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Student Call for Photo Art "The Humor Around Us" 2022 Photo Student Photo Exhibition. For the Prospectus, detailed instructions on submission and other important information, see the link below.

Kirk Keeler Artist Lecter on zoom Kirk Keeler gives lecture on exploring photography as both an hobbyist and a career in an online lecture through the Viewpoint Student Lecture Series on Dec 2nd, 7-8:30pm. Contact your photo teacher for zoom link and password.

Matika Wilbur Artist Lecture on zoom ARC Native American Resource Centers Event featuring Photographer Matika Wilber will be held via zoom on Februrary 18th 2021, 7:00pm PST. Contact your photo teacher for the zoom link and password.

Pave Mask Design Contest Pave is having a mask design challenge for students and educators, with money prizes! The deadline to submit is Friday, February 5, 2021 by 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time. Go to Pave Mask Off link for details.

ARC Scholarships ARC Scholarship submissions are open as of Jan 15 2021! Among various scholarships you may be eligible for, the Maddock and Pruner scholarships are for art students. To browse the options, log into canvas and find the Scholarship portal.

Call for Art The American River Review publication is looking for photography, 2d art or 3d art and is taking submissions in the Photography Studio Room (2 doors down from the normal 509 classroom) this Friday from 11-3. Just bring your artwork and fill out the form they have for a chance at having your work published in an art magazine.

Lavender Art Show Call for Art The ARC Pride center is accepting art entries from 11am-4pm at the ARC Kaneko Gallery on February 20th, 2020. To learn more read the flyer at SayReciprocity or ask one of your art professors about the announcement.

Viewpoint Student Show FREE Call for Entries VOICES: SPEAKING WITH YOUR PHOTOGRAPHIC EYE, will run from March 26 to April 26,2020, in conjunction with Sacramento Photography Month 2020, which is happening citywide throughout the month of April. You can go to sayreciproicty.wordpress.com for more details. Deadline to enter is Dec 29th!

The annual BigPicture: Natural World Photography Competition encourages photographers from around the world to contribute their work to this photo competition that will both celebrate and illustrate the rich diversity of life on Earth and inspire action to protect and conserve it through the power of imagery. To check the rules and submit work, click the photo below or go to: https://www.bigpicturecompetition.org/

Artist Lecture at ARC Josie Iselin is an artist and biology photographer who has just published a book called The Curios World of Seaweed. She will be showing slides and explaining the scientific and metaphoric meaning behind her work Tuesday Nov 12th from 12:15-1:15 in Raef Hall 162.

Portrait Work Career & Pathways Support Services at ARC is looking for students experienced with portrait and lighting work to shoot headshots at the Career Expo this year, at both the Fall 19 and Spring 20 Expo. They are looking for photographers for both fall (11/6 & 11/7) as well as 4/1 & 4/2). Please see Professor Worsfold for more information.

Call for Student Artwork Viewpoint Gallery and the Crocker Museum are looking for photography submissions for their 2020 exhibition "Voices, Speaking with Your Photographic Eye". For entry details, go to: Viewpoint Prospectus Link

ARC Design Hub/Makers Lab Internships for Photographers The Design hub is hiring photographers for internship opportunities at ARC. Not only is it great experience and resume material, if you meet the requirements the internship can transfer into a paid internship after a few weeks! Check out the Internship Description at this link, and Randy Schuster's contact page for more information.

PDN Photo Contest Photo District News (PDN), the award-winning monthly magazine for the professional photographer, has been covering the professional photographic industry for over two decades. In addition to special award of monetary value, the PDN Photo Annual provides entrants with immeasurable exposure in the industry. Go to https://www.pdnphotoannual.com/ for all submissions, details, rules, categories, etc.

Become a Beacon Tutor Get paid to help beginning students with photoshop, lightroom and bridge... Go to the LRC and ask for the Beacon Program area for more information on how to apply and what the requirements are.

Free Student Lecture Series
Viewpoint Gallery is offering a free student lecture series, exploring different topics in professional and artistic photography. Student lectures are intended to supplement a student's school experience by offering talks and demonstrations on areas of photographic interest, topics and techniques. Lectures and demonstrations are given by people experienced in their field. Viewpoint strives to make these lectures relevant to areas of study. Suggestions for speakers are always welcome. For more information, contact studentprogram@viewpointgallery.org.