CALL FOR ENTRIES


GRAPHEMES - INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION

ENTRY DEADLINE: JUNE 1

EXHIBITION DATES - SEPTEMBER, 2022

$50 ENTRY FEE

SUBMIT 5 IMAGES FOR $50,

$5 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL IMAGE

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CALL FOR ENTRIES TERMS AND CONDITIONS


INFORMATION AND ELIGIBILITY

Open to all photographers internationally.

In the academic world of reading, writing and arithmatic, the classic depiction of the "ABC's and 123's" enters our minds. A traditional challenge for emerging photographers is to put your eye for imagery to the test and go out in the world to shoot interesting compositions of unique found letter forms, whether it is captured from observing natural and manmade shapes, light and shadows or composed from interesting signage. So in an activity to keep your creative thinking sharp now and throughout the summer, go out with your camera and put your eye to the test and find where these hidden letters and numbers reside. In an exclusive selection by Guest Curator Ashley Gonzalez, one of each letter A - Z and number 1 - 9 will be chosen for this upcoming "Graphemes" exhibition held in September as classes resume in the fall. During this time when the subjects of reading, writing and arithmatic returns to our minds, this exhibition will represent the smallest meaningful contrastive unit in our writing system - specifically our native language, English.

Each photograph will be considered based upon the merit of individual images submitted by each artist. Theme based entries are not necessary. A brief artist statement is optional.

Selected artists will have their work featured in the exhibition and online.


SUBMISSION FORMAT

Select the number of images and click "add to cart". Check out at the PayPal form. Email your photographs to info@mwcponline.org in jpeg format: 72 dpi, no larger than 3000 x 3000 pixels. Name each file with your name and the corresponding number from the entry information below, for example: smith_jane_1.jpg. List the information requested below in a Microsoft Word document. Attach your photographs and info, and email to info@mwcponline.org. Provide the following information for each image submitted:

NAME

ADDRESS

CITY, STATE, COUNTRY

EMAIL

PHONE

WEBSITE (OPTIONAL)


TITLE #1, #2, #3, #4, #5 etc...

ORIGINAL MEDIUM (C-Print, silver print, digital, etc...)

DIMENSIONS

YEAR

SALE PRICE

ARTIST STATEMENT (OPTIONAL)

HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THIS CALL FOR ENTRY (OPTIONAL)


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NOTIFICATION OF SELECTED PHOTOGRAPHERS

Selected photographers will be posted online at www.mwcponline.com. Our group email will be sent with a list of names of selected photographers. Photographers sumbitted must check this information for the list of names. Instructions for the exhibition will be sent to selected photographers via email. Photographers must read and completely understand the format for this exhibition.


EXHIBITION FORMAT

All photographic works will be printed to hang on the wall for the exhibition in standard size rental frames.


INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPATING PHOTOGRAPHERS IN THE EXHIBITION

Selected photographers must submit a high resolution JPEG file and MWCP will print your exhibition quality image for the GRAPHEMES INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION at no cost to you. Prints will be exhibited in standard size frames rented by MWCP for a $20 fee. Exhibition prints will be either 13" X 19" or 16" X 24" if rectangle, and either 10" X 10" or 20" X 20" if square. At the close of the exhibition, photographers have the option to purchase the print, or the framed print at our standard service pricing and we will ship it to you. Remaining prints will be featured for sale in the gallery flat files for a period of one year. At the close of the one year period, prints will remain in the MWCP permanant collection, or discarded at the request of the photographer. Photo copyright remains with the photographer at all times.


ASSOCIATED FEES AND INFORMATION

Not all photographers who enter the call for entries will be selected for the exhibition, and photographers who are selected may not have all individual images chosen to be included in the exhibition. There is a 40% gallery commission for work sold. MWCP reserves the right to reproduce images for promotional and publication purposes, if necessary. Any files that differ significantly from the entry, arrives at the gallery after the deadline, or is sub-standard quality will be disqualified from the exhibit. Although MWCP prints the photographs for exhibition at no charge, photographers must purchase the prints at our standard printing fee if interested in acquiring the print. Photographers must provide payment for shipment if purchasing their printed work, MWCP is not responsible for any shipping charges. Work is handled with professional care, MWCP cannot be responsible for damage or loss during shipping. Email addresses will be added to our email list. Entry fees are non-refundable, no exceptions. By submitting work to the call for entries you agree to all terms and conditions set forth in this entry page.

GRAPHEMES