Greater Worcester Community Foundation looks to support and recognize local artists in photography contest

Staff Report
Published: 12/29/2021 2:54:47 PM
Modified: 12/29/2021 2:54:19 PM

WORCESTER — The Greater Worcester Community Foundation is redesigning its website and is looking to showcase the work of local Central Massachusetts photographers. The use of local artwork is in line with the Creative Worcester Initiative which seeks to support a strong and diverse arts and culture ecosystem in Worcester.

Photographers can begin submitting photographs starting Jan. 3, with the contest running until Jan. 14. All photographers (emerging and seasoned) are welcome. Artists are asked to limit submissions to four per person and photos must be from different seasons. Entries must depict scenes of Worcester County and can be of outdoor themes (landscapes and close-up shots are acceptable) or groups of people/events. Individual photographs of people or household pets as the primary subject will not be considered.

Artists must be 18 years of age or older to submit and each entry must be the work of the person submitting the photo. All images must be high-resolution digital images in jpeg format, with a file size of at least 500 KB and no greater than 3,000 KB. No prints or paper copies will be accepted.

Winners will be notified after Friday, Feb. 4. Those selected for the Greater Worcester Community Foundation website will be provided a $200 stipend per photo selected.

To enter, submit digital image(s) to Please include your name and location of where the picture was taken.

The Greater Worcester Community Foundation reserves the right to use selected photos in ways it deems appropriate.

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