Calls for Entry
Current and upcoming calls for entry.
Typically 35-40 images are selected to hang in the gallery.
A note about our jurors and curators. Yes, we want to hang your work in the gallery and hopefully sell it to a collector. But juried shows are also about exposure. We work with the leaders in contemporary photography, the respected gallerists, publishers and photographers whom you want viewing your images. These are the individuals that can further your career. Move you from an enthusiast to becoming a photographer, from an emerging to a mid career artist.
In our juried exhibition prospectus' we state the possibilty of a solo show as a result of participating in a juried exhibit. In 2017, two of our five invitational shows featured photographers whom participated in juried shows, and two more are scheduled in 2018.
Among the jurors we are currently working with: Jennifer Schelsinger, Verve Gallery; Nicholas Kahn, Photographer/Artist; Blue Mitchell, Photographer/Publisher- Diffusion Magazine and Plates to Pixels Gallery; Christophe Dillinger, Publisher- Square Magazine; Bernard Gerson, Galerie BMG; Ann George, Photographer; Laura Campbell, Photographer/ Publisher- Looking Glass Magazine: Douglas Beardsley, Photographer, Educator, Spiritual Guide; Romke Hoogwaerts and Grace Leigh/ Publishers- Mossless; Aline Smithson, Photographer and Lenscratch creator; Jill Enfield, photographer, educator; Yillman Crane, Photographer; Miss Anielia, Photographer/ Artist; Mona Kuhn, Photographer; Eliot Dudik, Photographer/ Educator; and Tom Chambers/ Photographer/ Artist
THE INTIMATE PORTRAIt
The SE Center is looking for portraits that go beyond the surface and explore or reveal a deeper vision of the subject, showing an environmental context, capturing a telling expression, or a magical vision that does not exist outside the mind of the artist.
Our Juror for The Intimate Portrait is Joyce Tenneson. Tenneson is internationally lauded as one of the leading photographers of her generation, Joyce Tenneson’s work has been published in books and major magazines, and exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide. Her portraits have appeared on covers for magazines such as: Time, Life, Newsweek, Premiere, Esquire and The New York Times Magazine.
Tenneson is the author of sixteen books including the best seller, Wise Women, which was featured in a six-part Today Show series. She is the recipient of many awards, including Fine Art Photographer of the Year in 2005 (Lucie Awards), and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Professional Photographers of America in 2012. In a poll conducted by American Photo Magazine, readers voted Tenneson among the ten most influential women in the history of photography. In the Fall of 2014, Fotografiska Museum, in Stockholm, Sweden, mounted a large retrospective of her work which was seen by approximately 30,000 people. Tenneson’s work has been exhibited in museums around the globe and is part of many private and public collections.
35-40 Selected images will hang in the SE Center’s main gallery space for approximately one month with the opportunity to be invited for a solo show at a later date. Openings are timed to coincide with the Village of West Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina's textile mill village turned arts district, First Fridays, a celebration of art, food and music.
Submissions Open 6/15/17
Submissions Close 9/1/17
Exhibition Opens 11/3/17
SE Center Open
Open Call is just that, an open theme - all subjects, The SE Center is looking for images of any theme, media, digital, analog, or antique processes that show your best work.
Our Juror for Open Call is Tim Anderson. Tim Anderson is the former managing editor/publisher of CameraArts magazine and has been a professional photographer for more than 30 years, is currently Editor-at-Large for Adore Noir, founding editor of Red Dog News, a bi-weekly, international photo-based e-mail newsletter, and the blog, RedDogNews.com. Recently, Anderson launched Shadow & Light Magazine (shadowandlightmagazine.com). He has reviewed photography portfolios for a wide variety of organizations, published “Poser: a sketchbook of ideas for artists and models,” and the poetry book, “Frame of Mind." A mentor for artists, he enjoys working with “newer” artists in an effort to enable them to have more confidence in their work and in themselves.
35-40 Selected images will hang in the SE Center’s main gallery space for approximately one month with the opportunity to be invited for a solo show at a later date. Openings are timed to coincide with the Village of West Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina's textile mill village turned arts district
Submissions Open 7/2417
Submissions Close 10/8/17
Exhibition Opens 12/1/17