Photography Re-Imagined VI: Visual Storytelling

Juried Show- Personal Narrative and the Photographic Image

Tilt Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

Juror: Cig Harvey

January 5, 2017 – January 28, 2017

Opening Reception: Thursday, January 5, 2017, 7-9 pm

Scottsdale’s Gold Palette ArtWalk Reception: “Local Edge,” Thursday, January 26th, 7-9pm, 2017



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Cig Harvey, Sadie and the Mirror, 2013


About the Juror: The photographs and artist books of Cig Harvey have been widely exhibited and remain in the permanent collections of major museums and collections, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas; the Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine; and the International Museum of Photography and Film at the George Eastman House, Rochester, New York. Cig began working in a darkroom at thirteen and has been dedicated to photography ever since. She grew up in the deep valleys of Devon in the UK, and came to the States for her MFA in 1999, after years spent living in Barcelona and Bermuda.

Cig Harvey’s first monograph, You Look At Me Like An Emergency (Schilt Publishing, 2012,) is a collection of ten years of pictures and written vignettes. It sold out in all printings and was named one of PDNʼs Best Books of the Year 2012. Cig had her first solo museum show at the Stenersen Museum in Oslo, Norway, in conjunction with the release. The book was well reviewed in a number of publications, including The Independent, Aesthetica, the Boston Globe, Blink, and PDN. Pro Photographer magazine ran an in depth feature, “Chance: Cig Harvey’s deceptively simple photographs tap into the universal elements of the human experience: love, loss, longing and belonging. She’s in demand for editorial and commercial work—as well as her for her fine art prints and books.”

Cig Harvey’s second monograph, Gardening at Night (Schlit Publishing, 2015,) was published in conjunction with solo shows at Robert Mann Gallery, New York, Robert Klein Gallery, Boston and Paul Kopeiken Gallery, Los Angeles. The book received critical acclaim with features and reviews in Vogue, The Telegraph, the International Wall Street Journal, the International New York Times, and Aesthetica among others. The International Wall Street Journal said of the series, “Though the subjects and setting are familiar to us, we cannot help but feel that Cig Harvey has led us through the looking glass to a world of wonder. In the way that twilight is not quite day and not quite night, the photographs of Gardening at Night are stories not yet fully developed, while still capturing the unexpected yet oddly harmonious moments that surround us daily.”

Cig Harvey’s work has been displayed at Paris Photo, Art Miami, and AIPAD every year since 2006. She has been a nominee for John Gutmann fellowship and the Santa Fe Prize, and a finalist for the BMW Prize at Paris Photo and for the Prix Virginia, an international photography prize for women.

Cig’s devotion to visual storytelling has lead to innovative international campaigns and features with New York Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar Japan, Kate Spade, and Bloomingdales. Cig teaches workshops and regularly speaks on her work and processes at institutions around the world. She is known for her high energy, sense of humor and creativity. She brings a profound sense of optimism to all that she does.

Cig lives in a farmhouse in the Midcoast of Maine with her husband Doug (who has the profile of an emperor on a Roman coin), their wayward daughter Scout, and Scarlet the dog (the original baby). The slow passing of time and the natural surroundings of her rural home has made her alert to the magic in the mundane.


Eligibility: We are looking for the singular image that evokes story and narrative, often times through metaphor and symbolism. Images can be found or constructed, in landscape, street life and the everyday. The photographs can be from any source, film, digital, or scanned. They can be produced by hand, with historic processes or archival digital prints. The exhibition is open to all forms of visual storytelling and subject matter. This includes personal stories, documentary, fictional narratives, photojournalism, and any other photography that tells a story. For further questions regarding eligible images, email Work should have been completed in the last three years




Entry Fee: $30 for three images. Send any additional images for $5.00 per image. Online payment only will be accepted. Make the total entry payment to Tilt Gallery through Paypal by sending payment to Use the Send dropdown menu on Paypal via link below: Submissions will not be reviewed until the entry fee has been paid.


