“Photographic Performance 2024 Act 2”

Do you have a body of work or a concept for an exhibition that is photography or photography based?  We are looking for compelling solo or cooperative exhibitions to be exhibited in our online gallery.  The entry can be photographic images only, photography combined with mixed media, photography as sculpture, photography based installations or…..  This is the fifth year of the “Photographic Performance” and our “Act 2” for 2024. We are hoping once again you can show us what it can be. It is important that the body of work has a conceptual narrative, actual or implied.

Each entry should include:

We will be selecting four proposals to be featured concurrently on a monthly basis beginning in September, 2024.  Each selected portfolio will receive:

  • Online exhibition
  • Consultation with gallery directors concerning the project
  • GalleryTalk posted in online blog
  • Exhibition catalogue including forward by gallery directors, artist statement and exhibition images

In addition to the four entries selected for exhibition, ten additional entries will be selected by gallery directors to receive reviews of their submitted projects.

Entries are due by July 8, 2024. Entry fee is $75 per proposal.  Jurors for “Photographic Performance 2024 Act 2” will be gallery directors, Amanda Smith and Kevin Tully.

Creativity is encouraged.

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JUROR | Kevin Tully, co-director of A Smith Gallery, is a photographer, designer, writer, artist and co-director of A Smith Gallery. He has over forty years of experience as a landscape designer, furniture designer, fine art painter and photographer.  Kevin’s alter-ego and nom de plume, Franklin Cincinnatus, is currently working on a soon to be published collection of stories.

JUROR | Amanda Smith, co-director and founder of A Smith Gallery, has a thirty year background as a photographer. She was an active board member of the Texas Photographic Society for fifteen years. Her work is in institutional and private collections across the country.

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SUBMISSION | Guidelines: Digital images should 1800 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 Please do not watermark your images.  If you need help sizing your images, please follow this link https://convert.town/image-dpi

SUBMISSION | Online: Fill out our online application to apply, send images, and make payment with Paypal. You will receive an email confirmation upon receiving the entry and payment. You can also fill and submit the online application, print out your confirmation email, and mail it with a check for your fees to the address below. 

SUBMISSION | Mail: Please prepare a submission form with your name, address, email address and phone number along with a list of the titles and printing process of each entry.  The number of each title should correspond to the image number on the cd.  CD’s and submission form should be mailed to:

A Smith Gallery
P O Box 175
Johnson City, TX 78636

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

SUBMISSION | Entry Fee: $75.00 per entry. Submission fees are not refundable.

 

ELIGIBILITY | Submissions are open to all photographers both professional and amateur. International entries are welcomed.   Work previously exhibited in the gallery or featured on the blog are not eligible.

 

SALES | The gallery has an online store and will include all images from the exhibition. The gallery will retain 30% of the sales price.  The buyer pays all shipping costs.

 

USE RIGHTS | Photographers retain full rights to their own images. The gallery will use the photographer’s images for publicity purposes.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION | amanda@asmithgallery.com