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7th Annual Exhibition

Midwest Center for Photography   /   Deadline: 01/15/19

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This is the seventh year of the EMERGE competition. We are looking to give one $250 EMERGE Fellowship Award and exhibition opportunities to emerging photographers. This fellowship opportunity is geared toward photographers looking to launch their art careers through the exposure of exhibition. Build your exhibition record with this exhibition through entering your photographs and competing for a space in the gallery and the chance to be designated as the 2018 EMERGE photographer, and receive one year artist representation at MWCP online. As emerging photographers, building an exhibition record is an important aspect in propelling your career, and we feel strongly about offering this annual exhibition to provide this opportunity to photographers. We appreciate all of the talented photographers who enter and the dedication involved in creating the entries.

Exhibition dates: March 30 - April 13, 2018.


Midwest Center for Photography, 1215 Franklin, Wichita, KS 67212




Open to all emerging photographers nationwide in the USA. All photographic subject matter and media are welcome; digital inkjet prints, black & white gelatin silver prints, color c-prints, alternative processes, iphone photography, etc...


Follow the online form at please note that there is not an upload form and simply submit JPEG files to the gallery via email at


$250 EMERGE Fellowship Award and receive one year artist representation at MWCP online.


Selection will be based upon the series of photographic work submitted by each artist rather than solely on individual images. A brief artist statement is preferred but optional.

Evaluation Criteria

Juror: Linda Robinson, Gallery Director, MWCP

Contact Information

Linda Robinson
1215 Franklin
Wichita, KS 67203

P: 316-269-1250

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