Photography Competition 2024


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THE ARTISTS FORUM PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION, part of our Juried Arts Festival programming, is open to poets seeking to gain exposure in the New York City and international arts and media market.

Its mission is to provide an accessible platform for photographers to present their best work for juried selection, increase artist communication and business contacts, provide career advancement opportunities, and publicly award the work and talents of creative artists.

2024 THEME

Our 2024 Competition Theme: TECHNO-FEUDALISM*.
See our 2024 Juried Arts Festival page for competition theme details.
See our submission site for submission categories, Rules, and Terms for eligibility.

*While submissions aligned with our theme are preferred, we also accept non-theme related works.

Our 2024 Juried Arts Festival will be held in New York City this Spring.


Each submission, reviewed by a panel of industry professionals, will be rated upon its individual merits. Finalists in each category will be judged against one another and a winner declared. Please see Rules & Terms for eligibility.

Award recognition will be given at a ceremony in New York City, alongside screenings of selected films. In the case of COVID-19 restrictions, our award ceremony will be conducted online and then televised on Manhattan cable stations shortly thereafter.

All finalists will be considered for a MEET THE ARTISTS video profile and promoted on our online platforms.

Winners will be considered for a formal studio or Zoom interview with host to be promoted via THE ARTISTS FORUM TELEVISION – a 20+ year arts based television program broadcasted from mid-town Manhattan in New York City.

Opening Date: DECEMBER 4, 2023
Earlybird Deadline: DECEMBER 26, 2023
Regular Deadline: JANUARY 22, 2024
Late Deadline: FEBRUARY 19, 2024
Extended Late Deadline: MARCH 10, 2024

THE ARTISTS FORUM INC., now in its 25th year, is a New York City based non-profit arts service organization specializing in events, juried competitions, and media for artists. The organization provides an unparalleled platform for emerging and mid-career artists to share their stories with the world’s creative communities.

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Leah den Bok

Leah den Bok is a Canadian-born fashion, beauty, and portrait photographer. She has traveled to cities around the world photographing people experiencing homelessness and has authored a book series entitled Nowhere to Call Home.


Todd Ford

Todd Ford is a Berlin-based American artist with a focus on live performance, cultural events, and corporate photography for real estate development.


Julie Mardin

Julie Mardin is an NYC-based artist/photographer. She uses toys in her work since the mid-90s after noticing the prevalence of violent military weapons fancifully displayed on toy store shelves, finding they offered visual shortcuts for her themes when deconstructing society, and using them to evoke pleas for pacifism in lieu of violence.


Amos White V

Amos is an inter-disciplinary multimedia artist, event producer, and exhibit designer. A graduate of the College of Human Ecology at the University of Maryland, College Park, Amos bridges his passion for the arts and human relations with the formation of THE ARTISTS FORUM.


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