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2023 CPA International Juried Exhibition

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Submission period: Saturday July 1 through Monday, October 2, 2023, 11:59pm Mountain Time (10:59pm Pacific)


The Center for Photographic Art (CPA) is excited to announce the 2023 International Juried Exhibition with over $5,000 in awards! Forty-five juror-selected photographs will be exhibited from December 16, 2023 through January 21, 2024 in our historic gallery in Carmel, California, and vie for eight cash awards totaling more than $5,000. These photographs will also be featured in an online gallery on the CPA website along with an additional forty-five juror selected images. An exhibition catalog of the entire gallery and online exhibition will be available for purchase. An entry discount is available for new and current CPA members.

The juror will grant the following awards:
First Place:                  $2500
Second Place:                $1000
Third Place:                    $500

Four awards of merit:   $250 each

Plus the public will vote for a People’s Choice Award: $150 plus cool CPA gear!

Meet our 2023 Juror


2023 IJE Juror
CPA is pleased to announce this year’s International Juried Exhibition juror: Shana Lopes. Shana Lopes, PhD, is an Assistant Curator of Photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Over the past fourteen years, she has gained curatorial experience at the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Arizona, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. She has organized exhibitions on cyanotypes, Eikoh Hosoe, Helen Levitt, Atget, and Wright Morris. Recently, she has curated or co-curated exhibitions, including Constellations: Photographs in Dialogue, Sightlines: Photographs from the Collection, and A Living for Us All: Artists and the WPA. Her work has been published in the periodical History of Photography and in Art Journal.
Shana Lopes brings a deep understanding of photography and a broad appreciation of diverse photographic styles, genres and mediums to CPA’s 2023 International Juried Exhibition.


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