Approaching Deadline: 2011 exposure, the annual PRC juried exhibition

harlan erskine, The Invaders, 20 x 37 inches, 2009

Last year I had the honor of being included in the Photographic Resource Center's (PRC) annual Juried Exhibition. The deadline to enter this year's competition is fast approaching (April 22nd). I encourage everyone to consider entering. More information below.

exposure: the annual PRC juried exhibition


Are you ready for some exposure? Then line up a selection of your best photographs and get ready to enter EXPOSURE 2011, the PRC’s 16th annual juried exhibition of work by its members.


  • The juror will choose up to ten photographers for the exhibition at the PRC in July and August.
  • The juror will select one of these artists for the Juror’s Award of $500.
  • The PRC’s Executive Director Glenn Ruga and Curator George Slade will also select awards for publication in the PRC magazine Loupe and for inclusion in NEO, our monthly on-line showcase of work by regional members.
  • Each of the three winners will also receive a free one year Pro account with, a leading online portfolio and image sharing website, valued at $190. is a sponsor of this year’s juried exhibition.

Submissions All submissions will be electronically uploaded through a 90-day trial account with Application fee for the juried exhibition is $35. Applicants must have a valid membership through August 31, 2011. If you have questions about your membership status, please contact the PRC at

STEP 1: Click here to download submission guidelines

STEP 2: Click here to pay application fee and to join/renew your membership.

Whitney Johnson, EXPOSURE 2011 Juror whitney johnson

The juror for EXPOSURE 2011 will be Whitney Johnson, picture editor at The New Yorker. See below for more information on Ms. Johnson.

Whitney Johnson is the picture editor at The New Yorker where she produces and researches photographs for political and cultural stories, including award-winning portfolios on the United States military and world leaders. She also writes for the magazine’s photography blog, Photo Booth. Prior to joining the magazine, Whitney worked at the Open Society Foundations, where she coordinated the documentary photography exhibition Moving Walls and an international grant competition for documentary photographers. Whitney also works with the Magnum Foundation, which supports independent documentary photographers in the field through its Emergency Fund.

Timeline Tuesday, March 1 – Submissions Open Friday, April 22, 11:59 pm – Deadline for Submissions Monday, May 23 – Announcement of Accepted Photographers Thursday, July 21 – Opening Reception for EXPOSURE 2011 Sunday, August 21 – Exhibit Closes Friday, September 2 – Deadline For Removal of Work

Updates will be posted in the PRC eNewsletter, including specifications for preparing submissions.

When the submissions open, the application form will be available on the PRC web site.

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