July 15 – August 29, 2021
Reception July 15, 2021 @ 7 PM Virtual unless our Governor changes state regulations on gathering.
The Griffin Museum of Photography is a nonprofit organization (501(c)3) dedicated solely to the art of photography. Through our many exhibitions, programs and lectures, we strive to encourage a broader understanding and appreciation of the visual, emotional and social impact of photographic art. As an institution, we are committed to insuring that our mindset, our practice, our outreach, our programming and our exhibitions set a framework with priorities for building programs and exhibitions that consider diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion through our mission that is centered around the photograph.
Call for Entries for the 27th Annual Juried Members Exhibition
The Griffin Museum invites Griffin members working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. The exhibition takes place in the Main Gallery of the Museum from July 15, 2021 – August 29, 2021. A reception will take place on July 15, 2021 at 7 PM. The number of photographs in the exhibition will be approximately 60 photographs. Whether it is a live reception event or a Zoom event will be decided as we know the status of the pandemic come late Spring. At this point we are planning for a virtual reception.
Griffin Museum of Photography
67 Shore Road, Winchester, MA 01890
Early Bird fee from Feb 8 – March 7, 2021 –$25. Use the coupon code GMPeb on checking out in Café.
From March 8th – March 21, 2021 the fee will rise to – $35.
Submissions end March 21, 2021 at 11:59 Mountain time.
ELIGIBILITY: This Call for Entries is open to all active member photographers. Entrants must be members of the Griffin Museum of Photography (with an expiration in April 2021. 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, we are working on increasing our offerings this year for distance members. There is a membership level for Distance Members for those outside of New England. Just to clarify that New York is not a New England state so people from the state of New York can purchase a distance member membership.
Must be a member of the Griffin Museum of Photography through April 30, 2021. There is the availability to renew memberships.
All images must be uploaded as jpeg files, sized to no more than 5MB, and in Adobe RGB (1998) or sRGB color space only.
Files should be titled as follows: LastName_FirstName_Title_ImageNumber (Ex. Smith_John_Sunset_01, Smith_John_Flower_02)
All entries that do not adhere to the guidelines above will be rejected.
Upload through the opens in a new windowCafé Portal 5 images. 8 images can be submitted for members at the dual/family level ($75) or above.
Before we send the images to the juror we will verify the membership status of the applicant. Do not submit 8 images if you are not a Dual/Family Member or above. The jurying will be made anonymous through Café. Please exclude all identifying personal markings such as signatures or watermarks
$1,000 Arthur Griffin Legacy Award
$500 Griffin Award
$100 Honorable Mentions (10)
The juror will choose the recipients of the monetary awards.
We will award 4 exhibitions that will take place next June and July 2022.
We will award 1 Director’s prize that will result in a catalog.
We will produce a catalog of the 27th Juried Exhibition.
We will produce an online exhibition from photographs not chosen by the juror and it will run on the museum’s website as well as Griffin social media, while also running on a monitor in the gallery during the physical exhibition.
We will award a Member in Focus.
We will award one Purchase Prize.
Before we send the images to the juror we will verify the membership status of the applicant.
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.
Juror – Arnika Dawkins
Arnika Dawkins is the owner of her eponymous fine art photography gallery established in Atlanta in 2012. The gallery shows work by talented emerging and mid-career artists with a specialization in showing fine art photography by African Americans and images of people from the African Diaspora. Her passion is connecting collectors to photography that is significant, inspiring, and provocative. As a fine art photographer and avid collector herself, she is a valuable resource to collectors and artists alike. She is passionate about the medium, having obtained a Master of Arts degree in Digital Photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Arnika Dawkins recently just received the Griffin Museum of Photography’s 14th Annual Focus Award on November 17, 2020. Upon receiving her award, we asked her to jury our annual exhibition. The Focus Award was presented to Arnika Dawkins by Deborah Willis who also received a Focus Award from the Griffin Museum of Photography in 2008.
67 Shore Rd
Winchester, MA 01890
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Alongside the Juried Exhibition, the Griffin Museum will organize a series of professional development workshops presented by a diverse range of thought leaders. These workshops will share instrumental ideas, methods and tools to help build the business and legal foundation of a thriving artistic practice.
The gallery exhibition at the Griffin Museum opens July 15th closing on August 29th, 2021.
The opening reception is July 15, 2021 @ 7 PM (It will be a virtual reception unless otherwise that permission is granted from the State of MA.)
We will present a series of artist panels from the select awardees.
- July 22nd – Artist Panel I – 7pm EST
- August 5th – Artist Panel II – 7pm EST
- August 19th – Artist Panel III – 7pm EST
See our website for details in programming/events.
USE RIGHTS: Artists maintain copyright on all of their work. By submission, artists grant the Griffin Museum the right to use their images for the purpose of marketing the exhibition and other Griffin Museum programs; and for reproduction online and in a print exhibition catalogue. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated without further contact or compensation from the Griffin. Artist’s recognition is provided with any use.
A loan agreement will be sent to all exhibiting artists to be signed and returned before work is exhibited. For those accepted into the exhibition, the museum will send guidelines for submitting the work to the museum for the exhibition including a schedule of important dates.