Photography Show and Sale
October 2-31, 2023
San Pedro River Arts Council and Cochise College, Benson
Mail: San Pedro River Arts Council (or simply “SPRAC”)
PO Box 1358
Benson, Arizona, 85602-1358
Show Location: Cochise College Benson Center, 1025 S. Highway 90, Benson, AZ.
Schedule of Events:
September 1-26 Entry Forms submitted by post or online. Sept. 26 is final day to
Monday October 2 Receiving Photos 10 a.m.to 6 p.m. at Cochise College Benson Center
Tuesday October3 Photos will be hung for display
Wednesday October 4 Judging. Open Judge’s Critique for participants at 2 p.m.
Thursday, October 5 Show open to public for viewing during regular college hours (M-Th 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. , Fri 8 a.m. to 4 PM)
RECEPTION COCHISE COLLEGE
Saturday, Oct. 14th 2 pm to 4 pm
Tuesday, October 31 Show comes down and all entries must be picked up between 1-6 PM.
Each piece must be framed or gallery wrapped and have a wire hanger attached securely. Wire must be covered with either electrical tape, crimps so no frayed end are showing or heat shrink tubbing. No bracket hangers, please. No gorilla tape – it will fail.
A total of up to 3 entries will be accepted from each entrant. All entry forms must be postmarked by September 26 or be entered online by 26 September,2023. Each item must be named on the entry form. Each item must be labeled on the back with entrant's name, the title of the entry, and a price if the entry is for sale. Fees per item: SPRAC Members $8; Others: $10 There is No entry fee for those entering the Youth Division (under 18 years of age).
All entries must be hand delivered and picked up at Cochise College, Benson Center during hours shown in the Schedule of events.
Open to all photographers. Photos are to be an original creation by the entrant. No work previously shown at a San Pedro River Arts Council show is eligible.
SPRAC and Cochise College will exercise all reasonable precautions to prevent loss or damages, however, the artist will assume all risks. Release waivers must be signed by all entrants. Note that the Cochise College Benson Center will be open to the general public for normal school activities during the entire show.
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place ribbons awards; Best of Division Rosettes with $50 cash prize each; and a Best of Show Rosette with $100 cash prize. “Special” awards with a rosette and $25 for best Dessert Skies:Sun, Moon and StarsThere will be a People’s Choice Award of a rosette and $50 cash prize to be announced at the end of the show.
1. Monochromatic (includes B&W and monochromes such as sepia)
2. Color for Amateurs
3. Color for Advanced/Professional
4. Youth Photography for 18 years and under – all types
5. “Digital Artistry” (photos showing heavy manipulation)
There will be no distinction between traditional film and digital images. We do not discourage "digital darkroom work" in any way.
Questions may be directed to the Show Chair, Larraine Milne, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone: 520 591 6086
You can pay your annual SPRAC dues, $15.00 for individual or $20.00 per family by hitting the donate button above.
You can sign in as a guest without using PayPal account.
To make a note about a payment send email to email@example.com,
Note: You may also send your membership payment or donation by check to:
PO Box 1358
Benson, AZ 85602-1358 .