Apply for "Alternative Perspective"

According to many studies, over 1.8 billion digital images are created every day. With that many new things to see, in order to create something interesting to look at, it becomes more imperative to seek out some sort of “ALTERNATIVE PERSPECTIVE”

Alternative Perspective: cyanotype, gum bichromate, tin type, van dyke, bromoil, lumachrome, albumen, gumoil, lumen, mordencage, or any other alternative photographic printmaking process

Call for entry

Images must be of an alternative photographic printing process. Traditional digital or traditional silver prints will not be accepted.

JUROR: Scott Bulger is a professional artist and educator, specializing in alternative process photographically based imagery. With an MFA in Visual Arts from Lesley University College of Art and Design, and a Bachelors degree in Visual Communication from Savannah College of Art and Design, Scott is currently an Adjunct Professor at New England College and is also a Resident Artist at The Art Center in Dover NH. Scott’s work is held in both public and private collections, and his work has been exhibited in both the United States and Europe. Scott’s work can be seen at

SUBMISSION | Guidelines: Digital images should 1000 pixels on the longest side saved in JPEG format at 72 ppi. Each image should be labeled with your name, followed by sequential numbers, i.e. FirstName_LastName1.jpg. The number should correspond with the number on the application form. No spaces in the title. Please do not watermark your images.

SUBMISSION | Online: Fill out our online application below, and make payment with Paypal. You will receive an email confirmation upon receiving the submission and payment. You can also fill and submit the online application, print out your confirmation email, and mail it with a check for your fees to the address below.

SUBMISSION | Entry Fee: $25 for 5 images. Submission fees are not refundable.
Depending on the dimensions of the selected images, between 35 and 50 images will be selected for display in the gallery.

ELIGIBILITY | Submissions are open to all artists both professional and amateur, working in all non-digital photographic mediums and styles. International entries are welcomed.

DATES | Submissions Due – May 8, 2019
Notifications Made – May 15, 2019
Delivery of Work – May 31, 2019
Show Opens – June 3, 2019
Opening Reception – June 7, 2019
Show Closes – July 6, 2019
Work Returned – July 10, 2019

PRINTING/MATTING/FRAMING | Information: The gallery offers printing, matting and framing services. If sending framed work, please use mats and frames that compliment your work and are appropriate in a gallery setting. Colored mats are discouraged. All images should be ready to hang with wires. Gallery wraps are not acceptable. If you have any questions regarding appropriate presentation please contact

AWARDS| The awards are as follows:
Jurors Award – $200.00
Directors Award – $100.00
Two Juror Honorable Mentions – an exhibition catalogue
One Director Honorable Mentions chosen at the discretion of the Gallery Directors – an exhibition catalogue
Visitors Award – $50.00 and an exhibition catalogue

SALES | The Art Center will retain a 30% commission on any work sold during the exhibition.
USE RIGHTS | Artists retain full rights to their own images. The gallery may use the artist’s images for publicity purposes as well as in the exhibition catalogue.

Short bio/statement:

Upload up to five images.

Files must be less than 1 MB, in jpg format without special characters or spaces, label in the format (FirstName_LastName1.jpg)

*only click once, photos may take a while to upload

Alternate Submission Ideas

EMAIL SUBMISSION | Email image files and submission form to The gallery will send an email confirmation upon receiving the submission and payment.

SNAIL MAIL SUBMISSION | CD’s and submission form should be mailed to:
The Art Center
1 Washington Street Suite 1177
Dover NH 03820

The gallery will send an email confirmation upon receiving the submission and payment.