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Filter Photo

Open Call for Photography-Based Exhibition Proposals

Filter Photo hosts an annual call for proposals for the exhibition calendar at Filter Space. We welcome photography proposals of all types, whether traditional or experimental or coming from an emerging curator or a veteran artist. Filter Photo hopes to attract a broad range of proposals that reflect the creative diversity of the contemporary photography community. Proposals will be reviewed by Filter Photo Staff, alongside an outside Exhibition Advisory Committee.

As Filter Photo is dedicated to serving and supporting the contemporary photography community, all exhibition proposals should relate to photography, photographic materials, or lens-based artwork. This definition is purposefully open-ended; moving-image work, installations, and performances related to photography may all be included in proposals. Artists, curators, and collectives are all welcome to submit proposals. For example, a single artist could submit a proposal for a solo show, or a collective could submit a proposal for a large group show.


  • A 4 to 6-week exhibition at Filter Space in 2022 – 2023
  • At least 1 exhibition reception
  • The opportunity to host an event in conjunction with the exhibition (e.g. a workshop or artist’s talk)
  • Exhibition marketing including printed postcards, an email blast to Filter Photo’s mailing list, and other social media promotion.
  • Stipend (amount varies annually but not less that $350 for a solo artist)
  • Please note that Filter Photo does not pay for shipping expenses to or from the gallery or production costs.


  • Emanuel Aguilar—Founder, PATRON Gallery
  • Gregory Harris—Donald and Marilyn Keough Curator of Photography, High Museum of Art Atlanta
  • Karen Irvine—Chief Curator and Deputy Director, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago
  • Sasha Phyars-Burgess—Former Filter Space Exhibiting Artist
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