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Islander Cell Phone Photography Show: Home

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

Mona Lisa with Cell Phone

July 5, 2021
Digital Exhibit Now Open!

August TBD
Physical Exhibit Opens - Bell Library, 1st Floor Exhibit Area

Submission details

  • 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 the staff of the Mary and Jeff Bell Library.
  • Photos will be made available digital online but will be described as copyright protected. All who submit must sign a waiver acknowledging their understanding of this.
  • The deadline for submitting entry forms and photo(s) is Thursday, June 10, 2021.

Interested participants

Please submit:

  1. A completed entry form.
  2. Email one to two original, high resolution photographs (not previously submitted) to

Photograph requirements

  • Submit photography no later than Thursday, June 10.
  • 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 on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.
  • After acceptance, photos will be uploaded to a digital exhibit and made available for viewing online beginning Wednesday, July 8.
  • Messaging on site will express copyright protection of all photos. 

Voting Process for Entries

  • Photos will be subject to voting, voting link will be made available through the exhibit site.
  • Any and all visitors to the digital exhibit will be allowed to vote.
  • Voting will take place July 5-30.
  • Based on votes, the top 10 photos will be selected as winners. These photos will be printed and framed (free of charged) then physically exhibited in the Mary and Jeff Bell Library.
  • Winners will be physically exhibited from August TBD-September 19 in the 1st floor gallery of the Mary and Jeff Bell Library.

End of Exhibition Details

  • After the closing of the physical exhibit on September 13, winners may collect their framed photograph as their prize for the contest.
  • All participants are responsible for picking up their photograph(s) or making arrangements for pick up no later than Friday, October 1, 2021.


Any questions regarding submissions or exhibit details should be directed to

Thank you for your consideration!!

Important Dates

Note: All dates subject to change

July 5: Islander Cell Phone Photography Show and Voting Now Open!

Wednesday, May 26: Begin accepting submissions

Thursday, June 10: Deadline to submit entry form and email photographs

Wednesday, June 16: Acceptance notifications emailed

Monday, July 5: First day of exhibit, voting begins

Friday, July 30: Voting ends

August TBD: Physical exhibit of top 10 submissions opens in Mary and Jeff Bell Library

Sunday, September 19: Last day of physical exhibit (digital exhibit still available)

Friday, October 1: Last day for winners to pick up printed and framed photographs