Texas Tech University

18th Annual High and Dry Photography Competition

Call for Entries for “High and Dry: A Photographic Exhibition of Peoples and Places of the World's Dry Lands”

Coming Home
“Coming Home” photo by Jocelyn Young
First Place – 2017 High and Dry Exhibition

Deadline: October 11, 2018
Eligibility: Open to all photographers, both amateur and professional

Photographers of all levels are invited to submit work reflecting the dry lands theme of this annual juried exhibition. The choice of subject (people, animals, or landscapes) is up to the photographer, but the shot must have been taken in an arid or semiarid region. Approximately 70 images will be selected for exhibition and shown at the galleries of Texas Tech University's International Cultural Center from November 26, 2018 to January 30, 2019. A reception will be held on November 30, 2018 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Awards are $600 for first place, $300 for second place, and $150 for third place.

The Texas Tech Office of International Affairs is honored to have Laura Crawford Williams as this year's juror for the 18th Annual High and Dry Photography Competition. Laura is a professional wildlife photographer whose work has been featured in National Geographic, National Wildlife, and The Nature Conservancy magazines.

Laura Crawford Williams
JUROR – Laura Crawford Williams

Entry fee: $6.00 per image, 5 image maximum. Checks payable to Office of International Affairs.

For Call for Entries Instructions, click below:

Call for Entries Instructions

For Entry form, click below:

High and Dry 2018 Entry Form

Please complete the High and Dry Entry Form and mail it with your check to the Office of International Affairs by October 11, 2018. For more information, please read the Call for Entries Instructions.

Questions: Contact Jan Stogner, Assistant Director for International Art and Culture, jan.stogner@ttu.edu/806-834-2372