Deadline: EXTENDED TO Monday, May 9
Exhibition Dates: July 23 – August 28, 2016
Entry Fee: $40 for up to 25 images
Jurors: Phil Hutinet, Victoria Milko
This is an Open Call for proposals for an exhibition in the summer of 2016. This call is open to all artists from North America working in all visual media. Proposals for exhibitions by both individuals and groups will be considered. Our jurors this year are Phil Hutinet and Victoria Milko.
Phil Hutinet, a third generation Capitol Hill resident, is the publisher of East City Art which he began in 2010 to document and promote the growing contemporary art movement in the eastern communities of Washington, DC. In 2012-2013, his consultancy work east of the river yielded the Anacostia Playhouse, Craig Kraft Studios, the Anacostia Arts Center, and the 2012-2013 LUMEN8ANACOSTIA festivals. He currently produces EMULSION, East City Art’s annual regional juried show. In 2015, he coordinated the Gateway Open Studio Tour and continues to consult on numerous regional art projects. Hutinet has been interviewed by or has made appearances on the BBC, Capital Community News, Washingtonian, Washington City Paper, The Washington Post, WOL Radio, WJLA ABC News Channel 7/8, WTOP and other local and national media.
Victoria Milko is a freelance writer and multimedia journalist based in Washington, D.C. She is a member of the Women Photojournalists of Washington (WPOW) and the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA).Victoria’s sense of adventure and passion for storytelling has taken her from the back rooms of underground sex clubs in Washington, D.C., to illegal abortion sites in Myanmar.
In the last year, Victoria’s work has included documenting HIV-positive and transgendered sex workers in the nation’s capital, riding on the back of a motorcycle (camera in tow) with a lesbian motorcycle club, and investigating women’s health and sexual education in Asia. Between assignments, Victoria is working towards earning her Master’s degree in Multiplatform Journalism from the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism, home of the student-run Capital News Service. You can also find Victoria curating local art shows in her studio, Wild Hand Workspace.
For more information, visit http://torpedofactory.org/opportunities/call-for-entries/.