Saturday, January 22, 2011

Call for Art: Florissant Valley Contemporary Art Gallery

Mirror Image: Women and Photography

February 28 – March 31, 2011

Reception: Thursday, March 3, 6-8pm

Florissant Valley Contemporary Art Gallery

(on the Campus of STLCC-Florissant Valley College)

St. Louis, MO

DEADLINE for submission: Friday, February 4, 11:59 PM CST

Theme: Mirror Image exams the concept of the photograph being a mirror of its creator reflecting back their experiences, ideals, beliefs and invoking discourse. Any photographic medium is eligible: silver prints, alternative process, digital,..Other media may be incorporated but the key element must be a photographic medium.

About the Exhibition: This exhibition is part of the 2011 Women’s History month celebration ‘History is Our Strength’ on campus of STLCC-Florissant Valley College.

Eligibility: Open to all women artists. Selection is based on work created within the last two years. Work created under instruction is not eligible. Artwork may be submitted framed or in an alternative presentation form and ready to hang. Work without the appropriate hanging apparatus will be disqualified. Installation work must have specific instructions and include the appropriate installation/hanging materials. Work must fit through a standard door.

Rules of entry: Participants may submit up to 3 pieces of work. Images should be saved as jpeg images and should have a resolution of 300 dpi and sized at 4“ x 6”. Assign a file name to each digital image, starting with your name followed by the title. Type: Women/in the subject line of the email and email to: by Friday, February 4, 2011 11:59 CST

Entry Fee: There is no application fee. Artists are responsible for shipping their work to the gallery. All work must arrive at the gallery by Friday Feb 18, Noon.

Sales: A 20% commission on all sold work will be retained and donated to the St. Louis Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art. Work remains the property of the artist until sold. Sold artwork must remain in the exhibition until the last day of the show.

About the Curator: Janice Nesser is a mixed media artist who is active in the arts community. She currently serves as the President of the national Women’s Caucus for Art and on the Board of the local chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art. She has exhibited nationally and internationally for the last 20 years. Her work is included in many permanent collections; and has been featured and reviewed in various publications, most recently in River Styx magazine, West End Word and the Riverfront Times. She is a Professor of Art at STLCC-Florissant Valley where she serves as the Photography Program Coordinator and the Director of the Florissant Valley Art Galleries.

Venue: Florissant Valley Contemporary Art Gallery (on the Campus of STLCC-Florissant Valley College), 3400 Pershall Rd. St. Louis, MO 63034

Dates and Deadlines

Friday, February 4 - Deadline for submission

Monday, February 7 - Notification of acceptance/rejection by e-mail

Friday, February 18 - All work must arrive at Florissant Valley Contemporary Art Gallery by Noon

Monday, February 28 – Exhibition opens

Thursday, March 3, 7-9pm - Reception

Thursday, March 31 – Last day of exhibition

Saturday, April 2, 10-3pm – Retrieval of hand delivered work

Monday, April 4 - Shipped work mailed

Please supply the following info with your jpegs:


Email address

Phone number

Mailing address

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