The Soho Photo Gallery, founded in 1971 by a group of New York Times photographers who wanted to create a venue for photography as fine art, have announced their are currently holding the Soho Photo Gallery International Portfolio Competition 2017.
Being a portfolio competition, each contributing artist can submit 12-20 pieces of work for a cost of $65.00 USD. A portfolio contains 12-20 compositionally and technically strong images, with a consistent theme or topic. Any subject matter and photographic print medium are acceptable.
Members of Soho Photo Gallery’s Portfolio Review Committee will jury the competition. The committee has reviewed thousands of portfolios since the gallery’s beginning in 1971. In doing so, the gallery has exhibited prints by some of the finest contemporary photographers throughout the world.
10 semi-finalists will be selected based on their digital files. They will be asked to submit 3 prints from their portfolios. Jurors will select three winning portfolios to be exhibited. Each of three selected portfolios will be exhibited separately at the gallery for one month in April, May and June 2017. A truly fantastic chance for exposure in this prestigious photo gallery recognized internationally as one of the outstanding member galleries in New York City, which has exhibited many contributing artists from all corners of the globe.
Deadline for entry is January 1, 2017 and details can be found at the competition page. If you live in New York City, or plan on visiting, the gallery ideas located at 15 White Street New York, NY and it’s hours of operation are Wednesday to Sunday 1:00pm – 6:00pm
and by appointment.