LENS 2015 International Juried Exhibition - Open for Submissions

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    LENS 2015 International Juried Photography Exhibition


    PERSPECTIVE GALLERY is pleased to announce our fifth annual juried exhibition of photography, LENS 2015. Photographers are invited to submit work for possible inclusion in the exhibition. All subject matter and photographic processes are welcome.

    Juror – Paul Berlanga, Director of Stephen Daiter Gallery and Owner/Director - Berlanga Fine Art & Photographs both in Chicago, IL . Berlanga studied at the University of Illinois and at the American Academy of Art. He has served 16 years as Director of the Stephen Daiter Gallery. In 2011 he started Berlanga Fine Art & Photographs which offers examples of stimulating photography and other works on paper. Berlanga also represents a select group of classic and emerging photographers, has curated numerous exhibitions, and has written and edited for various art publications.


    Awards

    Juror’s Award: $300
    The1st runner-up: $200
    The 2nd runner-up: $150
    Perspective Member’s Choice Award: $100
    People’s Choice Award: $50
    Awards will be announced at the reception March 7, 2015

    Submissions - Artists are invited to submit up to five (5) photographic images in JPEG form. Images must have been created within the past five years. Artists should complete the entry form and upload their images at: http://perspectivegallery.slideroom.com
    http://perspectivegallery.slideroom.com

    Entry Fee - The fee for submitting up to five (5) images is $40. The fee is non-refundable.

    Deadline for Entries – January 12, 2015
    Notification of acceptance: January 20, 2015
    Deadline for delivery of work: February 21, 2015
    Show opens: March 5, 2015
    Opening reception and awards: March 7, 2015
    Show closes: March 29, 2015
    Pickup of hand-delivered work: March 29 - April 1, 2015
    Return shipment of work: April 1, 2015

    Delivery of Accepted Work - All accepted work must be framed in a professional manner with hanging wire (no sawtooth hangers).
    Work must arrive by February 21, 2015.

    Shipping Artwork - Artists shipping artwork must use UPS or FedEx, and include either an account number for return shipping or a prepaid return shipping bill.
    Perspective Gallery will not be responsible for damage occurring during shipment to or from the gallery. Work must be framed using plexiglass, not glass. Work should be shipped in sturdy reusable containers, and packed using foam sheets or bubble wrap. Do not use packing peanuts. Shipping boxes must not exceed 60 inches in length. Work exceeding this size must be delivered and picked up in person. Insurance of artwork during transit to and from the gallery is the responsibility of the artist. The gallery will insure all works against theft, damage, and destruction while they are at the gallery.


    Artwork must be shipped to:
    UPS Store
    c/o Perspective Gallery
    848 Dodge Avenue
    Evanston, IL 60202

    In-Person Delivery - Artists may hand deliver work to Perspective Gallery (1310 1/2 B Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL) between 12-5pm 2/19-2/21.

    Sales - Perspective Gallery will receive a 40% commission on any artwork sold during the exhibition. Artists will receive 60% of the sales price of any work sold.


    Usage and Copyright - Perspective Gallery reserves the right to publish any accepted work for the sole purpose of promoting the exhibition. Use may include postcards, a catalog, the website, the Facebook Page, and local media. Artists shall retain full copyright of their works.

    Perspective Gallery is a not-for-profit photography gallery whose purpose is to promote photography as fine art. Perspective is located in Evanston, just north of Chicago.

    Questions?
    email: perspectivephotogallery@gmail.com
    phone: 224-200-1155
     
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