Calls for Entries March 2019

“Megunticook Winter #4”, Copyright Jim Nickelson. All Rights Reserved.

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 March 2019. I’ve listed four upcoming artist residencies in Maine in this post, too.

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.

Good luck!

Bostick & Sullivan is having their first ever call for entry, jurored by Alt Pro guru Christopher James, and with entries due today, February 28th.

The Maine Farmland Trust has their 2019 residencies at the Fiore Art Center open for submissions. They have quite a few disciplines for different types of artists, including visual artists, and submissions are due March 1st.

Hewnoaks is a wonderful residency on the shores of Kezar Lake in southwestern Maine – I was a resident there a few years ago. Applications open on February 2nd and will be due March 4th.

Lenscratch has their next free online exhibition running now, entitled “The Ides of March: Omens and Predictions” and with entries due March 5th.

The BlackBox Gallery in Portland, OR has three upcoming calls… “Vision: Shadow and Light” due March 8th, “Portraiture: Through the Lens” due April 11th, and “Color Burst: A Picture Show” due May 10th.  This gallery offers free printing and framing of selected work, keeping costs reasonable if you are selected.

The Fence has their annual calls open now, too, with entries due March 11th. This is the one that has the large outdoor exhibition of selected works in various cities.

The Norton Island residency looks great and submissions are due March 15th.

The Davis Orton Gallery in Hudson, NY, has a long line-up of upcoming calls for entries, beginning with two Portfolio Showcases — the first about landscapes in black & white or limited palette due March 17th and a second relating to Abstract Expressionism due April 18th.

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. Their next call is up now, too, entitled “Trees” and due May 5th.

The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO, has their 2019 Member Exhibition open and accepting entries now, with submissions due March 17th.

The Monhegan Artists’ Residency program has been around for a while and I’ve had my eye on it for years, but I don’t think I can do the 5-week timeframe at this point in my life. It looks amazing, though, and submissions are due March 17th.

The PhotoPlace Gallery in Vermont has a call for entry entitled “Trees: Life in the Slow Lane” due March 18th and another entitled “Intentional Spaces” due April 29th. They offer free framing in standard sizes, too, to help minimize costs if selected.

The Maine Arts Commission has is now accepting applications for artist Project Grants (due March 21st) and Maine Artist Fellowships (due June 20th).

The new Film Photo Award gives out film grants to film-based photographers, with entries due March 31st (you can read a lot about this from their first juror, Aline Smithson).

The Harlow Gallery in Hallowell, ME has Art2019, their 24th Annual Juried Show, now accepting entries. Submissions are due April 1st.

The Photo Resource Center (now in Cambridge, MA) just put up their annual juried exhibition call, Exposure 2019, with entries due April 12th.

The Griffin Museum of Phtoography in Winchester, MA, has their annual Members Juried Exhibition with entries due April 23rd.

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.

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