Eligibility: Submissions are open to all photographers both professional and amateur working in all photographic mediums and styles. International entries are welcomed. Work that has been previously exhibited at A Smith Gallery is not eligible.
Entry Fees: $38/5 images
JUROR: Richard McCabe will be the juror for "light". He is a curator, photographer and writer based in New Orleans. He was born in England and grew up in the American South. In 1998, he received an MFA in Studio Art from Florida State University. He has taught Photography as an adjunct professor at: Pratt Institute, New York City, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut and Xavier University, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Since 2010, he has been the Curator of Photography at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. He has organized and curated over thirty exhibitions including: Seeing Beyond the Ordinary, The Mythology of Florida, The Rising, Eudora Welty: Photographs from the 1930s – 40s, The Colourful South, Self-Processing: Instant Photography, New Southern Photography and Memory is a Strange Bell: The Art of William Christenberry.
Richard McCabe's photographs have been included in gallery and museum exhibitions throughout the United States including: Size Matters, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama, Instant Joy, AM Richard Fine Art Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, and Once Around The Sun, Boyd/Satellite Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana.
McCabe's thoughts and writings on photography have been published in the New York Times, Time, National Public Radio(NPR), Louisiana Cultural Vistas, Spot, The Bitter Southerner, HOTSHOE and LENSCRATCH magazine. In 2018, he contributed the introduction essay – The Reality on the Ground for the University of New Orleans press publication: New Southern Photography: Images of the Twenty-first Century South. In 2019 he wrote the introduction essay for the Cattywampus press publication: Devin Lunsford: All the Place You've Got, and the essay – The North Star for the Ogden Museum publication – Memory is a Strange Bell: The Art of William Christenberry.