International Portrait Photography Exhibition

Deadline: 22/03/2023  |  Venue: The Glasgow Gallery of Photography  |  City: Glasgow  |  The Glasgow Gallery of Photography

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Open call for an International Photography Exhibition. This month long exhibition will be Portrait Photography exhibition. Free to submit, open to everyone.

The Glasgow Gallery of Photography's mission is to advance the arts, heritage and cultural sector through exhibitions of photographic works as a means for artistic, community and personal expression.

The Glasgow Gallery of Photography is running a month long Portrait Exhibition in June. Portraits are one of the most popular forms of photography and can produce a great variety of images. Whether its a studio portrait to something much more candid portraits can really show the audience a lot about the sitter and quite often the photographer as well. We want you to submit images that you think best showcases Portrait photography in the many forms that it can take. 

Portrait is an open call for photographers to submit up to 8 images that would be considered Portrait photography.

Photographers who are selected will have their work displayed for a month long exhibition.

Work will appear online in our online gallery on our website.

We want you to send your best images. We want work from both emerging and established photographers. You do not need to be a professional photographer to participate as we believe that photography is for everyone.

Both Scottish and International photographers are welcome.

All participants that are selected to take part in the exhibition will be put forward for a chance to be named Photographer of the Month.

How to participate:

Submission for this exhibition is FREE.  If your work is selected there is a participation fee of £48.

This covers the cost of everything.

We will print, install and take down the work in the gallery space.

Photographers are free to collect their work afterwards, if informed that work is being collected we will hold it for 1 month.

The deadline for this exhibition 22nd March 2023.

Choose up to 8 images, 72 ppi is fine for the initial submission.

(If selected you will be asked to supply images at 300ppi and  3000 Pixels minimum on the shortest side. Work will be displayed various sizes).

Name your image file with your name e.g  JohnSmith1 (If you do not name your images correctly they could be lost or misplaced and delay the exhibition. Please only use your name, do not include image titles or any other information, this can be added to the additional info section).

Make sure your image is a JPEG, we can only accept jpegs as this is what the printing company that we use requires.

Please tell us your name and nationality and/or where you reside (these will be displayed along with your selected images).

Once the deadline has passed, photographers who have been selected will be contacted and asked to pay the participation fee. The gallery then does the rest. 


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Who is eligible for this opportunity?
When is the deadline?
22nd March 2023
How many works can I submit?
up to 8 images
Can I collect my work afterwards?
Yes, if you inform us that you wish to collect your work we will hold it for you. Please note that work must be collected from the gallery in person, we can't post work out.
How much does it cost?
Free to submit and if selected a £48 participation fee.
What are the exhibition dates?
The exhibition will run for the month of June, from 3rd to 30th June 2023
Do I need to be present?
No, the gallery will print, install and take down for you.
What happens if my image(s) is/are chosen?
We will contact you via email letting you know that you have been selected and will be asked to pay the participation fee.
Please note you will not be contacted if you have not been selected.

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