Call for Entries: Open Lens V

Call for Entries: Open Lens V

This Deadline Expired: Sunday, January 27, 2019

OPEN LENS V, juried open call

Open Call to all DVAA Members and the Public

Open Lens V is the fifth installment of Da Vinci Art Alliance’s annual photo arts juried competition.
The resulting exhibition will be a survey of the current state of contemporary photography and photo arts. As such, this competition is open to all photographic mediums, exploring any subject matter.

Open Lens V is open to both DVAA members and non-members.

About the Juror: Lori Waselchuk is a Philadelphia-based photographer, videographer, and multidisciplinary artist. Through photography, video, and multimedia, Waselchuk tells stories that connect and engage communities. As a freelance photojournalist, Waselchuk’s photographs have appeared in magazines and newspapers worldwide, including Newsweek, LIFE, The New York Times, and The Los Angeles Times. She has done photography work with several international aid organizations including CARE, the UN World Food Program, Médecins Sans Frontières, and the Vaccine Fund. Currently Waselchuk is the Exhibitions and Programs Coordinator at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center.

RULES FOR ENTRY: You may submit 2 artworks. Artwork must be no larger than 36” x 36” x 36” (including frame). Label the back of your work with your name and title of artwork. All artwork must be ready to display. Wall hanging pieces must be wired. If your work requires any additional apparatus to be shown, it must be provided.

Submission Fee: Members: $20
Non-Members: $30

Find more information here.

Click here to submit application.

PRIZES:
1st prize – $150 cash
2nd prize – 1 year Premium Membership ($125 value)
3rd prize – 1 year General Membership ($75 value)

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE
Submission Deadline: Jan. 27th
Artist Notification: Feb. 4th
Artwork Delivery: Feb. 10th, 11am-1pm & Feb. 13th, 6-8pm
Opening Reception: Feb. 17th, 1-5pm
Run Dates: Feb. 17th – March 10th
Artwork Pick Up: March 10th, 5-7pm & March 11th, 6-8pm

Bill Brookover is a Philadelphia based printmaker who explores the colors textures and geometric structure of the world around him.
Bill Brookover
Bill Brookover

Bill Brookover is a Philadelphia based printmaker who explores the colors textures and geometric structure of the world around…

Bill Brookover is a Philadelphia based printmaker who explores the colors textures and geometric structure of the world around him.…

Bill Brookover is a Philadelphia based printmaker who explores the colors textures and geometric structure of the world around him.…

Gina Michaels explores the structural and emotional relationship between humans and plants.
Gina Michaels
Gina Michaels

Gina Michaels explores the structural and emotional relationship between humans and plants.…

Gina Michaels explores the structural and emotional relationship between humans and plants.…

Gina Michaels explores the structural and emotional relationship between humans and plants.…

Mindy Flexer makes magical realist, figurative, oil paintings. She uses observation and invention to explore identity and family relationships, and the way personal history resides within the larger arc of time. Her current work is about our extraordinary historical moment, when climate crisis threatens all life on earth, and climate justice offers the possibility of global transformation to a just and equitable world. Her visual language of a seamless world of people, animals, and place, is the language of the interconnection of all life on earth. Flexer’s paintings speak about climate in a language personal enough for people to hear it. Her goal is to inspire people to action. She hopes to connect people to themselves and each other, so each person can find their place in the mass movement necessary to create a sustainable future. In this way, she sees her paintings aspart of the great web of healing she deeply believes can save our planet.
Mindy Flexer
Mindy Flexer

Mindy Flexer makes magical realist, figurative, oil paintings. She uses observation and invention to explore identity and…

Mindy Flexer makes magical realist, figurative, oil paintings. She uses observation and invention to explore identity and family relationships, and the way personal history resides within the larger arc…

Mindy Flexer makes magical realist, figurative, oil paintings. She uses observation and invention to explore identity and family relationships, and the way personal history resides within the larger arc of time. Her current…

Jotham Malavé Maldonado
Jotham Malavé Maldonado
Patrick Cabry
Patrick Cabry
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