Celebrating the art of the camera phone.
Melrose Lightspace presents The Instagram ShowFree
Calling all Instagrammers! Melrose Lightspace is sponsoring an exhibition of the most compelling Instagram style images on the web. All styles and subject matter are welcome for submission. This juried exhibition will select the best entries, to be printed and displayed at Melrose Lightspace in West Hollywood, CA, December 5-7. The exhibit will be free and open to the public with a preview December 5th and artist receptions December 6th and 7th.
Send us up to five of your best Instagram or Hipstamatic / Oggl images at their highest resolution from your camera roll or computer. Photos can be taken by any camera, but must be finished with a phone application. (Final image must be a square). We'll print and matte the top entries for display and sale at the show. All pieces will priced at $50 each. Artist keeps 80% of all sales.
Unsold work will be the artist's to keep (additional prints available at cost).
Selected artist will be required to pay a $25 participation fee per image. This covers the cost a professional 8"x10" print plus mounting (which the artist gets to keep if unsold - shipping not included). Fee also covers additional costs associated with hosting the event. Additional gallery prints may be purchased by the artist for $18 plus shipping and handling. Email submissions from your camera roll at the largest size to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put "Instagram Show" in the subject line. Links to Instagram accounts will not be reviewed. Please include your name , address, phone number, and the photo titles in the body of the email.
Prizes compliments of Samy’s Camera and iPro Lenses: First prize includes a Schneider optics iPro Lens system with 3 lenses: http://iprolens.com ($200 value). Metal prints up to 24 x 24 to each of the top three places in the juried competition. 40 page 12 x12 book - also to each of the top 3 winners.