LENS 2024

Perspective Gallery

Entry Deadline: Jan. 10

1310-1B Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
PHONE 847-372-0734


Perspective Gallery is pleased to announce LENS 2024, our 14th annual, juried, international exhibition of fine art photography. Photographers are invited to submit work for possible inclusion in the exhibition. All subject matter and photographic processes are welcome. Our juror is Aline Smithson, Interdisciplinary artist, educator, and editor based in Los Angeles, California.

For the full prospectus, go to <https://perspectivegallery.org/lens-2024-call-for-entry>.

JUROR: Aline Smithson

Interdisciplinary artist, educator, and editor based in Los Angeles, California.
Aline Smithson is an interdisciplinary artist, editor, and educator. She has exhibited widely including exhibitions at national and international institutions and her work has been featured in major publications. Smithson is the Founder of Lenscratch, a daily journal on photography. In 2016, the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum commissioned Smithson to create work for the Faces of Our Planet Exhibition. In 2018 and 2019, her work was exhibited in the National Portrait Gallery in London as part of the Taylor Wessing Prize. The Magenta Foundation published her retrospective monograph, Self & Others: Portrait as Autobiography, Kris Graves Projects published her book, LOST II: Los Angeles. Peanut Press released her monograph, Fugue State, in Fall of 2021. In 2022, she was named a Hasselblad Heroine.


Photographers are invited to submit up to five (5) photographic images in JPEG format which have been created within the past five years. Images generated by AI are not permitted at this time. Applicants should complete the entry form and upload their images at: https://perspectivegallery.slideroom.com. By submitting work, applicants agree to permit Perspective Gallery to use their images in publicity with attribution; photographers retain copyright to their work. File names should be the title of the work, but not include the artist’s name.

There is a $40 (U.S) non-refundable fee for submitting up to five (5) images.

Entries Due: Wednesday, January 10, 2024 (11:59 p.m. CST)
Notification of acceptance: January 26, 2024
Delivery of work to the gallery due: February 23, 2024
Show opens: February 29, 2024
Opening reception and awards: March 2, 2024
Virtual Artists’ Talk: March 7, 2024, 7 p.m. (CST)
Show closes: March 31, 2024
Pickup of hand-delivered work: April 2, 2024 (AM)
Return shipment of work: April 3, 2024

Juror’s Award: $300 | 1st Runner-up: $200 | 2nd Runner-up: $150

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