Wednesday, March 11, 2009

women in photography grant


amy elkins and cara philips, co-founders of women in photography, are excited to announce the first ever wipnyc grant. yes, like the site, you must be a “women in photography” to apply. there will be a small $20 processing fee.

wipnyc -lightside individual project grant

women in photography, co-founded by amy elkins and cara phillips in june 2008 to showcase the works of female fine art photographers, is pleased to announce their first project grant, funded by lightside photographic services/ and co-sponsored by lti. the $3,000 grant award will provide funding to one photographer to support project costs.

grant: $3000.00. One grant will be awarded

application process opens: wednesday april 1, 2009 12am
link to online application will be made available on

deadline: friday, may 1, 2009, 12am

grant announcement: june 10, 2009
grant announcement will be made at evening event at the national arts club, grand gallery. there will be a reception for the grant winner and a slideshow presentation of their work. the grant winner’s work will be featured in a online solo showcase opening on 6/16/09.

applicant eligibility:
applications will be only be accepted from photographers who are at least 18 years old, and who are not currently enrolled in any full-time or part-time degree program.

project: eligibility:
projects submitted for consideration can be new or ongoing. applicants should submit no more than one proposal in support for one project.

review process:
wip’s curatorial staff, amy elkins & cara phillips will review projects for visual and conceptual strength, rigor of purpose and clarity of stated project goals.

submission guidelines:
wipny will only accept online submissions.
applicants must submit exactly five images. each image must be:

jpeg format
650 pixels wide

contact info
bio (under 200 words)

**please direct all grant submission questions to the email address which will be made available as of april 1, 2009**

project description:
describe the project in 300 words or less* (in place of artist statement)
please include: project start date, or in progress staus. estimated finish date?*
please provide a detailed list of expenses. itemize each expense and provide a dollar amount.*

please list any estimated income or other funding sources.*

women in photography
co-curated by amy elkins and cara phillips
wipcny is a humble arts foundation project.

best of luck!

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