Call for Entries
Deadline for Submission: Monday, February 3rd, 2020
Notice of Acceptance: Wednesday, February 19th, 2020
Framed prints (if accepted) due in gallery: Monday, March 16th, 2020
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 21st, 2020
Show Dates: March 21st - May 5th
About the Exhibition
We are pleased to announce the Los Angeles Center of Photography’s First Annual Project Exhibition! The exhibition will run from March 21 – May 5, 2020 with an opening night reception scheduled for Saturday, March 21, 7-10 pm, 2020. The juror, Douglas Marshall, will choose the most compelling and cohesive bodies of work to exhibit. The juror will choose 8-12 artists to exhibit in LACP’s new East Culver City Gallery. Selected photographers will exhibit a minimum of six images and a maximum of ten. The top prize winner and two honorable mentions will be invited to speak during the exhibition’s artist talk, date TBA.
Douglas Marshall will be present at the opening reception to say a few remarks and selected work will be shown in an online gallery on LACP’s website and featured on social media.
One photographer will be chosen as the top prize winner and will receive $750 cash, a featured two-page spread in LACP’s Summer/Fall 2020 catalog, and invitation to speak during the exhibition’s artist talk, date TBA.
Two honorable mentions will be recognized as well and invited to speak during the exhibition’s artist talk, date TBA.
What is the Project Exhibition?
A project is a cohesive body of work around a theme. The projects submitted can be fine art, street or documentary.
Douglas Marshall is an LA-based independent curator and consultant at Marshall Contemporary. Marshall was formerly Director at Peter Fetterman Gallery, Santa Monica from 2012-2017, and Galerie XII Los Angeles (2018-2019) producing over 60 exhibitions and art fairs dedicated to leading photographers across the history of the medium with a focus on humanism, landscape, pictorialism, and street genres. Through his current roles in the field, Marshall now works to bring emerging and innovative international voices in contemporary photography to the American market through collaborative projects with artists, galleries, and fairs.
LACP calls for entry are open to all photographers, worldwide. We invite photographers working in all photographic mediums, digital, film, mixed and unique processes to participate.
The deadline to send digital files for consideration is Monday, February 3, 2020 by midnight PST. Artists must submit a minimum of six images, but there is no limit to the amount of images which can be submitted. Artists may submit more than one project for consideration.
Preparing your images
Size each image 1200 pixels on the long side at 72 dpi. You can label your jpgs whatever you like, but do not include your name in the jpg names.
You will be asked the Title for each image after you upload it. Please do not include your name in the title.
The selection process will be judged anonymously. Once the juror has made selections, all entrants will receive an email from LACP with a list of images and artists selected for the show. The selected images and artists’ names will also be posted on LACP’s website.
There is no limit to the amount of images which can be submitted. If submitting more than 25 images, please repeat the payment process as necessary.
$75 for 6-10 images ($37.50 for LACP Members)
$100 for 11-15 images ($50.00 for LACP Members)
$125 for 16-20 images ($62.50 for LACP Members)
$150 for 21-25 images ($75.00 for LACP Members)
$175 for 26-30 images ($87.50 for LACP Members)
$200 for 31-40 images ($100 for LACP Members)
$250 for 41-50 images ($125 for LACP Members)
All images accepted for exhibition must be printed and framed professionally, wired on the back with eyelets, and labeled on the back of the frame with your name, image title, and contact information (email and phone). Please mount wire and eyelets about 1/4 down from top of frame. There are no specifications on printing and/or framing. Further, there are no size restrictions. Exhibiting photographers will be expected to either drop off their prints or pay for round-trip shipping of their work. You will be required to send us a prepaid express mail label for the return of your artwork. We take no responsibility for damage during shipping, so we suggest that your insure the work during mailing.
Framed prints for exhibition must arrive by Thursday, June 13, 2019. Please deliver or mail prints to Los Angeles Center of Photography, 1515 Wilcox Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028. (Please deliver them with protective wrapping.)
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