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Call to Artists: 2018 Calendar Photo Contest


This photograph by Jane Biron was selected for the cover of the Jeff Bank 2017 Calendar. 
Contributed photo This photograph by Jane Biron was selected for the cover of the Jeff Bank 2017 Calendar. Contributed photo Photographers are encouraged to submit up to four color images for the ninth annual Jeff Bank 2018 Calendar Photo Contest. Submissions will be accepted March 4 through May 1. Organized by the Catskill Art Society, the theme of the contest is the Four Seasons of Nature and Landscapes in Sullivan and Orange counties.

Interested artists may submit up to four color photographs, preferably depicting each of the four seasons, for consideration. Recognizable locations are preferred, but not mandatory.

Entries must include a completed application/release form, available at all Jeff Bank branches, online at www.catskillartsociety.org/submissions, or by contacting info@catskillartsociety.org. Images may be submitted by email, on a CD, or on a flash drive with up to four digital JPG files, in color and formatted horizontally. Photos must be at least 2,000 pixels (height) by 3,000 pixels (width). Images should not be heavily altered or manipulated.

Entries must be emailed to info@catskillartsociety.org, hand delivered to the CAS Arts Center at 48 Main Street, Livingston Manor, or mailed to CAS, PO Box 991, Livingston Manor, NY 12758 by Monday, May 1.

On Saturday, March 18, at 2 p.m., The Catskill Art Society will offer a free photography workshop for those interested in submitting for the contest. Participants will learn from expert artists and curators about taking photos outdoors, tips for editing, and insider info about what the jury panel is looking for. The event will take place at the CAS Arts Center at 48 Main Street, Livingston Manor. This workshop is free, but advance registrations are encouraged. To register, email info@catskillartsociety.org or call 845-436-4227.

Contact Bradley Diuguid at 845-436-4227 or info@catskillartsociety.org for more information.

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