Call for Entries: PhotoPlace Open 2011: Vermont PhotoPlace Gallery

Deadline: midnight Monday, March 28

Juror: Alison Nordstrom, Curator of Photographs, George Eastman House / International Museum of Photography and Film

PhotoPlace Gallery is honored to announce that Alison Nordstrom, curator of photographs at the George Eastman House / International Museum of Photography and Film, in Rochester, NY, will be the juror for the second annual PhotoPlace Open juried exhibition. Prior to becoming the curator of photographs at the oldest and largest museum of photography in the United States, Alison was the Founding Director and Senior Curator of the Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach, Florida. She has curated over 100 exhibitions of photography including the popular biennial series Fresh Work, and major surveys of landscape, portraiture, travel photographs and journalism. At George Eastman House, she has initiated the contemporary biennial Vital Signs, and has curated Paris: Photographs by Eugene Atget and Christopher Rauschenberg, Why Look at Animals?, and Know War. She writes and lectures extensively on contemporary and historical photography.

For the PhotoPlace Open, Alison Nordstrom will select forty photographs of any subject and in any process for exhibition at PhotoPlace Gallery in June, 2011. She will also choose an additional thirty-five photographs for the gallery’s “On-Line Annex.” All selected work will be included in a full-color exhibition catalogue available for purchase. To help artists defray costs, PhotoPlace Gallery offers to mat and frame work selected for exhibition free of charge, providing artists print their images to our pre-cut mat and frame sizes.

To enter, please read the instructions for submissions, then send us your files and the application info. Payment of the $25 application fee for the first five photographs can be made on the application form’s PayPal link.

Application Form – please cut and paste into a word document, or e-mail this information to us –

Submission Instructions –