Photography Contest

The Hopper Prize

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Open worldwide to all artists age 18 and older working in any media. There are no restrictions on genre, subject matter, or media.

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Cash Prize
The Hopper Prize is now accepting entries for our Fall 2022 artist grants. We are offering grants in the amount of $3,500 (2 available) and $1,000 (4 available) to artists & photographers worldwide working in all media. In total, 6 artists will receive unrestricted cash grants totaling $11,000.

Submissions will be juried by
— Simone Krug, Curator, Aspen Art Museum
— Rachel Reese Waldrop, Director & Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Chattanooga

Our open call provides you with a direct path to get your work in front of these forward thinking exhibition makers. In addition to grants, 30 artists will be selected for a shortlist. Additional exposure is available via our online Journal as well as our Instagram feed, currently reaching an audience over 67k.

Recent/Past grant winners working in Photography include:
— Eli Durst, Austin, Texas (2022)
— Galina Kurlat, Brooklyn, New York (2022)
— Jazmine Harris, Chicago, Illinois (2021)
— Akihiro Boujoh, Utrecht, The Netherlands (2020)
— Joey Solomon, Brooklyn, New York (2020)
— Christopher Desanges, Boston, Massachusetts (2020)
— Vikesh Kapoor, Sunset Pines, Pennsylvania (2020)
— Sydney Cook, Baltimore, Maryland (2019)
— Juan Giraldo, New York, New York (2018)
— Letitia Huckaby, Benbrook, Texas (2018)
— Lebohang Kganye, Johannesburg, South Africa (2018)