JGS Quarterly Photograohy Contest

In 2009, Joy of Giving Something, Inc. (JGS) established an international photography contest for artists eighteen years and older. Welcoming all genres of photography, the program rewarded engaged and engaging work on a wide range of subject matters, reflecting the diverse backgrounds of participants.

A jury panel, comprised of authorities in various photographic fields – Phillip S. Block, Ed Kashi, and Karen Sinsheimer – selected winners on an ongoing quarterly bases. Over the course of six years, JGS awarded a total of $81,000 to twenty-eight photographers . Each winner is featured with a dedicated solo show. Entries of over two hundred runners-up are on display as well.

After a successful six-year run, the program came to a close at the end of 2015.