Juried Photography Exhibition
April 30-May 31, 2020
Perspective Gallery is looking forward to receiving entries from students for the ninth annual juried exhibition of Chicago area high school photography. All subject matter and photographic processes are welcome.

Ross Sawyers is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Photography Department at Columbia College Chicago.  His work has been exhibited widely both nationally and internationally at venues including The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, The Museum of Contemporary Photography, The Tacoma Art Museum, The Hyde Park Art Center, Rosphoto in St, Petersburg Russia, and the Unseen Photography Fair in Amsterdam.  His work is part of numerous public and private collections and has been written about and published in many publications including Artweek Magazine, Art Papers Magazine, FOAM Magazine and Flash Forward.  Ross earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in photography at the Kansas City Art Institute and a Master of Fine Arts degree in interdisciplinary art practice at the University of Washington.
Deadline: March 15, 2019
Submission of entries: February 1-March 15, 2020
Notification of acceptance: April 5, 2020
Deadline for delivery of works: April 23-26, 2020
Show opens: April 30, 2020
Opening reception and awards: May 2, 2020
Show closes: May 31 2020
Pick up of work: May 29-31, 2020

Juror’s Award: $100
1st runner-up: $75
2nd runner-up: $50

No fee required

Artists are invited to submit up to three (3) photographs via e-mail. Images should be formatted as follows: sRGB; 72dpi; sized between 1,000 and 1,500 pixels on the longest side; flattened, jpg format; Each image should be identified as follows: Last name_image title. The e-mail must include the following: Full name, School, Teacher, phone and address (for sales commissions).
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Artists will receive 100% of the sales price of any work sold.

All work must be framed or mounted with hanging wire (no sawtooth hangers).
Scholarships may be available to assist with framing costs with a recommendation from a teacher/counselor. From 4/25 – 4/28, during normal gallery hours, artist may hand deliver their work to Perspective Gallery, which is located at 1310 1/2B Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL. Gallery hours are Thursday-Saturday, 12-6, and Sunday, 12-5.
Questions? E-mail us at or call 224-200-1155.