Saturday, July 21, 2012

CALL TO ARTISTS: 5th Annual Amateur Photography Contest at the Chaffee Art Center in Rutland

The Chaffee Art Center is announcing its 5th Annual Amateur Photography Contest. The theme of this year's contest is "Portraits...". Anyone of any age may submit up to three photos to the contest, with at least one guaranteed to be in the exhibit. Photos must be 8 inches by 10 inches, and must be unframed and unmatted, originals are preferred.

Each photo must be accompanied by an entry form. Entry forms can be found at the Chaffee Art Center, the Rutland Free Library, the Coffee Exchange, Cafe Terra, and Phototec. Entry forms may also be found online at All ages are welcome. Popular choice and grand prizes are awarded, including an award for best interpretation of the theme.

Photos are due by Wednesday, September 19, and may be dropped off or mailed to the Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, VT. Photos will be exhibited at the Chaffee Art Center October 5 through November 3. People's choice voting will take place October 5 through 12, 2012. An opening and awards reception will take place on Saturday, October 13 from 4-7 pm.

The 5th Annual Amateur Photograph Contest and Exhibit is sponsored by Phototec. Visit Phototec to print your photos, or for any digital or analog photography needs. Phototec is located at 110 Woodstock Ave in Rutland.