Call for Entries: Future Forward Juried Competition Silver Eye Center for Photography

The Silver Eye Center for Photography is pleased to announce Future Forward, our first annual juried members’ photography exhibition.

Our distinguished juror is Darren Ching, owner of KLOMPCHING GALLERY in New York City, specializing in contemporary fine art photography by emerging and mid-career artists. Founded in 2007 with Debra Klomp Ching, their exhibits have consistently received critical reviews from publications such as The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Modern Painters, HotShoe and Art Review.

Mr. Ching’s involvement in the photography industry spans more than a decade and includes participation in several notable photography review festivals, panel presentations, juroring of photography awards, curating exhibits in different venues and has contributed to both online and print publications on the subject of photography. He is also the creative director of

Photo District News. In October 2010, Darren Ching was the featured US curator (alongside Debra Klomp Ching) with their exhibit, The Architecture of Space, for the inaugural Flash Forward Festival in Toronto.

Download the entry form and guidelines. (PDF)

Deadline for Entries

Entries must be postmarked or delivered on or before January 17, 2011 at 5:00 p.m.

Entries must be complete upon submission, and incomplete entries will not be considered.

Please mail or deliver to:

Future Forward Juried Competition
Silver Eye Center for Photography
1015 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Past Entry Consideration

If you submitted a complete application for Fellowship 2010 and would like that application and body of work to be considered for Future Forward, please check the appropriate box on the application form.

No other applications from previous juried competitions are eligible.

Questions? Please contact Kate Hansen, Exhibition Coordinator, at 412-431-1810, ext. 14 or