10 Nov 2021

Compete LENS 2022 Juried Photography Exhibition

Perspective Gallery Evanston, IL, United States

Perspective Gallery

Opportunity Description

International Deadline: January 12, 2022 – Perspective Gallery is pleased to announce LENS 2022, our 12th annual juried exhibition of fine art photography. Photographers are invited to submit work for possible inclusion in the exhibition. All subject matter and photographic processes are welcome.

On display March 3 – March 27, 2022.

Karen Irvine, Chief Curator and Deputy Director Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago.

Karen Irvine has organized over 50 exhibitions of contemporary photography at the MoCP and other venues including: the Hyde Park Art Center; Rockford Art Museum; Lishui International Photography Festival, China; Daegu Photography Biennale, and more.  Ms. Irvine has contributed texts to many publications including FOAM, Art on Paper and Contemporary magazines and monographs… see more

All accepted work must be framed in a professional manner with hanging wire (no sawtooth hangers). Exhibiting international artists are required to have their work printed by Perspective Gallery with the cost paid for by the artist.

Juror’s Award: $300
1st Runner-up: $200
2nd Runner-up: $150

There is a $40 (U.S). non-refundable fee for submitting up to five (5) images.


Artists will receive 60% of the sales price of any work sold. Perspective Gallery will receive a 40% commission on any artwork sold during the exhibition.


  • Entries: January 12, 2022
  • Notification of acceptance: January 26, 2022
  • Delivery of work: February 25, 2022
  • Show opens: March 3, 2022
  • Opening reception and awards: March 5, 2022
  • Show closes: March 27, 2022
  • Pickup of hand-delivered work: March 28, 2022 (AM)
  • Return shipment of work: April 4, 2022

Perspective Group and Photography Gallery is a not-for-profit, community-oriented cooperative whose purpose is to promote fine art photography. In addition to monthly group and featured artists exhibitions, the gallery features a guest speaker lecture series, monthly artist talks, an annual national juried exhibition, an annual invitational show; an annual Vicinity exhibition, and an annual juried show for Chicago-area high school students.

Perspective Gallery
1310-1/2B Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL, 60201

Opportunity Categories: Photography Only. Opportunity Types: Compete. Opportunity Tags: Deadlines 01 Jan thru Feb, Open to Artists Worldwide, and Special Opportunities. Benefits: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition - Group, and Sales.

Opportunity expires in 43 days.

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