Photographers of all levels are invited to submit work reflecting the theme “The Imperfect Lens” to A Smith Gallery. Images captured using toy, pinhole and homemade lenses are eligible for submission. The camera that the lens is attached to is immaterial. The entry fee is $35 for the first 5 images and $6 for each additional image. Thirty to thirty five images will be selected for exhibition and shown at the gallery from May 12 to July 10, 2017. Receptions will be held on May 27 and June 24, 2017 both from 4 to 8pm. A Blurb full color catalogue of the exhibit with all the accepted entries will be available for purchase. Awards are $325 for Juror’s Selection, $250 for Director’s Selection and $100 for Visitors’ Award.
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.
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: $35 for the first 5 images, $6 per each additional image. Entry fees are not refundable.
ELIGIBILITY | Submissions are open to all photographers both professional and amateur. International entries are welcomed. Work that has been previously exhibited at A Smith Gallery is not eligible.
AWARDS| The awards are as follows:
Juror’s Selection – $325.00
Director’s Selections – $250.00
Visitors’ Award – $100.00
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 as well as in the Blurb exhibition catalogue.
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