28 Nov 2017

Competitions LENS 2018 National Juried Photography Exhibition

Perspective GalleryEvanston, Illinois, United States

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Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: January 25, 2018 – Perspective Gallery is pleased to announce our seventh annual juried exhibition of photography, LENS 2018. Photographers are invited to submit work for possible inclusion in the exhibition.

All subject matter and photographic processes are welcome.

JUROR
Paula Tognarelli is the Executive Director and Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography. The Griffin Museum of Photography located in Winchester outside Boston, Massachusetts, is a nonprofit photography museum whose mission is to promote an appreciation of photographic art and a broader understanding of its visual, emotional and social impact. The museum houses 3 galleries and maintains 3 satellite gallery spaces and several virtual on-line galleries as well. Ms. Tognarelli is responsible for producing over 60 exhibitions a year at the Griffin and its surrounding satellite spaces. She holds an M.S. in Arts Administration from Boston University, BA from Regis College, is a graduate of the New England School of Photography and is a candidate for her Masters in Education at Lesley University. She has juried and curated exhibitions internationally.

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

ENTRY FEE
The fee for submitting up to five (5) images is $40. The fee is non-refundable.

APPLY ONLINE
Artists are invited to submit up to five (5) photographic images in JPEG form. Images must have been created within the past five years. Artists should complete the entry form and upload their images.

DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED WORK
professional manner with hanging wire (no sawtooth hangers, cleats, or merely D-rings). Work must arrive by February 19th.​

SHIPPING ARTWORK
Artists shipping artwork must use UPS or FedEx, and include either an account number for return shipping or a prepaid return shipping bill.

Perspective Gallery will not be responsible for damage occurring during shipment to or from the gallery. Work must be framed using plexiglass, not glass. Work should be shipped in sturdy reusable containers, and packed using foam sheets or bubble wrap. Do not use packing peanuts. Shipping boxes must not exceed 60 inches in length. Work exceeding this size must be delivered and picked up in person. Insurance of artwork during transit to and from the gallery is the responsibility of the artist The gallery will insure all works against theft, damage, and destruction while they are at the gallery.

Artwork must be shipped to:
UPS Store
c/o Perspective Gallery
848 Dodge Avenue
Evanston, IL 60202

In-Person Delivery
Artists may hand deliver work to Perspective Gallery (1310 1/2 B Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL) between 12-5pm 2/15-2/19.

SALES
Perspective Gallery will receive a 40% commission on any artwork sold during the exhibition. Artists will receive 60% of the sales price of any work sold. Perspective Gallery is a not-for-profit photography gallery whose purpose is to promote photography as fine art. Perspective is located in Evanston, just north of Chicago.

DATES
Deadline: January 15, 2018
Notification of acceptance: January 25, 2018
Deadline for delivery of works: February 19, 2018
Show opens: March 1, 2018
Opening reception and awards: March 3, 2018
Show closes: April 1, 2018
Pick up of hand-delivered work: April 1, 2018
Return shipment of work: April 4, 2018

Questions? Email: lensexhibition@gmail.com


About:
Perspective Group and Photography Gallery is a not-for-profit, community-oriented cooperative whose purpose is to promote photography as fine art. In addition to ongoing group and featured artists exhibitions, the gallery features a Guest Speaker series, monthly featured artist talks, and sponsors an annual, international, juried photography exhibition, as well as an annual high school students show.

Perspective Gallery
1310 1/2 B Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
t: 224-200-1155


Opp Categories: + Open to One Medium and Photography Only. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 01 Jan thru Feb, Open to Artists Worldwide, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition – Group, and Sales.

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