Monday, February 13, 2017

Submit your work to Strength & Beauty: The Women's Show

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Strength & Beauty : The Women’s Show
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: MARCH 3rd

Curator’s Statement:

Define women. Define beautiful. Define strength.

Let’s say you decide – not nature, not society, not others, not algorithms.

A question across generations and cultures.

Often asked in a look, a gesture, a headline, a title.

Is it beautiful to show our strength?

Is it dangerous? Is it acceptable? Is it practical? Is it radical?

Our strength is an aspect of our beauty, just as our beauty is an aspect of strength.

Do we find our strength alone? In numbers? In nature? through work? Through family?

Is it physical, metaphorical, spiritual, or ethereal?

How do we nurture it, channel it, use it for good?

Use your voice, your eyes, your beautiful intellect.

Share your beautiful strength. Now is always a good time.


Curator: Molly Roberts

Deadline for Entries: March 3, 2017

Notification of Acceptance Date: March 15, 2017

Exhibition: May 6 – June 30, 2017

South x Southeast Photo Gallery

Molena, Georgia

Artist’s Reception: June 10, 2017

Please visit our Gallery Section for more information about the new South x Southeast photogallery

Curator’s Bio:

Molly Roberts is a photography editor, curator and photographer; she recently joined National Geographic Magazine as a Senior Photography Editor after 15 years as Chief Photography Editor at Smithsonian Magazine. Previously she led the Washington Post Magazine and USA Weekend photography team.

With 25years experience in the magazine publishing world, she is responsible for the content and appearance of many magazines, books, web sites and apps. Roberts is an advocate for powerful visual storytelling and human rights and recently created the non-profit HumanEyes USA to present documentary photography projects in public spaces and to use powerful imagery to help illuminate complex issues facing America. Also committed to developing diverse voices in the media, she is currently the acting director and board member of the DC based, Women Photojournalists of Washington. …read more



About the Exhibition:

South x Southeast Photo Gallery, Molena, Georgia will host an exhibition of curated images May 5 – June 30, 2017. A reception honoring the photographers will be held June 10, 6-9 pm. Ms. Roberts will be present at the Artist’s Reception and will give a juror’s talk. Other photography-related events are being planned for the opening weekend. All work must be available for purchase with the photographer receiving 60% of the purchase price, the gallery retaining 40%.

Selected photographers will receive …

Inclusion in a feature article in South x Southeast photomagazine.

Promotion of the exhibition through SxSE social media sites.

In-gallery and online exhibitions with work available for purchases on both

Selected press announcements


How to Submit:

The Call is open to women photographers world-wide over the age of 18.

All genres and processes of photography are accepted.

All images should be submitted to nancy@sxsemagazine.com.

Subject line of email: Entry – The Women’s Show

Images should not exceed 72 dpi or 1000 on the longest side.

ALL file names must include last name of photographer, first name of photographer, title of work – in that order

Example: mccrarynancy a hot summers day

Include in the body of the email:

Your name

Your contact information

Title(s) of work

And please tell us how you heard about this exhibition. Thank you!



Entry Fees:

$30 for first 3 images

Please click here to pay using your credit, debit or PayPal Account for the first 3 images

$10 per image for additional images

Please click here to pay using your credit, debit or PayPal Account for additional images

Please contact nancy@sxsemagazine.com with any questions.

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