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Friday, December 2, 2011

Call For Entries | SPE Member Show at RayKo Gallery


Call for Entries SPE Member Show at RayKo Gallery

The SPE member show at the RayKo Gallery, San Francisco is organized in conjunction with SPE's 2012 national conference, Intimacy and Voyeurism: The Public/Private Divide in Photography.

This competition is open to artists holding current membership in SPE. The exhibition will be on view March 15 - April 6, 2012 and feature a reception for SPE conference attendees on Saturday, March 24. Download prospectus here.


Best in Show: Complimentary 1 year membership in SPE and complimentary conference registration to SPE's 49th national conference in San Francisco.


Todd Hido is a San Francisco Bay Area-based artist whose work has been featured in Artforum, The New York Times Magazine, Eyemazing, Metropolis, The Face, I-D, and Vanity Fair. His photographs are in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, New York, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, as well as in many other public and private collections. He has over a dozen published books, the latest monograph being A Road Divided, released in 2010.


All work must be created by current SPE members and must be original. Works previously shown at RayKo are not eligible.

Entry Guidelines

Entry Fee (non-refundable): $25/up to 3 images. $5/additional image up to 10 images in total.

  • All entries must be jpegs (8" longest side at 72dpi | RGB color space)
  • Save files with artist's last name, first name and title of image
  • Example: Smith_Jane_Pigeons01.jpg
  • Any work deemed misrepresented by its jpeg will be declined

Deadline for Submissions January 16, 2012

Online Submission

Go to for login, payment, and submission information.


Notification of juried results will be communicated by January 23, 2012

Submission of Accepted Work

Accepted artists will be invited to send or deliver actual work. All work must be framed or mounted with a wire affixed and ready to hang, no saw tooth hangers accepted. Entries are handled with great care; however, RayKo and SPE assume no liability for work on the premises. All selected works must be for sale. RayKo retains 40% commission on all photographs sold. Selected images may be used for promotion of the exhibition.

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Image: Michael McLeod, SPNDXBOI (Silver), 2010.

Intimacy and Voyeurism:

The Public / Private Divide in Photography

Keynote Speaker: Sally Mann

Featured Speakers: Sharon Olds and Trevor Paglen

Preview the conference schedule

Register online

Join over 1,000 artists, educators and photographic professionals for programming and dialogue that will fuel your creativity--presentations, industry seminars and critiques to stimulate and engage you!

Explore our exhibits fair featuring over 70 exhibitors showing the latest equipment, processes, publications and schools with photo-related programs.

Participate in one-on-one portfolio critiques and informal portfolio sharing and take advantage of student volunteer opportunities for reduced admission.

Other conference highlights include a print raffle, silent auction, film screenings, exhibitions, tours, receptions, a dance party and more!

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