PHOTOGRAPHY FELLOWSHIP AWARD
According to the terms of John Gutmann's Trust, copyright to his photographs and material related to his work as a photographer and film maker transferred to the Center for Creative Photography, Arizona, along with modern master and proof prints, negatives, and papers.
All copyright and reproduction requests should be directed to:
The photographs left in Mr. Gutmann's archive were given to The San Francisco Foundation where they are available for sale. The proceeds from sales along with a percentage of fees from reproduction rights is distributed through an annual award identified as the John Gutmann Photography Fellowship.
The annual award of $5,000 to $10,000 will be given to one or a number of emerging photographers in the field of creative photography, who exhibits professional accomplishment and serious artistic commitment, along with financial need.
Nominated photographer must be a U.S. citizen.
The fellowship is limited to photographers, however the definition as to what constitutes photography will be at the discretion of the jurors.
The award funds are to be used as the recipient(s) deem appropriate.
There is no application for this award. The Gutmann Photography Fellowship is determined by nomination only. Nominees are selected by jurors who have been appointed by John Gutmann. Only applicants who are nominated will be considered.
Unsolicited materials are not accepted.
A panel of six jurors appointed by John Gutmann constitutes the jury pool. The jurors invited a group of twenty professional colleagues to nominate candidates for the award. The nominated photographers shall submit a portfolio of fifteen images, curriculum vitae and a one page professional statement of purpose. A panel of jurors appointed by John Gutmann will review the portfolios and select the recipient(s).
|Twenty recipients have been chosen to receive the fellowship award since 2001.|