CRITICAL MASS 2022 Pre-screening Panel (L to R, going down):
Julian Lucas, Peter M. Krask, Donna Garcia, Debra Klomp Ching, Lia J. Latty, Mia Anner, Federico Estol, Sarah Leen, and Elizabeth Avedon – check out their bios on our Critical Mass Juror page along with the growing list of terrific 200 jurors! All Critical Mass submissions will be seen by the Pre-screening panel!
The Critical Mass Solo Show Award will happen in collaboration with the Center for Photographic Art in Carmel, California in the fall of 2023! A Critical Mass Finalist will be selected for this award.
Another Critical Mass Solo Show Award will happen in collaboration with Blue Sky Gallery in Portland, Oregon – the exhibition is slated for April, 2023. A Critical Mass Finalist will be selected for this award.
The Print Collecting Initiative – all 200 Finalists (and Jurors!) will be gifted a print by Marisol Mendez (Duranzo, 2019 from her MADRE series), hand printed on Hahnemühle PhotoRag® 308 paper. Thank you to Hahnemühle and Pro Photo Supply for their generous support of this special initiative!
Michael Reichmann Project Grants – Three Critical Mass 2022 Finalists will be awarded 1,000 cash grants each to continue a project or start a new one!
Dedicated Issue of Fraction Magazine – Ten Critical Mass Finalists will be included in a Critical Mass 2022 Special Edition Issue in Fraction Magazine!
AND – be sure to check out some recent CRITICAL MASS SUCCESS STORIES – we are always so pleased to hear about connections made in Critical Mass programming!