Monday, July 7, 2014

2014 Photography Call

Deadline: August 25, 2014
Exhibition Title: Documentary Photography
Awards: Best of Show:$600, 2nd Place: $400, 3rd Place: $300
Eligibility:Eligibility: Entry is open to all artists residing in the United States. The Gallery seeks photographers working in the area of documentary, non-fiction photography. Images that speak to a specific event or time period in history, or to an investigation of a sociocultural issue, perspective or demographic profile. Works that are meant to be seen as a series to create a visual narrative, should be noted as a series in the title caption (same title 1-2-3, etc). All photographic images must be the original work of the photographer entering the competition. Digital enhancements should be noted in the materials section. This is a blind jury, and the artist's name may not be presented in any format. Framed photographs may not exceed 48" width and 60" in height.
Juror: Mark Leong
Documentary Photographer, including: National Geographic, Time, Fortune, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Fast Company, GQ, Stern and Smithsonian. Published by Chronicle Books for his black and white images, "China Obscura".

Gallery Exhibition: November 20 – December 12, 2014
On-Line Exhibition: November 2014– June 2015
Opening Reception: November 20th 5-7pm
Selection Announcement: September 29, 2014
Artwork Received at the Gallery: November 8 - 13, 2014
Entry Fee: $30 for 3 work entries. An additional 3 work entries may be purchased for $5 per image.
General Guidelines for On-Line Call for Entries
  1. Exhibitions are open to all artists residing in the United States.
  2. The Gallery reserves the right to reject works from exhibitions, including works that are deemed extraordinarily fragile, unstable, or potentially harmful to the work or the viewer.
  3. See each individual Call for Entries listing for art specific eligibility guidelines.
Accepted Works
  1. Art must be properly presented and prepared for display. Wall pieces must include all hardware and be ready to hang. Necessary assembly and mounting instructions and materials must be included with accepted works.
  2. Accepted artwork that differs significantly from the submitted image will be disqualified.
  3. No accepted entry may be withdrawn prior to the close of the exhibition.
  4. Upon selection, artists will provide the Gallery with a bio, artist statement and the sale price, title, materials, and dimensions for selected work.
  5. The Gallery reserves the right to photograph and use submitted image of any accepted artwork in all publicity for the current show and future exhibitions, educational and Gallery promotional materials. Artist will be credited, as well as any photo credit for the reproduction of images.
  1. Artists are responsible for all shipping and transit insurance costs to and from the Gallery. The Gallery does not insure works in transit.
  2. Prepaid return shipping LABELS (NOT shipping request forms using account #s) must be submitted either with the work or on-line on the last day of the exhibition. Works without a prepaid return shipping label will not be returned.
  3. Shipping packaging and artwork must be clearly marked to identify the artist, and packaging must be re-usable for the return shipping, and include re-packing and installation instructions as necessary.
Every reasonable precaution will be taken with the handling of Artwork. All Artwork to be shown at the LH Horton Jr Gallery will be insured against fire, theft, and other hazards at the LH Horton Jr Gallery while in the possession of the Gallery, from the time of receipt through the time of setup and Exhibition. San Joaquin Delta College and the LH Horton Jr Gallery cannot be held responsible for damages to Artwork during shipping, and therefore insurance will not cover Artwork in transit. Artwork damaged while in possession of the Gallery will be evaluated for reparability. If Artwork is deemed repairable, insurance claims will be based on the cost to repair Artwork in addition to documented value. If Artwork is deemed irreparable, insurance claims will be based on the documented value of Artwork. Documented value of Artwork is based on prior recorded sale price of similar Artwork.
Sale of Artwork
All accepted works must be for sale during the show, with the exception of installation works as approved by the Gallery Director. The Gallery is responsible for all sales, and will retain a 20% commission from the sale of artwork.

Please contact Jan Marlese, Gallery Director, at or
at 209-954-5507 for additional information.

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