Water is a prominent theme in the art of photography both visually and conceptually and across a multitude of photographic genres. We welcome images about water issues and images of water in all it’s many forms, e.g. fog, oceans, snow, drought, etc. All artist renditions on the water theme, genres, capture types and photographic processes are eligible for the exhibition.
Juror | Jennifer Murray
Jennifer Murray is the Executive Director of Filter Photo where she directs the planning of Filter Photo Festival as well as programming at Filter Space gallery. She is a founding member of the Chicago-based curatorial collective The Exhibition Project, which curates photography related exhibitions engaging new audiences with emerging artists. She was Director of Averill and Bernard Leviton A+D Gallery, at Columbia College Chicago for eleven years where she organized a broad range of exhibitions in art and design.
Our calls for entry are open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate.
Selected Artist Immersion Weekend
Artists selected for exhibition by our Juror are invited to attend the Artist Immersion Weekend. The Immersion Weekends include a Public Reception followed by a dinner on the town, a Private Portfolio Review with the juror, Kat Kiernan and Hamidah Glasgow, and a group Portfolio Share with Professional Development Discussion. All selected artists are included in the Main Gallery Exhibition and Online Gallery seen by an international audience.
JUROR”S AWARD: $400
DIRECTOR’S AWARD: $200
Honorable Mention Awards: 1-year membership and submission to a Call for Entry.
In addition artists’ selected for the exhibition will also receive:
Promotion on The Center’s large social media platforms.
Professional installation images for your use.
In-gallery and online exhibition with links to artists’ websites
Press releases are sent to artists’ choice of media outlets.
Entries Due | June 28, 2017
Notice Of Acceptance | July 19, 2017
Exhibition Dates | January 12 – February 17, 2018
Public + Artists’ Reception | January 26, 2018
Selected Artist Reviews | January 27, 2018
Image Upload Guidelines
All images are securely submitted online on our website. To submit images visit our home page, create a free account or Login to your existing account to begin. Further instructions are available on the right side of this page or in the Calls for Entry Section of our website.
The mode of application is online.