How to Enter: Jurying will be done from the digital representations of artwork only; please do not submit any physical items for the jurying. There is a minimum of three images per artist. Any additional images can be sent for $5.00 each. Submit Jpeg files and PDF Submission Form via email only to with Subject Line: “Jury Call 2017.” Files should be 150dpi and no larger than 1000 pixels in the longest dimension. Title each image file with your first and last name, then the image number and the title of the piece, which should correspond to the submission form (example: BobSmith_1_Title, BobSmith_2_Title).



All Submission Forms must be typed using the PDF fillable form. Images must accurately represent the work being submitted. Tilt Gallery retains the right to reject any work that is not accurately represented by the submission.



Deadline for Submissions:

All entries must be received by Friday, November 11th, 2016 at 11:59 pm MST.

Notification of acceptance will be sent on November 17, 2015. Presentation-ready work (with frame, when required) needs to arrive at the gallery no later than Thursday, December 29, 2016


Award: First, and second place awards & honorable mentions will be granted. First place & Second place selected Winners will be included in a Our Tilt Gallery Annual signature exhibition  Who’s in the House at Tilt gallery.

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International Juried Show –Painting, Mixed media, 3D, and wearable art

Tilt Gallery is on the lookout for creative-minded individuals who specialize in creating pieces that reflect a connection to curiosity and innovation!

Juror: Claire C. Carter

EXTENDED DEADLINE for entries: Sunday, May 22, 2016

Exhibition: July 7, 2016 – August 25, 2016

Opening Reception: Thursday, July 7, 2016, 7-9 p.m.

Claire Carter

About the Juror: Claire C. Carter is Curator of Contemporary Art at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art where she has curated exhibitions of visual art, architecture and design since 2007. Among the original exhibitions she has presented are Covert Operations: Investigating the Known Unknowns (recently on view at the San Jose Museum of Art); The Five Senses: Janet Cardiff, Olafur Eliasson, Spencer Finch, Roelof Louw, Ernesto Neto; Narrow Road to the Interior: Contemporary Japanese Artists­; Architecture + Art: Héctor Zamora; MASHup: New Video Art; and At the Crossroads of American Photography: Callahan, Siskind, Sommer. She is an author of three books co-published by Radius Books and has received awards from the American Alliance of Museums, the American Institute for Graphic Arts and the Association of Art Museum Curators. Her exhibitions have received grants from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, among others. She is currently organizing Paolo Soleri: The City is Nature, a retrospective and monograph of the artist and architect, scheduled to open at SMoCA in fall 2017.




Deadline for entries: May 15, 2016

Notification of accepted work: June 7, 2016

Accepted work must arrive at gallery: no later than June 30, 2016

Exhibition dates: July 7 – August 25, 2016

Email completed submission form and images to: with Subject Line “Jury Call 2016”

Entry Fee will also need to be completed through Paypal.

Tilt Gallery, 7077 East Main Street, Suite 14, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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EXTENDED DEADLINE for entries: Midnight, November 7, 2015


Exhibition: January 7, 2016 – January 30, 2016

Opening Reception: Thursday, January 7, 2016, 7 – 9 p.m.

Annual Collector’s ArtWalk Reception: Thursday, January 28, 7 – 9 p.m.

Holly Roberts, Horse Resting

Holly Roberts, Horse Resting

About the Juror:

Holly Roberts’ first national exposure came in 1989 with the publication of the monograph, Holly Roberts, from the Untitled Series published by the Friends of Photography. Although her work has always been based on the photograph, it is the inclusion of paint that makes it distinct. Her recent works develop a narrative scene with collaged photographic elements, making use of familiar or iconic stories to address tougher questions about man’s effect on the land and the animals that inhabit it. In 1990, Nazraeli Press published Holly Roberts: Works 1989-1999, and in 2009, Holly Roberts: Works 2000-2009. Her work is held by more than 30 museums and universities. A dedicated teacher as well as a prolific artist, she has had a profound effect on a community of artists around the country. She currently lives and works in the Southwest.


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Smithtown Township Arts Council: 34th annual Juried Photography Exhibition

Mills Pond House Gallery – 660 Route 25A St. James, New York, NY 11780

Michelle and Melanie Craven are pleased to announce that they have been selected as jurors by the Smithtown Township Arts Council for the 34th annual Juried Photography Exhibition, at the Mills Pond House Gallery.

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