PortfolioShowcase – Submit Entry Here

Three Steps: upload images, submit information, complete payment

Step One – Upload images files

Image files (7 to 12 photographs from a single series/portfolio) may be submitted only online using hightail.com, formerly yousendit.com.

Image file specifications: 7 to 12 jpgs, 72 ppi, sized to 1200 pixels on the longest side and saved to the highest quality possible.

Title each jpg as follows: two digit number, 01 02, etc, based on order you would like images viewed, your last name, title or part of title depending on length

For example: 01-Smith-TheRedAuto.jpg

If you do not already have hightail account, Click here for a free Hightail Lite Account. If you already have “YouSendIt Lite Account” it will redirect you. The Davis Orton Gallery will not accept images on CD or by email.

Hightail Instructions for submission:

  • Prepare your files per the specifications above
  • Create a single compressed file of all your jpgs (in zip format)
  • Title this file with your name
  • Access your hightail.com or yousendit.com Lite account
  • Use portfolio@davisortongallery.com as the recipient address in Hightail/YouSendIt.
  • Include your name in the subject header


Step Two – Submit Portfolio/Series Information

(all information * required)

Contact information

*First Name:
*Last Name:
*Street Address 1:
Street Address 2:
*ZIP/Postal Code:
*Telephone (include country code if outside US):

*Your Email:

Portfolio Information

Title of Portfolio/Series
Photo Process

Image Information - minimum 7 - maximum 12

[Remember: Title each jpg as follows: two digit number, 01 02, etc, based on order you would like images viewed, your last name, title or part of title depending on length. For example: 01-Smith-TheRedAuto.jpg

*Image filename 1:
*Image filename 2:
*Image filename 3:
*Image filename 4:
*Image filename 5:
*Image filename 6:
*Image filename 7:
Image filename 8:
Image filename 9:
Image filename 10:
Image filename 11:
Image filename 12:

Provide the following information for your portfolio:
*Print size (height & width in inches)

*Edition size (or indicate "none")


Other sizes available (or "none")? Include price and edition information for each size.
*Other size 1:
Other size 2:
Other size 3:

*Artist Statement for Portfolio/Series (written in first person) (not more than 150 words)

*Artist Bio (written in 3rd person) (not more than 150 words)

Additional information (optional)

How did you here about the Portfolio Showcase?

**Select as many as appropriate


Step Three – Pay for Your Submission

Theme 2018 Deadlines    
Portfolio Showcase 1: Memories of Childhood – Fond? Difficult? Yours, Your Children’s, Others’ ? March 18

Portfolio Showcase 2: In the Garden – private, public, urban, country; personal, community, places for the spirit April 22

Portfolio Showcase 3: Landscapes – abstract, fractured, suggested May 27

Fourth Annual Group Show
Photo-based works and videos. Theme: Open
Juror: Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director and Curator, Griffin Museum of Photography
June 17 Click here for Annual Group Show  

Portfolio Showcase 4Picturing Mental Health – portraits, still lifes, interiors, landscapes

July 29

 Portfolio Showcase 5: Over the Photograph – Paint, Text, Stitches, Other (one of a kind or rephotographed)
 Sept 2

Portfolio Showcase 6: Moved to Act:  – demonstrations, marches, political actions (In U.S.related to U.S. issues)
Oct 7


Books and Readers: Group Show – accompanies Photobook 2018 exhibition Nov 11 Click here for Books and Readers  
9th Annual PHOTOBOOK Exhibition
1 call, 2 exhibits: Davis Orton Gallery &
Griffin Museum of Photography
Nov 11  Click here for Photobook 2018