the cultural sector, the Council provides support services to cultural organizations and creative professionals, administers public and private grant programs, advocates for cultural funding, enhances local arts education, and promotes cultural tourism.

The Council serves as a venue highlighting works by Palm Beach County visual and performing artists at its headquarters in the historic Robert M. Montgomery, Jr. Building in Downtown Lake Worth Beach. The building is also home to the Roe Green Uniquely Palm Beach Store featuring items by local artisans; the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Visitor Information Center; and the outdoor Project Space, offering the best view of the building’s iconic Martin Luther King Jr. mural by Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra.

The Cultural Council’s galleries are now open to the public with reduced days/hours (Tuesday-Fridays, noon-5 pm) and limited capacity, but is closed for the holidays through December 28.

About the Palm Beach Photographic Centre:

The Photo Centre is located at the downtown City Center municipal complex at 415 Clematis Street in downtown West Palm Beach. Hours are 10 am to 5 pm. Monday through Saturday. For more information, please call 561.253.2600 or visit www.workshop.org or www.fotofusion.org.

The Palm Beach Photographic Centre is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching life through the photographic arts. All donations are greatly appreciated at www.workshop.org/contrib.