Valley Photo Student Open Submission Show Spring 2023

Deadline for the Show May 1, 2023

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There is NO submission fee for Valley Photo Center Student Members to enter their prints, but they must be framed and or ready to hang. There will be prizes and awards for photos in age categories:

  •  elementary 
  • middle school
  •  high school
  •  college and university. 

There will also be awards and prizes for: 

  • Best from each school
  • Best in Show
  • Peoples Choice Award

Don't have a print, no problem. You can enter digital images for display in our digital gallery on our 4K TV's, just submit an image on a thumb drive. 

Exhibit Release of Liability:

Artist grants permission for exhibit organizers to reproduce his/her name, information describing his/her work, representations of his/her work and any other information he/she has provided for the purpose of display, promotion and publicity either now or in the future.

Artist agrees to display, pack, transport and provide for the return of his/her artwork at his/her own risk and expense.

If Artist is not available on-site to display, re-pack or re-transport his/her work, he/she gives permission to the exhibit organizers to do so on his/her behalf at his/her own risk and expense. Works left over 30 days become the property of Valley Photo Center.

Release of Liability: The Valley Photo Center shall not be liable for any injury to Artist, their personnel, agents or employees or for any damage or loss of Artist’s work, equipment or other personal property arising out of the above Photo Exhibitions, the mounting and/or any other activities involved in the preparation and/or presentation of the Art Exhibitions. Artist agrees to assume all risk of damage to or loss of his/her own art from whatever cause. Artist further agrees to release and to hold harmless Tower Square owners and management, sponsors, and the Valley Photo Center, its officers, directors, employees, volunteers and agents from any and all liabilities and damages to art work and/or persons as a result of any part of Artist’s participation in the Exhibit.

Indemnification: Artist shall indemnify, save and hold harmless the Valley Photo Center, its officers, directors, employees, volunteers and agents and the participating exhibition venues from any and all claims, demands, causes of action and judgments, losses, costs and expenses, including but not limited to reasonable attorney’s fees, arising due to the negligence of Artist, their employees, agents or other personnel hereunder, including but not limited to any representation, warranty, term and/or condition of this Agreement.

Insurance: Artist shall be solely and exclusively responsible to insure properly and adequately their work and property.

Assignment: Neither Party shall assign to transfer any of its rights or obligations under this Agreement and any attempt to do so shall be void and of no effect.

Waiver and Effective Nullity: Waiver by either party of any provision of this Agreement shall not operate or be construed as a waiver of any provision by such party at any time hereafter. The nullity of any provision hereunder shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions hereunder of the Agreement, which shall survive. I also understand that should my image be sold, 30% of the sale price will be retained by the Valley Photo Center (VPC) as a donation

Drop Off Locations

Valley Photo Center

1500 Main St.

Tower Square, Upper Level

Springfield MA 


Call for Hours 

Hunts Photo & Video 

98 Lower Westfield Road

Holyoke, MA 01040

Route 91, Exit 15 

           Local Phone: (413) 585-9430

In A Flash

477 Breckwood Blvd.

Springfield MA 01109


Hours: Monday - Friday 9 - 6 Saturday 9 - 2

Long Leash LLC

568 Main St.

Wilbraham MA 01095


Hours: Monday-Saturday 9 - 5

Hours: Monday - Friday 9 - 8 Saturday 9 - 7 Sunday 12 - 5