Rayko Photo Center Call for Entry

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Due June 26, 2014

JURORS: Ann Jastrab & Judy Walgren
Ann Jastrab is currently the Gallery Director at RayKo Photo Center. The RayKo Gallery offers over 1600 square feet of exhibition space and presents eight to ten shows annually featuring many nationally recognized artists. Ann has curated numerous exhibitions for RayKo as well as juried exhibitions for the San Francisco Arts Commission, the Academy of Art in San Francisco, Artspan, SFAI, the Center for Fine Art Photography, and other national and international venues outside of San Francisco. She has reviewed portfolios at the Seoul International Photography Festival in Korea, Fotofest, Photolucida, GuatePhoto, Review Santa Fe, Review LA, PhotoAlliance (Our World), SPE, Medium, Palm Springs Photo Festival, Filter, Lishui International Photography Festival in China, and Click646 as well as being a juror for Critical Mass. She has also been teaching courses at the Maine Media Workshops (formerly the Maine Photographic Workshops) in Rockport, Maine since 1994.

Judy Walgren took the helm as director of photography at the San Francisco Chronicle in December 2010. Under her watch, her team has won numerous national and international photo and photo editing awards, including a 2014 Pulitzer finalist position for feature photography and first place in the Best of Photojournalism Awards for their photo editing portfolio. Walgren, herself, holds a Pulitzer in International Reporting along with a team of Dallas Morning News writers and photographers who chronicled violent human rights abuses against women worldwide. During her career, she has photographed wars in Somalia and Sudan, styled and shot incredible food for amazing chefs, co-produced documentaries on tribal elders in northern Kenya and is presently raising a son, Theo, 8, and their Bernese Mountain Dog puppy, Stella, as well. She is also in the process of earning her Masters in Fine Art from the Vermont College of Fine Art.

Deadline for Submissions: June 26th, 2014
Click here to download the full competition prospectus as a PDF

Entry Fee (non-refundable): $30/up to 3 images. $5/additional image up to 10 images.

• Limit 10 images per person
• All entries must be jpegs, not bigger than 3MB, minimum 1200pixels on longest side (up to 2000 pixels maximum)
• Save files with artist’s last name, first name and image title
Example: Smith_Jane_Pigeons01.jpg
• Any work deemed misrepresented by its digital file will be declined

Submit your entry here via LensCulture
Only online submissions will be accepted for this competition

Notification of juried results will be mailed or emailed on July 3, 2014.

Accepted artists will be invited to send or deliver actual work. All work must be framed or mounted with a wire affixed and ready to hang. NO SAW TOOTH HANGERS. Entries are handled with great care, however, RayKo assumes no liability for work on its premises. All selected works must be for sale. RayKo retains 40% commission on all photographs sold, so price accordingly. Selected images may be used for promotion of the exhibition.

All work must be original. Works previously shown at RayKo are not eligible. The juried exhibition is open to all photographers, national and international.

June 26, 2014: Deadline for submissions
July 3, 2014: Notification sent
July 26, 2014: Hand delivery day
July 29, 2014: Deadline for shipped works
Aug 6 – Sept 3: Exhibition on view
August 6, 2014: Opening reception, 6-8p
Sept 6, 2014: Pick-up hand-delivered work
Sept 23, 2014: Works shipped by

Click here for more info.


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