Maitland is a regional city (population 87,000) located in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales on the east coast of Australia.
The Maitland International Salon of Photography is the oldest and largest international salon operating in Australia.
The Maitland Salon started in 1934 as the Photography section of the Maitland Agricultural Show. In 1946 Maitland Salon became an Australian National Salon. In 1958 the Maitland Salon became an International Salon with approval from the Photographic Society of America (PSA) and finally in 1982 the Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique (FIAP) granted its patronage. Patronage from the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) was granted in 2013.
From small beginnings as an exhibition of postcard size images the Maitland Salon has progressed to the important position it now holds in the photographic world. We now receive over 8,000 entries from over 550 entrants coming from some 50 different countries around the world each year.
The main exhibition venue for the Maitland Salon is the Fine Arts Pavilion at the Maitland Showground. In addition, a selection of 50 prints and all the projected image acceptances are displayed at Maitland Regional Art Gallery or another local gallery.
Salon entries are judged in late January each year. Over 130 awards are given. Gold, silver, and bronze medals, certificates of merit, ribbons are awarded. All acceptances in the salon are eligible to be used when exhibitors apply for honours in photography through PSA, FIAP and the Australian Photographic Society (APS).
The Maitland International Salon of Photography is hosted on and managed using the MyPhotoClub platform.
The Competition Secretary Post Office Box 144 Maitland 2320 NSW Australia
This website is part of the MyPhotoClub network - a platform for photography clubs and competitions.
Each member of the network has their own website and address. The All Sites icon in the top-right of the page provides access to all clubs and competitions using MyPhotoClub.
All member sites have access to all of these features:
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0419 624 347 if you have an enquiry regarding MyPhotoClub.
MyPhotoClub Home Page