It is time for my monthly summary of upcoming calls for entries for photographers, particularly those in Maine and New England, so please find below my list for February 2019. This tends to be a slow time of year but there are still some good options out there.
This list is certainly not exhaustive and usually reflects ones of particular interest to me, but hopefully it will be helpful to many of you as well.
The BlackBox Gallery in Portland, OR has two upcoming calls… “Taking Pictures: 2019” due February 8th and “Vision: Shadow and Light” due March 8th. This gallery offers free printing and framing of selected work, keeping costs reasonable if you are selected.
Lenscratch has their next free online exhibition running now, entitled “The Kiss” and with entries due February 8th.
The Fence has their annual calls open now, too, with early bird entries due February 11th and all entries due March 11th. This is the one that has the large outdoor exhibition of selected works in various cities.
The PhotoPlace Gallery in Vermont has a call for entry entitled “Altered Realities” due February 18th and another entitled “Trees: Life in the Slow Lane” due March 18th. They offer free framing in standard sizes, too, to help minimize costs if selected.
Center in Santa Fe has their annual suite of calls for entries up, with entries due February 20th. They have a series of grants and awards as well as their annual juried portfolio review, and all are recommended if they are a good fit for your work.
Lensculture, the online magazine, has their next call up for their 2019 Portraits exhibition with entries due February 20th. They do give you a free written review from one of the jurors as part of the submission, too.
NESOP in Waltham has a call for entry entitled “Stranger Than Fiction: Street Photography“, with entries due February 22nd.
Bostick & Sullivan is having their first ever call for entry, jurored by Alt Pro guru Christopher James, and with entries due February 28th.
The New York Center for Photographic Art has their next call up, Momentum. It is juried by Debra Klomp Ching and entries are due March 17th.
The Maine Arts Commission has is now accepting applications for artist Project Grants (due March 21st) and Maine Artist Fellowships (due June 20th).
The San Francisco Bay International Photography Exhibition (part of the SF Bay Month of Photography) is accepting entries for its annual exhibition, with entries due May 15th.