Photo Buckhead Call for Entry

Photo Buckhead Call for Entry

Deadline: September 30, 2020
Entry Fee: from $30 to $50
Prizes: participation in the exhibition

Atlanta Photography Group (APG) is now taking entries for PHOTO BUCKHEAD. As a part of our participation in Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP), all members of APG are invited to submit entries for this juried exhibition at the award-winning Mack Scogin Merrill Elam-designed Buckhead Library. The 20,000 sq. ft. building can host a broad range of sizes and types of photographic art. Juror Gregory Harris will select the images to exhibit in the newly remodeled space. Sales have been made from this exhibition in past years and will be encouraged again this year.

Juror: Gregory Harris

Gregory Harris is the Associate Curator of Photography at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. He is a specialist in contemporary photography with a particular interest in documentary practice.

Since joining the High in 2016, Harris has curated the exhibitions Way Out There: The Art of Southern Backroads and Look Again: 40 Years of Collecting Photographs as well as solo shows with Thomas Struth, Paul Graham, Amy Elkins, Mark Steinmetz, and William Christenberry. He recently lead the expansion and installation of the Photography Department’s new permanent collection galleries.

Before joining the High, Harris was the Assistant Curator at the DePaul Art Museum in Chicago, where he organized several exhibitions including Sonja Thomsen: Glowing Wavelengths in Between (2015), The Sochi Project: An Atlas of War and Tourism in the Caucasus (2014), and Studio Malick: Portraits from Mali (2012). Harris is also the curator and author of the exhibition catalogues We Shall: Photographs by Paul D’Amato (2013), Matt Siber: Idol Structures (2015), and Liminal Infrastructure (2015). He previously held curatorial positions in the Photography Department at the Art Institute of Chicago, where he curated the exhibitions In the Vernacular (2010) and Of National Interest (2008).

His essay, “Photographs Still and Unfolding,” was published by the McNay Art Museum, San Antonio in 2016 as part of the book Telling Tales: Contemporary Narrative Photography. Harris has also contributed essays to monographs by Matthew Brandt, Amy Elkins, and Jill Frank.

In addition to his curatorial work, Harris is a founding editor of the photobook press Skylark Editions, served on the Board of Directors for LATITUDE, a community digital lab in Chicago, and is a member of the Advisory Council of Atlanta Celebrates Photography. He earned a BFA in photography from Columbia College Chicago, and an MA in art history from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Scholarships

APG offers need-based Scholarships for all of our exhibitions that will cover the submission entry fee. Don’t let a lack of funds prevent you from sharing your vision with the world. Be a part of the photography community and show your work today.

Requirements

This show is open to all members of APG and to all photographic media. If you are not a member of APG, you can join.

All works are eligible, except those that have been shown previously in any show at the Buckhead Library.

Works must be framed using black or white frames with white, off-white, or black mats, and glass or plexiglass. Prints on canvas or metal can be hung if they are properly wired and are capable of being securely and squarely hung. Other framing requires the advanced approval of APG.

Dates

  • Deadline For Entries: September 30, Midnight
  • Notification of Accepted Work: October 11
  • Delivery of Work: No later than Nov 3, time to be determined
  • Show Dates: November 7 – TBD
  • Reception & Juror Talk: Saturday, Nov , 3 – 5pm
  • Pick-Up: Works must be picked up October 30, 10am – 6pm.

Entry Fees

Early Entry: Sept 1 – Sept 7

  • Bonus: 1 free entry included
  • 4 works: $30
  • 6 works: $45

Regular Entry: Sept 8 – Sept 23

  • 3 works: $30
  • 5 works: $45

Late Entry: Sept 24 – Sept 30

  • 3 works: $35
  • 5 works: $50

 



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