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

Melissa Maddonni Haims

Melissa Maddonni Haims is a sculptor based in Philadelphia that uses various fibers to create knit graffiti, soft sculpture,…

Melissa Maddonni Haims is a sculptor based in Philadelphia that uses various fibers to create knit graffiti, soft sculpture, and large-scale installations. She also sews quilts using vintage fabrics and…

Melissa Maddonni Haims is a sculptor based in Philadelphia that uses various fibers to create knit graffiti, soft sculpture, and large-scale installations. She also sews quilts using vintage fabrics and subversive text.…

Jennifer Lynn Manzella
Heather Ossandon

Heather Ossandon, a ceramist who works in both the functional and decorative arts. Her work explores both the rituals of…

Heather Ossandon, a ceramist who works in both the functional and decorative arts. Her work explores both the rituals of the everyday and special occasions.…

Heather Ossandon, a ceramist who works in both the functional and decorative arts. Her work explores both the rituals of the everyday and special occasions.…

Dolores Poacelli

Relationships
(I always say) are never easy:
especially those between
color, shape, texture, space . . .
and tension.
The…

Relationships
(I always say) are never easy:
especially those between
color, shape, texture, space . . .
and tension.
The relationship of the part to the part,
the part to the whole and the relationship
of…

Relationships
(I always say) are never easy:
especially those between
color, shape, texture, space . . .
and tension.
The relationship of the part to the part,
the part to the whole and the relationship
of the piece…

Elyce Abrams

Elyce Abrams is a Philadelphia abstract painter using acrylic and acrylic spray paint on panel or paper. Often showing work…

Elyce Abrams is a Philadelphia abstract painter using acrylic and acrylic spray paint on panel or paper. Often showing work in grids or installations, her nonobjective work explores the relationship between…

Elyce Abrams is a Philadelphia abstract painter using acrylic and acrylic spray paint on panel or paper. Often showing work in grids or installations, her nonobjective work explores the relationship between abundant joy and…

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