The Women in Photography (WIPNYC) Grant & Mentor Program will provide one female photographer/photo-based artist with a $5000 grant to produce work in addition to being paired with four mentors over the course of a year.* The selected artist will also receive a solo show on wipnyc.org.
Emma Bowkett Director of Photography at the Financial Times FT Weekend Magazine
Karen Irvine Curator & Associate Director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College
Susan Bright Curator & Writer
Whitney Hubbs Artist, Assistant Professor at Alfred University
Eligibility: Open to women artists (cisgender and transgender) both U.S. and International. Please note that you must be at least 18 years old to apply and that currently matriculated students are ineligible.
Fee: There is no fee to apply.
Judges: The 2017 Women in Photography (WIPNYC) Grant & Mentor Program recipient will be selected by Women in Photography (WIPNYC) founders Amy Elkins and Cara Phillips.
Application Process: All applications must be submitted here.
Call for Entry Opens: April 30th, 2017
Deadline: May 30th, 2017 (11:59PM EST)
Women in Photography (WIPNYC) Grant & Mentor Program is made possible by the generosity of The Crossed Purposes Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt foundation.
Women in Photography is a fiscally sponsored project of Brooklyn Arts Council
*Year-long mentorship will consist of a series of six, one-hour Skype or Google Hangout sessions with each mentor - for a total of 24 hours of mentorship over the course of a year.
Thanks to the generous support of LTI/Lightside Photographic and Kodak, Women in Photography (WIPNYC) was able to support women artists with over $10,000 in funds and materials from 2009-2012.