Are you a photographer looking for a chance to exhibit and sell your work this holiday season? The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts is now accepting submissions to its annual Photography Benefit Sale.
The benefit sale gives FMoPA members the chance to display and sell their work within a museum setting, and it gives museum visitors a rare opportunity to view—with the option of purchasing—work produced by local photographers.
“Every year we look forward to the Photography Benefit Sale because we are able to host many different photographers in one space and build the community we have at FMoPA,” said FMoPA Executive Director Zora Carrier, Ph.D.
To participate in the benefit sale, photographers must become or already be a member of FMoPA.
Members can submit their work now through Nov. 30. There is no limit to the number of pieces each member can submit. There is a small manipulation fee of 10 cents per square inch of the wall space occupied by each piece (example: an 8-by-10-inch framed photograph will cost $8).
The exhibition will be on display December through January. Artists set their own prices and keep 100 percent of the proceeds from the sale.
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.
The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts is one of fewer than 10 museums in the United States dedicated exclusively to photography and one of two such museums in the state of Florida.
Admission to the museum is free for members and $10 for not-yet members.
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
400 North Ashley, Cube 200
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 221-2222 | www.fmopa.org
Monday–Thursday: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday: Noon–5 p.m.
(Docent tours every Sunday at 2 p.m.)
SOURCE: The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
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