Fellowships


Juror- Britt Salvesen

Britt Salvesen joined the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in 2009 as curator and head of the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department and the Prints and Drawings Department. Previously, she was director and chief curator at the Center for Creative Photography (CCP), at the University of Arizona. Salvesen received her Master’s Degree from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, and her PhD from the University of Chicago. Her exhibitions at LACMA include New Topographics (2009); Catherine Opie: Figure and Landscape (2010); Robert Mapplethorpe: XYZ (2012); Under the Mexican Sky: Gabriel Figueroa—Art and Film (2013); See the Light: Photography, Perception, Cognition (2013); Haunted Screens: German Cinema in the 1920s (2014); Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium (2016), winner, with Paul Martineau, of a Lucie Award and a Global Fine Art Award; and Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters (2016). In 2016, Salvesen was named one of the year's most influential curators by Artsy and received an award for curator of the year from the Los Angeles Art Show. She is also a co-organizer of the UCLA/LACMA annual conference “Art, Neuroscience, and Psychiatry.” Her latest exhibition and catalogue is 3D: Double Vision, on view at LACMA from July 15, 2018, through March 31, 2019.

2019 Fellowship Exhibition Call for Entry

CALL FOR ENTRIES OPENS: THIS CALL OPENS SEPTEMBER 7, 2018
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: OCTOBER 22, 2018

EXHIBITION ON VIEW: MAY 10 - JULY 7, 2019

Two fellowship recipients will be awarded $3,000 each, a solo exhibition at HCP in the summer of 2019 and a spread in spot magazine. One Houston-based artist (residing within a 100 mile radius of Houston including the Beaumont, Galveston, and College Station areas) will receive the Carol Crow Memorial Fellowship and another artist from anywhere in the world, outside the Houston area, will receive the HCP Fellowship. HCP Fellowships are geared towards the completion and presentation of new work; submissions of work in progress are acceptable. The competition is open to all photographic, film/video, and lens-based installation work. The exhibition will be on view from May 10 - July 7, 2019.

Past recipients, HCP staff, Board, Advisory Council, Committee members and their significant others are not eligible.

All Entrants must be, or become, HCP members at the time of submission. To become an HCP member, click here

Britt Salvesen, Department Head and Curator of the Wallis Annenberg Department of Photography and the Department Head and Curator of Prints and Drawings, LACMA, will jury the fellowship selection.

ENTRY FEE: $16
MEMBERSHIP FEE: Starting at $35
TOTAL COSTS: $51+

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: For a complete checklist of submission guidelines, click here.

Carolyn Drake Internat

Carolyn Drake, Internat, photographs on aluminum backing, installation variable

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