12th Annual Self-Published
ONE CALL FOR ENTRIES
PLUS Online Catalog
Davis Orton Gallery + Griffin Museum of Photography
Deadline: October 1, 2021
PHOTOBOOK 2021 Jurors
Executive Director & Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography
Curator/Co-owner, Davis Orton Gallery
12th ANNUAL EXHIBITION
• Twenty selected photobooks will be exhibited at the Davis Orton Gallery.
•All selected photobooks will be exhibited at the Griffin Museum of Photography.
•All selected photobooks will be presented in an ONLINE Catalog at Davis Orton Gallery website (2021) and the Griffin Museum of Photography (2022).
Davis Orton GALLERY EXHIBITION Hudson NY
November 13 – December 19, 2021
GRIFFIN MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
Winchester, MA. (2022: dates tba)
PHOTOBOOK, an annual competition, is open to photographers in the United States and abroad who have self-published a photobook. There are growing options available for self-publishing a book such as on-demand (blurb, lulu, magcloud, etc.); small run offset or web printing/publishing firms, binderies. If they have been hand-made/bound, they must be available in multiples of at least 25.
Entrants may submit up to three different titles that are self-published photobooks of any size, format, or style.
Photobooks will be juried by their PDFs. They will be judged on the basis of: book design including page layouts, text, cover; strength of the photography; and emotional impact of the overall book. All judging is at the complete discretion of the gallery/museum and all decisions of the gallery/museum are final.
All Submissions must be original works of authorship created by the photographer who submits the Submission
By entering, Contestant warrants that your Submission does not infringe any third party’s rights, and that you have obtained any necessary permissions from any third party to submit the Submission.
Once entered, all Submissions are final; no changes or edits may be made to your book.
ARTISTS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF SELECTION BY OCTOBER 10.
THEY ARE EXPECTED TO SHIP THEIR BOOK TO DAVIS ORTON GALLERY IMMEDIATELY.
The fee for submission of up to three books is $35.
Entries must be received by OCTOBER 1, 2021
Three Steps to Enter
Step One – Send PDF of each submitted book via WeTransfer.com to karen AT Davis Orton Gallery DOT COM
This “jury copy” of your book(s) will be deleted upon completion of jurying by the two jurors.
Step Two – Complete Entry Information Form
Step Three – Make Payment, Read Remaining Information Below about Other Requirements
SALE OF BOOKS ONLINE
The online catalog will not sell books but rather direct the buyer to your online storefront, your website or your email. Artists will specify what the shipping fee is – or if shipping fee is waived in US. The catalog will remain on the Davis Orton Gallery website for a year. The gallery will take no commission for sales from the catalog or for hosting the catalog.
Artists agree to have at least one book on hand at all times for sales
Artists agree to ship books to purchaser within 5 days of sale.
Artists agree that the retail price of their photobooks will be the same price that book is sold in other venues including on websites.
AGREEMENT – By submitting to this show the artist agrees that images of selected books or photographs can be used to promote the show including publicity, catalogs and web site promotions. Copyright credit will be given to the artist. Submission of entry constitutes agreement to all conditions in this Call for Entries and Entry Form.
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF ARTIST:
Artist hereby represents and warrants to Gallery that she or he is the creator of the Artwork (defined herein as either books or photographs or both); and is the owner of all rights to the Artwork and their use as granted to Gallery in this Agreement, and has not assigned, pledged or otherwise encumbered the same; that the Artwork is original; and she or he has the full power to enter into this agreement and to make the grants herein contained. Artist further warrants that the Artwork does not, in whole or in part, infringe upon any copyright or violate any right to privacy or other personal or property right whatsoever, and does not contain any hereby agrees to indemnify and hold Gallery harmless from any and all claims, including but not limited to, all third party claims, demands, suits, actions, judgments, losses, costs, damages (direct, indirect or consequential), attorney’s fees and expenses Gallery might sustain or incur as a result of Gallery’s participation in this Agreement.