California Arts Council

State of California

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Re-Picturing Photography
For National artists

Re-Picturing Photography      

September 23 - October 24, 2015

Union Street Gallery invites artists from all over the nation working in photography to submit work to our 2015 fall national juried exhibit.

In a fast moving world where current events are fed to us digitally and instantly, photography has gained massive exposure in our contemporary climate.  Union Street Gallery believes a still image has power that resonates beyond a domestic and digital platform and seeks to address a renaissance of visual narratives.  We are looking to exhibit a diverse range of photographic processes and techniques, which effectively documents stories and/or intensify unobserved or ignored realities.

Participating art works may include but are not limited to: documentary photography, conceptual photography, candid portraiture, photojournalism, time-lapse photography, environmental portraits or landscapes among others.


Allison Grant is a Chicago based curator, writer, and artist. Currently, she serves as assistant curator at the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago, where she has worked since 2008. Grant holds an MFA in photography from Columbia College Chicago and a BFA from the Columbus College of Art and Design in Media Studies. She teaches in the Photography and Art & Design departments at Columbia College Chicago.

About Union Street Gallery & Studios

USG is a not-for-profit art center housing a two-story contemporary gallery and 16 artists’ studios. The gallery hosts 10 exhibits per year including both local and international artists, as well as classes, events, and community art outreach. For more information on the gallery visit


Deadline: 08-12-2015
Union Street Gallery
Chicago Heights, IL

Contact: Madeline Henry
Phone: 708.754.2601

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