CALL FOR ENTRIES - CLOSED
Notification of Selected Artists - May 15, 2019

FORECAST 2019: SF Camerawork’s Annual Survey Exhibition

DESCRIPTION

SF Camerawork is pleased to announce the call for entry for Forecast 2019: SF Camerawork's annual survey of contemporary photography.  The work of 5 - 15 selected artists will be exhibited at SF Camerawork’s gallery in San Francisco (June 27 - August 17, 2019).  Photographers are invited to submit projects for review by this year's jurors -- gallerist Beryl Bevilacque, photo-editor Samantha Cooper, and artist Erica Deeman. The jurors will consider all forms of photography ranging from traditional to experimental with a focus on original and thought-provoking projects.


Michael Thurin,  Recomposition (11);  2018 finalist

Michael Thurin, Recomposition (11); 2018 finalist

AWARDS & BENEFITS

JURORS’ CHOICE AWARD:
$1,000 prize awarded to one finalist

WINNERS RECEIVE:
Work presented in curated 2-month exhibition at SF Camerawork in San Francisco.
Work featured across SF Camerawork’s media channels
Artist honorarium
One-year SF Camerawork Membership*

ALL ENTRANTS RECEIVE:
Submission Review on LensCulture
One-year SF Camerawork Membership*

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP:
Members only monthly critique reviews
One complimentary SFC publication
Private exhibition tours at Bay Area museums and collections
Discounts on gallery rentals
Free admission to partner museums and galleries
VIP admission to SFC Annual Auction preview reception
50 % discount on SFC publications

*Current memberships will be extended one year upon entering


Jennifer Little,  LADWP Irrigation Pipe, Owens Lake, CA ; 2015 finalist

Jennifer Little, LADWP Irrigation Pipe, Owens Lake, CA; 2015 finalist

TIMELINE:

CALL FOR ENTRIES OPENS:
March 21, 2019

ENTRY DEADLINE:
April 26, 2019, 11:59 PM PST

NOTIFICATION OF SELECTED ARTISTS:
May 15, 2019

EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION:
June 27, 2019, 6 - 8 PM

EXHIBITION DATES:
June 27 - August 17, 2019


J.K. Lavin, from the series  Crisis of Experience ; 2018 finalist

J.K. Lavin, from the series Crisis of Experience; 2018 finalist

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

ENTRY FEE:
$50

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
A photo-based project of 5 — 10 images
Submission must include a CV and brief project statement
Selections must be delivered to SF Camerawork ready to hang by June 12, 2019
Detailed guidelines available at the submission link below
Submission Link:

For questions regarding your submission, please contact info@sfcamerawork.org or call (415) 487- 1011.
Applications systems is hosted by LensCulture. Participants will be asked to login or create an account before being able to apply.



JURORS

BERYL BEVILACQUE, ARTIST LIAISON AND SALES, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco
Beryl Bevilacque is an Artist Liaison at the Jessica Silverman Gallery in San Francisco. In addition to working very closely with contemporary art photographers including, John Houck, Matt Lipps, and Tammy Rae Carland, Bevilacque has exhibited her own work in San Francisco and New York.

SAMANTHA COOPER, SENIOR PHOTO EDITOR, PLATFORMS, WIRED Magazine
Samantha Cooper is the Senior Photo Editor, Platforms at WIRED. Previously, she was a curator at Instagram, a creative producer at Airbnb, and a photography instructor at the Harvey Milk Photo Center in San Francisco, CA.

ERICA DEEMAN, ARTIST
Erica Deeman is a San Francisco-based artist. Her primary passion is portraiture, focusing on themes of identity, humanity, gender, and race. Her work is in the numerous collections including the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA, Perez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL; and Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco, CA.