BLACK WHITE & ONE COLOR | Photography Exhibit 2019
February 6-10, 11 AM - 4 PM.
- A black-and-white image deconstructs a scene and reduces it to its forms and tones. Distracting colors are recast as subtle shades of gray that add to a composition..
- With such a "restricted" palette—it's easier than ever before, and it allows us to look at our subjects more deeply, expanding the possibilities of our photography..
- Black-and-white can reveal different things to a photographer and viewer. As photographers, we can develop and use our ability to see in black-and-white to our advantage, expanding our aptitude for seeing the potential of what's in front of the lens. Color is the most obvious element of composition, but shape, line and texture can separate a nice picture from something that's truly special. Thinking in black-and-white will train your eye to spot the full potential of a photograph.
As we re-introduce one color to a specific selection or in an intentional pattern to an image we're selectively developing and layering further meaning and focus into that image...
TO ENTER THE SHOW:
Read and complete the entry form, and provide at least 1 photo sample/s of each photography piece being submitted, with submission fee.
Entry forms with samples/copies of work are preferred to be submitted in digital format to Gallery@theART247.com, however hard copy 4x6 photographs of the entries are also acceptable. You may submit up to four entries. Entries should include photography done in black and white, with 1 additional color. All entries must be original to the submitting artist. Work must be professionally mounted and framed. Fees: The fee for entry is $30.00 to be submitted with your entry form. Checks should be made out to ART247, LLC. Drop off entry forms to ART247, 247 Market Street Lockport, New York 14094.
Judging and Awards:
The entries will be juried by ART247 & Guest Jurors for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place. Viewers Choice Award will be chosen at the opening reception by reception participants. First Place $50 Second Place $25 Third Place $15.
Photographs must be matted and framed. Mats must be black, white or gray tone. Plexiglass is required for artwork 18” x 24” or larger. Frame color is restricted to black, white, gray or silver. No uniframes that leave the edges of the glass exposed will be accepted. All work must have screw eyes and wire in place ready for hanging. No saw tooth or plastic clips will be accepted.
DETAILS and ENTRY FORM:
Print and Complete: BLACK & WHITE 2019 ENTRY FORM
Pop Art Exhibition 2018 Calendar Dates
Entries due between February 6 - 10, 2019 [ONLY]
Notification of Inclusion given by February 13, 2019
Drop off February 15 - 17, 2019 11am - 4pm
Exhibition Opens February 23, 2019
Opening Exhibition Reception February 23, 2019 1pm - 4pm
Viewer’s Choice awards will be announced during the event.
Exhibition Closes March 24, 2019
Pick up date March 30 & 31, 2019