Any subject matter is accepted and permitted, as long as it is suitable for all ages.
All accepted photography will be printed by Hidden Light (approx. 8”x10”) and displayed in Nature Exposed (Freeman Law) offices at 19 West Birch Avenue, Flagstaff, Arizona. The opening reception will be held during First Friday ArtWalk on May 3, 2019, 6:00-9 p.m., and the exhibition will remain open through July 5, 2019. Youth Lens will be featured in the First Friday ArtWalk map for May, June, and July 2019.
If your photograph is selected for acceptance in the exhibition, it will be printed by Hidden Light (approx. 8”x10”) for display. Prints that are for sale and sold, will be given to the purchaser at the end of the exhibit. Unsold prints or those not for sale, will be returned to the photographer. All photography displayed in the exhibition will be entered for consideration of three individual prizes:
- First Place: $100 and metal print
- Second Place: $50
- Third Place: $25
- All photos selected for the exhibition will receive a $10 gift card to a local restaurant or movie theater.
Winners will be announced and presented awards at Nature Exposed during the July 5th ArtWalk at 6:30 p.m. Winners will also be announced in a press release.
Guidelines for Submission
All photography must be original work done by an individual who is enrolled in 9-12 grades at the time of submission. Photography must be submitted with title, at 300 dpi resolution, and with a price if for sale (or NFS if not for sale). Photographs should be taken within an aspect ratio suitable for an 8×10 print. All artwork sales go directly to the photographer. Content matter that is deemed unsuitable for an all-ages crowd will not be considered. ONE image entry per student.
The deadline to submit is March 20, 2019. Artists will be notified of the status of their entry by April 1, 2019.
Exhibited artwork should be picked up by students at Freeman Law offices at the conclusion of the exhibition. Any photographs not retrieved by students within the timeline set by Freeman Law will be returned to the students’ teachers.