13th Annual National Juried Photography Exhibition

Morpho Gallery

Entry Deadline: Mar. 17

5216 North Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
PHONE 773-878-4255


About the Exhibition:
Morpho Gallery is pleased to announce its 13th annual juried photo exhibit. Photographers are invited to submit work for possible inclusion in the exhibition. Size limitation is 36” maximum in any direction, framing included. Original photography only, any and all subject matters and photo processes welcomed.

About the Juror:
Angie McMonigal moved to Chicago more than 15 years ago and has been exploring the city with her camera ever since. Raised in a small town in Wisconsin, she approaches the urban environment with the spirit of someone who grew up surrounded by nature, finding moments of meditative calm in terrain that is always transforming. Focusing more frequently on bold architectural details rather than sweeping cityscapes, her photographs celebrate those unexpectedly iconic elements hiding in plain sight. From landmark buildings she distills the essential lines and textures that frame the city. McMonigal sees these structures as actively shaping, and shaped by, human activity; they are never mere backdrop. Steel and brick towers are presented as quilts rich with history, solid structures soar with soul, and concrete edifices echo the lofty ambition of planners and dreamers.

An award-winning fine art photographer, Angie’s work has been internationally exhibited and published. Her photos have been showcased by galleries in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Barcelona and other destinations. Her Urban Quilt series is now part of the Catherine Edelman Gallery’s Chicago Project. Publication credits include National Geographic, Departures, and SHOTS Magazine.

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