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Vista students, have you taken a great photo of Vista? Would you like to see your photo used in the "Vista Views 2018" calendar?
Thevistapress.com is seeking photos for the "Vista Views 2018" calendar photography project, and the “Vista Views” exhibition to be held at the Vista Civic Gallery from October 9 - November 2, 2017. A reception will be held Tuesday, October 24 at the Vista Civic Gallery from 4 - 6 pm.
There is no entry fee and 10% of calendar sales will be donated to fund Vista Art Foundation membership fees for students in Vista. Submission of photo(s) hereby grants release and permissions to exhibit image(s), and to publish in The Vista Press and the “Vista Views” 2018 calendar.
Suggested Topics for “Vista Views 2018”:
Landscapes, landmarks, favorite public art, parks, favorite places, patriotic sites, regular and annual events are among the many "photo ops" to be found around Vista.
Possible locations may include Alta Vista Botanical Gardens, Alley Art Festival, Antique Gas & Steam Museum, Civic Center Park, Earth Day, Vista Courthouse Farmer’s Market, Fourth of July, Historic Downtown Vista’s Flag Days, Memorial Wall, Moonlight Amphitheater, Strawberry Festival, Skate Parks & Outdoor Sports venues, Vista Rod Run, Veterans’ Park & Veterans Day, Vista Historical Society Museum, Rancho Buena Vista Adobe, Rancho Guajome Adobe, Wave Waterpark, Christmas Parade, etc.
Submission Deadline: Email your submissions to email@example.com by midnight September 30, 2017.
Submission Requirements: Up to 5 (five) color images per photographer, formatted at approximately 300 dpi 8x10 .jpg each, and identifying information including:
Entries #1 through #5: photo title, location and/or occasion of each image.
Photographer info: full name, age, school/grade, phone, and e-mail address.
People’s Choice Voting Procedure: Anyone can sign up to vote online (once only per image, up to sixteen images). Thevistapress.com will post a slide show of entries for a “People’s Choice” vote (one vote per person per image, up to sixteen images).
Exhibition and Publishing of Photos: Sixty photos submitted will be selected for the exhibit hosted by the Vista Civic Gallery. Sixteen of the photos exhibited will be selected for publication in the Vista Views 2018 calendar. Exhibitors will receive a copy of the calendar. Exhibition selections will be announced on thevistapress.com by October 6. Note: Students under the age of 18 must provide parental permission to have their photos published.
Exhibition Location: The Civic Gallery is on the second floor of City Hall, 200 Civic Center Drive, Vista, on the corner of Civic Center Drive and Eucalyptus Avenue.
The gallery is open during regular business hours Mon.-Thurs. 7:30 am - 5:30 pm and on alternate Fridays 7:30 am - 4:30 pm(closed Friday, October 20).
Eligibility: Elementary through high school students in Vista region schools, including VUSD, Charter, private and home-school programs.
Curators for the Exhibition:
Sarah Spinks, Vista Public Arts Commission Chair
Jaydon Sterling-Randall, President, Vista Art Foundation
Eleanor Hutchins, Editor, thevistapress.com