“Open Juried Photography Exhibition – Spring 2021

April 30- May 31, 2021

Falmouth Art Center • Falmouth, MA

Exhibition Details

Falmouth Art Center’s Open Juried Photography Exhibition will be held at the Falmouth Center, Falmouth, MA from April 30- May 31, 2021.  The Falmouth Art Center hosts a variety of juried exhibitions including the spring exhibition dedicated to photography. This year’s open juried photography exhibition will kick off the season for our 2021 juried shows. Photography will be hung in the art center’s main gallery, The Hermann Gallery, offering visitors to Falmouth Art Center the opportunity to view the selected images.

ENTRY IS BY WEBSITE UPLOAD ONLY:  https://client.smarterentry.com/falmouthart

Visit https://falmouthart.org/ for more information about the Falmouth Art Center

 

Eligibility

Photographs must not have been previously exhibited in the Falmouth Art Center.

Artists may submit any number of original works.

Open to members and nonmembers.

Photography must not have been completed under instruction, in classes or workshops.

Any work exceeding 40 inches in either direction is less likely to be accepted.

All photographs must be framed and wired ready for hanging.

Any work normally glassed and exceeding 30 inches in either direction must be framed using an acrylic glazing (such as Plexiglas) only. No clamped glass, cardboard, paste on or saw tooth hangers. 

Work not suitably framed may be rejected from the exhibit with no refund of entry fee.

No guarantee of acceptance with entry.

 

Fees

Members: $15.00 for the first entry and $10 for each entry after the first

                    Members discount: Members will receive promo code via email to be used when

                    registering.

Nonmember: $20.00 for the first entry and $15 for each entry after the first

                         If you would like to join FAC, please visit our website at

                         https://falmouthart.org/product/falmouth-art-center-membership/

 

Awards

$200 Best in Show

$100 each- four judge’s awards

 

Jurors: 

Susan Asaro
Master Photographer, CPP

Susan Asaro has been a professional photographer since 1999 and her studio’s focus is on portraits of children, families and high school seniors. She believes life is made up of many ‘one and only moments’ and strives to capture not only the likeness but the essence of her subjects so they will be treasured and appreciated for generations to come. 

Susan is a Master Photographer, Certified Professional Photographer and was selected for the revered Professional Photographers of America’s (PPA) Loan and Showcase Collection in 2009, 2015 and 2019.  She has received several other awards from state and national competition and distinctions include her Loan image published in the November 2020 edition of PPA magazine; 2020 Grand Imaging Award PPA finalist Animal Category; 2018 PPA National Award recipient from Massachusetts and 2016 World Photographic Cup entrant, Reportage/Photojournalism category. Susan is a member of the PPA, the Professional Photographers Association of Massachusetts (PPAM) and a past member of the Professional Photographers of Cape Cod (PPOCC).  In addition to her membership, she has also had the honor of participating in various leadership roles including as past president of both PPAM and PPOCC.

Nancy Green
Master Photog., Craftsman, CPP

Nancy Green. Started her career in Hopewell Jct, NY in 1974. Moved and opened her Portrait Studio to Plymouth MA in 1979 which after many moves, is still located. She photographs specialized portraits of families, publicity, corporate, events and products (to name a few). Exquisite portraits and unforgettable service is what to be expected.

Her work is her life and the passion she puts into her photography extends far beyond the images. She is an educator and a trained Professional Photographers of America Exhibition Judge. Nancy has received many awards from Kodak, Fuji and several State and National awards from PPAM, PPA. Her work has been published in the PPA Loan Book, Professional Photographer magazine and many articles in local publications.

Portraiture is the specialty of Nancy Green Photography but she has also decorated many homes and offices with her other award winning creative work.

 

Bruce Skinner

A versatile and creative photographer accomplished in location and studio photography; Bruce began his journey behind the camera in 1984. A casual, relaxed kind of guy, he appreciates a bad pun and is known to make more than a few himself.  Personable and relaxed, he is able to set his clients at ease and bring out their best through humor and creativity.

Published, his work has been featured in numerous magazines, album covers, governmental publications, fine art galleries and more. By finding unique perspectives, he has been the recipient of numerous awards and accolades for his landscape, environmental, architectural and portrait work.

Along with his appreciation of photography, Bruce also likes to extend his creativity to woodworking and some darn fine cooking. 

 

Calendar 2021 Photography  April 30- May 31, 2021

March 8                       JPEGS due  by 11:59pm on this date

March 10-19               Judge selects entries

March 23                     Notification of acceptance. Notifications sent to artists by email from

                                    Falmouth Art Center. Please check spam if you have not received

                                    notification.

April 23                       Shipping deadline for receipt of works shipped to Art Center.  All

                                    shipped work must be suitably packed and must include a prepaid

                                    return label and FAC entry label

April 27                       9-4pm Receiving of Accepted Works. 137 Gifford Street, Falmouth MA

May-TBD                     Awards judging of the framed images

May -TBD                                5-7pm Awards Reception

June 1                          9-4 pm Pick -up of artwork not sold.  Shipped work to be packaged and

                                    sent within one week of the show closing

Delivery and Return information will be provided upon acceptance.

                                   

 

 

Entering Your Images

The entry form must be filled out in its entirety.  List sizes up to the nearest inch.  Submitted images must not include matting or frame.  Crop the photos to include only the artwork.  Be sure your images are right-side-up. Do not submit photographs with a visible signature.

 

Your image must be in JPEG format, at least 1920 pixels on the longest side and less than 8MB. ENTRY IS BY WEBSITE UPLOAD ONLY  Visit https://client.smarterentry.com/falmouthart to enter online. If you have used Smarter Entry in the past you must log in as a Returning User at the bottom of the page. If you are new to Smarter Entry you must first register as a First Time User. After log in, choose FAC Spring 2019 Photography Show, then follow the steps for payment and upload. Please add Smarter Entry and Falmouth Art Center to your safe senders email list to ensure notifications are received.

 

Sales will be handled by the Falmouth Art Center

Commission to the Falmouth Art Center

30% for members

50% for nonmembers

 

REGULATIONS By entering through Smarter Entry the artist agrees to the following: The Officers, Board of Directors and employees will use care in handling art work, but in no way are responsible for any damage that may occur in uncrating, moving or hanging art work. FAC reserves the right to reject any work which cannot be displayed in a safe and secure manner, (including poorly framed or wired work) or which does not fully reflect that which is portrayed on the jpeg. Accepted pieces may be used on our website in regards to this exhibit. Pieces will be listed for sale using the JPEG submitted. I understand that the FAC receives a commission on all sales.

 

Disclaimer/Legal —

  1. The Falmouth Art Center assumes permission for photographing and reproducing entries unless otherwise stated.
  2. The Falmouth Art and anyone connected to it will take the utmost care of artwork submitted but is NOT responsible for damage, loss or theft of artwork. The Artist should obtain necessary insurance.