Friday, January 23, 2015

The Curator , call for submissions

The Curator 2015 is open for submissions. Six fine-art photographers will have their work exhibited in a group show with an opening reception in New York City this summer, and their work will be published in the July issue of PDN , in addition to an extended online gallery.

One grand-prize winner will receive $3,500 , and all six photographers will receive a $200 gift card from B&H , a $250 gift card to Moab Paper , a VIP Expo Pass to PhotoPlus Expo in New York City, and a PHOTO+ logoPremium Portfolio Membership.

Visit for all information on how to enter. Visit to see last year's winning artists.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Monica Merva at Pinnacle Gallery Opening - January 22nd 6PM

Monika Merva is an award-winning, New York-based photographer who is most inspired by the people and landscapes that surround her. A SCAD alumna (M.F.A., photography, 1998), Merva has enjoyed an illustrious career that has included group and solo exhibitions around the world. Her work is featured in such major public collections as the Brooklyn Museum, New York; the George Eastman House, Rochester, New York; and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas.

In the "Origins of Emotions" series, Merva depicts people, nature and still lifes that offer viewers quiet and intimate moments of contemplation. Seeking to preserve memories of loved ones and moments, she searches, in her own words, for "beauty in the ordinary — surprises in the commonplace." Through February 6th.
Reception:  Thursday, Jan. 22, 6-7:30 p.m.
Pinnacle Gallery
Savannah, GA
320 E. Liberty St.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Silver and Ink Call For Entry 2015

The call for entry instructions for this year's Silver and Ink Exhibition can be found at the pages tab at the top of this page or at the link below.

Please follow the directions closely. Entries that do not follow the directions will not be considered. 

Saturday, January 17, 2015


A temporary exhibition of Public Art that seeks to show artists who are working in the Southeast region of The United States.
Sponsored by the Mercer University Art Department and the Knight Foundation

Dates of exhibition: March 20 - August14th, 2015
Opening reception March 20.
Location: Tattnall Square Park in Macon, Georgia.

$1000 stipend plus 1st, 2nd, 3rd place awards!
Open to artists who reside in the Southeast United States.

Application deadline: 11 p.m., Sat., February 14, 2015.

Download full prospectus at:
Information about the park:
Send materials or questions to:

Friday, January 16, 2015

Call for Entry

American Photography 31

American Photography 31 Call For Entries OPEN.

Deadline January 23, 2015.

THE JURY A panel of esteemed photo editors will meet in NYC to select the year's best images.

ABOUT AI-AP Call For Entries
The AI-AP juried annuals, offering high visibility and well-derserved recognition where is matters most, are still published in all their large-format, luxurious, hardcover glory, staying true to their founding principles of lavishly showcasing commissioned and personal work that's ahead of its time, while honoring the publications, creatives and agencies that insist on assigning original, thought-provoking work. Students and schools are also celebrated right along side established and emerging artists. The celebrated AI-AP juried annuals are the first and foremost go-to resourse for art directors, designers, photo editors and art buyers who insist on asigning only the best original, thoughtful and compelling pictures.
For over 30 years American Illustration and American Photography have done two things very well: Honor great work; and connect the winning Illustrators and photographers to assigning creatives. Our simple mission has been successful by inviting an impassioned, exclusive jury of top art directors, photo editors, designers and art buyers to select the wining images and designing one-of-kind hardcover books that generously present the best work one image per page. See list of current JURIES. The result are two well-curated, beautifully designed, large-format annuals, regarded as the books of record and exclusive resources for art, photo and design professionals who insist on assigning only the finest photographers and illustrators working today. See list of PAST JURORS, DESIGNERS and BOOKS.

The winning collections are presented in both PRINT and DIGITAL media, for expanded exposure and utmost catchet.

Submit your best work to be presented in the hardcover BOOKS, one image per page.

View the current volumes here AP30 and AI33

The winning collections are also presented ONLINE with contact info and credtis in the AP ARCHIVE, AI ARCHIVE and in our enhanced AP eBOOK and AI eBOOK available to sample or buy on iTunes.

AI-AP has since expanded its mission through a series of popular, daily newsletters: Pro Photo Daily, DART: Design Arts Daily, Motion Arts Pro, Dispatches From Latin America and coming soon, Profiles. The newsletters cover industry news and events while featuring winners from the AI-AP competitions.

AI-AP also proudly produces two annual events, the highly-anticipated book launch PARTY and BIG TALK symposium, that bring the creative community together over two days of talks, networking and celebrating in November. See pictures and video of past events on our EVENTS pages.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Jagrut Raval

From Burning Time
Recent M.F.A. alumnus Jagrut Raval has been making some interesting art work. Last fall he was in a public exhibit and event Swarming Time, A site specific public art installation on building facade of Hilton Garden Inn, Downtown Indianapolis as part of the festival- Art in Odd Places-Indianapolis, USA. See the images and video below.

Currently Jagrut is fulfilling a three month residency at Red Gate Residency Beijing, China. You can see what Jagrut has been up to in China by following his Instagram and at Red Gate Residency's Facebook page.

Images below are from Swarming Time


Lectures: SCAD Museum of Art theater, Jan. 16-17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Reception: SCAD Museum of Art lobby, Saturday, Jan. 17, 5-7 p.m

Hone your 3-D modeling and design skills at RhinoDAYs

Discover the principles of designing interactivity and incorporate your newfound skills into your career. At the RhinoDAYs conference, you will learn about the evolving transitions of design environments in Rhino and Grasshopper.

Presenters will share stories from their professional fields — from marine design to product and furniture developing, set designs and artful architecture — and explain how to use 3-D modeling and design in real-life projects.

If you are a student or a professor, you will receive a Rhino 5 educational license for commercial use. The license will be distributed at the entrance of the event on Saturday, Jan. 17.

Learn more and register for RhinoDAYs for the sale price of $100. For more information, email Jay Song or Marianne Wolc.

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