Next: 2nd Annual Members Exhibition

Next: 2nd Annual Members Exhibition is an open call for photographic work by Filter Photo Members.  Renew or become a Member today to take part in this exclusive opportunity!

Juried by Jon Feinstein, this open call for photography-based work is free and open to current Filter Photo Members only.  Only 5 artists will be chosen for the installed exhibition at Fogelson Studio, next door to Filter Space gallery in Hubbard Street Lofts.  Each chosen artist will be able to show several pieces from a single body of work.  All submissions will be exhibited in an accompanying online exhibition.

The exhibition runs September 14 – October 13 with a public reception that coincides with the opening of Re/member/construct and we like small things v.2 at Filter Space on Friday, September 28, 6-9pm and is a part of the programming for the 10th Annual Filter Photo Festival and Expo Chicago’s Art After Hours.

Important Dates

July 29, 11:59 p.m. CT – Submissions close

Mid-August – Entrants are notified of juror’s decision

September 7 – Accepted work must arrive at Filter Space

September 14 – Exhibition opens

September 28 – Public Reception during Filter Photo Festival

October 13 – Exhibition closes

Submission Requirements


  • 5 images from a single body of work
  • Work must have been completed in the last 2 years
  • Work must be framed and ready to hang (unless an alternative installation is intended)
  • Work cannot be larger than 20 x 30 inches framed
  • Accepted work is due to Filter Space by September 7, no exceptions




Save your images in JPEG format, sized at 1000 pixels on the longest side.  Image files must be titled with the artist’s last and first names, and the image number.
Example:  Smith_Mary_1.jpg

About the Juror


Jon Feinstein is a Seattle and New York City-based curator, writer, photographer, co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation and Seattle’s soon-to-open gallery “Found Space.” Jon has curated numerous exhibitions over the past decade, including Future Isms at Glassbox Gallery in Seattle, WA; Radical Color at Newspace Center for Photography, in Portland, Oregon; Another NY for Art-Bridge at The Barclays Arena in Brooklyn, NY; and 31 Women in Art Photography at Hasted Kraetleur in NYC. His projects have been featured in Aperture, The New York Times, The New Republic, BBC, VICE, The New Yorker, Hyperallergic, Feature Shoot and American Photo, and his writing has appeared in TIME, Slate, GOOD, Daylight, and PDN. His online group show, originally titled “New Cats in Art Photography” was recently published as a hard-bound book, Humble Cats by Yoffy Press.