Photography Showcase Details

The Saskatchewan Art Showcase continues to grow each year by offering a forum to display works of art. The Saskatchewan Art Showcase is a prime feature of the Saskatoon EX and is viewed by approximately 100,000 people.

Key Dates & Ways To Enter

Enter online application by July 24, 2024

*Please wait until our drop off days to drop off your artwork.*

Drop-Off Days: July 27 & 28, 2024
2:00 – 6:00 pm, Hall A, Prairieland

Show Dates: August 6-11, 2024
Saskatoon EX, Hall A

Pick-Up Date: August 12, 2024
2:00 – 6:00 pm, Hall A, Prairieland

Photography Rules & Guidelines

Please be familiar with all of our rules and guidelines before entering the competition. They are as follows:
  1. There is no entry fee.
  2. The same print cannot be entered in more than one category. Prints previously entered in the Saskatchewan Art Showcase are not eligible.
  3. The entire print must be the camera work of the entrant.
  4. Any obviously manipulated photograph must be entered in the Creative Manipulation Divisions. A final decision will be at the judges’ discretion.
  5. No nudes.
  6. Prints must be properly and securely mounted and/or matted on standard mount boards (except for Snapshot Division).
  7. Prints framed, covered with glass, on plaques, canvas, metal or acrylic are not eligible for competition.
  8. Entrants are responsible for classifying and identifying their prints.
  9. All prints must be listed on the entry form. No artist signature or title on the front of the print. Previous labels or objects must be removed from the back of the print.
  10. Maximum print size for all divisions, except Snapshots, is 24″ x 24″ including mat. All prints, except Snapshots, must be properly mounted and/or matted. Snapshots can be 4″ x 6″, 5″ x 7″ or up to 4″ x 12″ for panoramic. Prints that do not meet requirements will be disqualified from competition but showcased in Division 8 (see details). 
  11. The Receiving Committee reserve the right to reject entries not pertaining to size or subject matter in all classes.
  12. Permission to reproduce for the Saskatchewan Art Showcase is is given for all entries for advertising purposes.
  13. Open to amateurs only.

Photography Categories

NOTE: Maximum size for all divisions, except Snapshots, is 24” x 24” including mat. All prints, except Snapshots, must be properly mounted and/or matted. Snapshots can be 4” x 6”, 5” x 7” or up to 4” x 12” for panoramic.

Hobbyists, beginners and little to no experience levels are welcome.

Creative Manipulation
Uses in-camera or post-processing software to create surreal, abstract, impressionistic, or unrealistic images using techniques including but not limited to, image adjustments, filters, special effects, heavy HDR, multiple layers, etc.

Human Portraiture
Staged photos including, but not limited to portraits, family photos,etc.

Please do not mount or mat snapshots.

Any photograph taken of wildlife in their natural habitat. No animals under stress will be allowed.

Photography Divisions

Division A: Open to all adult levels (18+)

Division B: Children and youth aged 17 years & under

Photography ID Labels

Please click the label image to download a printable PDF for you to print and attach to the backside of each entry. 

Photography Critique

Have your Photography entry critiqued to maximize your creative potential. Thursday, August 11, 2022 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.