HCP's mission is to increase society's understanding and appreciation of photography and its evolving role in contemporary culture. HCP strives to encourage artists, build audiences, stimulate dialogue, and promote inquiry about photography and related media through education, exhibitions, publications, fellowship programs, and community collaboration.

Since its founding, HCP has earned an international reputation for exhibitions of current and relevant work that have helped to define the state of photography. HCP's exhibitions have included works by some of the most important photographers of the 20th and 21st centuries, as well as the work of many emerging photographers who are now established professionals.
Ends on October 23, 2017$35.00
This Call for Entries is Currently Open
The Deadline is OCTOBER 23, 2017 at Midnight (CST)
Juried by 
Charlotte Cotton 

HCP proudly holds a call for entries for its Annual Juried Membership Exhibition. Juried by an internationally acclaimed specialist in the field. This year's juror is Charlotte Cotton, Curator/Writer/Creative Consultant. After the selection process members' work will be exhibited in the HCP galleries from MAY 11 - JULY 8, 2018.

Two fellowship recipients will be awarded $3,000 each, a solo exhibition at HCP in the summer of 2018 and a spread in spot magazine. One Houston-based artist (residing within a 100 mile radius of Houston including the Beaumont, Galveston, and College Station areas) will receive the Carol Crow Memorial Fellowship and another artist from anywhere in the world, outside the Houston area, will receive the HCP Fellowship. HCP Fellowships are geared towards the completion and presentation of new work; submissions of work in progress are acceptable. 

MEMBERSHIP FEE: Starting at $35

Call For Entry Guidelines

STEP 1. Verify your HCP Membership
If you are a member but do not know your membership number please contact HCP at 713-529-4755 x10 or info@hcponline.org
If you are not a member of HCP you can become one online HERE
HCP Memberships are non-refundable.

STEP 2. Prepare your images and all related texts.
Carefully edit a group of no more than 10 jpg. images (no size restrictions) or videos that describe your current photographic work.
You will also need to have the following information available:
a. an artist statement
b. a resume, c/v, or bio
c. specific information for each piece:
     - Title (for identification purposes)
     - Year of exposure
     - Size (height X width)
     - Medium of finished work (inkjet print, chromogenic print, etc.)

STEP 3. 
You will need to click submit to begin the submission process. Then you can start to copy/paste your artist statement and resume or bio into the form and complete the questions. At the end you will be able to upload your images to submit.

STEP 4. Submit and Payment
Confirm that you are a member of HCP. If you are unsure of your membership please email info@hcponline.org. If you are not currently a member of HCP please sign up for a membership HERE before completing your submission. We will contact all non-members at the close of the call and notify them that their submissions will be ineligible for selection and will not be included in the submissions reviewed by the Juror. HCP Membership are non-refundable. HCP Entry Fees are not refundable after the jury process begins.

After you receive an email receipt of payment, your submission process is complete.

NOTIFICATION OF RETURN: Applicants will be notified by December 6, 2017. HCP retains the right to reject any selected work that differs from the work submitted.

LIABILITY & AGREEMENT: Works will be insured while on the premises of HCP. However, HCP cannot be responsible for damage or loss during transit. HCP retains the right to display and reproduce work accepted for this exhibition for publicity and promotional purposes.
- Upon your acceptance, the work to be exhibited must be delivered ready-to-hang, and any pedestals or hardware needed for installation of the work. We require Black or White wood frames and bright white matting if applicable.
- Artists exhibiting slide or video projection, installation or sculptural works beyond a two dimensional format must provide the hardware and equipment necessary to exhibit the work as it is intended to be shown. HCP does not provide slide or video projectors.
- Your entry constitutes understanding and agreement with the conditions outlined in this prospectus.
- HCP Memberships are non refundable
- HCP Entry Fees are non-refundable after the jury process begins

Applicant Submission Deadline: OCTOBER 23, 2017 at Midnight
Applicant Notifications Sent: DECEMBER 6, 2017 VIA EMAIL
Exhibition Dates: MAY 11 - JULY 8, 2018
Opening Reception: FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018, 5:30 - 8 P.M.

Jessi Bowman, Exhibitions and Website Coordinator
713-529-4755 x11

713-529-4755 x10