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28th Annual Juried Members Exhibition
March 21, 2022 - April 15, 2022
28th Annual Juried Members Exhibition
Jurors – Frances Jakubek & Iaritza Menjivar
7 July – 4 September, 2022
28th Annual Juried Members Exhibition.
July 7, 2022 – September 4, 2022.
Artist Reception July 10, 2022 at 4 PM.
A series of online artist talks celebrating the award-winning artists in the exhibition will take place during the course of the exhibition. More information below.
Our annual call for entry is now open for submissions from March 1st thru April 15th, 2022, for all creative artists using photography as a primary medium, highlighting still images and including moving images, installation, and public works, experimental and mixed techniques for inclusion in our summer exhibition.
The Griffin Museum celebrates the craft of photography and the community it serves in its thirtieth year with our Annual Juried Members Exhibition. Our jurors are part of the legacy of the Griffin Museum, and we are thrilled they have agreed to jury this exhibition. As former Associate Directors, Frances Jakubek and Iaritza Menjivar have a long-standing connection to the museum and its members, and we celebrate their success as they moved from the Griffin Museum to other positions working to educate the public and celebrate the art of photography in their respective career paths.
Juror – Frances Jakubek
Frances Jakubek is an image maker, independent curator and advocate for photography. She is the Director of Bruce Silverstein Gallery in New York City, co-founder of A Yellow Rose Project, and past Associate Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, Massachusetts.
Recent curatorial appointments include Open Walls for the British Journal of Photography & Les Rencontres d’Arles, The RefridgeCurator, Photo District News’s The Curator Awards and Save Art Space. She has been a guest writer for Don’t Take Pictures, Diffusion Magazine and for artist publications including Serrah Russell’s monograph tears, tears.
Jakubek has been a panelist for the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Photography fellowships, speaker for SPE National, Washington & Lee University, and the School of Visual Arts’ Masters of Photography i3 Lecture Series. Personal works have been exhibited at The Southern Contemporary Art Gallery in Charleston, SC; Filter Space, Chicago; Camera Commons in Dover, NH; and The Hess Gallery at Pine Manor College, MA.
Juror – Iaritza Menjivar
Iaritza Menjivar is currently the Events Manager of the Somerville Arts Council and assists with public art projects and grant administration. She is past Associate Director at the Griffin Museum of Photography and continues to work as a freelance photographer. Iaritza’s clients include The Washington Post, Maine Media Workshops, MIT, and LISC among others.
For three consecutive years, Iaritza was awarded the presidential scholarship for the Advanced Mentorship Study Program in Visual-Storytelling and Documentary Projects at the Anderson Ranch Arts Center. She was also a recipient of the St. Botolph Foundation Emerging Artist Grant. Iaritza has exhibited at the Leica Gallery Boston, Modern Families at ArtsWestchester, and the Emerge-Cubes at Photoville in New York. She has been a judge panelist for the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s photography fellowships, speaker for a panel discussion at AIPAD and guest curator for The Fence.
Submission Guidelines –
Early Bird Pricing
March 1 – March 21st, 2022 Fee – $25
(Use coupon GMPeb at checkout)
March 22 – April 15, 2022 Fee – $35
Submissions accepted through CaFE – https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10001
Submission period ends April 15, 2022 at 11:59 Mountain time.
The Griffin Museum invites member photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. There is no theme. We are excited to review all forms of the photographic image, including moving image, installation and public works, experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. The members exhibition celebrates the creativity of all of our members using photography in their practice.
The number of photographs in the exhibition will be approximately 60 photographs.
ELIGIBILITY: This Call for Entries is open to all active member photographers. Entrants must be members of the Griffin Museum of Photography (with a current membership through April 2022). We do not advocate for members to join the museum just for this juried opportunity only. We always welcome new members as part of our family and offer a broad range of member opportunities. While some opportunities are for long distance members like our on-line classes, and programs, we want you to feel like part of our community from wherever you reside.
There is a membership level for Distance Members for those outside of New England.
- Must be a member of the Griffin Museum of Photography through April 30, 2022. There is the availability to renew memberships.
- All images must be submitted as jpeg files, sized to 1200 px on the longest dimension, (72 dpi is fine), and in Adobe RGB or sRGB color space only.
- All entries that do not adhere to the guidelines above will be rejected.
- Upload through the Café Portal 5 images.
- 8 images can be submitted for members at the dual/family level ($75) or above. Do not submit 8 images if you are not a Dual/Family Member or above. We will contact you to remove 3 images from your submission if your membership is not at the Family or above levels.
- All memberships will be verified before delivery to juror. The jurying will be anonymous.
- $1,000 Arthur Griffin Legacy Award
- $500 Griffin Award
- $100 Honorable Mentions (5)
- (4) Exhibition Awards that will take place next June and July 2023.
- (1) Director’s Prize with exhibition and catalog
- (1) Purchase Prize for Griffin Contemporary Collection
A catalog of the 28th Juried Exhibition will be produced.
An online digital showcase from photographs not chosen by the juror will be produced and available for viewing in the Museum.
Exhibition Dates –
July 7, 2022 – September 4, 2022.
Artist Reception – July 10, 2022 at 4 PM.
Online Artist Panels highlighting Winning and Honorable Mention Artists.
- July 21st – 7pm Eastern
- August 3rd – 7pm Eastern
- August 18th – 7pm Eastern
TBD – Member Project(ions) – Participating members of the exhibition will have the opportunity for an outdoor slide show evening event on the Griffin Rotary Terrace.
Curator in Residence opportunity for exhibiting artists to meet with the jurors for a 30 minute portfolio review.
If selected for exhibition –
Artwork must be framed and ready to hang. Artists will pay shipping to and from the museum. Artwork can be available for sale. The Griffin would retain 35% of the sale price as a commission for the sale.
The Griffin Museum invites member photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. There is no theme. We are excited to review all forms of the photographic image, including moving image, installation and public works, experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. The members exhibition celebrates the creativity of all of our members using photography as an element in their practice.
The number of photographs in the exhibition will be approximately 60 photographs. There are additional opportunities for digital and public art presentations in addition to the museum exhibition throughout the course of the exhibition.
About the Griffin Museum
The Griffin Museum of Photography was founded in 1992 to provide a forum for the exhibition of both historic and contemporary photography. The Museum houses three galleries dedicated solely to the exploration of photographic arts: The Main Gallery, which features rotating exhibits from some of the world’s leading photographers, the Atelier Gallery and Griffin Gallery dedicated to showcasing the works of prominent, up-and-coming artists. The Griffin is also home to the extensive archives of museum founder and world-renowned photojournalist Arthur Griffin. The Griffin Museum of Photography also maintains 2 additional satellite galleries: Lafayette City Center Passageway in Boston Downtown Crossing, in Winchester @WinCam at Winchester Community Access and Media. For more on the Griffin Museum of Photography, visit www.griffinmuseum.org.
All sales are final on products purchased through the Griffin Museum. Participant cancellation of a program/lecture/class will result in a full refund only if notice of cancellation is given at least 2 weeks before the date of the event.