CoPA & WMHS “Wisconsin Waterways:a Celebration” Submissions – Up to (3) Entries


Open to CoPA & WMHS Members only.
Limit 1 entry (up to 3 images) per person.
Multiple entries after the first will be discarded.
Submission fees will not be refunded.

See “How to Submit to CoPA Exhibitions” guideline document for Titling and Naming Conventions.

Entry Timeline

    • Submissions Open Monday, July 23, 2018, at 12A
    • Submissions Close: Sunday, August 5 at 11:59P
    • Submission Fee: Single Entry FREE, up to (3) Entries $15

Ignore the “Add to Cart” button below  – scroll down, enter info & add images – click “Submit”

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Wisconsin Waterways : a Celebration

Opening reception Tuesday, September 11
Runs through Sunday, October 7

Photography that celebrates Wisconsin waterways can be biologic, landscape, recreational in nature, macro, abstract or portrait. It may include lakes both Great and small, rivers, streams and canals. Work can reflect any of the seasons and all times of the day and night.

Whether you shoot frozen water or prefer to set up your camera on the shores of Lake Michigan or any of our glorious waterways on a balmy August day, the Wisconsin Waterways exhibition competition is right around the corner. Discovery World marine photographer and author Chris Winters and the Wisconsin Marine Historical Society’s president, Carl Eisenberg, will select 24 images for an exhibition at the Milwaukee Public Library Central Branch

Submissions will be open to CoPA members and members of the Wisconsin Marine Historical Society only. There will be a $15 entry fee for up to three submissions or you may enter one piece free of charge.

Grand prize – Cash Award
WMHS Board prize –
CoPA Board prize – a one year CoPA membership or one year membership extension.
Two Honorable Mentions – one year membership to CoPA & WMHS
Special Jury Prize –

Final Selections must be “Gallery Ready” for exhibition and sale as follows:
If framed – images must be framed in clean, plain white or black frames.
If matted – mats must be clean white. No exceptions. You may print professionally on other surfaces, such as aluminum, canvas, linens and woods.
All pieces MUST be equipped with a wired hanger on the back; no Sawtooth, or D-rings.

Any questions please email:
Technical questions and issues, please email:

Before you proceed, please read and follow submission instructions for CoPA Exhibitions.

Note: Any Member submitting multiple “single entries” – ONLY the first entry received will be submitted for jury.  Any Member submitting multiple “multiple entries” – ONLY the first 3 entries received will be submitted for jury, and fees are forfeit.