I’m writing on behalf of the American Aperture Awards, also known as
AX3, an international open call for photography possessing uncommon
vision. This opportunity is open to photographers of all backgrounds
and experience. Our goal is to celebrate the best photos taken by new
and emerging talent, as well as professionals, from around the work
and award their photographic insights. Fifteen category winners will
be selected, some will be awarded an honorarium, as well as the
* ACCESS TO TOP TIER PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY DIRECTORS
* GALLERY REPRESENTATION
* AN INTERNATIONAL AUDIENCE WITH AN EXHIBITION IN THE U.S. AND
* WINNING PHOTOS WILL BE FEATURED IN FABRIK MAGAZINE AND
BLOG (viewed by collectors, gallerists and curators throughout the
* PUBLISHED IN THE ANNUAL, an new iPad/Android App showcasing the
World’s Best Photography
* Press release and newsletter announcements to over 65,000
collectors, gallerists, art directors, and advertising executives.
We would like to invite your students to participate in this
competition. Through AX3, student’s work will be introduced to gallery
directors currently seeking emerging photographers to represent.
Winning students will be published in The Annual, as well as Fabrik
Magazine. In addition to representation and publication, AX3 will
feature winning works in exhibitions at top institutions in the U.S.
and Australia. Entering this competition is a wonderful way for your
students to gain exposure for their work while building their resumes
and reputation in the art world.
Attached is a digital postcard, which we hope will be sent out to
students enrolled in your photography program. We would like to send a
press kit to your college as well, with a poster and flyers for your
students. Can you please confirm your department’s mailing address?
If there is a particular student group, professor, or department for
whom this competition would be especially fitting, we would appreciate
if you would forward this on to them. Thank you for your assistance in
helping spread the word to your students.
The deadline is May 19 and we are looking forward to having your
For more information about the competition please
visit: http://ax3.cc 
Thanks, Caitlin McInnis _Competition Coordinator _