2016 CPAC Annual Members’ Show


2016 CPAC Annual Members’ Show

CPAC’s 2016 Annual Juried Members’ Show will take place August 5-27, and will feature new work made by CPAC members within the past three years that highlights the creative talents of our core constituency. This year’s exhibition will be juried by Tim Wride, William & Sarah Ross Soter Curator of Photography at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida. There is no theme. The show is open to current, registered members of the organization only.

 A $300 purchase award will be given for Best of Show, chosen by the juror on site at CPAC. The selected image will become part of CPAC’s permanent photography collection. Three Honorable Mention awards will be given. An exhibition catalog will be published online; awardees will receive a printed version.


Exhibition dates: August 5-27, 2016
Juror: Tim Wride, Curator of Photography at the Norton Museum of Art
Opening Reception & Award Ceremony with Tim Wride: Saturday, August 13, 2016 5-8pm
Closing Reception: Saturday, August 27, 2016
Fees: First three images are free for current members. $5 each additional image.

Deadline to apply: July 7, 2016


Tim B. Wride joined the staff at the Norton Museum of Art in November of 2011. Since that time he has mounted eleven exhibitions for his new home audiences including Outside/In: Florida Photographers Face-to-Face with the Permanent Collection, Clubs, Joints, and Honky-Tonks: Photographers experience the Music World, The Rudin Prize 2012, L.A. Stories: Narrative Video from the West Coast, and New Work/New Directions: Recent Acquisitions of Photography. Mr. Wride also coordinated the Norton installations for Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey, The Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League, 1936-1951, and THE POLAROID YEARS: Instant Photography and Experimentation. Since his arrival he has grown the collection by more than 2000 objects and has commissioned 8 artists to create works specifically for the museum. In the 2014-15 season, Wride mounted four exhibitions for the Norton: Living Legends: the Photomontages of Robert Wiengarten, The Rudin Prize, 2014, Coming into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Condé Nast, and Imaging Eden: Photographers Discover the Everglades. During the 2015-16 season, Wride organized and installed the North American premieres of The Summer of ’68: Photographing the Black Panthers, This Place: Israel through Photography’s Lens, Tiny: Streetwise Revisited—Photographs by Mary Ellen Mark, and Still/Moving: Photography and Video from the collection of Beth Rudin DeWoody.


Works submitted must have been made within three years of the exhibition deadline. All lens-based media are eligible, including but not limited to images made by film or video camera, scanner, screen-capture, digital camera, and any means of mobile photography. Entry is open to regional, national, and international artists who are members of CPAC.


  • You must be a CPAC member to enter. If you are not a member of CPAC, you can become one online HERE: http://www.cpacphoto.org/membership-2/.
  • Current members will receive an email with a code to submit. Members can also call 303-837-1341 or email info@cpacphoto.org for the code.
  • Submissions will be accepted through CallForEntry.org. Please click here to view the application page.
  • Registration closes at midnight MST on Thursday, July 7, 2016.
  • The gallery must receive framed artwork no later than Saturday, July 30th. CPAC will charge a 40% sales commission.
  • Exhibition print sizes must be specified.
  • CPAC also understands that work may be presented in a non-traditional way that is integral to the art. Please contact us in advance if you feel your work fits into these criteria.

Questions? Contact us at 303-837-1341 or info@cpacphoto.org.


Works will be insured while on the premises of CPAC. However, CPAC cannot be responsible for damage or loss during transit. CPAC retains the right to display and reproduce work accepted for this exhibition for publicity and promotional purposes.

Exhibiting artists pay for round-trip shipping of their work. Please do not ship work with packaging ‘peanuts.’ Artists shipping work must use reusable packing materials.

  • Upon your acceptance, the work to be exhibited must be shipped or delivered ready-to-hang, with hardware needed for installation of the work. No saw-tooth hangers. CPAC reserves the right to reject any work not printed or framed at a professional level. Please use white or off-white matt board only.
  • 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. CPAC does not provide slide or video projectors.
  • Your entry constitutes understanding and agreement with the conditions outlined in this prospectus.
  • CPAC entry fees are non-refundable after the jury process begins.

USE RIGHTS: Each artist retains all copyrights to their own images. Artist’s recognition is provided with any use. By submission for jurying, artists whose submissions are chosen for the exhibition grant The Colorado Photographic Arts Center the right to use their images for the purpose of promoting the artist, promoting CPAC’s programs, promoting exhibitions and subsequent display on CPAC’s website of current and past exhibitions. Promotions and images may also be placed on social networks for The Colorado Photographic Arts Center with artist credit. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated without further contact or compensation from CPAC.

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