Florida Museum of Photographic Arts announces annual architectural photography contest

Partnering with The American of Architects Tampa Bay, the contest winners will have their pieces displayed at the Tampa art museum
(PR NewsChannel) / February 10, 2015 / TAMPA, Fla. 

FMoPAThe American Institute of Architects (AIA) Tampa Bay and the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts(FMoPA) are seeking entries for the annual 2015 Architectural Photography Contest.

Every year, AIA Tampa Bay and FMoPA put out a call to Florida photographers to capture the diversity of architecture. Winners are selected by a jury knowledgeable of architecture and photography.

The top entries will be exhibited at the Tampa art museum as part of National Architecture Week during the week of April 12 through April 18. There will be a reception at FMoPA announcing the winners on April 16 and the images will be on exhibition from April 12 through May 3.

This event will coincide with the Tampa photographic museum’s exhibition, Ezra Stoller: Photographing Modernism, which features the architectural photography of Ezra Stoller.

Both professional and amateur photographers may register, but only the amateur entries will be eligible for cash prizes. The top three winning amateur entries will receive $300, $200, and $100, respectively.

Although professional category awards do not include cash prizes, the winner will receive extensive exposure and recognition amongst members of AIA Tampa Bay and FMoPA.

All entries must have an architectural theme or contain some element of the built environment. The photographer’s subject matter can be located anywhere in the world.

Registration for entry must be completed by 5:00 PM on March 27. All entries must be received by 5:00 PM on April 1. Entries can be submitted online at AIATampaBay.com or to AIA Tampa Bay, 200 North Tampa Street, Tampa, Florida 33602.

Non-refundable entry fees are $40 for AIA or FMoPA members, $50 for non-members, and $25 for students. Each entrant is allowed to submit up to five (5) photos per entry fee, unlimited number of entries per photographer.

For additional information, visit the competition website: www.AIATampaBay.com

About AIA Tampa Bay: The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is the professional association for architects and those in the architecture field. AIA Tampa Bay is the regional chapter representing approximately 650 members in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Polk, Hernando, Citrus, Sumter, and Pasco Counties. The AIA provides programs and services including educational programs, design competitions, community service programs, and serves as the united voice of the architecture profession. For more information, visit www.AIATampaBay.com.

About FMoPA: The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts is a museum dedicated to exhibiting important photographic art as central to contemporary life and culture. FMoPA collects, preserves, and exhibits historic and contemporary works by nationally and internationally known photographic artists. FMoPA also enriches the community by operating outreach programs for children and adults and by offering an extensive array of photography classes. For more information, visit www.FMoPA.org.

Dawn Mages
Phone:  (813) 229-3411

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SOURCE:  The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts

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