Opening: October 13, 2019
Deadline: December 8, 2019
Entry fee: from $28 to $35
Prizes: participation in the exhibition
Open Call is just that, an open theme – all subjects, The SE Center is looking for images of any theme, media, digital, analog, or antique processes that show your best work.
Eligibility All photographers of any age or location may enter. Submitter must be copyright holder for the images submitted.
Our Juror for Open Call is Susan Burnstine. Susan Burnstine is an award winning fine art photographer originally from Chicago, now based in Los Angeles. Represented by galleries around the World and widely published across the globe, she also conducts workshops internationally and has written for numerous photography publications, including a monthly column for Black and White Photography Magazine (UK).
Burnstine has had over 25 solo exhibits internationally. Her work is held innumerous museum and private collections. She’s published two critically acclaimed monographs; Within Shadows (Charta, 2011) and Absence of Being (Damiani Editore, 2016).
35-40 Selected images will hang in the SE Center’s main gallery space for approximately one month with the opportunity to be invited for a solo show at a later date. Openings are timed to coincide with Greenville, South Carolina’s First Fridays, a celebration of art, food and music. Participating artists that can attend have the opportunity for a Portfolio Review by SE Center Director Michael Pannier on the following Saturday morning (reservations needed).
In addition, the SE Center announces the SE Center Purchase Award. One image, from those selected for inclusion in the exhibition, may be purchased from the artist for inclusion in the SE Center’s collection.
The SE Center encourages sales during exhibitions and retains a 40% commission on work sold. The artist receives 60% of the sale price. If a print is sold it will be ordered from the photographer at the time of sale.
Artist retains all copyrights to their own images. Artists whose work is chosen for exhibition inclusion grant the SE Center for Photography permission to use images for promoting the exhibition, artist, or SE Center and its programs, and current and past exhibitions. Images may be placed on social media for promotion and features. Artists grant usage as stated without further compensation.
- Submissions Open – 10/13/19
- Submissions Close – 12/08/19
- Selections Announced – 12/23/19
- Drop Off or Arrival at SEC – 01/30/20
- Exhibition Opens – 02/07/20
- Exhibition Closes – 02/29/20
- Return of Works – 03/20/20
$35 for up to 5 Images, $6 for each additional image up to 10. Members, $28 for up to 5 Images, $5 for each additional image up to 10.