Open Call for LACP Members Only
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Andi Campognone, MOAH Museum Director and curator
1st Place winner will receive $1,000; 2nd Place winner will receive a $500 LACP gift card; 3rd Place winner will receive $250 LACP gift card.
Honorable Mentions: Other artists will receive honorable mentions.
Deadline for Submission:
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Notice of Acceptance
Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Opening Reception (Virtual)
Thursday, September 14, 7 pm PST.
About Personal Territory
An open call for current Los Angeles Center of Photography Members only.
It might be a land or a town we inhabit, a space that either rejected or welcomed us, or a place we imagined a certain way before encountering its realities. It could be our adoptive or chosen home, or a plot of family land we never got to see. Whether concrete or imagined, territories define how we understand our place in the world, how we tell ourselves our histories and the stories of our belonging.
LACP’s annual Members Exhibition will delve in to our personal perspectives of–and relationships with–lands, cities or uncharted terrains: imagined topographies and tangible locations.
Open internationally for lens-based creatives, this call invites submissions of works by LACP members, capturing our complicated relationships with the places that define our presence in the world.
The selected works will be featured online and in a virtual exhibition opening scheduled for Thursday, September 14, 7 pm PST, 2023.
Andi Campognone has over 30 years of arts experience in the southern California region. She is the Owner/Director of AC Projects, a private consulting organization focused on promoting arts and culture. Projects include developing museum exhibitions, public engagement, mentoring programs and book and film publications of historically relevant southern California artists.
Campognone is also the Museum Manager/Curator for the City of Lancaster. She is responsible for the development and maintenance of partnerships and community engagement initiatives with local artists, local businesses, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, Los Angeles County Supervisors office and higher level institutions. She develops curatorial direction for exhibition and educational programming and is directing the Museum accreditation process for MOAH. She has previously served the City of Pomona as Cultural Arts Commissioner where she co-wrote and implemented the City’s Master Cultural Arts Plan and the adopted Arts in Public Places Policy. Campognone is on the Board of the Lancaster Museum and Public Art Foundation and on the Board of the Holualoa Foundation for Arts and Culture. She volunteers as a regular speaker and mentor to art students at both the undergraduate and graduate level and is on the advisory boards of Start Up Art Fair Los Angeles and Los Angeles Arts Association. She is a member of ArTTable.
Eligibility and Guidelines
This exhibit is open to all LACP Members, both amateur and professional. Please confirm that you are a Member and that your status is up-to-date. LACP invites photographers working in all mediums and styles to take part in the exhibition.
We do not accept images and texts created by AI at this time. We are discussing how to incorporate works created with AI in our exhibitions and events, and in the meantime invite you to join a webinar about this issue. More info HERE.
The deadline to send digital files for consideration is Tuesday, August 1, 2023, Midnight PST.
The selection process will be blind. Once the juror has made selections, all entrants will receive an email from LACP with a list of images and artists selected for the show. The selected images and artists’ names will be posted on LACP’s website.
LACP is not responsible for connecting the selected artists with the juror. In addition, LACP reserves the right not to use a particular selected image(s) for promotional purposes if the image(s) is deemed inappropriate for use on LACP’s social media, newsletter feed, and/or on in any other marketing material.
The limit to the amount of images which can be submitted is 35.
Size each image 1200 pixels on the long side at 72 dpi
DO NOT HAVE YOUR FIRST OR LAST NAME IN THE FILENAME. You are welcome to name the files anything you like, or to keep the original file number.
$12.50 for 1 image
$25 for 2-5 images
$37.50 for 6-10 images
$50 for 11-15 images
$62.50 for 16-20 images
$75 for 21-25 images
$87.50 for 26-30 images
$100 for 31-35 images
You MUST be a Member to submit!!
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NOTE: Please DO NOT watermark your images when submitting. Thank you.
Liability & Agreement
Each photographer retains all copyrights to his or her images. Photographers whose submissions are chosen for the exhibition grant the Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP) the right to use their images for display on LACP’s website and for the purpose of promoting exhibitions, promoting LACP’s programs, and promoting the artist. Promotions and images may also be placed on social networks for LACP with artist credit. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated without further contact from LACP. The artist understands that LACP will not be held responsible for loss, theft or other damage, whether caused by the negligence of its officers, members, or others. Photographers are welcome to sell their photos during the online exhibit, with 50 percent commission to LACP. Submission of application will constitute an agreement to all these terms and conditions.
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