Now is your chance to showcase your interpretation of the unique character, people, places and pursuits that distinguish the Appalachian region.
The Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition is accepting submissions from amateur and professional photographers for their 10th annual juried exhibition. The show is sponsored by the Outdoor Programs department at Appalachian State University, the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation and the Turchin Center for the Visual
Arts. Deadline for entries is Fri., Nov. 16, 2012 at 5 p.m.
Categories for this year’s competition include: Adventure, Blue Ridge Parkway – Weather on the Parkway, Culture, Our
Ecological Footprint, Flora/Fauna, and Landscape. $4,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded.
For the fourth year, Appalachian Voices will sponsor “Our Ecological Footprint,” a category designed to help spread awareness of environmental problems and concerns in Central and Southern Appalachia through the visual medium of fine art photography.
Proceeds benefit Outdoor Programs’ Student Outdoor Learning Expeditions. Finalists will be displayed at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in Boone, N.C., from March through August, 2013. To enter the competition, visit: appmtnphotocomp.org.