PDN Presents The Curator
The search for outstanding and undiscovered fine-art photography.
PDN is seeking emerging fine-art photographers for The Curator, an annual competition that will culminate in a group show at Foley Gallery in New York City. Six winners will exhibit their work in a summer show with an opening reception. Their work will be published in the Fine-Art Issue of PDN (August) and in an online gallery on pdnonline.com, promoted to our network of more than 250,000 followers. One exceptional photographer will receive $3,500 to continue their work, and all the winners will receive prizes from B&H, Moab Paper and more.
SIX WINNING PHOTOGRAPHERS WILL GAIN EXPOSURE BEYOND MEASURE THROUGH A GROUP FINE-ART PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION AND OPENING RECEPTION IN NEW YORK CITY, SPONSORED BY PDN
ONE GRAND-PRIZE WINNER WILL RECEIVE:
»$3,500 cash prize
WINNERS WILL RECEIVE:
$200 gift card from B&H
VIP Expo Pass to PDN PhotoPlus Expo 2016
A PHOTO+ Premium Portfolio Membership
One selected photographer will be considered for The New Yorker's Photo Booth blog.
All locations eligible to enter, 18 and older can enter
Copyrights & Usage Rights:
You retain copyright to your photograph and the Sponsors may not sell your photo entry for a fee. All entries may be posted online so that viewers may view all competing entries. And winning entries may be used in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest for a period of 24 months from the date winners are notified.
If the photograph contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, and/or if any persons appear in the photograph, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the photograph, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the exhibition and use of the photograph in the manner set forth in these Official Rules without additional compensation. If any person appearing in any photograph is under the age of majority in their state/province/territory of residence the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release.
By participating, ALL ENTRANTS grant the Sponsors and their designees, licensees or affiliates (the "Authorized Parties") a non-exclusive, worldwide license, through February 2018, to reproduce, distribute, display and post the entries online so that viewers may view all competing entries. In addition, each WINNER grants to the Authorized Parties a license for use of his/her winning entry in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known, including but not limited to, print or digital publication in Rangefinder magazine showcasing the winners; and promotions related to the contest. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use.
THIRD PARTY RELEASES/LICENSES
Winners authorize Emerald Expositions Photo Group to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the photograph entry in connection with 2016 PDN Curator Fine Art Contest and promotion of 2016 PDN Curator Fine Art Contest, in any media now or hereafter known, including but not limited to: publication in PDN® showcasing the winners; The PDN Curator Fine Art Contest 2016 live gallery; the PDN Curator Fine Art Contest Web site and on pdnonline.com; and in exhibits and promotions related to the 2016 PDN Fine Art Contest. Winners authorize Emerald Expositions Photo Group to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the photograph entry in connection with the promotion of the 2016 PDN Fine Art Contest for up to two (2) years.