VIEWFINDER International Photography Competition and Juried Exhibition

Residency, awards and certificate.


The Miami Circle of Contemporary Art MCCA Gallery is pleased to announce the first International Annual Photography Competition and Juried Exhibition “VIEWFINDER” for emerging photographers. The top artist submissions will participate in the Juried Exhibition. The best pieces will be awarded first, second and third places, and honorable mentions if applicable. The first place will win a 2 month residency at the MCCA Gallery and opportunity for an exhibition, along with national and international exposure, diploma and award. Second and third places will win diploma and award, and honorable mentions will be given a diploma.

The objective is to explore the view of the artists as they see the world through their lenses, so there is no specific topic for this competition.

Artworks will be judged based on creativity, excellence, composition, originality and artistic ability.

Entry deadline: August 31, 2019.
***Artist will be responsible for their pieces, and its presence during the show, if invited. For international artists, they should send their pieces and the prepaid package for it to be sent back once the show is over.

How to apply:
Please send an email to with up to 5 images. In the subject of the email write “Entry for Viewfinder and YOUR name”. In the body of the email please write your name, address, name of your pieces, dimensions, dates, and material (the names specified in here and in the attached images should match). Also include a short bio and artist statement.


Residency, awards and certificate.


emerging photographers 18 years old and up

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

By submitting the images the artist agree that the gallery may use them for promotional purposes.