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NESTING - INTERNATIONAL DOMESTICITY PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

ENTRY DEADLINE - JUNE 10

EXHIBITION DATES - JULY 7 - 28, 2023

Open to all photographers internationally.

The building of personal spaces, the organization of personal objects, and the art of creating a place of comfortable respite is a great necessity of the home. We nest to the thread of homemaking, surrounding ourselves with the individual characteristics that make it personal. Photographs using domestic subject matter, images of people and places we call home, of family, are what make up the images in this exhibition, encompassing a range of approaches to the concept home making. Nesting is an activity with attention to detail regarding home life, one in which is a quintessential domestic act. The act of nesting is the activity to nest, the exhibition will encompass the concept of building a personal space, one in which we call our own.

Entries will be considered based upon the thematic submission by each artist. A brief artist statement is optional.

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


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PORTFOLIO PLATFORM - 2023/2024

SUBMISSION DEADLINE - AUGUST 1

FEATURE DATES -  OCTOBER, 2023 - MARCH, 2024

Open to all photographers internationally.

The Portfolio Platform provides the focus of a more streamlined online presence. The Portfolio Platform provides the opportunity for photographers to showcase a portfolio of photographic work prominently online. The portfolios are available for patrons of the gallery to go online and view, learn about the photographers and their work through the images and biographies and artist statments, and have the opportunity to purchase photographs. Each portfolio consists of 12 - 20 images.


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MIDWEST PHOTO EMERGE

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MIDWEST PHOTO EMERGE

ENTRY DEADLINE - JULY 1

EXHIBITION DATES - SEPTEMBER 1 - 29, 2023

Open to all emerging photographers worldwide. All photographic media is welcome.

In the year of 2023 we will be featuring photographers for the EMERGE competition. We are looking to give one $200 EMERGE Fellowship Award and exhibition opportunities to 20 emerging photographers. This fellowship opportunity is geared toward photographers looking to launch their art careers through the exposure of exhibition.

MWCP is seeking young emerging photographers creating fresh and exciting new pictures. We feel strongly about providing this exhibition opportunity to emerging photographers. Professionally preparing a series of work, entering to galleries within the stated guidelines of gallery submissions and through subsequently building an exhibition record is a major and essential aspect of building a career in art photography.

Selection will be based upon individual images submitted by each artist.

Selected artists will have their work featured in the exhibition and online. One recipient will be awarded the $200 EMERGE Fellowship Award, and receive one year artist representation by MWCP online.

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.


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LIKENESS - INTERNATIONAL PORTRAIT EXHIBITION

ENTRY DEADLINE - JULY 1

EXHIBITION DATES - AUGUST 4 - 25, 2023

Open to all photographers internationally.

Photographing the visual likeness of a person as well as capturing the genuine quality of someone is a decisive documentation to mark a moment in a persons life. One of the rewarding challenges of portrait photography is to have the ability to viscerally communicate observations of a person and translate that into the photograph. Recording the fleeting moments of mannerisms, expressions and gestures of someone in a click of the shutter is a compelling experience, as time is always changing. The act of observing a moment in time and successfully recording that act by pointing the cameras gaze on someone is one of the most complementary gestures that a person can give. This exhibition will represent interesting aesthetic likenesses of people as the focus of the art of portraiture, featuring the human likeness in all of its forms, whether it is a documentary approach, a snapshot genre, if it is a fashion statement, an editorial statement, or simply a straight forward compositional body study, we are looking to exhibiting the photographs of a wide range of people.


Entries will be considered based upon the individual images submitted by each artist. A brief artist statement is optional.

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


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FANTASY IN REALITY

GUEST CURATOR - ALEXI BERRY

ENTRY DEADLINE - AUGUST 1

EXHIBITION DATES - OCTOBER 6 - 27, 2023

Open to all photographers internationally.

Fantasy in Reality will celebrate the art of cosplay photography and the vibrant culture that surrounds it. Through the lenses of talented photographers, this exhibitIon captures the creativity and passion that go into the crafting and portrayal of characters from fan favorite comics, movies, TV shows, video games, music and literature from various genres.

This exhibition will explore not just the images of the creations of these talented artists, but also offers a peek "behind the mask," so to speak. Whether it's cosplayers in mid-creation of their costume or displaying their finished work in cons, meet-ups, and gatherings, showcasing them in their element. Each photograph will display the incredible attention to detail and craftmanship that cosplayers bring to their costumes and performances.

Beyond the visual spectacle, cosplay is a community of passionate fans who come together to share their love of a particular fandom. This exhibition seeks to celebrate these fans, as well as their ingenuity, creativity, and artistry. The sense of belonging in these communitites that thrive with creativity and self-expression is a unique venture, and it is this curator's hope that the featured photographs will effectively relay this experience.

We hope that Fantasy in Reality will encourage viewers to embrace their inner fandom and discover a new appreciation for the creativity that goes into the act of cosplay. Whether you are a long-time fan or new to the world of cosplay, this upcoming exhibition is sure to delight and inspire.

Entries will be considered based upon individual images submitted by each artist. A brief artist statement is optional.

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


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15TH ANNUAL TEN X TEN SMALL WORKS EXHIBITION

ENTRY DEADLINE - SEPTEMBER 1

EXHIBITION DATES - DECEMBER 1 - 29, 2023

Open to all photographers internationally. Open to all types of image capture; digital, film, iphone, etc.

The TEN X TEN show is an annual small works exhibition that celebrates the wide range of creative expression within the square photographic format, the interplay of images creating contrasts and similarities are exciting to experience in the unique juxtapositions of the grid format exhibition.

TEN X TEN focuses on offering affordable collectable works that are ten inches by ten inches in dimension, and sell for $100 each.

Each photograph will be considered based upon the merit of individual images submitted by each artist. Theme based entries are not necessary, and a range of different images are preferred.

Selected artists will have their work featured in the exhibition and will be offered for sale online.

MWCP will be providing the printing for this exhibition at no cost to you. Prints will be framed in 10" X 10" frames rented by MWCP for a $20 fee.

Support the shop small, shop local business model and participate in this exhibition.

Each photograph will be considered based upon the merit of individual images submitted by each artist. Theme based entries are not necessary and a range of different images are preferred.

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


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