Exposure 2023 International Open Call for Submissions

Exposure welcomes diverse and innovative submissions from photographers and visual artists around the world who incorporate, celebrate or challenge the photographic medium within their practice.

We are delighted to announce that the Exposure 2023 International Open Call juror is Michèle Pearson Clarke. Michèle is an artist, writer, and educator who works in photography, film, video, and installation. Born in Trinidad and based in Toronto, her work is exhibited internationally. Michèle served as the photo laureate for the City of Toronto (2019-2022).

Exposure Photography Festival 2022 at Contemporary Calgary. Image by Louie Villanueva.

Those who have been selected by the juror will:

  • Exhibit their work in the Exposure 2023 International Open Call exhibition.
  • Be invited to become involved with the exhibition’s related programming.
  • Be invited to show selected work in a public exhibition presented on Pattison Outdoor digital billboards located in the City of Calgary.
  • Have their name and website link featured on the Exposure website as an artist profile, reaching audiences worldwide.
  • Receive $161 artist fee (in line with CARFAC recommended Fee Schedule)
  • Receive $150 production expense allocation with Exposure 2023 print partner, ABL Imaging Group, to cover/support costs of printing work for the exhibition.
  • Have their work promoted in the Exposure 2023 official press release pack.

Exposure Billboard as part of Exposure Photography Festival 2021. Featuring the work of Calgary-based artist Jade Bartlett. Image by Louie Villanueva.

All those who submit their work will:

  • Have the opportunity to be featured on the Exposure’s curated Instagram reaching audiences worldwide! Exposure will be sharing examples of strong submissions throughout the duration of the open call. To enhance your chance of being featured on our platform, please make sure you submit your work early. In the meantime, follow us here @exposurephotofestival
  • Gain visibility with the juror and Exposure team.

Deadline: September 1, 2022 at 6pm MDT
Submission fee: $35 CAD for 3 images.
For more information visit www.exposurephotofestival.com/ioc2023

If you are an ALBERTA-BASED emerging photographer, please check out the Exposure 2023 Emerging Photographers Showcase Call for Submissions here: www.exposurephotofestival.com/eps2023

Exposure is committed to supporting individuals who face barriers in applying for its opportunities. If you require assistance, please email Exposure Coordinator Beth Kane – beth@exposurephotofest.com.