Praxis Gallery | Photo Arts Center

Entry Deadline: Nov. 30

2637 27th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55306
PHONE 612 345-5571



• Organization: Praxis Gallery
• Name of the Call for Entry: Empty Places : Abandoned Spaces
• Juror: Orin Rutchick
• Entry Deadline: Nov 30TH, 2022
• Notice of Acceptance: Dec 12TH, 2022
• Exhibition Dates: Jan 21st – Feb 4th, 2023
• URL for information: https://www.praxisgallery.com/calls-for-entry

Through the visual representation of abandoned spaces, artifacts of history are at once fresh and new, ancient and decayed. The past continues to live in these forsaken, ruined, or empty spaces and we ask—Who were the people who lived and worked here? What were their lives like? What were their stories? What happened to them in these spaces?

Praxis Gallery seeks the submission of photographic art that explores the visual and social significance of abandoned space-where derelict factories, churches, private houses or other empty places serve as the basis for creative investigation. All genres, capture types, black & white and color, traditional and non-traditional photographic and digital post-production processes are welcome for submission.

Orin Rutchick has been a photographer since age 14. He is a graduate of the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and a recipient of the McKnight Fellowship Grant for Photography. Since moving to Berkeley, California seven years ago, he has received two Berkeley Civic Arts Awards for his portraiture.
After graduating from MCAD in 1974, Orin began his career as a magazine art director, and then formed a boutique design firm with four fellow creatives. Orin went on to become creative director for an international retail marketing firm, and in 2008 founded and directed a photo center and gallery in Minneapolis. In 2015 he retired to Berkeley, California where he now works in photography and alternative processes.

Up to seventy-four images will be selected by the juror for exhibition at Praxis Gallery. A Juror’s Choice, three Honorable Mentions, and a Directors Choice will be awarded and featured in the exhibition, the printed show catalog, and the online exhibit gallery. Juror’s Choice will receive free entry into three juried calls for entry of their choice and a complimentary exhibit book. Directors Choice will receive free entry into two juried calls for entry of their choice.

ENTRY FEE | $35.00
$35.00 for submission set of 5 images. $5.00 for each additional image. Praxis Members receive 10 images for the price of 5 images. Payment is accepted by Credit / Debit Card through our secure online submission site. The entry fee for submissions is non-refundable. Receive Praxis Member Benefits. Learn more here: https://www.praxisphotocenter.org/memberships *In addition to keeping our entry fees low for all artists, Praxis also has a limited number of free entries for artists experiencing financial hardships. Please contact [email protected] for more information.

International, all accepted.

Artist retains all copyrights to their own images. The artist’s name and photo title will be included wherever the photographs are displayed. Artists whose photographs are accepted for exhibition grant Praxis Gallery the nonexclusive right to use, print, and reproduce submitted digital files for the purpose of the exhibition, promoting the artist, promoting related programs and subsequent display on Praxis Gallery’s website, social media, and online exhibition archives.

TO APPLY PLEASE VISIT: https://www.praxisgallery.com/calls-for-entry
WEBSITE: https://www.praxisgallery.com
EMAIL: [email protected]
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/PraxisPhotoCenter
INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/praxis_gallery
GALLERY / VENUE DETAILS: Praxis Gallery. 2637 27th Ave. S.
(NW Corner of Ivy Arts Parking Lot) Minneapolis, MN 55406.

Praxis Gallery and Photographic Arts Center is a community based, non-profit, artist-led organization in Minneapolis that aims to support the development of new and emerging artists through exhibition and education. Our mission is to bring diverse perspectives into focus through lens-based art, creating exhibition and learning opportunities that engage, challenge, inspire, and surprise the public.

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