Contemporary Photography Competition and Exhibition


Philadelphia Photo Arts Center is devoted to the study, practice and appreciation of contemporary photography. They offer classes and workshops, fine art printing services and the option to create work in their Artist Lab, exhibitions and lectures.

Two artists will win concurrent solo exhibitions December 8 2017 - February 17 2018

Submission Deadline June 30, 2017
Entry Fee $40. for up to 10 images

$5000. honorarium 

Christopher McCall is the Director of Pier 24 Photography in San Francisco, one of the largest exhibition spaces devoted to photography. In 2002, McCall received his MFA in Photography from California College of the Arts, studying under Jim Goldberg and Larry Sultan. After teaching for 7 years, he joined Pier 24 Photography in 2009 as the inaugural Director, assisting in the conceptualization of the organization’s mission and operating principles. Since opening the doors of Pier 24 in 2010, McCall has overseen the presentation of eight exhibitions and spearheaded the creation of the Larry Sultan Visiting Artist Program, a program in collaboration with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and California College of the Arts. In 2015 he implemented the Larry Sultan Photography Award in partnership with the Headlands Center for the Arts.

Philadelphia Photo Arts Center
1400 N. American Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
215. 232. 5678