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
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
The Abstract Image
The SE Center for Photography is looking for non-representational imagery, though it can be from found objects in nature, man made or figurative works. We're seeking images that do not attempt to represent external reality, but seek to achieve its effect using shapes, forms, colors, and texture. Black-and-white or color, analog, digital or antique processes, photographers of all skill levels and locations are welcome.
Our Juror for the Abstract Image is Adam Finkelston. Adam is the owner, publisher and co-editor of, The Hand Magazine: A Magazine For Reproduction-based Arts, an internationally- recognized quarterly art magazine. He has co- curated (with The Hand Magazine co-editor, James Meara) several exhibitions throughout the United States, featuring an international roster of artists. In addition to curating, Mr. Finkelston has also juried exhibitions for LA Photo Curator and Core New Art Space in Denver, CO. As an artist, Mr. Finkelston has shown his photographs in many solo and group exhibitions, and received several awards for his work. Mr. Finkelston holds an MA in Photography from the University of Missouri- Kansas City (UMKC), a BFA in Photography from the Kansas City Art Institute, and a BA in Art Education from UMKC.
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.
Submissions Open 9/1/17
Submissions Close 11/5/17/17
Exhibition Opens 1/5/18