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New Photography Award – Working Artist
Total awards: 1000 $
Join 25 $

Info & Rules

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Contest info


We are pleased to offer our new Working Artist Photography Award, a monthly one-time art purchase award dedicated solely to photography and photo-based artwork. This award works in tandem with our monthly general discipline Working Artist Grant/Art Purchase Award. The Working Artist Photography Award is available to all domestic and international photographers and photo-based artists working in all traditional and non-traditional photography formats, genres and styles. Work accepted for review includes but is not limited to film, digital photography, digitally manipulated photography, glitch, straight and abstract photography, landscape, still life, fashion, documentary, street, black and white, color, and all methods concerning the finished photographic print. If selected as our winner, we ask that the award recipient be willing to exchange one of their original works or smaller series of original works for inclusion in our collection, in return for our award. Work considered by the artist as of equal value, and available for acquisition can be negotiated upon receipt of the award. We do pay the artist's shipping costs. Please send us your best work for review. If you are interested in being considered for our award, please either: send us your website, or, send us 5 digital images/files of recent work, (total mail size no larger than 2 MB please) -- to us via email. No written proposals or CV's are required unless the artist would like to include them. Instead, please simply include in the body of your email current contact information, and send to: photographyaward@workingartist.org. There is no application form.

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Start date

3 January 2016  -  17 April 2016







We offer a small bi-monthly $1000.00 Photograph Purchase Award to help keep great photographers working

General rules


There is a submission review fee of $25.00, payable Award recipients agree by completing their submission to limited use of their images or other representation of their artwork and general information to be featured on this site and corresponding promotional media. All rights will be retained by the artists.
Submissions for the next deadline of the Working Artist Photography Award must be submitted by midnight of April 17, 2016. We do notify all participants of the results and we invite you to sign up for our Newsletter and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Thanks for your participation. It's our pleasure to spend time with your work!


Age restriction: 16 / 100

Available for citizens: Worldwide