Calls for Entry

Art Through The Lens 2020 Applications Now Open
Deadline for entry is September 15, 2020

This exhibition is open to all without restrictions on content. It provides photographers an outlet for their art, encouragement for growth in their vision and presentation, and cash rewards for works of exceptional merit. Each year from the works submitted, 50-70 images are selected for exhibition by a highly qualified juror. $2,000 in cash awards will be given to works of high merit.

Art Through the Lens 2020 will be on display from October 23 – November 28, 2020.

Artists may submit up to 20 entries, $10 per entry, including video and moving images. All photo-based imagery created through photographic processes is eligible including non-lens made images. All work submitted must be original, completed in the last three years and not previously exhibited in an Art Through the Lens (or Paducah Photo) exhibition.

Size restrictions: No single work may be more than 6 feet in width and 8 feet in height, without advanced approval from YAC. Please contact YAC for approval of oversized submissions.


September 15: Deadline for entry
October 1: Notifications
October 17: Deadline to deliver artwork