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R.I. Center for Photographic Arts - Open Call 2024

• 10th international Call for Entries

• Deadline: January 10th 2024

• Prize: $500 + Exhibition in the U.S.

• Category: Open

• Entry Fee: Yes

• REGISTRATION: CLOSED, Click HERE For More Opportunities

We invite entries for our 10th Annual International Open Call exhibition, a global platform showcasing contemporary photography. There's no specific theme—our aim is to unite image creators worldwide, encompassing diverse image capture, presentation styles, and subjects. We're seeking a collection that embodies the current state of global photographic practice in 2024. Your imagination is the only limit, as long as light was used in creating your work.

This is a chance to have your work reviewed by Karen Haas, Lane Senior Curator of Photographs at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

Our 10th Open Call begins on March 21st, accepting entries until January 6th. Find the entry details on CaFE.

The exhibition will occupy all our galleries from March 21st to April 12th, 2024.


  • First Place: $500

  • Second Place: $250

  • Third Place: $125

Key Dates:

  • Registration Deadline: January 6th

  • Delivery of Accepted Work: By March 16th

  • Opening Reception: March 21st, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

The juror, Karen Haas, has curated extensive photography collections at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, featuring renowned photographers like Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, and more.

The Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts (RICPA), located at 118 N. Main St., Providence, RI, is dedicated to fostering creative development and community engagement through exhibitions, education, and support.

Eligibility: Open to artists aged 18 and above, regardless of experience level.

Artwork: All forms of photographic image-making are welcome, provided they are original creations and exhibition-ready.

Size Limit: Maximum size of 48”, including the frame.

Delivery: In-person deliveries accepted on March 16th, or shipped by March 16th with a prepaid return label.

Sales & Commissions: RICPA retains a 40% commission on sales (20% for Exhibiting & Supporting Members).

Liability: Artists must waive claims for damage or loss while in RICPA's possession or transit. Artists are responsible for independent insurance.

Usage Rights: Artists retain copyright but grant RICPA rights to use images for exhibition marketing and online reproduction.


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