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2018 Photo Contest


Second Annual Open Juried Photography Contest

The Swain Arts Center will present the winners of the second annual Open Juried Photography Competition at a reception on Saturday, August 11 at 6 p.m.

2017 Winners 


Waterscapes/Landscapes (waterfalls, lakes, ponds, oceans, scenic mountain and country views)

Street photography (people, urban environments, candid photography made in public that tells a story)

Submissions should be made online no later than Saturday July 14, 2018 (JPG format, 2MB max per image).  Participants will be notified on July 23 if their submissions have been accepted for the competition.

Entry Fees

Each entry: $15

5 entries: $70

No more than five entries per person

Photos accepted for the competition must meet the following criteria:

Minimum size: 11” x 14”
Maximum size: 36” x 48”
Prints on paper, metal or canvas
Framed with wire ready to hang

Judging: Wednesday, August 8 or Thursday, August 9


First (each category): $100
Second (each category): $75
Third (each category): $50

Honorable mentions: two per category

One Best of Show winner: $200

Application Form

I am submitting   photos for judging
Entry Fees
1 photo $15
2 photos $30
3 photos $45
4 photos $60
5 photos (max) $70

Instructions: Please email small JPEGs (max 2 MB per image) of your entries to Rachel Lackey at (We will request full-resolution copies of all chosen entries)

Entry fees are payable by credit card. When you've completed the above, click or tap below to make your payment.