International Deadline: April 10, 2020 – Black Box
Gallery is excited to announce a juried group photography exhibition on
contemporary portraiture. Pose and Gesture, Image and Identity,
Documentary and Street, Travel, Constructed Narrative, Self Portrait,
Environmental, Vernacular and Snapshot, Family Narrative, Fashion and
Nude, all have visual statements to make in the world of portraiture
photography. What is the character, attitude and expression of
contemporary portrait photography?
Exhibition Dates: May 1-20, 2020
Opening Reception: Friday May 1, 6-8:00 pm
The exhibition is open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional.
Todd Johnson is the founder and director of Black Box Gallery. Todd
received his MFA in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute. He
has been a photography portfolio reviewer for Photolucida and has
juried The Drawers Program for Blue Sky Gallery. Todd has worked as an
independent photography curator organizing shows by international
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BENEFITS & AWARDS
- Each exhibition will have 24 photographs selected by the juror for exhibition 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.
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.
FREE PRINTING & FRAMING
Black Box provides free printing, Free matting and Free framing
for all of our exhibitions. 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 25 years of custom printing
$35 per entry (an entry includes up to 5 photos).
HOW TO APPLY
We accept entry via email. Please visit us online for easy instructions.
All photographers will be notified 10-12 days after the deadline about juror selections.
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.
All rights to the photographs remain with the photographer.
Visit Black Box Gallery online for more information.
Black Box Gallery is dedicated to the exhibition of contemporary
photography and provides important opportunities for emerging and
Black Box supports and encourages the creative production, exhibition
and critical appreciation for contemporary photography. Exhibited
Artists have come from Russia, Germany, Japan, New York, Chicago,
London, San Francisco, Korea, Iceland, Los Angeles, Portland, Australia,
China, Houston, Seattle and everywhere in-between.
Black Box Gallery
811 East Burnside St. # 212
Portland Oregon 97214
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