The Lens Based Image

  • Deadline:
    March 26, 2010, midnight

Theme: A juried exhibition featuring mixed media works that are lens based and incorporate photography at any point in the process.

Eligibility: This juried exhibition is open to national and international artists (professional, emerging, and student).

Media/Genre: Open to works of all genres and media.

Guest Curator : Meryl Truett

Guest Curator Biography: Meryl Truett is a fine art and editorial photographer whose work is exhibited and collected nationwide. She graduated in 2003 with a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Photography from Savannah College of Art and Design with additional art training in France. She has received numerous awards including an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Tennessee Arts Commission. She was named one of Five Artists to Collect by the Savannah Morning News in 2007. Her work is in the permanent collections of Telfair Museum of Art/Jepson Center for the Arts, Vanderbilt University, the Morris Museum of Art and Savannah College of Art and Design.

Among the many publications featuring her photographs are: Art Papers, Darkroom Magazine, Petersen's Photographic, Camera Austria, Nashville Scene, Nashville Life, The Vanderbilt Review, Connect Savannah, Savannah Magazine, deep magazine, Skirt!, Atlanta Journal Constitution and Creative Loafing. A second printing of Thump Queen and Other Southern Anomalies, a book of fine art photographs depicting the quirkier side of southern living was released last year.

Entry Fee: You may submit up to three pieces for a non-refundable entry fee of $15. The entry fee may be paid online or with cash, check, or money order (checks and money orders should be made payable to DESOTOROW GALLERY).


March 26 - Submissions Due by 5pm EST
March 29 - Notifications Emailed
April 7 - Accepted Work Due to Gallery
April 9 - Opening Reception
April 21 - Exhibition Closes
April 23 - Return of Work Begins (Pick-up/Ship)
May 7 - Deadline for the Pick-Up of Work