Click on this image to submit your photo!

Click on this image to submit your photo!


2nd Annual Photo Contest

Theme: Idaho Places, Idaho Faces

Summer 2017

Boise, ID

Images must be uploaded through this link by 11:59PM on Sunday, April 30, 2017.

Open for entries: Mar 1, 2017 – Apr 30, 2017

1st Place Prize: $1,000

Judge's Pick: TBA


  • Studio Boise
  • Mike Sanders, last year's contest winner
  • Shawna Hanel, from BSU & CWI


How it works:

  1. Submit photo/s by April 30th. 
  2. Top 20 picked by May 15th by panel of judges
  3. Final round & exhibit opening on July 8th. Public votes for top winner!


  • Submit your photo at https://form.jotform.com/70486080964160 or click here.
    • Open for submissions March 1 – April 30, 2017
    • Each photo submission is $5, per photo.
    • Submissions price goes towards grand prize.
  • Top 20 photos will be chosen by a panel of 4 judges by May 15, 2017
  • FINAL ROUND: Will be hosted on our Grand Opening Night July 8, 2017.
  • Top 20 photos will be exhibited in our gallery space.
  • Final voting round will take place July 8, 2017 from 6pm-8pm at our location.
  • Everyone in attendance will receive 1 vote to count towards their favorite photo.
  • Bring friends and family to increase chances of winning!
  • Winners will be announced that same night at 9pm.


  • Must have an Idaho address to enter competition to ensure keeping the competition local
  • All participants can submit a maximum of 3 photos
  • The theme is ‘Idaho Places, Idaho Faces’
  • Must be 17+ to enter
  • Participant submitting photo must have captured the image
  • Any entry which has been reproduced from other artwork created by another person is a violation of the rules and will not be accepted or displayed. If an entry violates copyright, trademark or other applicable laws they will be disqualified.
  • No watermarks or logos should be displayed on photo
  • Only photographs will be accepted; no other media
  • No pornography
  • If you have any questions please contact Denise Ramirez at denise.ramirez@studioboise.org.


  • Originality
  • Technical Excellence
  • Composition
  • Artistic Merit
  • Overall Impact


FINAL ROUND – July 8, 2017 at Studio Boise

  • If your photo makes it to the Top 20, Studio Boise will contact you after May 15th to confirm your participation in the gallery.
  • Top 20 photos will be exhibited in our gallery for three (3) months following the Exhibit Opening Night.
  • Photos on our gallery are for sale (option to opt out).
  • Gallery contract rules apply: additional information will be provided if your photo makes it to the Top 20.
  • To have your photo exhibited you must submit a printed photo to Studio Boise by June 10th, 2017. 
    • Drop off or mail to:  4619 Emerald St. Suite 106, Boise, ID 83706
  • Printed size should be no smaller than 8x10” and no larger than 20x30”.
  • In addition to the photo please submit: title of photograph and price.   
  • Print entries must be mounted on a foam board and ready to hang. Details will be given to winners on discount for prints.


  • Studio Boise assumes no responsibility for damage to entries. However, we guarantee to care for each art piece as our own.
  • Photos submitted to the final round exhibition are for sale to the public.
  • Artist can opt out of this option by contacting Denise Ramirez at denise.ramirez@studioboise.org
  • Photographs remaining unsold at the end of three (3) months will be held at the studio for you to pick up or can be shipped at artist expense.
  • Any printed photos not picked up after 3 months will be considered property of Studio Boise.

Note: Failure to comply with these rules and regulations may result in disqualification and is at Studio Boise’s discretion.

Click on the poster below to submit photo/s.