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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

Mona Lisa with Cell Phone

July 10 - September 15, 2019
Bell Library, 1st Floor Exhibit Area

Opening Reception
Thursday, July 11
6:00 – 8:00 pm
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.
  • If the participant is willing to sell their photograph(s), a price should be included on the entry form.
    • Note: The library will connect the interested parties with the photographer but cannot accept money on their behalf.
  • The deadline for submitting entry forms and photo(s) is Friday, May 31, 2019.

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 Friday, May 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: AJones1.JPG

Acceptance of Entry Details

  • A notification of acceptance will be emailed on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.
  • After acceptance, each participant must pay an entry fee of $6.00 for each photograph submitted. This will help cover the cost of professionally printing (8x10 in.) and matting photographs (11x14 in.) for display.
  • Entry fees will be accepted Wednesday, June 5 - Friday, June 14 at the Bell Library Circulation Desk.
    • See Library hours of operation.
    • Credit cards, cash, and checks are accepted at the Circulation Desk.
      • Note: Please do not use campus mail to send your entry fee. The Mary and Jeff Bell Library will not be held responsible for entry fees that are mailed.
  • If the entry fee has not been paid by June 14 the photo(s) will not be included in the exhibit.

End of Exhibition Details

  • After the closing of the exhibit on September 15, each participant may collect their matted and framed photograph(s).
  • All participants are responsible for picking up their photograph(s) or making arrangements for pick up no later than Friday, September 27, 2019. After this date, we cannot guarantee the artwork will still be available.


Any questions regarding submissions or exhibit details should be directed to

Thank you for your consideration!!

Important Dates

July 10 – September 15: Islander Cell Phone Photography Show
Thursday, July 11: Opening Reception

Monday, May 6: Begin accepting submissions

Friday, May 31: Deadline to submit entry form and email photographs

Wednesday, June 5: Acceptance notifications emailed

Wednesday June 5 - Friday, June 14: $6.00 entry fees accepted

Wednesday, July 10: First day of exhibit

Thursday, July 11: Opening Reception

Sunday, September 15: Last day of exhibit

Friday, September 27: Last day to pick up printed and matted photographs