TPS National Photography Award 2019

$2,000 cash prize

  • Deadline: 15 August 2019
  • Entry fee: Entry fee is $45 for 10 images. Join or renew your membership with TPS while entering the TPS National Photography Award competition and save $10 on your membership fee!
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Texas Photographic Society is delighted to announce the TPS National Photography Award for artists residing in the United States who have a consistent body of photographic work. The recipient will be awarded a $2,000 cash prize. In addition, the one recipient will have a solo exhibition at the Sabine Street Studios during FotoFest 2020, the international festival of photography in Houston, Texas. This call is open to all subject matter, aesthetic approaches, and photographic processes. Two-dimensional work is preferred, and submissions from artists of all levels are encouraged.


$2,000 cash prize • Solo exhibition at Sabine Street Studios during FotoFest 2020 in Houston, TX • Inclusion in the Biennial publication guide • Printed exhibition postcards for the FotoFest 2020 Meeting Place reviewers’ bags • International visibility via the FotoFest 2020 website and promotional materials • Jurors may select up to 10 “Finalists," providing additional recognition to entrants. Thank you to Red River Paper for their support of this exhibition and fellowship.


The TPS National Photography Award is open to artists of all levels residing in the United States who are developing or have completed a consistent body of photographic work. All photographic-based art is welcome, including digital, silver and alternative processes. You do not need to be a member of the Texas Photographic Society to enter this competition. Current members of the TPS Board of Directors are NOT eligible for entry.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

TPS encourages the sales of exhibited work. In support of the artists, TPS will not collect commission from print sales nor will Sabine Street Studios. Any sale inquires will be directed to the artist. Please print your name, address, telephone number(s) and price on the back of each accepted piece. If your work is Not-For-Sale, simply note NFS but provide a dollar value for record-keeping purposes. If you do not indicate a sales price, the artwork will be listed as NFS.


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