Silver Eye Call for Entries: Images from Carrie Furnaces

Date/Time
Date(s) - Saturday, June 29, 2013 - Monday, July 15, 2013
All Day

Event Details

Silver Eye Center for Photography

1015 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203

www.silvereye.org

 

Media Contact: Juliana Zipay

412.431.1810, ext. 12, jzipay@silvereye.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Call for Entries: Images from Carrie Furnaces

http://silvereye.org/CarrieFurnaceCFE.pdf

Deadline for Submissions: July 15, 2013

 

Exhibition: Friday, August 2 – Saturday, August 24, 2013

 

PITTSBURGH, PA., June 26, 2013. Silver Eye Center for Photography

announces a Call for Entries for contemporary photographs taken at the Carrie Furnaces site in Rankin, Pennsylvania. Silver Eye Center for Photography and Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area have long partnered to offer Photo Safaris at this historic location.

 

Selected works will be displayed at Silver Eye Center for Photography from Friday, August 2 to Saturday, August 24, 2013 in a special exhibition showcasing the beauty and history behind the Carrie Furnaces. Works will be chosen by Jen Rokoski, Silver Eye Center for Photography, and Ron Baraff, Director of Museum Collections and Archives at Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area. Artists included in the exhibition will receive a complimentary registration for one of Silver Eye’s upcoming Photo Safaris.

 

 

More information about Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area and the Carrie Furnaces site can be found at their website:

http://www.riversofsteel.com.

 

Fees:

 

There are no fees to submit.

 

 

How to Apply:

 

Email 1-5 works as .JPG attachments to: submissions@silvereye.org.

 

Include: Name of Artist, Title, Date, and Dimensions (with and without frame) of work in the email body for all attached images.

 

Include phone number in email body.

 

 

Deadline for Submissions:

 

Monday, July 15, 2013, 11:59:59 pm EST.

 

 

Regulations:

 

All photographs must be taken at the Carrie Blast Furnaces.

All photographs submitted must be ready for professional display by the artist at the time of drop-off at Silver Eye Center for Photography.

 

Selected works will need to be delivered on Saturday, July 20 or Tuesday, July 23, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM, and picked up on Tuesday, September 3, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM, at Silver Eye Center for Photography. These dates are subject to change at the discretion of the Exhibition Coordinator.

 

 

Use of Images/Copyright:

 

By submitting your photograph, you declare that you are the authorized holder of the copyright (or authorized by the holder) to submit a

photograph to the Carrie Furnaces exhibition.

 

By submitting your photograph, you further guarantee that, to the best of your knowledge, no third party can claim rights or raise objections to the exhibition, publication, distribution, and sale of the material submitted.

 

By submitting your photograph, you permit Silver Eye Center for

Photography to use your work for marketing and promotional purposes directly related to the Carrie Furnaces exhibition. This use may include, but is not limited to, print and online publications, press releases, announcements, stories, social media, and advertising.

 

The artist retains all copyright for their artwork.

 

 

Questions?

 

For general inquiries regarding process, what to submit, and regulations, please contact Jen Rokoski at jrokoski@silvereye.org. For media-related questions, contact Juliana Zipay at jzipay@silvereye.org. For installation questions, contact Erin O’Neill at eoneill@silvereye.org.

 

 

Silver Eye Center for Photography is the only non-profit organization in Pittsburgh and the surrounding region devoted exclusively to contemporary photography and related visual media. Founded in 1985, Silver Eye presents wide-ranging exhibitions by emerging and mid-career artists and has been a catalyst and advocate for new ideas, discourse, and trends in the field.

 

Silver Eye is located at 1015 East Carson Street in Pittsburgh’s historic Southside. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm. Admission is free and open to the public.

 

Silver Eye Center for Photography is generously supported by our members and individual donors and by the Allegheny Regional Asset District, A.W. Mellon Education and Charitable Trust Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation, The Fine Foundation, The Grable Foundation, The Heinz Endowments, The Hillman Foundation, The Laurel Foundation, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and Epson America.

 


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