C4FAP – Center Forward


International Call for Entries | Center Forward: Open Theme with Jurors Aline Smithson & Hamidah Glasgow

OPEN THEME | 7th Annual Center Forward

Center Forward marks our annual open themed call for entry and award open to all subject matter. We are looking for the best in contemporary photography. All capture types; subject matter and photographic processes are eligible to submit.


An international audience of collectors, curators, art consultants and other advocates of fine art photography will view the chosen artist’s work throughout the exhibition. Each participant is included in the Center’s Main Gallery exhibition in Fort Collins, Colorado and Online Gallery exhibition.

Two LiveBooks Website Awards: Valued at $399 from liveBooks
Honorable Mention Awards: 1-year membership and image submission to a Call for Entry at C4FAP.

In addition artists’ selected for the exhibition will also receive:

  • Promotion on The Center’s large social media platforms.
  • Professional installation images for your use.
  • Invitation to complimentary portfolio reviews, lunch and portfolio sharing on the reception weekend.
  • In-gallery and online exhibition with links to artists’ websites
  • Press releases are sent to artists’ choice of media outlets.

MEMBERS | $24 for the three images.
NON-MEMBERS | $38 for the first three images.
ADDITIONAL IMAGES may be submitted for $8 each for members and $10 each for non-members. There is no limit to the number of images that may be submitted.
NEW! Submission of 12 images and over qualifies the artist for a review of the work submitted with the Executive Director of C4FAP, Hamidah Glasgow.

Visit: www.c4fap.org for submission guidelines and further information

JURORS | Aline Smithson & Hamidah Glasgow

Aline Smithson is a celebrated photographer, educator, and founder of, Lenscratch, ranked in the 10 photography related blogs by Wired.com. Hamidah Glasgow is the Executive Director of The Center for Fine Art Photography.


Founded in 2004 by photographers, The Center for Fine Art Photography is a nonprofit 501(C)(3) photography organization. We provide support to photographic artists through exhibition, solo exhibition, promotion, portfolio reviews, publication, education and connection to a large community of other artists, curators, gallery owners and photographic professionals.

The Center for Fine Art Photography
400 N College Ave,
Fort Collins,
CO 80524, United States

Open Tues-Sat, Free.

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