Monochrome Photo Based Art Show at the Howland! Submission Deadline: Midnight EST, December 16, 2018

Call for Entries

We are seeking submissions for a juried group art photography exhibition at the Howland Cultural Center in Beacon, NY. The exhibition will be juried and curated by Michael Bogdanffy-Kriegh.

This show will open with an Artist Reception on January 5th, 2019 and will run until the end of January, 2019


Winter is a time of reduction and minimalism. A monochromatic curtain settles over the land. We seek submissions of photographically based art that are monochromatic with the definition of monochromatic being - a photograph or picture developed or executed in black and white or in varying tones of only one color.

About The Juror

Michael Bogdanffy-Kriegh is a self trained fine art photographer living and working in Beacon, NY. Formally trained as an architect, he made the decision to focus exclusively on his photography work in 2013. His work has been developed through a daily meditative walking practice during which he photographs whatever compels him.

Michael's work has appeared in numerous exhibitions, including the 4th Annual Group Show at Davis Orton Gallery, juried by Paula Tognarelli; the Eighth Annual Self Published Photobook Exhibition, juried by Karen Davis, Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY and Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director of Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA; Welcome: Page by Page, an exhibit of artist books curated by Hannah Frieser at the Center for Photography in Woodstock and the 21st Annual Juried Show: Peter Urban Legacy Exhibition, juried by Jim Casper, at the Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester MA.

His photographs have also been published in Shots Magazine issue #129 and issue #130, the annual portfolio edition and most recently in The Eye of Photography.

Michael is Co-Moderator of the monthly photographer's Salon at the Center for Photography at Woodstock.

Deadline for Submission

Submissions are due by midnight, December 16th, 2018.


Artists will be notified of the results on or before December 22, 2018.


There is no fee to submit, however, if your work is chosen, there will be a $25 fee, payable by check or cash when you deliver your artwork.

Entry Requirements

We seek the submission of developed and cohesive bodies of work. We ask for a submission of three (3) to five (5) images. Selected artists will exhibit two (2) to three (3) images each.

Submissions should be prepared in the following way:

Images should be saved in the jpeg format, adobe sRGB. They should be 1200 pixels in the longest dimension, 72 dpi.

The files should be named ArtistLastName-ArtistFirstName_ImageTitle_SequenceNumber. For example, Doe-Jane_Monochrome-Heaven_1 or Doe-John_Untitled_1.

The artist should also submit an artist statement and bio as PDF documents.

All files (images, artist statement, bio) should be zipped together in a single file and emailed to mkriegh@gmail.com, with "Monochrome Submission" as the subject line.

Entries not adhering to these specifications will not be considered.

Delivery Requirements

Delivery dates: Sunday, December 30th from 12 Noon to 3 PM, Wednesday, January 2nd, 12 Noon to 3 PM.

If chosen, your work must be hand delivered on one of the specified dates between the specified times. Work must be framed to a professional standard with hanging wire. Sawtooth and similar hanging mechanisms will not be accepted. You must also be able to pick up your work at the specified date and times (to be determined). We will not return ship, we will not accept shipped artwork.

Framed artwork maximum dimension is thirty (30) inches. That means that thirty (30) inches by thirty (30) inches is the maximum size for artwork.

Artists should be prepared to fill out a form which will include pricing of artwork (if for sale). Howland Cultural Center will retain a 25% commission on all artwork sold, so please take that into consideration when pricing.

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