Fellowship 21 is our annual photography competition. Winners receive a cash award and an exhibition at Silver Eye with free production support from the Lab @ Silver Eye in the summer of 2021. Two prizes and four honorable mentions will be included in the exhibition, The Fellowship Award recognizes a rising talent or established photographer from anywhere in the world, and the Keystone Award is given to an exceptional photographer living or making work in the state of Pennsylvania.This year’s award's will be juried by a panel consisting of Drew Sawyer, the Philip Leonian and Edith Rosenbaum Leonian Curator or Photography at the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, Elizabeth Chodos, Executive Director and Curator at the Miller Institute of Contemporary Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Karen Irvine, Chief Curator and Deputy Director, Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago, Chicago Illinois. Learn more about our jurors here.
All award winners and honorable mentions will receive a cash prize and be included in the Fellowship 21 exhibition in the summer of 2021.
Fellowship Award: $1,000 cash prize
Keystone Award: $1,000 cash prize
Honorable Mentions: Four $500 prizes
What to Enter
-Work sample of twenty images or less
-One-page Artist’s Statement in PDF format
-One Page Artist bio or CV in PDF format
-One page checklist that includes title and date of all submitted images
Click here for Full Guidelines/Eligibility/Terms & Conditions/FAQs.