Student Call for Entries!

Hey guys!  This is an awesome opportunity, great learning experience, and a great line to add to your resume!  Don’t sell yourself short–apply!  Never know til you try!
In partnership with the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission (SMAC), Viewpoint Photographic Art Center invites students of photography to submit photographs of Sacramento’s public art located in various venues throughout the city and county of Sacramento. The entry period for this exhibit is August 1 through September 12, 2015. The Exhibit will be displayed in the Step Up Gallery and will run from October 6 through November 7, 2015.

This exhibit is confined to images of Sacramento’s public art.  Students are encouraged to submit images printed using any form of photography.   SMAC will also select images from the submissions for display on SMAC’s website.  Students may select one or several pieces of public art to photograph.   Creativity is encouraged – photographing at various times of day, unusual perspectives, and various photo techniques are encouraged to create new ways to view our public art.  Maps and visual guides to the location of all public art are available on SMAC’s website, is external).

All works must be original and completed by the submitting photographer. Submission is limited to three (3) entries per student.  A maximum of 28 prints will be accepted for the show. Please prepare your work early and submit once the submission period opens. There is no entry fee.

► Please download the 2015 Student Exhibit Art in Public Places – Photographing Sacramento Region’s Public Art Prospectus for full details on how to submit your work.


August 1 — Entry period begins

September 18 — Entry period ends

October 7 — Art in Public Places Student Exhibit opens at noon

October 9 — Members and Artists Reception at Viewpoint Gallery, 6:00–8:30 pm

October 10 — Second Saturday Reception at Viewpoint Gallery, 5:30–9:00 pm

November 7 — Art in Public Places Student Exhibit ends

November 10 — Pick up prints

December 12 — Last day to pick up prints, until 5:00 pm

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