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2019 Open Call

The deadline for submissions has passed.

Deadline for submission is October 17, 2018.

Photographers are invited to submit work to an open theme exhibition hosted by the Exposure Photography Festival in Calgary. Selected work will be exhibited during the month of February in 2019.

The Exposure Photography Festival 2019 is now accepting submissions for the annual Open Call exhibition, juried by Sarah Burtscher, Gallery Director, Stephen Bulger Gallery.  15 artists will be chosen to participate, and accepted work will be shown in a feature exhibition hosted by the Exposure Photography Festival during the month of February.

Location: The exhibition will take place in the galleries of the historic Pioneer Building on Stephen Avenue in Calgary (former home of Contemporary Calgary and the Art Gallery of Calgary).

Here’s What You Need To Do: Submit individual images or a thematically linked series of photographs, along with a written statement about the images. You must submit a minimum of  three images with a maximum of 10.

Submission Deadline: October 17, 2018
Notification: November 1, 2018
Fee: $35 for three images; additional images may be submitted for $5 each, up to 10 total.

All exhibiting artists will be paid $115 CAD in artist fees in accordance with CARFAC guidelines.

Work chosen will be promoted online at, our official online partner, which receives 2.5 million monthly visitors. Any sales inquiries collected from Artsy will be sent to each artist in real time, and it will be the artist’s choice and sole responsibility to conduct any potential sale (Exposure and Artsy take 0% commission).

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