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7th International Combined Caucus Exhibition

Society for Photographic Education   /   Deadline: 01/14/19

We are pleased to announce the 7th International Combined Caucus Juried Exhibition Call for Entry for LGBTQ, Multi-Cultural, and Women's Caucuses of SPE.

The exhibition is organized in conjunction with the 2019 SPE 56th Annual Conference, The Myths of Photography and the American Dream, March 7–10. This year's show will involve both a framed print exhibition to be held at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, and a print catalog. To our delight, Christina Vassallo, Executive Director of SPACES, has agreed to serve as this year's juror. There is no theme for this year's exhibition. For further information on the caucus missions, please visit:


Cleveland Convention Gallery | 300 Lakeside Avenue • Cleveland, OH 44113 The Cleveland Convention Gallery is a new exhibition space for local and regional artists located on the C2 Concourse in the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland Ohio. The Cleveland Convention Gallery is located near meeting rooms 1 through 6, on the connector concourse overlooking Exhibit Halls A and B with a direct connection to the Hilton Cleveland Downtown. The gallery is free and open to the public.


$25 for up to 5 images. Payment will be made to Society for Photographic Education on the SPE website (please see instructions below). The entry fee is non-refundable.


This juried exhibition is open to LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer), Multicultural, and Women's Caucus members holding current membership in SPE. Anyone having a genuine interest in the mission of any or all caucuses is encouraged to join. All works must be created by current caucus members in the last five years and must be original. Works accepted for, or exhibited in, an SPE sponsored show within the last five years are not eligible for submission.


1. Submissions must be uploaded using Google Forms by January 14, 2019 at 11:59 pm Pacific Standard Time. CLICK HERE to access the google form.

2. You must submit payment by January 14, 2019 at 11:59 pm Pacific Standard Time. To pay for your entry, go to: and add a Qty. of 1 for the "2019 Combined Caucus Exhibition".

3. Incomplete or late submissions, those without payment, or those without current membership will not be considered.


Any print, framing, or shipping costs will be the responsibility of the member. All accepted art works will require submission of high-resolution JPEGs for the catalog.

Evaluation Criteria

You will be notified of selection by January 28, via email. If your work is selected, you will be required to send high-resolution JPG files to the email below no later than February 4. All accepted artworks will be included in a professionally printed catalog with an introduction by the juror. Entrant submission qualifies an agreement to participation.

Printed and framed works (with acrylic, not glass), ready to hang (with wire or D-rings; no sawtooth hangers, please) must be received by March 1. Return shipping is to be included unless you plan to retrieve your work from the exhibition space at the culmination of the exhibition/conference, Sunday, March 10. Detailed information on shipping of accepted work will be emailed with acceptance notification.

A reception will be held Saturday, March 9, 7:30 - 9:30 pm.

For further information on this call please contact:


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