DAHL MOUNTAIN PHOTO
13th Annual Dahl Mountain Photo Competition + Exhibit
The Rapid City Arts Council and the Rapid City Journal are once again partnering to inspire photographers to show their best work. The RCAC is seeking submissions for the 13th Annual Dahl Mountain Photo Competition and Exhibit, a juried photography exhibition based on mountain culture. The exhibition will be on display in the Inez & Milton Shaver Gallery and Lobby Gallery at the Dahl Arts Center from March 10—April 29, 2017 during the Dahl Mountain Culture Festival.
Judges (professional photojournalists and regional artists) will select the show through a blind jury process. There are three exhibit categories - Youth (18 and under)*, Adult Amateur/Hobbyist and Adult Experienced/Professional**. Judges will award First, Second, and Third places in each category and a Best of Show Award. RCAC Curator, Denise Du Broy will select the Curator’s Choice Awards. Dahl Arts Center visitors can vote for the Peg Sagen Memorial People’s Choice Award, announced after the exhibit closes.
Rapid City Arts Council’s Definition of Mountain Culture
Mountain culture is a lifestyle. It is the ideas, values and beliefs that are shared by people thriving in a robust environment - in or near mountainous terrain, i.e. the Black Hills of South Dakota. Your photography submissions for this show should reflect mountain lifestyle.
Some examples of acceptable subject matter are: mountain scenery, wildlife, people or sports. We encourage you to be creative in your approach: suggestions include alternative processes, abstract, macro or non-conventional images and viewpoints.
**For the purposes of this exhibit, you are an experienced/professional photographer if you have one or more of the following:
a website, business cards, market yourself as a photographer, sell photographs, etc. No sandbagging!
Artist Prep Session (optional)
Saturday, December 3
11 - 12:30pm
Sunday, January 15
Monday, January 23
(Accepted pieces only)
Feb 21—March 1, 2017
March 10—April 29, 2017
Friday, March 10 | 5 - 7pm
Photo Review Session
Friday, March 10 | 6:30pm
Download the full prospectus below for all the information:
STEP 1: Entry Form
Please complete entry form for each piece submitted. Payment must accompany each entry. No limit to number of entries.
STEP 2: Payment