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Photo club seeks entries for juried show

The Pagosa Springs Photo Club will hold a juried exhibit opening on Sept. 12 at Pagosa Photography Gallery, 480 San Juan St.

This event will be open to current Pagosa Springs Photography Club members and others who join for the 2012-2013 season. Interested photography enthusiasts are invited to join for annual dues of $20 for single individuals, $30 for family, or $10 for student membership. For more membership information, contact club president Al Olson at or 731-9801, or exhibit chairman T.J. Reynolds or 731-9581.

The club has lined up Paul Boyer, who has his studio at the rear of Open Shutter Gallery in Durango, to jury the show. Paul has juried the past five photo shows at the Archuleta County Fair. There will be a $100 award for the first-place entry, a $75 award for second place, and $50 for the third-place entry.

Submission deadline is Aug. 18. A fee of There is a fee of $5 for each entered artwork with a limit of five image entries per participant. Images previously exhibited in Pagosa Springs shows are not eligible. In summary, your entry will include a completed entry form, a CD/DVD with the image files on it and a check payable to the Pagosa Springs Photography Club.

Photographers are encouraged to offer their prints for sale. The price must be designated on the entry form. There will be a 30-percent commission for framed prints sold during this exhibit, so consider this when you set your price. For prints not for sale, enter NSF.

Preparation for presentation: each print should be mounted in artist presentation format. Maximum framed artwork width can be no greater than 26 inches. There is no limit for frame height as long as it is reasonable. The artwork must be supplied with a hanging wire that is firmly attached. Framed photos must have screw eyes and wire hanger. The name of the photographer and photo title must be written on the back of the artwork. If you are submitting a signed artwork, please cover the name in such a manner that it can be easily removed after judging.

Deadline for delivery of the selected artwork is Sept. 10.

Additional information will available soon.

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