Deadline for entry: August 13, 2013
Pawtucket: Grab your cameras and compose that picture! The City of Pawtucket and The Camera Werks of Providence will again sponsor the Citys 15th Annual Photo Contest. Twelve winning photos will be judged and chosen by several local professional photographers which will make up the City of Pawtuckets 2014 City Calendar. This celebrated annual photo contest has become one of Pawtuckets most anticipated events in the Pawtucket Arts Festival. This years contest theme is A Piece of Pawtucket.
Contest Rules: All photo submissions should follow contest theme and have been taken within the past year. All photos must be taken in the City of Pawtucket to qualify for this contest. If your photo includes a recognizable person or people, you must secure permission from each person to use his/her image in the photo contest (or in the case of a minor, the minors parent or guardian). Only one entry per contestant and must be submitted by the photographer. Photos may be color or black & white. Film or good quality digital prints will be accepted. Submitted photos should be mounted on foamcore or mountboard, but not framed; overall size of the mounted photo should not be smaller than 8x10 or larger than 12x18. All photos will be on display at the Blackstone Valley Visitors Center during the City of Pawtuckets Arts Festival beginning September 6 and throughout the month of September. Mayors Choice Award will receive $100 cash prize, First Place will receive $75.00 cash prize, 2nd Place will receive $50.00 cash prize with remaining winners receiving gift certificates. All winning photos will be used in the City of Pawtuckets 2014 Calendar. Deadline for Entry: August 13. Entry Forms are available at the Blackstone Valley Visitors Center, 175 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI, the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer Street, Pawtucket, RI or The Camera Werks, 766 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02906. Winners will be announced on Sunday, September 29rd at 4:00pm at a public reception where they may meet the contest judges at the Blackstone Valley Visitors Center, 175 Main Street, Pawtucket. For a complete list of contest rules, please visit www.pawtucketartsfestival.org. For further information, call #401-273-5367.