CALL FOR ENTRIES
LIKENESS - INTERNATIONAL PORTRAIT EXHIBITION
ENTRY DEADLINE - JULY 1
EXHIBITION DATES - AUGUST 4 - 25, 2023
RECEPTION - FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 7 - 9 P.M.
$50 ENTRY FEE
SUBMIT 5 IMAGES FOR $50,
$5 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL IMAGE
CALL FOR ENTRIES TERMS AND CONDITIONS
INFORMATION AND ELIGIBILITY
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 exhibiition will represent interesting aesthetic likenesses of people as the focus of the art of portraiture. 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.
Selection will be based upon the individual images entered by each artist.
Selected artists will have their work featured in the exhibition and online.
Select the number of images and click "add to cart". Check out at the PayPal form. Please note that there is not an upload form, and simply Email your photographs to email@example.com 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 single Microsoft Word document. Attach your photographs and info, and email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Provide the following information for each image submitted:
CITY, STATE, COUNTRY
TITLE #1, #2, #3, #4, #5 etc...
ORIGINAL MEDIUM (C-Print, silver print, digital, etc...)
ARTIST STATEMENT (OPTIONAL)
HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THIS CALL FOR ENTRY (OPTIONAL)
NOTIFICATION OF SELECTED ARTISTS
Selected artists will be posted online at www.mwcponline.com. Our group email will be sent with a list of names of selected artists. Artists sumbitted must check this information for the list of names. Instructions for the exhibition will be sent to selected artists via email.
All photographs will be printed to hang on the wall for the exhibition in standard size rental frames.
INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPATING PHOTOGRAPHERS IN THE EXHIBITION
Selected artists must submit a high resolution JPEG file and MWCP will print your exhibition quality image for the exhibition at no cost to you. Prints will be exhibited in standard size frames rented by MWCP for a $20 fee. For example: 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. After the close of the exhibition, artists 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 artist. Photo copyright remains with the photographer at all times.
ASSOCIATED FEES AND INFORMATION
Aspects of the call for entries exhibition is subject to change based upon unforseen circumstances. Not all artists who enter the call for entries will be selected for the exhibition, and aritsts who are selected may not have all individual images chosen to be included in the exhibition. Frame rental fees must be paid before the photograph will be exhibited in the gallery. 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. Artists 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.