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The Print Center's 95th ANNUAL International Competition

The Print Center   /   Deadline: 06/30/20

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The Print Center is very pleased to announce the 95th ANNUAL International
Competition juried by David Campany and Larissa Goldston. Campany is Managing Director of Programs at the International Center of Photography, New York and Curator of the 2020 Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie in Germany. Goldston is Director of Universal Limited Art Editions (ULAE), the renowned fine art print publisher in New York. The ANNUAL is one of the oldest and most prestigious competitions in the United States. The Print Center is particularly interested in highlighting local, national and international artists who utilize photography and printmaking in new and intriguing ways, both in content and process. Any artist using Photography and/or Printmaking as critical components in their work can enter. Artists whose work pushes the boundaries of traditional photographic and printmaking practices are encouraged to enter.

For the full list of competition requirements and to submit please visit:


The Print Center1614 Latimer Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103




Any artist using photography and/or printmaking as critical components in their work can enter. Former Finalists and Semifinalists are eligible to apply. Work submitted must have been completed in the last three years.


Up to five images may be submitted and only one submission per person is allowed.
Accepted file formats for submission:
Images: Up to 5 MB/each: jpg, png, gif
Videos: Up to 250 MB/each: mov, wmv, flv, mp4


Solo Exhibitions
Three Finalists will be selected by The Print Center's curator to receive solo
exhibitions at The Print Center (January – March 2021) along with an honorarium. Artists are responsible for delivering or shipping their work to and from The Print Center and all related costs, including framing when appropriate. The Print Center provides a printed, color exhibition brochure; professional installation and de-installation of the exhibitions; promotion via press release, mailed announcement cards, website, weekly email newsletters and social media posts; and professional photographic documentation
of the shows.

Two Digital Exhibitions
Portfolios of work from the Finalists and Semifinalists will be presented digitally at
The Print Center during the Solo Exhibitions (January – March 2021) and permanently online on The Print Center's website.

Stinnett Philadelphia Museum of Art Collection Award
Selected by a curator from the Department of Prints, Drawings and Photographs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, one work will be accessioned into the Philadelphia Museum
of Art's Permanent Collection.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Purchase Award
Selected by Jodi Throckmorton, Curator of Contemporary Art, one work will be
accessioned into the Museum's permanent collection.

Contact Information

Mikaela Hawk
1614 Latimer Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103


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