24 Aug 2016

Competitions Photography as Social Conscience

Lore Degenstein GallerySelinsgrove, Pennsylvania, United States


Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: November 18, 2016 – The Lore Degenstein Gallery of  Susquehanna University announces its ‘Photography as Social Conscience: Impassioned Portrayals of Race in the United States’, on display January 28 thru March, 5, 2017.

Photography has always been an essential medium for revealing realities of race relations in the United States, both unsettling and uplifting. This national juried photography exhibition seeks images that portray a broad range of perspectives on race in the U.S. today.

All local as well as national emerging and mid-career artists will be considered in this call for work. All types of photographic mediums, both analog and digital, printed on any medium will be considered.

Ceaphas Stubbs, a New Jersey-based artist,  Photography/Digital Art Instructor at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, New Jersey, and Newark Arts Council board member.

Best of Show – $2000
Second Prize – $1125
Third Prize – $825
Fourth Prize – $625
Fifth Prize – $425

Exhibition inclusions will be juried from digital media, so quality is essential. Artists may submit up to three (3) works for the non-refundable fee of $25.

Download complete Prospectus and Application (.pdf)

Notification of acceptance via e-mail: Nov 30/31, 2016.

All accepted works must be ready to hang. All 2 dimensional entries must be framed behind either glass or plexiglass. Unframed canvas wrap prints are acceptable. Prints mounted on metal or plexiglas without frames are acceptable. No work that requires special installation or instructions will be accepted. Works will not be returned before the end of the exhibition

The Gallery will take no commission on sale of work. All sales inquiries will be referred to the artists.


  • November 18: Postmark deadline for receiving images
  • Nov. 30/31: Notification e-mailed
  • January 10: Deadline for received works
  • January 28: Exhibition Opening and Award Presentation (7 – 9 pm)
  • March 5: Exhibition ends
  • March 7: Starting date for return shipping

Contact Information:
If you have any questions or encounter any difficulties with your submission, please contact gallery director, Dan Olivetti.

Email: gallery@susqu.edu
Telephone: (570) 372-4059

The Lore Degenstein Gallery presents work by both professional and student artists in five exhibitions a year. The gallery is located in the Degenstein Campus Center. All Lore Degenstein Gallery events are free and open to the public.

Lore Degenstein Gallery
Susquehanna University
514 University Avenue
Selinsgrove, PA 17870

Opp Categories: + Open to One Medium and Photography Only. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 11 Nov thru Dec, Open to U.S. Artists Only, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards. Opportunity expires in 25 days.

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