Houston Center for Photography: 2015 Fellowship Exhibition Call for Entry
Houston Center for Photography
1441 West Alabama
Houston, TX 77006


2015 FELLOWSHIPS CALL FOR ENTRIES Juried by Paul Kopeikin, Owner, Kopeikin Gallery (Los Angeles, CA) Deadline is October 24, 2014 at midnight. Two fellowship recipients will be awarded $3,000 each and a solo exhibition at HCP in the summer of 2015. 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. Paul Kopeikin, Owner, Kopeikin Gallery (Los Angeles, CA) will jury the fellowship selection.


MEMBERSHIP FEE: Starting at $35


All Entrants must be, or become, HCP members at the time of submission.

JUROR Paul Kopeikin

ELIGIBILITY: – Participants must be or become HCP members (any level) at the time of submission. CLICK HERE TO BECOME A MEMBER OF HCP (REQUIRED FOR SUBMISSION).

The competition is open to all artists working in photographic and lens-based work. – Any photographic process is acceptable as long as it is:

  • Original work
  • The body of work is still in development within the last two years
  • The body of work submitted as a whole has not been exhibited in a previous HCP Exhibition.

FEES: There is a $35 entry, which includes entry for 10 images or video. The maximum number of images artist can submit is 10. You are not required to submit 10 images. You may submit more than one entry. Each entry is $35.

RULES FOR ENTRY: – All submissions will go through CALLFORENTRY.ORG, you can create a free account – Entrants should upload up to 10 images or videos, an artist statement, and a resume/bio – Acceptance will be based on the body of work by each artist rather than on individual images.


STEP 1. Verify your HCP Membership If you are a member but do not know your membership number please contact Sinai Tirado at 713-529-4755 x16 or sinai@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!

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. Images should be 72 dpi and larger than 1920 px. 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: Title (for identification purposes) Year of exposure Size (height X width) Medium of finished work (inkjet print, chromogenic print, etc.) 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. Upload images to My Profile.

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)


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 info@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.

NOTIFICATION OF RETURN: Applicants will be notified by DECEMBER 12, 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. – HCP Memberships are non-refundable – HCP entry fees are non refundable after jurying begins

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 Membership Exhibition (entry fee not included).


Applicant Submission Deadline: OCTOBER 24, 2014

Applicant Notifications Sent: DECEMBER 12, 2014

Exhibition Dates: MAY 1 – JULY 5, 2015

Opening Reception: FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2015, 6 – 8 P.M.

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

TO VERIFY MEMBERSHIP PLEASE CONTACT: Sinai Tirado, Membership Coordinator, 713-529-4755 x16 sinai@hcponline.org

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