Call for Art - “Photography: Poetry of Light ”


The Sower Gallery

“Photography: Poetry of Light ”

Saturday, June 8th – Saturday, August 24th   
at The Sower Gallery

Image by John Pennoyer

Through the summer of 2019, the Sower Gallery will be featuring an all-photography, fine art show, “Photography: Poetry of Light”. This show will be juried by Minnesota nature photographer John Pennoyer. Originally from Montana, John loves to photograph the flora and fauna of Minnesota, but also enjoys traveling and photographing around other parts of the country. His work can be seen at

Submission Requirements

All forms of “fine art” photography – landscape & nature, wildlife, travel, architecture, still life, cultural, etc. – will be considered for this show. Please refrain from submitting client-based work (studio portrait, wedding, event photography), as these images will not be considered.

You may submit up to five (5) jpeg images for one $20 fee. Each additional image will be $5. All entries must be submitted electronically in JPG format only. Email your images along with the completed application form to: [email protected] with the name of the show and your last name in the email subject line. Payment via Paypal or credit card online at

Image file names must include artist’s last name and title of the piece in the following format: daVinci_MonaLisa.jpg

Entries are due by Saturday, May 18th at 11:59pm for jurying.

Accepted artists will be notified via email by May 22nd. (Please add [email protected] to your contacts ensure our emails don’t go to spam) Drop off for accepted works will be Thursday & Friday, June 6th and 7th from 1pm – 6pm.

All accepted work must be properly matted, framed, and wired for hanging – gallery wrapped canvases will also be accepted with clean neat edges. As with any juried exhibition the jury may select any, one, all, or none of your entered images. The decision of the jury is final. The Sower Gallery will charge a 25% commission on all gallery sales. Please note whether the works are for sale, and the retail price for each.

Important Dates:

  • Deadline for Submissions and Payment: Saturday, May 18th by 11:59pm
  • Notification of Accepted Work: May 22nd  
  • Delivery of Artwork to Gallery: June 6th & 7th from 1p – 6p
  • Opening Reception: Saturday, June 8th from 7pm – 9pm
  • Pick-up After Exhibit: August 29th & 30th from 1pm – 6pm.

Opportunity Opens

Thursday, Apr 11th 2019

Opportunity Closes

Saturday, May 18th 2019, 11:45pm

Application Location

External Site
[email protected]
MN Artists