Welcome to the Aperture Portfolio Prize, an international photography competition.
The purpose of the Aperture Portfolio Prize is to identify trends in contemporary photography and highlight artists whose work deserves greater recognition. When choosing the first-prize winner and runners-up, Aperture’s editorial and curatorial staff look for innovative bodies of work that haven’t been widely seen in major publications or exhibition venues.
The Portfolio Prize is open to Aperture Foundation Members, who also enjoy invitations to special events, exclusive discounts on Aperture publications, and opportunities to meet and engage with artists and leaders in the photo community.
The 2016 Aperture Portfolio Prize is now closed. Stay tuned! The shortlist will be announced in late February.
Join now to enter the 2016 Aperture Portfolio Prize!
Join now to receive an e-receipt with an invitational passcode to enter.
Enter via callforentry.org until December 2, 2015 at 12:00 noon EST.
Lisa Elmaleh, 2015 Portfolio Prize runner-up, featured on CNN.com.
Drew Nikonowicz, winner of the 2015 Portfolio Prize will present a lecture at the 4th annual Medium Festival of Photography.
Pacifico Silano, 2013 Portfolio Prize runner-up to participate in 2016 Light Work’s Artists-in-Residence Program.
Announcing the four finalists for the 2015 Aperture Portfolio Prize!