Archive for April 30, 2007

Summary: Juried Show Deadlines Ahead This Month

As there are several important deadlines looming, a reminder:

due MAY 3 (extended!): The Center for Fine Art Photography’s “Black and White: A Taste of the Past, Reflections of the Present.” Juror: Alice Miller, Editorial Director, Studio Photography. Submission ONLINE or via CD-ROM.

About Alice Miller: click here to view an article about Studio Photography Magazine.

due MAY 4
: The Center for Photography at Woodstock’s Photography Now 2007; juror Alison Nordstorm, Curator of Photography at the George Eastman House. Submission by CD-ROM or slides only.

About Alison Nordstrom:
Alison Nordström is Curator of Photographs at George Eastman House, the oldest and largest museum of photography in the United States. She was the Founding Director and Senior Curator of the Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach, Florida from 1991 to 2002 where she curated over 100 exhibitions of photography including the popular biennial series Fresh Work, as well as major surveys of landscape, portraiture, travel photographs, and journalism. At George Eastman House, she has initiated the contemporary biennial Vital Signs, and has curated Paris: Photographs by Eugene Atget and Christopher Rauschenberg, Why Look at Animals?, and Found: Photographs by Gerald Slota. She writes and lectures extensively on contemporary photography. Nordström holds a PhD in Cultural and Visual Studies.

due MAY 11: Newspace 3rd Annual Juried Exhibition Competition; juror Darius Himes. Submission by CD-ROM only.

About Darius Himes:
Darius Himes is editor of photo-eye Booklist, a quarterly magazine devoted to photobooks. He is a lecturer and writer, having written for Blind Spot, BOMB, and American Photo. Himes is also an Adjunct Professor of Photographic Arts at the College of Santa Fe. He earned his BFA in Photography from Arizona State University, Tempe, and a Master of Arts in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College, Santa Fe campus, and actively pursues his own image-making.

due MAY 15: Photo Review’s 2007 International Photography Competition. Juror: Toby Jurovics. Submission by prints or CD-ROM.

About Toby Jurovics: click here to view a pdf file of the press release announcing Jurovic’s appointment as Curator of Photography at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

due MAY 25th: Photography Center Northwest’s 12th Annual Photographic Competitions Exhibition “Up and Now.” Juror: Charlotte Cotton. Submission is by CD-ROM only. Note: the juror has declared that she is looking for work that represents a larger, cohesive body of work and will be selecting a short series from each photographer chosen.

About Charlotte Cotton:
Charlotte Cotton is Head of Cultural Programmes at Art + Commerce in New York . Previously, she was Head of Programming at The Photographers’ Gallery in London and a Curator of Photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum from 1993 to 2004. She has curated many exhibitions of historical and contemporary photography including, ‘Imperfect Beauty: the making of contemporary fashion photographs’ (2000), ‘Out of Japan’ (2002), ‘Stepping In and Out: contemporary documentary photography’ (2003) and ‘Guy Bourdin’ (2003). Charlotte is the author and editor of publications such as ‘Imperfect Beauty’ (2000), ‘Then Things Went Quiet’ (2003), ‘Guy Bourdin’ (2003) and ‘The Photograph as Contemporary Art’ (2004), a title in the World of Art series published by Thames & Hudson. Cotton’s most recent writing includes essays and interviews with Paul Graham, Rinko Kawauchi, Hannah Starkey, David Hilliard, Inez van Lamsweerde, Desiree Dolron, and Philip-Lorca diCorcia.

Be sure to read the submission guidelines carefully and submit only file and print sizes as requested. The experience gained my editing your work and sending it off for consideration by these esteemed jurors is invaluable. Plan your calendars accordingly and GOOD LUCK!

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