STILL LIFES | Juror Aline Smithson | Exhibition January 5 – February 16, 2018


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still life  is a work of art depicting mostly inanimate subject matter, typically commonplace objects which may be either natural  or man-made but encourage creative responses to this genre. -Aline Smithson


Juror: Aline Smithson

Notification of Acceptance Date:  November 15, 2017

Exhibition: January 5 – February 16, 2018

South x Southeast Photogallery (

Molena, Georgia

Artist’s Reception: January 20, 2018

More artist’s weekend events will be announced later.


Juror’s Bio:

Aline ©Eliot Dudik

Aline Smithson is a Los Angeles based artist best known for her conceptual portraiture and a practice that uses humor and pathos to explore ideas of childhood, aging, and the humanity that connects us. She received a BA from the University of California at Santa Barbara and was accepted into the College of Creative Studies, studying under artists such as William Wegman, Alan Ruppersburg, and Charles Garabian. After a career as a New York Fashion Editor working along side the greats of fashion photography, Aline returned to Los Angeles and her own artistic practice.

She has exhibited widely including over 40 solo shows at institutions such as the Griffin Museum of Photography, the Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art, the Shanghai, Lishui, and Pingyqo Festivals in China, The Rayko Photo Center in San Francisco, the Center of Fine Art Photography in Colorado, the Tagomago Gallery in Barcelona and Paris, and the Verve Gallery in Santa Fe. In addition, her work is held in a number of public collections and her photographs have been featured in numerous publications including The New York Times, The New Yorker, PDN (cover), the PDN Photo Annual, Communication Arts Photo Annual, Eyemazing, Soura, Visura, Shots, Pozytyw, and Silvershotz magazines.

In 2012, Aline received the Rising Star Award through the Griffin Museum of Photography for her contributions to the photographic community. In 2014, Aline’s work was selected for the Critical Mass Top 50 and she received the Excellence in Teaching Award from CENTER. In 2015, the Magenta Foundation published her first significant monograph, Self & Others: Portrait as Autobiography. She lives and works in Los Angeles.

About the Exhibition:

South x Southeast Photogallery, Molena, Georgia will host an exhibition of the juried-in images January 5 – February 28, 2018. An artist’s reception will be held February 24 , 5 -8 pm. Ms. Smithson will be present. Other photography-related events are being planned for the artist’s weekend. All work must be available for purchase with the photographer receiving 50% of the purchase price, the gallery retaining 50%.

Selected photographers will receive …

Promotion of the exhibition through SxSE social media sites.

In-gallery and online exhibitions with work available for purchases on both

Selected press announcements

How to Submit:

The Call is open to photographers world-wide over the age of 18.

All genres and processes of photography are accepted.

All images should be submitted to

Subject line of email: Entry – Still Life

Images should not exceed 72 dpi or 1000 on the longest side.

ALL file names must include last name of photographer, first name of photographer, title of work – in that order

Example: mccrarynancy a hot summers day

Include in the body of the email:

Your name

Your contact information

Title(s) of work

And please tell us how you heard about this exhibition. Thank you!

Entry Fees:

$40 for up to 3 images FOR ENTRIES RECEIVED September 1 – September 15, 2017

Please click here to pay using your credit, debit or PayPal account for the first 3 images received 9/1 or later

$13 per image for additional images received 9/1 or later

Please click here to pay using your credit, debit, or PayPal account for additional images received 9/1 or later

Please contact with any questions.

Copyright and Use information:

All photographers retain the copyright of their images. By submitting images to us for consideration you grant us the right to use the images for promotion of the contest, the exhibition, South x Southeast’s websites and social media for promotional purposes. The artist will receive credit with each use. No other compensation will be granted.




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