LENS 2019

February 28, 2019 - March 31, 2019
opening reception and awards March 2, 2019, 5-7 pm

Perspective Gallery is pleased to announce our tenth annual juried exhibition of photography, LENS 2019. Photographers are invited to submit work for possible inclusion in the exhibition. All subject matter and photographic processes are welcome.

JUROR: NATASHA EGAN, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago

Since 2011, Natasha Egan has served as the executive director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago (MoCP), where she was previously the associate director and curator since 2000. She has organized over fifty exhibitions with a focus on contemporary Asian art and artists concerned with societal issues, such as the environment, war, and economics. Egan has contributed essays to numerous publications and periodicals and lectures international. For over a decade, she taught in the photography and humanities departments at Columbia College Chicago, and holds a BA in Asian studies, MA in museum studies, and MFA in fine art photography.

Deadline for delivery of work: February 17, 2019
Show opens: February 28, 2019
Opening reception and awards: March 2, 2019
Show closes: March 31, 2019
Pickup of hand-delivered work: March 31, 2019
Return shipment of work: April 3, 2019

Juror’s Award: $300
1st runner-up: $200
2nd runner-up: $150

Perspective Gallery will receive a 40% commission on any artwork sold during the exhibition. Artists will receive 60% of the sales price of any work sold. Perspective Gallery is a not-for-profit photography gallery whose purpose is to promote photography as fine art. Perspective is located in Evanston, just north of Chicago.

All accepted work must be framed in a professional manner with hanging wire (no sawtooth hangers).
Work must arrive by February 17th.

Artists shipping artwork must use UPS or FedEx, and include either an account number for return shipping or a prepaid return shipping bill.
Perspective Gallery will not be responsible for damage occurring during shipment to or from the gallery. Work must be framed using plexiglass, not glass. Work should be shipped in sturdy reusable containers, and packed using foam sheets or bubble wrap. Do not use packing peanuts. Shipping boxes must not exceed 60 inches in length. Work exceeding this size must be delivered and picked up in person. Insurance of artwork during transit to and from the gallery is the responsibility of the artist The gallery will insure all works against theft, damage, and destruction while they are at the gallery.

Artwork must be shipped to:
UPS Store
c/o Perspective Gallery
848 Dodge Avenue
Evanston, IL 60202

In-Person Delivery
Artists may hand deliver work to Perspective Gallery (1310 1/2 B Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL) between 12-5pm 2/14-2/17.

email: lensexhibition@gmail.com
phone: 224-200-1155


1310 1/2 B Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
HOURS: Thurs-Sat 12-6 PM, Sun 12-5 PM
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