Monday, March 28, 2016

Call for Entries


Call for submissions for "old." Entries due by March 31, 2016

Ann M. Jastrab will be the juror for “old”. Ann is currently the gallery director at RayKo Photo Center located in the SOMA arts district in San Francisco near SFMOMA and the Yerba Buena Arts Center. RayKo is a comprehensive photographic facility with rental darkrooms, digital labs, studio and galleries that has been serving the San Francisco Bay Area for over 25 years. RayKo Gallery serves to advance public appreciation of photography and create opportunities for regional, national and international artists to create and present their work. RayKo Gallery offers over 1600 square feet of exhibition space and presents eight to ten exhibitions yearly with many nationally and internationally recognized artists; there is also a section of the gallery called The Marketplace that is reserved for Bay Area artists which displays a wide variety of photographic work. RayKo also has a thriving artist-in-residence program. Besides being a curator, Ann Jastrab, MFA, is a fine art photographer, master printer, and teacher as well. Ann has curated many exhibitions for RayKo as well as juried exhibitions for the San Francisco Arts Commission, the Academy of Art in San Francisco, Artspan, SFAI, the Center for Fine Art Photography, and other national and international venues outside of San Francisco. She has reviewed portfolios at the Seoul International Photography Festival in Korea, Fotofest, Photolucida, GuatePhoto, Review Santa Fe, Review LA, PhotoAlliance (Our World), SPE, Medium, Palm Springs Photo Festival, Filter, Lishui International Photography Festival in China, and Click646 as well as being a juror for Critical Mass. She has also been teaching courses at the Maine Media Workshops (formerly the Maine Photographic Workshops) in Rockport, Maine since 1994.

Guidelines: Digital images should 1000 pixels on the longest side saved in JPEG format at 72 ppi. Each image should be labeled with consecutive numbers followed by your name, i.e. 1FirstName_LastName.jpg. The number should correspond with the number on the application form.

Email: Email image files and submission form to amanda@asmithgallery.com. The gallery will send an email confirmation upon receiving the entry and payment.

Mail: CD’s and submission form should be mailed to:

A Smith Gallery
P O Box 175
103 N Nugent #175
Johnson City, TX 78636

The gallery will send an email confirmation upon receiving the entry and payment.

Entry Fee: $30 for the first 5 images, $6 per each additional image.

The competition is open to all photographers both professional and amateur working in all photographic mediums and styles. International entries are welcomed. Work that has been previously exhibited in an A Smith Gallery competition is not eligible.

The gallery offers printing, matting and framing services. If sending framed work, please use mats and frames that compliment your work and are appropriate in a gallery setting. Colored mats are discouraged. All images should be ready to hang with wires. Gallery wraps are acceptable. If you have any questions regarding appropriate presentation please contact amanda@asmithgallery.com.

The awards are as follows:

Jurors Award – $325.00
Directors Award – $250.00 and an exhibition catalogue
Five Honorable Mentions – an exhibition catalogue
Visitors Award – $100.00

The gallery will retain 40% of the sales price.
Photographers retain full rights to their own images. The gallery will use the photographer’s images for publicity purposes as well as in the Blurb exhibition catalogue.

FOR MORE INFORMATION amanda@asmithgallery.com or http://asmithgallery.com/main-gallery-call-for-entry/hgallery.com/main-gallery-call-for-entry/

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