Equity Scholarships Virtual Portfolio Review 2023
2022 Equity Scholarship Winner: Mark Anthony Brown Jr
2022 Equity Scholarship Recipient: Mark Anthony Brown Jr

Equity Scholarships 2023

Virtual Portfolio Reviews: April 13-15, 2023

Call for Entry NOW OPEN


Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP) is dedicated to creating opportunities and community for emerging artists and increasing access for diverse participants. This year ACP is pleased to grant Portfolio Review Equity Scholarships to six lens-based BIPOC and/or LGBTQIA+ artists.

Selected artists will receive four portfolio review sessions each during our Virtual Portfolio Reviews on April 14th and 15th. They will also receive all review benefits, including admittance to two professional practice talks, peer reviews, inclusion in the virtual portfolio walkthrough, and more. This year the portfolio reviews will be virtual. Scholarship applicants can reside anywhere in the United States.

Jury process: Applicants will be juried by the ACP team

Eliza Aviña Equity Scholarship Winner 2022
2022 Equity Scholarship Recipient: Eliza Aviña
2022 Equity Scholarship Recipient: Kei Ito
2022 Equity Scholarship Recipient: Kei Ito


  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • Must reside in the United States

  • Must be a BIPOC and/or LGBTQIA+ emerging lens-based artist (photography, video art, intermedia)

  • Cannot have received an equity scholarship in the last 2 years

  • Must be available to participate in reviews on April 14th and 15th

  • Must have access to a computer, Zoom, and internet

To Apply:

  • Applications are collected through Google forms:


  • Biographical statement including photography experience

  • 10 work samples: JPG, 2000px on the longest side, sRBG color space

  • Use the naming convention Lastname_Firstname_Scholarship_SequenceNumber

    (EX: Ibarra Rizo_José_Scholarship_001)**

  • Or link to a maximum of 10 minutes of video art

**This step is critical to keep entries organized. Applications that do not follow the naming convention will not be considered.

2022 Equity Scholarship Recipient: Ash Hagerstrand
2022 Equity Scholarship Recipient: Ash Hagerstrand

Important Dates:

Deadline: February 28, 2023, Midnight EST

Notification: by March 14, 2023

Virtual Portfolio Reviews: April 14 and 15, 2023

Contact: [email protected] with questions or help applying