The Crusade for Collecting, a nonprofit whose mission is to cultivate new art lovers, patrons and collectors via innovative engagement with the arts, is is seeking images from New Orleans-based photographers for a pop-up show scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 1.
The deadline for submissions is Saturday, Oct. 20.
The show will be presented in roving fashion along the Warehouse District street, via a 1977 Volkswagen van called Lady Blue, a vehicle purchased through a Kickstarter fundraiser. All accepted photos will be given away by the end of the show, and not sold.
Requirements for submissions include the following:
- Local photographers may only enter only one photo per entrant. No fee will be charged.
- Participating photographers must be based in New Orleans.
- Submitted images must be jpegs and no longer than 700 pixels on the long side.
- Those entering work are asked to include a name, e-mail address, phone number and photographic website in the body of an entry e-mail.
- Submissions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by Oct. 20 at 12 p.m.
Requirements for those with work accepted will include the following:
- Selected photographers must be present at the event, which will take place on Dec. 1 from 5 to 9 p.m.
- Photographers with accepted work be responsible for printing 10 copies of their own images.
- The aforementioned images must be printed at 6×9 inches, signed and numbered (that is, listed as editions).
Photographers with accepted work will be notified by Thursday, Dec. 1.
The Crusade for Collecting was founded by Jennifer Schwartz, an Atlanta-based photographer, gallery owner and consultant who has, notably, served as a portfolio reviewer for PhotoNOLA. The organization has non-profit status through sponsorship of the New York Foundation for the Arts.