National Juried Photography Exhibition

The National Juried Photography Exhibition is held biennially in November at the Delaplaine Arts Center as part of FOCUS, a month-long celebration of photography. Artists residing within the U.S. are invited to enter up to three (3) photographs for consideration. The entry fee is $35 per artist ($25 if the artist is a current member of the Delaplaine). All photographs, black & white, color, non-silver, computer-manipulated, digital, or pinhole are eligible.

Important Dates

Exhibition  November 7–29, 2020
Deadline for Entries  Monday, September 28, 2020 by 11:59pm
Notification of Accepted Artworks  Monday, October 12, 2020 by 5pm
Deadline for Delivery of Accepted Artworks  Thursday, October 29, 2020
Art Matters Juror’s Talk  November 7, 2020 • 2 pm
Opening Reception & Awards Announcement  November 7, 2020 • 3–5 pm

PLEASE NOTE: All programs and dates are subject to change. The Scheduling Announcements page is updated regularly.

Entry Guidelines

All photographs, black & white, color, non-silver, computer-manipulated, digital, or pinhole are eligible.
All photographs should have been completed by the submitting artist in the last 2 years. Accepted works should arrive ready to hang. 

Fee — $35 per artist ($25 if artist is a current member of the Delaplaine). Number of Pieces — Artists may submit up to three (3) photographs (in JPEG format) for consideration.


First – $1,000
Second – $500
Third – $250
Honorable Mention – $125

About the 2020 Juror

Regina DeLuise is a Guggenheim Fellow and full-time faculty at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her work is represented in private and public collections, including Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Houston Museum of Fine Art, and the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal. She has worked at the Daniel Wolf Gallery in NYC and co-founded Elm Street Arts, a cooperative gallery in Manchester, Vermont. DeLuise is from Brooklyn, New York, and received her BFA from SUNY in Purchase, New York, and her MA from Rosary College in Florence, Italy.

Submit an Entry

Read the call description and enter your artwork here.

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