Submission Guidelines

Submission Guidelines

STEP 1. Verify your HCP Membership
If you are a member but do not know your membership number please contact Alex Irvine at 713-529-4755 x17 or alex@hcponline.org
If you are not a member of HCP you can become one online HERE
YOU MUST BE AN HCP MEMBER TO COMPLETE YOUR SUBMISSION!
HCP Memberships are non-refundable.

STEP 2. Prepare your images and all related texts.
Carefully edit a group of no more than 10 images or videos that describe your current lens-based work. Save a copy of the images as 1920 px long on the longest side. For detailed instruction on how to resize your images click HERE
You will also need to have the following information available:
a. an artist statement
b. a resume, c/v, or bio
c. specific information for each piece:
o Title (for identification purposes)
o Year of exposure
o Size (height X width)
o Medium of finished work (inkjet print, chromogenic print, etc.)
o Pricing (estimate of final print value)

STEP 3. Uploading Images and text to CALLFORENTRY.ORG
Create a free account on callforentry.org or log in to an existing account to upload your images and text.

STEP 4. Apply to Houston Center for Photography’s call for entry
a. log on to callforentry.org and make sure you are logged into your profile
b. on the top tool bar click Apply to Calls
c. scroll through the list to find Houston Center for Photography (it is set default to sort alphabetically so we should be almost halfway down the page)
d. click APPLY TO THIS CALL
e. accept the agreement for submission
f. Copy/Paste all text (Artist Statement, Resume, CV) into appropriate text boxes
g. Answer the remaining questions (you will need your membership number)
h. Add the images from your profile you would like to submit for this call for entry
i. Save your application
j. Complete your submission

STEP 5. Submit and Payment
Confirm that you are a member of HCP. If you are unsure of your membership please email alex@hcponline.org. If you are not currently a member of HCP please sign up for a membership HERE before completing your submission. We will contact all non-members at the close of the call and notify them that their submissions will be ineligible for selection and will not be included in the submissions reviewed by the Juror.

After you receive an email receipt of payment, your submission process is complete.

CLICK HERE TO BEGIN YOUR SUBMISSION

NOTIFICATION OF RETURN: Applicants will be notified by MAY 23, 2014. HCP retains the right to reject any selected work that differs from the work submitted.

LIABILITY & AGREEMENT: Works will be insured while on the premises of HCP. However, HCP cannot be responsible for damage or loss during transit. HCP retains the right to display and reproduce work accepted for this exhibition for publicity and promotional purposes.
- Exhibiting artists pay for round-trip shipping of their work. Please do not ship work with packaging ‘peanuts.’
- Upon your acceptance, the work to be exhibited must be delivered ready-to-hang, and any pedestals or hardware needed for installation of the work. We require Black or White wood frames and bright white matting if applicable.
- Artists exhibiting slide or video projection, installation or sculptural works beyond a two dimensional format must provide the hardware and equipment necessary to exhibit the work as it is intended to be shown. HCP does not provide slide or video projectors.
- Your entry constitutes understanding and agreement with the conditions outlined in this prospectus.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS TO HCP INCLUDE: Subscription to Spot, discounts on workshops, and educational programs, access to members-only portfolio reviews, invitations to receptions, lectures, tours and special events. Membership also includes discounts at Connections program institutions and on Aperture magazine. Members have the opportunity to enter our other calls for entry, including HCP’s annual Fellowship competition (entry fee not included).
CLICK HERE TO BECOME A MEMBER OF HCP

DEADLINES/CALENDAR:
Applicant Submission Deadline: April 11, 2014 April 18, 2014
Applicant Notifications Sent: MAY 23, 2014
Exhibition Dates: JULY 11 - SEPTEMBER 14, 2014
Opening Reception: FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2014, 6 - 8 P.M.
CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT

FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR SUBMISSION PLEASE CONTACT:
Caroline Docwra, Programs Coordinator
713-529-4755 x15
exhibits@hcponline.org

TO VERIFY MEMBERSHIP PLEASE CONTACT:
Alex Irvine, Membership and Administrative Coordinator
713-529-4755 x17
alex@hcponline.org

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