IV: Annual Members Exhibition

Juried by Jonathan Blaustein 


Filter Photo is pleased to present an open call for all types of photography-based work. Free for current Filter Photo Members. This open call for photography-based work is open to current Filter Photo Members only.  


Three artists will be chosen as the Juror’s Choice winners and will each have an exclusive webpage dedicated to their project on Filter Photo’s website. All submitting artists will be included in the online exhibition slideshow.

About the Juror

Jonathan Blaustein is an artist, writer, and educator based in Taos, New Mexico. He received his MFA in Photography from Pratt Institute in 2004 and has exhibited widely in galleries and museums the US, and in festivals in Europe as well.  His photographs are in the permanent collections of the Library of Congress, the State of New Mexico, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, among other institutions.

Jonathan is a weekly columnist at the popular blog aPhotoEditor.com, and spent six years as a photo critic for the New York Times. He has also written about art and photography online for The New Yorker, VICE, The Washington Post, and Hyperallergic. He taught photography at UNM-Taos for many years, and currently runs the Antidote Photo Retreat at his family horse farm outside Taos.

"Extinction Party," his first monograph, was published in March 2020 by Yoffy Press in Atlanta, and was featured in multiple publications, including The Washington Post, LensCulture, The Albuquerque Journal, the Santa Fe New Mexican.

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Important Dates


This call for submissions has closed.

Submissions Due: November 15

Artists Notified: Late November 

Online Exhibition: December 1, 2020 – January 31, 2021

Submission Requirements


  • Submit a project of 10 images

  • If selected as a Juror’s Choice winner, all 10 images will be displayed online

  • All other submitting Members will have 1 image in a group slideshow

  • Work must be from a single body of work

  • 1 submission per Member

  • This is an online exhibition only

Exhibition Dates: December 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021
Location: Online 


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Chicago | Illinois | 60622



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November 20 - December 12

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Filter Photo is partly supported by grants from The MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, The Illinois Arts Council Agency, a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, The Fogelson Family Foundation, and The Hegner Family Foundation.