SNAP 2019 Contemporary photography competition

Welcome to the SNAP 2019 Contemporary Photography Competition!

Click here to enter the Competition! 

Selected entries will become part of the SNAP 2019 Photo Competition Auction, Toronto’s most exciting contemporary art auction, taking place on March 21, 2019. All proceeds of the Photo Competition Collection will support the vital programs and services of ACT (AIDS Committee of Toronto).

Photographic entries will be submitted digitally by email. A maximum of two copies of each photo selected for the Silent Auction will be printed and mounted by our print sponsor.

All Photographers and photo-based artists are welcome.

Submission Deadline: NOW EXTENDED to 11:59 pm EST Friday, November 30, 2018. Click here for full Contest Rules and Conditions. 

Photography Competition Awards

A total of 5 prizes will be awarded as follows:

One (1) top prize, ***NOW of $2000*** – The Jim P. Shea Award for the Best Overall Submission supported by Toronto Image Works 
Three (3) prizes of $500 each for Awards of Merit
One (1) prize of $500 - Student Award of Merit (to be awarded to an individual awarded in a post-secondary Photography or Art based program)

IMPORTANT: Once you have purchased the number of entries you would like to submit, please e-mail your submissions to Matt O'Donnell, ACT Special Events Coordinator at