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Amateur Photography Contest Reception

  • Date: 07/13/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2018 Amateur Photography Competition

Entry Labels

Info/Rules & Guidelines

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department and the Person County Arts Council would like to announce the Amateur Photography Competition to be judged the first week of July, 2018. Once the photographs are judged they will remain on display in the gallery for the rest of the month. Gift certificates and tickets to the Kirby Performing Arts Series shows will be given for first, second and third place in all categories as well as Best in Show.

The following categories will be judged:
1. Animals
2. Scenic (landscapes or panoramic images of scenes)
3. Black and White Photography
4. Portrait Photography
5. Open (any subject)

For full rules, see here.

No professional photographs will be allowed. Photograph dimensions must be a minimum of 4” x 6” (with the exception of panoramic) and a maximum size of 19” x 26”. All photographs must be matted or framed and equipped for hanging with wire or hooks. If your entries are not wired securely (i.e. no duct tape) or have hooks that are at least 1/2" wide, you will not be able to enter. Entries may be black and white or color. Participants are limited to two entries per category.

There is no age limit or fee. Each participant must reside or work within Person County and/or be a Person County Native. The entry forms may be picked up at the Kirby Gallery or the Person County Recreation Arts and Parks Department. They are also available on the Kirby website. Entry labels must be completed and attached to the back of each photograph and returned to the Kirby Gallery. The gallery will accept photographs during gallery opening hours. No entries will be accepted after 4 pm on June 30, 2018. Photographs can be picked on August 1-10, 2018 during gallery opening hours.

Artwork can be for sale through the gallery. The Kirby Gallery retains a 15% commission for any work sold.

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