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Juried Photography Show now accepting submissions!

Call for Artists | In Focus: Current Photography

In Focus: Current Photography
Juried Exhibition
January 16 – March 8, 2018


What the photographer sees, what the lens captures, and how today’s culture frames the image, these are the elements to be examined in the current juried exhibition, In Focus: Current Photography.

We look to California photographers for a view of current directions in the studio and in the streets. Subjects that draw the hearts and minds, locations that echo the spirit, and matters that demand attention – these all fuel photography.

Juror: Judy Dater

Acclaimed photographer Judy Dater has been the subject of international exhibitions and the recipient of numerous awards. Known for her sensitive portraits and exploring the self-portrait, Dater has established an intensely beautiful canon of nudes and haunting portrayals of the female form. Dater’s photographs will be featured in a major exhibition titled Only Human at the de Young Museum in San Francisco this coming spring.


Submission Deadline: Sunday, November 19, 2017
Notification of Jury results (emailed): Monday, December 11


Artwork Shipped: between Tuesday, January 2 through Saturday, January 6, 2018
Artwork Hand Delivered: Friday and Saturday, January 5 and 6, 2018, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Exhibition Opens to the Public: Tuesday, January 16

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 3, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Exhibition Closes: Thursday, March 8, 2018

Artwork Pickup: Friday, March 9 and Saturday, March 10 from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm


  • California Residents only
  • All photographic media
  • Original work produced in the last three years
  • Size Limitations: no larger than 30 x 30 inches
  • All works must be suitably prepared for hanging or installation.


Entry Fee is $35 for two works and $15 for additional work
RAC Members Discount:  $30 for two works and $10 for additional work.


Cash awards totaling $1,000.


Submission of artwork entries is online only. Click here for Online Entry Form.

Deadline to apply:  Sunday, November 19, 2017


  • Digital Images are required for jurying
  • Images must be submitted online in the Entry Form.
  • The images must be sized at 1200px wide, 120dpi, in JPEG format.
  • Please use the following syntax to identify your images: lastname_firstname_title.jpg


The Richmond Art Center will insure the artwork while on site with the exclusion of any damage due to acts of God. Artists are responsible for insuring their artwork to and from the RAC.


The RAC will retain 40% commission on all art sales. Not for Sale work (NFS) will also be accepted but an insurance value must be stated.

For general information please contact Jan Wurm via email


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