Tag: Alexa Dilworth

Deadline September 15th: CURRENTS 2015

New Orleans Photo Alliance
Call for Entries: CURRENTS 2015:
NOPA Members Showcase
Deadline: Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Submission Fee: $25 | Submission Fee + NOPA Membership: $60

“New Orleans Photo Alliance members are invited to submit work for consideration in CURRENTS 2015. The exhibit will open in December at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, in conjunction with the 2015 PhotoNOLA festival.

This annual exhibition was created to showcase contemporary photographic work created by NOPA members. The show includes work by as many as fifteen Alliance members, featuring several images by each selected photographer. CURRENTS 2015 will open on December 10 and run through January 24, 2016. The public reception and juror’s talk will be held on Friday, December 11.

Juror
Alexa Dilworth, Publishing and Awards Director, Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University

Eligibility
Submission is open to all current members of the New Orleans Photo Alliance. Applicants may join at time of entry.

Submission Guidelines

  • Open theme.
  • Submit 5-10 jpegs, from a cohesive body of work.
  • Artist statement + brief project description are also required.
  • You will have to create an account through EntryThingy in order to submit your entry.
  • All art submitted must be original work, created by the applicant.
  • New Orleans Photo Alliance reserves the right to use selected images in web and print for exhibition related publicity purposes; NOPA will properly credit the photographers.
  • Accepted works should be presented professionally, wired and ready to hang.

Submission Requirements

  1. $25 application fee to be directed through Paypal immediately after your application has been successfully uploaded.
  2. An artist statement or project description, to be pasted into appropriate box when prompted at beginning of entry process.
  3. A concise description of the work, limited to 260 characters, which will serve as an introduction to your work, visible to juror alongside the thumbnail images. Can include title of series and a brief explanation of the project.
  4. A portfolio of 5 to 10 images. Images can originate in any format but must be submitted digitally through an online application process.
  5. Each image submitted should be in jpeg format, 10 inches wide, sized at 72 pixels per inch (720 pixels). Name your files with your last name then first name and image title using an underscore to separate the names. Example: Doe_Jane_ImageTitle.jpg,
  6. Each image submitted will also require a title, dimensions, medium, and year created. Each image file and its accompanying information will be entered and uploaded one at a time.”

For the full prospectus and to apply visit: www.neworleansphotoalliance.org/CFE/ET.php?cID=2417.

January 26th, Mill Valley, CA: PhotoPhilanthropy’s Activist Awards Live Judging

PhotoPhilanthropy
Activist Awards Live Judging
Saturday, January 26, 2013, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Seating is limited, free and open to the public. Register here.

“Join us for this rare opportunity to go “behind the scenes” and see this esteemed panel of judges critique and select the top photo-essays submitted for PhotoPhilanthropy’s annual Activist Awards. Who will win the $15,000 grand prize for best photo-essay? You will see the work of amazing photographers and non-profits that have worked together to inspire social change. Attend for the day or stop in to see the judges discuss your favorite essay category and find out who will win in each group.

The Judges
Phil Borges, award-winning documentary photographer; Alexa Dilworth, publishing director at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University; Michael Goldfarb, media relations manager for Doctors Without Borders; John Isaacs, photojournalist and former UN photographer; Denise Wolff, photo book editor at Aperture.”

The Image Flow
401 Miller Ave. Suite A
Mill Valley, California 94941  [map]

Deadline March 18th: Jennifer Schwartz Gallery Roundtable Review in Atlanta

Jennifer Schwartz Gallery is pleased to announce the first Roundtable Review
Held at the Jennifer Schwartz Gallery
Atlanta, Georgia
May 6–7, 2011

Deadline for submissions: Friday, March 18, 2011

“The Roundtable Review is an opportunity for fine art photographers to present their portfolio to a panel of three reviewers, representing three areas of the photographic community — the gallery, the publisher, and the online presence.  The Roundtable Review is a juried review, and twenty photographers will be chosen to participate. Each participant will have a 30-minute session with the three panelists and receive feedback on their work.

At the end of the two-day event, participants will socialize and network with the panelists and fellow reviewees at an evening cocktail party at the Jennifer Schwartz Gallery.  Additionally, the panelists will vote on a first place review prize, and the winner will receive an exhibition opportunity at the Jennifer Schwartz Gallery.

Guidelines for submission:
• An artist bio and a short description of the work
• 5-10 jpegs (100dpi and 6 inches at the longest dimension) sent in a zip folder (preferred) or as email attachments

Email submissions to submissions@jenniferschwartzgallery.com. There is a $25 non-refundable submission fee. You may mail a check to the gallery at

Jennifer Schwartz Gallery
75 Bennett Street, suite K2
Atlanta, Georgia 30309

Or request a PayPal invoice to pay by credit card. Payment must be received by the deadline of March 18th  for your submission to be considered.

Accepted participants will be notified by Wednesday, March 23.  The cost of the review is $250.

About the Reviewers

Jennifer Schwartz is the owner of Jennifer Schwartz Gallery, located in Atlanta, Georgia.  Jennifer Schwartz Gallery is a fine art photography gallery promoting talented, original and emerging photographers as well as established contemporary photographers. Through regular rotating exhibitions, educational artist talks and the representation of gifted and unique up-and-coming photographers, the gallery aims to enhance awareness of the rich variety of photographic talent.

Jennifer Schwartz is originally from Richmond, Virginia, and has her BA from Colgate University and her MA from Georgia State University.  The owner of a successful commercial photography business for ten years, she opened her gallery in 2009 to give Atlanta’s thriving photography community a venue to showcase the work of emerging photographers. Focused on taking a fresh, enthusiastic approach to the traditional photography gallery, the Jennifer Schwartz Gallery is committed to working collaboratively with other photographic entities and to building community both locally and through online venues.

David Bram is a fine art photographer and the editor, founder, and curator of Fraction Magazine, an online venue dedicated to fine art photography, showcasing the work of both emerging and very established fine art photographers.  Fraction Magazine was founded in 2008 and is currently on its 23rd issue.

David Bram has been reviewing portfolios at various events including Review LA, Review Santa Fe, PhotoNOLA, Atlanta Celebrates Photography, and FotoFest.  He was also a juror for Review Santa Fe in 2010 as well as a juror for Critical Mass in 2009 and 2010.

Alexa Dilworth is the Publishing Director/Editor at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.  She has a B.A. and an M.A., both in English, from the University of Florida, and an M.F.A. in creative writing from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa.  In 1995, she was hired by the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University to work for DoubleTake magazine, where she held the position of proofreader, managing editor, and then executive editor.  She was also hired as the managing editor of the CDS books program at that time and has coordinated the editorial, design, and production work for every CDS book since 1996.  She is the publishing director at CDS, and also runs the Awards program, which includes the Daylight/CDS Photo Awards, the CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography, and 25 Under 25: Up-and-Coming American Photographers, among others.

CDS Books at the Center for Documentary Studies are works of creative exploration by writers and photographers who convey new ways of seeing and understanding human experience in all its diversity — books that tell stories, challenge our assumptions, awaken our social conscience, and connect life, learning, and art.”

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