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RAW 2018: 5th Annual Competition & Exhibition

The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University presents RAW 2018, a juried photography competition in which the top images will be selected for an exhibition on view from September 28, 2018 to January 26, 2019 in the Noyes Museum Galleries at The Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University located at 2200 Fairmount Avenue in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The theme for this exhibition is "Light & Shadow: Form, Metaphor, and Culture.” Photographers may consider this theme in several ways: as the formal use of light in photography, as a metaphor (personal, spiritual, psychological, etc.), or as a representation of cultural concerns (social and political).

APPLICATION PROCESS: Submit application and digital images on SlideRoom: CLICK HERE

PROSPECTUS: Click here for full competition and exhibition details - PROSPECTUS


Michael Chovan-Dalton is a photographer and a professor and coordinator of Photography and Digital Imaging at Mercer County Community College in New Jersey, the JKC Photo Gallery Director, and he is the creator of the podcast His podcast features artists with discussions about origins, influences, teaching, books, showing, tools, technology, and anything else that may come up in conversation. He was awarded a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York and an MFA from Columbia University. ; ;


  • Group exhibition for selected work at Noyes Galleries at The Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University
  • Juror’s Choice: $500
  • Second Place: $300
  • Honorable Mention: $100
  • Prize winners listed with photograph on Noyes website


  • EXHIBITION DATES: September 28, 2018 - January 27, 2019
  • OPENING RECEPTION & AWARDS (Second Friday): October 12, 2018: 6:00-8:00pm


Second Fridays at The Noyes Arts Garage

The Noyes is looking to liven up our Second Friday opening receptions, and we want you to help us! At each monthly Second Friday event, we will offer a 6 ft. table of space to 2-4 lucky artists. We will provide you with the table and a black table linen. You supply the art and any display or fixtures you may require. Chosen artists will be permitted to sell their artwork at their discretion during the event. All artists working with any medium are welcome to apply - - priority will be given to Atlantic City residents. To apply, simply email your artist statement and a brief bio, along with 3-5 images of your work, to We will notify the selected artists 2 weeks prior to the event.  

AtlantiCare Healing Arts Program: Mainland Campus, Pomona

"The Healing Arts Committee at AtlantiCare is seeking design proposals for one original piece of artwork for our Mainland Campus in Pomona, NJ. The 1 Meadow wing of the hospital is presently undergoing a renovation and as such we are in need of artwork for the nurse’s station – a clear focal point of the wing. The committee is seeking artists who reside in the State of New Jersey or the County of Philadelphia who are interested in providing inspirational, healing and refreshing images in a wide variety of mediums including 2-dimensional original work; oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed media art, murals, mosaics, ceramics, fabric art, collages and glass arts. Existing and commissioned artwork will be considered. The theme for the building and the art is healing through nature showcasing classic, contemporary design". Application (deadline February 16)

AtlantiCare Healing Arts Program

The The AtlantiCare Healing Arts Program is seeking a variety of peaceful, serene images for several locations across our system. They are looking for artwork (originals, giclee prints & photography) that are nature inspired and will provide a calming and serene environment for our patients, visitors and staff. AtlantiCare has made a commitment to dedicating one percent of all new building costs to the healing arts based on studies that show art contributes to a healing environment and to patient safety and comfort. Complete the attached form to be considered.


Gift Shop Artist Inquiry

The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton University is interested in learning more about you and your work to establish if your art is a good fit for our shops. Retail and display opportunities exist at the Noyes Museum shop in Atlantic City.

Artist Memberships at the Noyes Museum

The Noyes Museum has an established artist membership program with two levels, one to support emerging artists and the other to promote established artists of the region. Exhibition opportunities at the Noyes Museum’s locations in Atlantic City, Hammonton, and at Seaview Resort in Galloway, access to artist resources, and promotion through the Noyes Museum are some of the benefits of acceptance in this program.
Click here for an application instructions

See a list of current Signature Artists members here.


In the Community & Beyond

Americans for the Arts

Americans for the Arts is dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts.

ArtPride New Jersey  

A coalition of arts organizations and individuals that advocates at local, state and national levels for funding, support and recognition of the arts as vital to New Jersey's quality of life.


They share the goal of shining light on a community that sometimes lives in the shadows: the arts and creative culture in south Jersey.

Atlantic City Alliance

The mission of the ACA is to revitalize and rebuild Atlantic City’s reputation and to broaden the destination’s appeal beyond a gaming area to a multi-night, year-round destination in order to drive increased visitation.

Atlantic County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs

The mission of Atlantic County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs is to develop countywide programs and promote public interest in local and county history, in the arts, and in the cultural traditions of the community.