Call for photographers: Selfless Selfies

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) welcomes submissions for the upcoming NoMAA Gallery exhibition titled “Selfless Selfies.” The exhibit seeks to present black-and-white images by uptown photographers that narrate stories from our uptown communities, from the quotidian to the extraordinary.

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) welcomes submissions for the upcoming NoMAA Gallery exhibition titled “Selfless Selfies.” The exhibit seeks to present black-and-white images by uptown photographers that narrate stories from our uptown communities, from the quotidian to the extraordinary.

Deadline for submissions: Friday 12 September 2014, 5:00 p.m. EDT

Exhibition dates: 16 October – 19 November 2014

Location: NoMAA Gallery178 Bennett Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10040

Eligibility: Open to all photographers who reside and whose images reflect stories of the uptown communities in El Barrio, Central/West Harlem, Washington Heights or Inwood.

Guidelines

Please read and follow the guidelines carefully.

To be considered, photographers should submit via e-mail all relevant attachments to  by Friday 12 September 2014, before 5:00 p.m. EDT.

Submission is FREE: No submission fees required.

If you have questions, please call +1 212 568-4396.

All submissions must consist of:

  1. Two to four black-and-white photographs in high resolution JPEGs of at least 3 MB in size, or at least 300 dpi.
  2. A fully completed submission form.
  3. In addition to the submission form, please provide a brief narrative of no more than 5 lines to accompany the images that conveys the photographer’s thoughts about their submission as a whole. Please indicate the sequence of photographs.

Accepted work (please read and follow the instructions carefully):

  • Selected photographers must provide all of the requested materials by the deadline date indicated above.
  • Selected photographers will be asked to provide prints of their submissions. Black-and-white prints should be on photographic paper with a matte or non-glossy finish.
  • All photographs must be available for the duration of the show.
  • All work must be labeled on the back with: photographer’s name, title of the photographic set, and sale price, if any.
  • Sales of photographic works are not conducted at NoMAA. However, participating photographers must provide a price list on the submission form, and you will be contacted directly by interested buyers. We suggest a donation of 15% of the sale go toward NoMAA to help sustain our gallery.
  • Images of the artwork may be used by NoMAA for archival program purposes, promotion of the exhibit and other NoMAA programs.
  • Photographers will be required to participate in a panel discussion on 28 October 2014, 6:30 pm.

Important dates:

  • Deadline: Friday 12 September 2014, 5 p.m. EDT
  • Notification: by Friday 26 September 2014
  • Delivery of printed photographs: Monday and Tuesday, 6 and 7 October 2014
  • Exhibition opening: Thursday 16 October, 6–8 p.m.
  • Artist talk: Tuesday 28 October 2014, 6:30–8 p.m.
  • Pick-up of work: Thursday and Friday, 20 and 21 November 2014

Please forward to any Northern Manhattan photographer who may be interested in participating.

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