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Here you will find all you need to learn more about the Islander Cell Phone Photography Show including submission details, entry forms, waivers, and a timeline.

Details for Entering Photographs

Exhibition Dates

August 15 through September 13, 2023

It's that time of year again! Do you have some amazing photographs in your phone's camera? It's time to pick your favorites!

  • The exhibition is open to all students, faculty, staff, alumni members, and retirees of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
  • All photos will be juried by staff of the Mary and Jeff Bell Library.
  • Photos will also be made available online and will be described as copyright protected. All who submit images must sign a waiver acknowledging their understanding of this.
  • The deadline for submitting entry forms and photo(s) and making payment is Monday, July 31, 2023.

Interested participants

Please submit:

  1. A completed entry form.
  2. Email one to two original, high resolution photographs (not previously submitted) to
  3. Once your work has been accepted, pay the entrance fee ($5.00) for each photograph. Fees cover the cost of printing and matting the images. At the end of the exhibit, the prints belong to you! Credit cards are accepted at the library's Circulation Desk and over the phone 361-825-2340. Got a question? email

Photograph requirements

  • Submit files no later than Monday, July 31.
  • Photos must be original, high resolution .JPG files taken using a cell phone or tablet.
  • To help identify photos, name photo files with your first initial, last name, and 1 or 2 as applicable.
    • Example: PHernandez1.JPG

Acceptance and Publishing of Entries

  • A notification of acceptance will be emailed by Monday, July 31, 2023.
  • After acceptance, photos will be printed and the run of show in the library gallery is August 15 - September 13th. Images will also be uploaded to a digital exhibit and made available for viewing online, beginning Tuesday, August 15.
  • Messaging on site will express copyright protection of all photos. 

End of Exhibition Details

After the closing of the physical exhibit on September 13, all images will be available for pick up at the Mary and Jeff Bell Library. Any questions regarding submissions or exhibit details should be directed to

Good Luck!

Important Dates

Note: All dates subject to change


Thursday, July 6: Begin accepting submissions

Monday, July 31st: Deadline to submit entry form, photographs, and payment

By Monday, July 31st: Acceptance notifications will be sent

Tuesday, August 15: First day of exhibit

Run of Show: August 15 - September 13, 2023