PAWTUCKET – Grab your cameras and snap that
picture! The City of Pawtucket and Camera Werks announced the 20th Annual City of Pawtucket
Photo Contest. Twelve winning photos will be selected by a panel of local
photographers and placed in the 2019 City Calendar.
This annual contest provides an opportunity to
bring awareness to daily life, historic locations and the ever changing
landscape of Pawtucket through the lens of a camera. The contest is open to
residents and non-residents alike, but the photo must be taken in Pawtucket.
After a public call for photo contest themes was advertised in January,
“Pawtucket: A Closer Look” by Linda Dugas of Pawtucket was selected.
Contest Rules: All photo submissions should
follow the contest theme. All photos must be taken in the City of Pawtucket
within the past year. Only one entry per contestant submitted by the photographer.
Photos may be in color or black and white. Film or high quality digital prints
will be accepted. All photos must be of good quality and suitable for
Submitted photos should be mounted on foamcore
or mountboard, but not framed; overall size of the mounted photo should not be
smaller than 8”x10” or larger than 12”x18”. All photos will be displayed
at the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center during the City of Pawtucket’s Arts
Festival in September. The Mayor’s Choice Award will receive a $100 cash prize.
First Place will receive a $75.00 cash prize. Second Place will receive a
$50.00 cash prize and other remaining winners will receive gift certificates.
All winning photos will be used in the City of
Pawtucket’s 2019 Calendar. Submissions will be accepted from May 1st to August 3rd, and should be dropped
off at The Camera Werks, 766 Hope Street, Providence, Tuesday – Saturday 10:00
a.m.– 5:30 p.m. For further information, please call (401) 273-5367.