Photography Exhibit in Los Angeles - Call for Submissions

The exhibit is supported by Art Share L.A., a non-profit at the DTLA Arts District who provides a creative environment for artists to develop, perform, and exhibit. The submission fee will benefit LA Center of Photography for annual fund raising and for 20th anniversary. Photographer/artist should be available in Los Angeles during the exhibit, artwork preferred to be dropped off versus mailing. Contact curator Richard S. Chow for submission details.

Los Angeles, CA, March 04, 2019 --( Calling For Submissions - Open Theme Photography

Deadline March 24 at 11:59pm Pacific Time

The exhibit is supported by Art Share L.A., a non-profit at the DTLA Arts District who provides a creative environment for artists to develop, perform, and exhibit. Art Share supports exhibit opportunities for established and emerging artists on the premises, as well as at other venues. This exhibit will be held at the Angel City Brewery, where Art Share L.A. has sponsored monthly shows highlighting work by artists of all medium.

Common Threads II, will showcase photography art only, with an open theme. Work in digital, analog, color/BW, or alternative processing are all acceptable. The exhibit will continue to dialog shared voices and patterns across diverse bodies of work as introduced in Common Threads I.

The exhibit will be curated by fine arts photographer Richard S. Chow, who is also the curator/co-producer for Open Show Los Angeles.

An entry fee of $20 will be required for a submission of 5 images for the open call. Please indicate the size of the finished work (framed) with each image. Please submit JPG images that are 1200 pxl on the short side and 72 dpi. If you are accepted into the show, there will be an additional fee of approximately $50 per artist to cover other costs (e.g. labels, installation, marketing, etc.) The work must be delivered with wires in the back and ready to hang and must be framed or otherwise protected.

All of the entry fees obtained (minus costs) will be donated to Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP) and to celebrate their 20th year anniversary, to support their charter of enabling and promoting photography communities, providing free after-school programs to underprivileged youths at local Boys and Girls Clubs in So Cal. Don't miss the opportunity to support a great cause, while exhibiting and marketing your art at a venue with significant foot traffic and exposure.

There will be no insurance provided by the venue (Angel City), nor the gallery (Art Share L.A.) for the installations during the exhibit period. Please note this before submitting your work. Your submission effectively provides acceptance. Since 2016, scheduled monthly shows at the Brewery sponsored by Art Share have been presented without incident, however this is important to note.

Other Details:
All work should be for sale, 40% of sales will go to Art Share L.A., 60% will go to artist. Venue owner and curator will not take any % of the sales. Work, if sold, will be delivered by Art Share L.A. at the end of the exhibit. Please note the schedule below to ensure you are available. If you plan to mail in your work, please provide a pre-paid return label with tracking.

Submission Fee of $20 can be paypal to the email address below.
If questions, please email

Exhibit Calendar and Key Dates (Subject to Change)

Venue: Angel City Brewery
216 Alameda Street, Los Angeles CA (DTLA Art District)
Submissions Close: March 24, 11:59pm PST
Selections Announced: March 25

Work Receipt for installation: April 3, 10am to 1pm (or deliver in advance)
Exhibit Opens and Reception: April 4, 6-9pm at Angel Cit Brewery
Exhibit Closes and pick up: April 30 morning
Richard S. Chow Photography
Richard S. Chow