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37th Annual Photography Show Prospectus

On view: Saturday, December 3, 2016 – Thursday, January 19, 2017

*note gallery will be closed December 24-January 1


All subjects and styles will be considered. Artists should make note of any distinctive presentation of the artwork if applicable.  Click here for a list of accepted works.


Deadline: Saturday, October 29, 2016 (midnight)

Notification: Friday, November 11, 2016

Drop off: Friday, November 18 or Saturday, November 19 between 11am-2pm & (NEW date) Tuesday, November 22 between 10am-Noon

Opening reception: Saturday, December 3, 2016 | 4-6pm RSVP here

Closes: Thursday, January 19, 2017

Pickup: Friday, January 20 between 10am-3pm,  Saturday, January 20 between 9am-Noon



Laurie Kratochvil, legendary photography editor, curator, dealer and appraiser

Laurie Kratochvil began her career at the Los Angeles Times and worked for numerous national publications before joining Rolling Stone in 1982.  During her twelve years there, Kratochvil saw the magazine win every major photography award including the National Magazine Award.

While working for Rolling Stone, Kratochvil edited a number of books, including the New York Times best seller, Rolling Stone: The Photographs. She is currently working on 50 Years of Rolling Stone: The Music, Politics and People that Changed Our Culture, due out in 2017.  She has curated several photography exhibitions in the United States and Europe: she has been a frequent panelist and lecturer, and has judged numerous photography competitions.

Kratochvil’s other book projects include Africa by Herb Ritts, CUBA-Picturing Change by E. Wright Ledbetter, Mil Besos and Angel Gitano by Ruven Afanador, DIANA VREELAND The Modern Woman: THE BAZAAR YEARS by Alexander Vreeland and Cyclops By Albert Watson.

Kratochvil is a board member of The Society of Publication Design, a jury member of World Press, and a faculty member in the continuing education program at The International Center for Photography.



$20 for up to 3 and $30 for up to 6 entries

Non-members: $35 for up to 3 and $45 for up to 6 entries

Pay online with PayPal or credit card

All fees are non-refundable.



Work delivered to the gallery must be installation-ready. Non-traditional photographic works in two-dimensional form and photographic wall sculptures must be wired or cleated for hanging. Our hanging mechanism is the Walker hanging system (nails and screws are not drilled into the walls). Work must remain on exhibit for the entire show. Following the pickup dates after the close of the show, there will be storage charge for any work left at the gallery.



  1. Click here to submit work
  2. Upload 1-5 .jpg/.jpeg images. Label each image file as “lastname_firstname_01title”: Smith_Mary_01untitled.jpg Smith_Mary_02untitled.jpg. Image resolution must be 72dpi, sized no smaller than 1000 pixels in any direction (about 13”). This should result in most image files ranging from 700kb to 2mb in file size. Files bigger than 3mb will not be accepted. 2b. For non-visual art submissions including audio, video, or writing, please submit the appropriate files (.mov for video, .avi for sound, and .doc/.docx/.pdf for writing and other proposals) in place of images.
  3. Click SUBMIT proceeding to PayPal page for payment.
  4. You will receive an email from paypal confirming the receipt of your payment and submission.

To submit by mail, contact Gallery Coordinator at [email protected] or (203) 972- 1895.

EXHIBITION SPONSORS:                                                                       IN-KIND DONORS:

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While all care will be taken while art is being exhibited in any NCSA sponsored exhibition, NCSA assumes no responsibility for any damage to the artwork during delivery, installation, and de-installation including, by way of example but not limitation, normal wear and tear, such as minor nicks to frames or scratches to Plexiglas. NCSA will not be liable for work not claimed after specified pick-up dates and times.


As a condition for exhibiting work in any NCSA exhibition, the exhibiting artist acknowledges by executing this agreement that NCSA assumes no responsibility for theft or other catastrophic loss beyond the applicable limits of NCSA’s insurance coverage. Except to the extent set forth in a separate written agreement signed by both the Exhibitor and NCSA, and subject to applicable deductions, insurance coverage cannot exceed 50% of the market value of any particular item, with the understanding that the exhibitor’s requested price may not be determinative with regard to market value for insurance purposes.



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Phone: (203) 972-1895


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