“photographic performance 2020”

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 fill our interior salon space.  It can be only photographic images, photography combined with mixed media, photography as sculpture, photography based installations or…..  This is the fourth year for “the photographic performance” and 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.

Four exhibition proposals will be selected to be exhibited in the Salon from either May 15 to June 7, June 12 to July 5, July 10 to August 2 or August 7 to August 30, 2020.

Along with each entry application, a written proposal or artist statement explaining the exhibition and a rough lay-out of how the Salon gallery space would be used should be emailed to amanda@asmithgallery.com.  For any questions regarding the size or configuration of the Salon gallery space, please email amanda@asmithgallery.com.

Creativity is encouraged.

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JURORS | Amanda Smith and Kevin Tully are the Directors of A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, Texas. Amanda started the gallery ten years ago. Kevin came on board eight years ago. A Smith Gallery is a Fine Art Gallery with a portion of the gallery emphasizing alternative processes. The gallery is a champion of the creative potential of the photographic process through exhibitions and workshops.

Amanda 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.

Kevin is a photographer, designer and artist. He has over thirty-five years of experience as a landscape designer, furniture designer, fine art painter and photographer.

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SUBMISSION | 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 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:  $50 per proposal. 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 will retain 40% of the sales price.

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