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En Foco’s New Works Photography Fellowship Awards are aimed at helping artists to create or complete an in-depth photographic series exploring themes of their choice, and provides the infrastructure needed for national visibility and a professional exhibition of their new work in the New York area.

Eligibility:
The New Works Photography Fellowship Awards are open for U.S. based photographers of Latino, African or Asian heritage, and Native People of the Americas and Pacific.
Submissions in any photo-based style or genre are accepted.
Fellowship value:
While the product awarded varies from year to year, New Works fellows usually receive:
  • a $1,000 honorarium ($100 for Honorable Mentions) plus materials stipend;
  • professional tripods from Manfrotto;
  • camera bags from Lowepro;
  • a feature article in Nueva Luz;
  • an exhibition in New York;
  • a photographer’s page on enfoco.org;
  • a one-year En Foco membership ($100 value)
Number of fellowships: 3+ (three or more)
Juror: Michael Mazzeo, Michael Mazzeo Gallery
Deadline: July 27, 2011
Website: New Works Photography Fellowship Awards
Good luck!
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About Gina Genis

Hi Friends, I'm a photographer and artist who lives in Washington DC. I have two blogs. The Gina Genis Blog is about art and photography. My new blog, DC Discoveries is dedicated to showing you everything from fashion to art, food to entertainment in all sections of the District. I hope you will take the journey with me. I exhibit my work in museums and galleries across the U.S. I'm included in the permanent collections of the Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, the Otto G. Richter Library Special Collections Division of the University of Miami, Hard Rock Casino, Orange County Transit District, IBM, and the Sarah and Adam Markman Collection among others. My series "Window Peeping" was included in OsCene 2010 at the Laguna Art Museum, Truman State University, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Biola University, and solo shows at Gallery 825 and Cypress College. The "June Gloom" series was exhibited in a solo show at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. The "Kala" series has been exhibited at MPLS Photo Center, Cypress College, and Gallery 825. "Economy Portraits" was created as an Artist In Residence project at the Huntington Beach Art Center, and was awarded "Best Art Show of 2011" by the OC Weekly. I curated Wide Angle View, an exhibit of 16 international, award-winning photo and multi-media journalists at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art to much critical acclaim. Recent reviews of my work have appeared in the Huffington Post, Art Scene, OC Weekly, Orange County Register, New University, Riviera Magazine, Coast Magazine, Huntington Beach Independent, and appeared on CNN, NBC, ABC, and more. I lead the Gina Genis Photo Workshops where I show beginning and intermediate photographers how to jump to the next level with their work. I also teach online photography courses through The Compelling Image.

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