Dallas Arboretum Amateur Photography Exhibit

A juried exhibition of photography of the Arboretum - Showing in the Rosine Hall gallery September 23 - November 22.

Application to participate due by September 1

Join us this fall for the Dallas Arboretum's juried photography exhibition and sale presented by Full Color. All of the photos will capture the unique beauty of the garden in all four seasons. The exhibition will be featured in the Gallery at Rosine Hall, September 23rd through November 22nd, during Autumn at the Arboretum.

The exhibition is open to all photographers. Applicants may apply in one of two categories: landscape or life in the garden. The artwork must be of the Arboretum gardens or from a previous Arboretum workshop within the last 24 months. The gardens are open to photographers daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

To participate, fill out the registration form online and then submit the $30 application fee online here. The fee includes one admission ticket to the garden and two submissions to the jury.

All applications must be submitted by September 1st.

Please direct all questions to the Public Events Department at mlucas@dallasarboretum.org or 214.515.6605.

Important Dates and Details

  • 9/01/17: Application & electronic submission of photos due
  • 9/15/17: Notifications emailed
  • 9/23 thru 11/22: Dallas Arboretum Photography Exhibition sponsored by Full Color
  • To participate, fill out and return the application along with the $30 fee payable to Dallas Arboretum. The fee covers the submission of two pieces of artwork. Additional photos may be submitted for an additional fee.
  • Photos must have been shot in the last 24 months.
  • All artwork must be submitted electronically in .jpg format to mlucas@dallasarboretum.org and must include the following information with each submission.
    • Email subject line: “Full Color Photo Exhibit Submission - Artist Name”.
    • Attach (do not embed) a hi-resolution image (300 dpi minimum, at least 20” wide).
    • Each photo needs the following information: Title, photographer name, date taken, location, price
    • Juried artwork will be displayed September 23rd thru November 22nd in the Gallery at Rosine Hall at the Dallas Arboretum during Autumn at the Arboretum.
  • Awards will be given in the following categories: Best of show and honorable mention for each category.
    • Landscape
    • Life in the Garden
  • Photographers will be contacted by email with the results from the Jury.
  • Photographers are responsible for pricing their work. A minimum price of $175 is recommended.
  • All artwork selected by the jury will be printed on metal courtesy of Full Color.
  • All sales will be conducted through the Dallas Arboretum and the artwork must remain on display through November 22. We will notify you if your piece sells and mark it as sold.
  • A 50% commission will be sent to you after the sale of any photos.
  • The Arboretum reserves the right to use submitted photos for marketing purposes without Photographer Credit. Photographers obtain original rights to photos.
  • The exhibition will be taken down on Thursday, November 23. Photographers are responsible for picking up any unsold pieces on Thursday, November 23 OR Friday November 24, 2017 between 9am – 5pm.

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