Creatures February 27 – March 23
From beloved pets to exotic wildlife, animals hold a certain fascination for photographers. They serve us as faithful guardians, trusted steeds, and loyal family members. We invoke them to highlight human traits both good and bad, but also search for our humanity within them. Photographing both the tame and the wild, we seek kinship that cannot be communicated with words. Whether as taxidermies for study, pets for companionship, or out in the wild, for Creatures, the Kiernan Gallery seeks photographs that depict our complex relationship with the animal kingdom.
For this exhibition, juror Anne Berry will select up to 30 images for display in the main gallery, and up to an additional 40 to be included in the online gallery. All images will be reproduced in an exhibition catalogue available for purchase. A Jurorâ€™s Choice and Directorâ€™s Choice will also be announced and both winners will receive a free copy of the catalogue.
All photographic media are encouraged.
About the Juror:
Anne Berry is a Critical Mass 2012 Top 50 and a 2012 Clarence John Laughlin Award finalist. She is represented by the Catherine Couturier Gallery in Houston, and has recently exhibited at the San Diego Art Institute, the Center for Fine Art Photography, and the Fence at Photoville in Brooklyn. Publications featuring Anneâ€™s work include Shots Magazine, Photo District News,Silvershotz, The Portfolio Review, Esquire Russia, Lenscratch, CNN Photos, and Black & White.Anne attended Sweet Briar College (BA) and the University of Georgia (MA). Currently Anne is working on Behind Glass, a collection of images of primates in captivity.
We accept only digital submissions. All digital files should be provided as:
Image width not to exceed 1500pixels on the longest side and at least 1024.
Files should be titled as LastName_FirstName_01Title.jpg. The number should correspond with the number on the submission form. No non-alpha-numeric characters.
Work that has been previously exhibited in the main gallery is not eligible to appear in subsequent shows.
Work that The Kiernan Gallery deems inappropriate (i.e. pornography) will not be submitted to the juror. When submitting images, bear in mind that The Kiernan Gallery is located in a small town in Virginia.
Email image files and Submission Form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CD submissions may be mailed, but must be received by the submission deadline. Submission fee may be paid by check included with CD or by PayPal via the Pay Now button. Mail the CD (not DVD) with JPG files and Submission Form to:
The Kiernan Galleryâ€¨
23B West Washington St.â€¨
Lexington, VA 24450
There is a non-refundable fee of $25 for the first 5 images, and $5 for each additional image (up to 10 images total). Credit card or PayPal payments may be made using the Pay Now button. Checks may be mailed to the address above.
International submissions are accepted.
If you have any questions about submitting, please contact email@example.com.
Artists will receive an email confirming their submission when we have received both payment and images.
Artists will receive an email notifying them of accepted work approximately eight days after the submission deadline. The juror will select up to 30 images for display in the main gallery, as well as up to an additional 40 for display in the online gallery. All accepted photographs are eligible for inclusion in a full color exhibition catalogue available for purchase from Blurb Books.
Artists exhibiting at the gallery may offer their work for sale. The Kiernan Gallery retains 30% of the sale price as commission.
Artists retain full rights to their work. By submitting to The Kiernan Gallery, artists grant the use of selected images for the purpose of marketing the gallery and subsequent display on this website.ï»¿