CRITTERS: Submission Deadline Today

The New Orleans Photo Alliance is pleased to announce a Call to Artists for Critters: Juried by Keith Carter.

“A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.” Chinese Proverb

Animals have been represented in art since the time of cave drawings. Throughout our history we have shared this planet with them; they have been our companions, our protectors, and our nourishment. This show will be a modern look, through the eyes of photographers, at how we interact with animals as well as how they interact with us and their own worlds.

“Fargus,” 1998, Copyright Keith Carter

Keith Carter is an internationally recognized photographer and educator. He holds the endowed Walles Chair of Art at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas and is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Regional Survey Grants and the Lange-Taylor Prize from The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. He has published nine monographs including “Heaven of Animals”, “Bones”, and “Ezekial’s Horse”. Called “a poet of the ordinary” by the Los Angeles Times, Mr. Carter’s haunting, enigmatic photographs have been widely exhibited in Europe, the U.S., and Latin America as well as being included in numerous permanent collections.

Call to Artists Deadline: Monday, April 21
Notification of Acceptance: Monday, April 28
Opening: Saturday, June 7
Exhibition: June 7 to July 26

Photographers are encouraged to enter up to 5 images for jurying. Please follow the link below to submit online.

NOPA Call to Artists: Critters – Submission Form

Eligibility: Open to photographers of all levels using any photographic process. All art submitted must be original work created by the applicant.

Submission Guidelines:
-Include up to 5 images per submission.
-Please save digital files in jpeg format at 72 dpi and 800 pixels on the longest dimension.
-Title each image with: last name_firstname_title_print-type_image-size_entrynumber.
-Accepted work should be presented with black frames and white mats, wired and ready to hang.
-Work that arrives after the delivery deadline will not be included in the exhibit.
-Shipped work must have return postage included in package.
-Artwork will be insured while on premises. Insurance during shipping is the artist’s responsibility.
-Sales/ Commissions: 70% Artist and 30% Photo Alliance

Non-Refundable Entry Fee:
Members: $25
Non-members: $35
Membership + Submission: $45 ($15 savings)

Accepted works should be mailed to:
New Orleans Photo Alliance
3110 Magazine St., #134
New Orleans, LA 70115

The Photo Alliance reserves the right to reject any delivered art that does not match the online submission, or fails to meet framing and matting requirements. Artists will be given notice regarding a rejected submission and it is their option and responsibility to replace or correct it, time permitting. The Photo Alliance is not liable for any damages in shipping to or from the gallery, or for work left 30 days after the closing of the exhibition.