Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Call for entry at TPS

This one I could not pass up on announcing...

Childhood: An International Photo Exhibition. . .

Amateur and professional photographers are invited to submit digital files of their color and black and white works to the Texas Photographic Society (TPS) by October 2, 2009 for Childhood: An International Photo Exhibition. The Exhibition will open at the Dougherty Art Center in Austin, TX in January 2010 and then tour the state of Texas for one year. A color catalogue of the exhibition will be printed and sent to all entrants, select museum curators and photography magazines. Accepted entrants receive three catalogues.

Juror's Statement
Childhood is fleeting – yet sometimes, in a fraction of a second, photographers can capture its essence: joy, pain, play, boredom, frustration, elation. As an author of children's books I have tried to capture what it feels like to be a child - the good and the bad - and to stimulate a dialogue between children and parents regarding the issues raised in the book. I hope to see creative work that captures childhood's many guises.

About the Juror
Jamie Lee Curtis is a film actress with starring roles in such acclaimed films as Freaky Friday, True Lies, Trading Places and A Fish Called Wanda. In television, Ms. Curtis co-starred opposite Richard Lewis in the sitcom Anything But Love, as well as the title role in TNT’s adaptation of Wendy Wasserstein’s play, The Heidi Chronicles, and the CBS telefilm, Nicholas’ Gift.

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