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Taking Pictures (Contemporary Photography)
A juried group photo show on contemporary photography.
Theme: Open Theme
Black Box Gallery is excited to announce an open themed juried group photo show. Show us your favorite photographic shots. Open to all themes and ideas, all methods and styles, all perspectives on crafsmanship and visions of photographic creativity. This should be a fun show with a diversity of work!
Juror: Melanie Flood
Melanie Flood is an Artist & Independent Curator from New York. She began curating print projects for zingmagazine while Managing Editor in 2002 and in 2008 opened Melanie Flood Projects, an artists’ salon located in her Brooklyn residence. Focusing on emerging photography MFP was featured in The New York Times, New York Magazine, & Photo District News. After relocating to Portland, OR she relaunched Melanie Flood Projects expanding programming to include sculpture, sound installation and video.
Deadline: March 11
Exhibition Dates: April 1-20, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday April 3, 6-8:00 pm
Each exhibition will have 24 photographs selected by the juror for exhibiton at the gallery.
An additional 30 photographs will be selected by the juror for exhibition in our on-line gallery annex.
All 54 photographs from the show will be included in a catalog available for purchase on Blurb Books.
Rules/Guidelines: Black Box will provide Free printing, Free matting and Free framing for all of our exhibitions. The photographers who are selected into the exhibition by the juror will provide a high resolution Tiff or JPEG file for our gallery to print.
We have 18” x 24” black frames. Our white mats are pre cut for 12” x 18”, 12” x 12” and 12” x 16” prints (we also have a few other odd sized matts). We print on an Epson Stylus Pro archival ink jet printer, on Epson Premium Luster Photo paper, in a color-calibrated environment. This is a very accurate custom print, just like a custom lab would print, we have over 20 years of custom printing experience.
All exhibition prints will be kept in a flat file after the show for future sale and promotion for the photographer. This will allow the gallery to further promote our photographers and exhibitions to collectors, curators, critics and to the general public. Black Box will shread all gallery prints after 5 years of exhibition in the flat files.
File agreement for accepted photographers: Black Box will only print one exhibition print. If there is a sale inquiry, the photographer will be notified before a sale is confirmed, edition information will be discussed with photographer, the photographer will be sent a authentication document to be signed and go with the print to the collector. No sale or printing of file will happen without prior consent and agreement of photographer. All rights remain to the file and print with the photographer, to be used only with their prior consent. Exhibition print will not be sold, but used in our flatfile at Black Box Gallery only to promote the photographers work.
Black Box Gallery takes a 50% commission on all sales, 50% goes to the photographer. If artist prefers the print does not have to be for sale. Print will be for exhibition and promotion only.
Notification: All photographers will be notified 7-12 days after the deadline about juror selections.
Entry Fee: $35 per entry (an entry includes up to 5 photos).
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