Another Day In Paradise: Call for Entries for Photographic Work

Another Day In Paradise: Call for Entries for Photographic Work

This Deadline Expired: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Summer 2019 exhibition at Gravy Studio & Gallery in Philadelphia, PA
Expanded online exhibition on In the In-Between https://www.inthein-between.com/

$25 early bird entry fee March 1 – 31st
$35 regular entry from April 1 – May 15th

The vast majority of photographs we see in our day-to-day lives present idealized versions of their subject matters, often making the world seem cleaner, more orderly, and more beautiful than it actually is. It’s difficult to grasp the profound influence we are subject to within our inescapable media-diets of beautiful images that offer promises of something better.

How can photography be used to reflect on notions of paradise, desire, and fantasy? What roles do these promises play in our daily lives, and in our current societal conditions? What’s the value of idyllic spaces? What is the cultural and personal value of a photograph that makes the world look better than it is? Who benefits from notions of paradise, and who doesn’t? Where do we want to escape to, and what are we running from?

Gravy Studio and In the In-Between are seeking photographic work of any process that explores notions of paradise, idealization, fantasy, and escape.

Guidelines & Requirements:

5-10 images, 72 dpi and 1000px on the longest side

Image list including titles, dates, and exhibition dimensions of submitted work. (PDF)

This exhibition is open to all photographic processes

Statement (1-2 paragraphs)

Artist Bio (1-2 paragraphs)

Awards:

Curators will select 3-5 artists for a summer group exhibition at Gravy Studio & Gallery in Philadelphia

An additional 5-15 artists will be selected for an expanded online exhibition on In the in-Between

All entries will be considered independently for portfolio and interview features on In the In-Between

All entries will be considered for future exhibitions and projects at Gravy

Key Dates:

Submission deadline: Wednesday, May 15

Acceptance notifications: Saturday, June 1

Shipping deadline for the exhibition: Friday, June 28

Opening reception of exhibition at Gravy: Saturday, July 13

Opening of the online exhibition on In the In-Between: Thursday, August 1

Exhibition runs at Gravy from July 13th – August 31st

More info @
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Sarah Zwerling is a digital collage, animation and video installation artist. In addition to exhibition projects, Sarah has completed site-specific commissions, including a large installation on view at the Philadelphia International Airport. Her work brings focus to natural forms through a digital process of simplifying photographic images.
Sarah Zwerling
Sarah Zwerling

Sarah Zwerling is a digital collage, animation and video installation artist. In addition to exhibition projects, Sarah has…

Sarah Zwerling is a digital collage, animation and video installation artist. In addition to exhibition projects, Sarah has completed site-specific commissions, including a large installation on view at…

Sarah Zwerling is a digital collage, animation and video installation artist. In addition to exhibition projects, Sarah has completed site-specific commissions, including a large installation on view at the Philadelphia International…

I Found My Voice Through Art. As women in a patriarchal society, we often stick to our roles until we can’t anymore. WE WAKE UP!   We feel different. The world looks like a different place. We breathe the air like it wasn’t there before. I come from a long line of activists and art lovers. My grandmother was in the Red army in Russia, immigrated here and marched with the suffragettes. My mother was a Democratic committee woman in a Republican neighborhood getting doors slammed in her face. My art reflects and represents current events in performing arts and politics. People in the news inspire me... their movement, their expression, their passion for change. Look at the eyes of my portraits. What do they see?  What have they seen?  What are they feeling?   Happiness, sadness, fear, defiance, courage... each has their own story. My paintings are like family members. There is an emotional part of me in every painting. When they sell, I feel a loss. I go back and look at the images to keep them close.
Barbara Shelly
Barbara Shelly

I Found My Voice Through Art. As women in a patriarchal society, we often stick to our roles until we can’t anymore. WE WAKE…

I Found My Voice Through Art. As women in a patriarchal society, we often stick to our roles until we can’t anymore. WE WAKE UP! We feel different. The world looks like a different place. We breathe…

I Found My Voice Through Art. As women in a patriarchal society, we often stick to our roles until we can’t anymore. WE WAKE UP! We feel different. The world looks like a different place. We breathe the air like it wasn’t…

Tania Qurashi
Tania Qurashi
Diane Deery Richards
Diane Deery Richards
Sociological, figurative oil paintings of crowds by Philadelphia artist Mary Henderson.
Mary Henderson
Mary Henderson

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Sociological, figurative oil paintings of crowds by Philadelphia artist Mary Henderson.…

Sociological, figurative oil paintings of crowds by Philadelphia artist Mary Henderson.…

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