The Bonifas Arts Center presents The Inspiring UP: A Photography Competition, a regional juried photography competition for professional and non-professional photographers.
This exhibit combines work by two of our leading Upper Peninsula photographers, Michael Olson and Paul Rose, with the artwork selected from U.P. artists for this competition. It is an opportune time to link both our emerging and our experienced artists in a celebration of a cherished subject matter, the Upper Peninsula. Whatever your experience, join us in celebrating insights into the land above the bridge.
Whether you’re inspired by waterfalls, lighthouses, historic sites, mighty ore freighters, deep forests, northern lights, or the rugged and unique individuals of the U.P., we invite you to let the U.P.’s natural resources and lifestyle inspire you to shoot and share. Share your UP images; landscapes, lifestyles, history, and show us how the U.P. “UPlifts” you!
ELIGIBILITY & CONDITIONS
It is understood that the Bonifas Arts Center has permission to reproduce images for use in connection with this exhibit, the traveling exhibit and for promotional and educational uses only. Artists will receive credit. Artwork will be returned in packaging provided by the artist.
The Bonifas Arts Center will retain a 30% commission on all artwork sold during the exhibit. Please price accordingly.
Artists are invited to submit up to three pieces for jurying. The judging will be based on three equally weighted criteria: Creativity, Originality & Craftsmanship. Once a piece has been juried into the show, no substitutions will be accepted.
Please note Entry Fee is nonrefundable. Fee covers up to 3 Entries (Diptychs/triptychs count as 1 entry).
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Application Entry Deadline:
* Saturday, March 4 by Noon EST (This is not a postmark date if mailing application)
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